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Depending on the discrete graphics your computer has, you can force it to open certain applications and games to improve the overall performance of your system.
Having said that, what is your system model? Do you experience any issues while gaming?
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Please run the Intel® System Support Utility and attach the report to this thread.
1.Download the Intel® System Support Utility and save the application to your system.
2.Open the application and click Scan to see system and device information. The Intel® System Support Utility defaults to the Summary View on the output screen following the scan. Click the menu where it says summary to change to Detailed View.
3.To save your scan, click Next and click Save. You can save the file to any accessible location on your computer.
Hello, I do not have an external GPU installed at this moment in time. Just I'd like to know how I can remove this HD graphics settings from the computer for the future when I buy an external GPU and no longer use Intel's integrated GPU.
I forgot to mention that I'm using a custom PC, running i3-8100 with a Asus H370-F motherboard and PCIe SSD.It's 8GB of RAM.
Thank you for your response.
To achieve this, you can perform these steps:
1. Disable the integrated graphics in Windows* Device Manager. Right click on the listed display and select Disable.
2. Uninstall the Intel Graphics Driver via the Device Manager Method.
3. Uninstalling the Intel Graphics Driver via the Add/Remove Programs Method.
I hope you find this information helpful.
Uninstalling the Intel Graphics Driver via the Device Manager Method means that you will be using the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter. In other words, the Intel Graphics Tray Icon should not be available.
It is worth noting that you can also right-click the icon and select Exit Tray.
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