Intel HD Graphics Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit) - ThinkPad
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Intel(R) HD Graphics Driver
83.8 MB Nov 2012
README for Intel (R) HD Graphics Driver
8.3 KB Nov 2012

This package installs the software (display driver) to enable the following device.

  • Intel(R) HD Graphics Family


Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed


Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • T420(*1), T420i(*1), T420s(*1), T420si(*1)
  • T520(*1), T520i(*1)
  • X1
  • X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet

*1: Integrated Graphics models only.

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit


Summary of Changes


  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function


  • (Fix) Fixed BSOD 7E, 3B, & 116 typically seen on systems requiring intensive memory usage.
  • (Fix) Deleted "(Fix) Fixed an issue where system might crash on specific environment." from the readme file (Revision 01).
  • [Important] Dropped support for Windows Vista.
    Note: For Windows Vista, use the package version (Build-ID: 83D536WW).
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where system might crash on specific environment.


  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where black artifact appears after clicking the TrackPoint center button on Windows Vista OS.


  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where display changes from full screen mode to the display's aspect ratio when switched from Notebook to Tablet mode. This problem occurs when user applies a lower panel resolution before switching to Tablet mode.


  • (Fix) Fixed an issue on some LCD panels where 50Hz refresh rate is not supported on non-native panel resolutions.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where extended desktop position can not be changed through Intel Video User Interface.

Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.


Installation Instructions


  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the -S option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -S
Determining which version is installed
  1. Hold down the Ctrl and Alt keys and press the F12 to open Intel(R) Graphics and Media Control Panel.
  2. Select Options and Support section on the bottom left portion of the interface.
  3. Select Information Center.
  4. Check the Driver version.
  • If you uninstall this driver, you can not reinstall it using ThinkVantage System Update. Please use the target driver package for manual reinstallation.

If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do try the following options:
1. Lenovo Assisted Search
2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

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Document ID : DS014908
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-77037
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