Intel’s Wi-Fi and Nvidia graphics drivers have released new updates with major improvements for Windows 10. Whereas Intel’s wireless driver update comes with extra bug fixes. Also, Nvidia 457.09 WHQL driver adds support for new games and one new GPU card. If anyone is getting Blue Screen of Death errors then install the wireless driver.
What's new in the Intel wireless driver updates
Intel released 2 new drivers for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Only security fixes are found on the Bluetooth update. According to Intel, the Wi-Fi driver is updated to version 126.96.36.199 with these fixes:
- Network disconnection bug.
- Blue Screen of Death.
- The bug that results in incorrect hotspot network information.
- General improvements and security tweaks.
What's new in the NVIDIA driver update
New games like Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered and Watch Dogs: Legion can be played with Nvidia 457.09 WHQL driver. Furthermore, the update adds support for the new GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card.
Nvidia announced it will be renaming the Max Q Dynamic Boost setting to Dynamic Boost in its Control Panel. According to the changelog, users sometimes see a black window while watching videos on the web browsers, such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Firefox has resolved with this update too.
Some random screen flicker issue is observed on multi-monitor configurations. Also, when users play YouTube videos at 144Hz can also be fixed with the help of this update.
Thee partial black screen bug, when G-SYNC is enabled on some Freesync displays has resolved. Some other games including Forza Motorsport 7 had to crash issue but not all of them can be played smoothly.
How to download these updates
Simply download Intel and Nvidia's new drivers, which doesn’t require you to follow any complicated process. Just click check for updates on the Intel’s Support & Assistant tool and Nvidia GeForce Experience.
Also, specific Intel Wi-Fi modules are updated as of now. These drivers are getting the update today:
- Wi-Fi 6E AX210, AX201 and AX200.
- Wireless-AC 9560, 9462, 9461, and 9260.
- Wireless-AC 8260, 3168, and 3165.
- Wireless 7265 Family.