How To Download and Install Old Nvidia Graphics Drivers for Windows

Did a recent Nvidia driver update mess up your computer? Here’s how to download and install old Nvidia graphics drivers for Windows.

Download and Install Old Nvidia Graphics Drivers for Windows

Although it’s always recommended to keep your video drivers up-to-date, there may be a time when a recent rollout of a driver causes your computer to crash. This can be super frustrating, we know. While it usually only takes a few days for Nvidia to hotfix the issue, it’s still not acceptable if you’re trying to use your computer. Luckily, you can always¬†download and install old Nvidia graphics drivers for Windows PC. Here’s how to do it.¬†

How To Download and Install Old Nvidia Graphics Drivers for Windows

To download and install old Nvidia graphic card drivers for Windows, visit the Nvidia Drivers index, search for the drivers you want, and download the .exe files. Then, open the files and run the installer

For step-by-step instructions, continue reading. 

Downloading and Installing Old Nvidia Drivers

To download and install old Nvidia drivers:

  1. Visit the Nvidia driver index
  2. Search for the driver you want. 
Download and Install Old Nvidia Graphics Drivers for Windows
  1. Click the driver you want to install to download it. 
  2. Click the Download button. 
Download and Install Old Nvidia Graphics Drivers for Windows
  1. Double-click the .exe file once it’s finished downloading. 
  2. Click OK.
  1. Choose Express Install when prompted.

And there you have it! You now have an older driver installed on your video card. 

Finding Your Current Driver Model 

But what if you’re unsure of what video card or video driver you even have in the first place? Well, it’s easy to find out. 

To find what video card and driver you currently have: 

  1. Type Device Manager in the search bar in your bottom toolbar. 
  2. Click the Display Adapters dropdown. 
  3. Right-click your video card and select Properties.
  4. Your video card version will be listed under the General tab. 
  5. Click the Drivers tab and look next to Driver Version to see your current video card driver version. 
Download and Install Old Nvidia Graphics Drivers for Windows

Make sure that the driver you’re downloading is compatible with your specific video card. 

And there you have it! Now you know how to download and install old Nvidia graphics drivers for Windows.

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