It's good practice to have up-to-date graphics card drivers. If it goes ahead and updates, it might involve rebooting your computer. However, Construct 2 might not be able to detect your graphics card.
Old drivers can cause display glitches, especially in the Layout View, or run slowly. Also, some browsers don't use your graphics card to render unless you have the latest drivers. If you got here from Construct 2 itself, scroll down to 'Manually identify your graphics card'! If it can't detect, you'll have arrived at this web page.
You might also be told you already have the latest driver, which is fine - you can stop there.
Construct 2 should open the driver download page on your graphics card manufacturer's website.
Don't worry, follow the steps below to manually identify your graphics card.
You can usually see your graphics card's name in Device manager.1.
We suggest always keeping your graphics drivers up-to-date.
Updating drivers can often correct odd visual behaviors such as freezing, artifacts, model slicing, and slow performance.
Windows If you have a notebook or laptop computer: You should visit the website of the notebook manufacturer to download the latest driver.If you have a desktop or workstation computer: Before you can update the graphics driver, you need to know what kind of graphics card you have.For more information about how to find out what graphics card you have in your PC, click here.Once you know the kind of graphics card you have, visit the manufacturer's website to download the latest driver.Here are links for downloading drivers from the most common graphics card manufacturers: If you upgraded your driver to resolve a display issue, and it didn't resolve the issue, you may consider installing an older driver for your graphics card instead.Older drivers may be available online or in a resource CD that came with your computer.