Create a system restore point
Download Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows* [15.40] in ZIP format
Install driver 126.96.36.19903 via "have disk method" as described at:
(ignore prolog about MS surface)
ill give it a shot thanks. do i need to back my user profile up to an external source or anything
Backing up to an external source is always a good idea.
If you create the suggested system restore point, you can roll back to the state before the installation just in case the new driver doesn't work as expected.
The regular installer of the driver which failed on your rig would have done that automatically.