Intel has released a new graphics driver for Windows 10 which improves performance for FIFA 19. However, the odd thing is the firm has downgraded the audio driver a previous version that could be incompatible with the October 2018 Update. We reported on this particular bugbear a week ago, with the big Windows 10 update causing trouble on some PCs with Intel Skylake (6th Generation) or newer processors and Intel’s Display Audio driver. This gremlin was cured in version 10.25.0.10 of the said audio driver, but now Intel’s new graphics driver (version 22.214.171.12426) has rolled the audio driver back to the problematic version 10.25.0.9 the company just fixed. Why this would happen is a mystery, in short. As Neowin reports, Intel clarifies that the known issues for the new graphics driver include: “When upgrading to Windows 10 October 2018, some installs may fail due to an Intel audio driver.” Of course, the good news on this front (sort of) is that Microsoft halted the Windows 10 October 2018 Update rollout due to a file deletion issue. So nobody will be upgrading to the big update right now. However, if you’ve already installed the October 2018 Update, going with this new Intel graphics driver could potentially cause a gremlin to appear. One again remember that the audio driver flaw only affected certain PCs with Intel 6th Generation Skylake or newer processors with Intel UHD Graphics 620 or better. Hopefully, by the time the October 2018 Update resumes this Intel audio driver-related… [Read full story]
You are here: / / Windows 10 October 2018 Update could wreck havoc with Intel’s new graphics driver
TechRadar is an online publication focused on technology, with editorial teams in the US, UK, Australia and India. It provides news and reviews of tech products and first launched in 2008.