This guide will assist you get rid of the error Your graphics card driver is outdated while installing Nox Player.
We are making this How-To-Fix guide on a Windows 11 device. You can follow this tutorial for Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7 as well.
Why Your Graphics Card Driver Is Outdated Error Occurs?
The error is caused by your graphics card not having device drivers. The simplest way to resolve this error is to install the device drivers.
Sometimes, despite installing graphics card drivers, this error can also be caused by outdated drivers. Update graphics card drivers and this error will go away.
If you don’t have graphics card drivers, You can download graphics card device drivers from your brand’s official website.
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How Do I Download Graphics Card Drivers For Windows 11/10/8/7?
Open the web browser of your choice and go to Google and then type the brand and model number drivers of your laptop or desktop computer. You can know brand and model details using the System Information utility.
In the start menu, search for System Information by typing its name and open it up.
The System Information utility will show you brand name and model details. For example, we want to download device drivers for Lenovo x230. We will type Lenovo x230 drivers and hit Enter.
To download device drivers, Always prefer the official website of your device brand over third-party driver download websites. We’ll open the first result, Lenovo.Com.
Things could be different in your case. Select your preferred operating system. We want to download drivers for Windows 11.
It is possible you don’t find your required Windows version in the list. In that case, Choose the predecessor version of Windows . Let’s suppose, you need drivers for Windows 11, But It is not listed. Choose Windows 10 and download your required drivers. They mostly work.
Download and then install device drivers. Error will be fixed. If you use a dedicated graphics card, You can download drivers from the graphics card’s brand website. For example, You have an Nvidia graphics card, Go to the Nvidia website and search for your graphics card details to get drivers.
What Do I Do, If Installing Graphics Card Drivers Doesn’t Resolve Nox Player Your Graphics Card Driver Is Outdated?
If installing graphics card drivers does not manage to resolve the error, the second solution definitely will help you run Nox Player without this annoying error.
When a software or game is installed, the software or game first scans your device to see if it is compatible or if it can run the software or game. By extracting Nox player installer, You can bypass this compatibility test and directly run Nox Player.
You can use 7zip to extract Nox Player. 7Zip is an open-source file archiver and file extractor that can be used free of cost.
To download 7Zip, Go to the official website of 7zip.
A very crucial point needs to be kept in mind while downloading 7zip. Download the 7zip installer according to your system type. To know the system type of your device, go to the start menu and type System Information.
Open the System Information utility from search results.
As you can see, the system type of this laptop is 64Bit and we need the 64Bit installer of 7zip. You will download the 32-Bit installer, if the System Information utility shows you x86 or 32Bit. We’ll download the 7zip 64-Bit installer. You download accordingly.
Once the installation is complete, right-click on the Nox Player installer and select Show More Options. If you are using Windows 11, otherwise hover your mouse cursor over the 7zip menu and select Extract Files.
To locate the location where 7zip will extract files, click the button with three dots next to Extract To.
We recommend creating a dedicated folder for Nox Player to avoid any clutter.
Choose the location and make a folder and give a name. We’ll name it Nox Player. There must be at least 2GB of free disk space on the drive you are making the folder in.
Click OK to begin extracting. It generally takes 1 to 5 minutes.
How To Launch Nox Player From Extracted Files?
Open the folder and go to the bin folder.
Scroll down until you find Nox Player launcher and Multi-Drive. You can create desktop shortcuts using the send to desktop option from the context menu. Launch Nox Player. The error should be resolved.
Hopefully, this guide has been useful and informative to you. We hope you have managed to get rid of this annoying error and you can now use Nox Player.
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