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Jan 1, 2013

Windows 8 Intel 965/965GM Driver

Different drivers = different result, that's what happened if you try to install intel graphic 965/965GM and failed. Windows 8 driver base on my experience is compatible with windows 7 driver, and windows 7 did support Intel 965/965GM Graphic chip. So I list several methods to install Intel 965/965GM Windows 8 Driver.

1. Automatic updates.
This method is not preferable for most users, since they only provide update for certain product. But this just work on acer aspire one AOD250 which using intel 965 express chipset family chip.

2. Using Intel Automatic Driver update Utility:
Go to this page http://downloadcenter.intel.com/ and click on the CONTINUE button under the Intel automatic update utility. It will prompt you to install something and install it, wait until detection finish and install the recommended driver. (You must have java installed).

3. Use original Windows 7 Driver
You can install using your original Windows 7 driver (choose 32 or 64 bit base on your OS). Right click and install as admin. If it doesn't work:

-Install using compatibility mode-
Right click on the setup, or installation file, select properties - compatibility - and set to windows 7. Right click again and select run as admin to install.

-Manual Installation-
a) Extract the driver files.
b) Open device manager, right click on standard VGA and select UPDATE DRIVER.
c) Select BROWSE MY COMPUTER FOR DEVICE DRIVER.
d) Select browse and point to the driver folder we extracted earlier.
e) continuw with on screen installation untill finish and reboot.

EXTRA:
From my research this driver reported work in many models:
Go to htis link:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com

On the search field type:
15.12.75.4.64

Select 64 or 32 bit from the search result (ther will be 3 version, 2 for 64 bit and the other one for 32 bit)

Download and install.
If you still have problems, do leave your comments and mention your laptop model.