1.    12 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 22
    Win 10 64bit

    Making sense of the Intel driver numbers:

    I have 4th Gen i5-4590 with HD Graphics 4600

    When I ran the Intel Utility earlier, it 'disagreed' with what was actually showing in the display adapter in the Device Manager:
    The driver was listed as
    However the Intel Utility showed that the currently installed were for Intel HD Graphics 3RD gen and also Windows Iris , Iris Pro & HD Graphics Production driver.

    Ignoring the Intel Update Utility I downloaded & tried to manually install the latest, pointing to that downloaded folder:

    The driver updated but to - it does not seem to want to find the 15.xx. version

    And now the Update Utility does show the drivers as installed, but does not show that the available update is the (latest) and indeed shows different 'latest' drivers for the two different line items as different drivers

    This is what I currently have:

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    I'm confused as to
    Why the Intel Utility has two line items - and why they are showing different 'latest' for each (& not actually the latest per the manual look-up on Intel Site & also per the sticky).

    Why did the Intel Utility previously show different installed drivers from what was actually in the Device Manager (before this recent update)

    How to get the to install!

    System is working for most part but I do have some flickering on some video (like a live video)
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  2.    12 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 22
    Win 10 64bit

    If I search the downloaded location (the new folder) for compatible drivers it only gives me the 10.xx series options;
    If I try to specifically point to the folder to install that 'autorun.inf' it says that is only compatible with x64 systems (which is what I have!!!)
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  3.    12 Sep 2015 #3

    I gave up on always looking for the latest drivers especially with Intel's utility , seems whenever i installed the latest, performance suffered , i just let Windows choose and they seem to work fine.
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  4.    13 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 47

    I have given up on the Intel Utility it says I need drivers that when down loaded are already installed (i.e. repair-uninstall comes up) as said above lists multiple drivers some older than the others. It actually downloaded a desktop driver (which luckily refused to install), its really a useless bit of rubbish.
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  5.    13 Sep 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 351
    Widows 10/Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by fredc View Post
    I gave up on always looking for the latest drivers especially with Intel's utility , seems whenever i installed the latest, performance suffered , i just let Windows choose and they seem to work fine.
    This is exactly what I found with my Intel NUC. Just out of interest I updated the video driver and W10 did not like it.
    It works perfectly well with the drivers it installed when I clean installed it.
    I've had the same experience with my other PC ( P8Z77-V Pro, I5-3570K, gtx 970), it runs like a champ.
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  6.    13 Sep 2015 #6

    I think people get obsessed about having the latest drivers and nowadays i just think if the computer runs well just leave it alone , i never experienced replacing a driver which in turn turned my computer into a fire breathing dragon.

    If your not experiencing issues leave it the way it is, you will probably be better off in the end.
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  7.    14 Sep 2015 #7
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 657
    Windows 10 Home x64

    I have found Intel update utility to be a little dodgy at best.
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