This software driver package will install the WHQL graphics driver for the
Intel HD Graphics 3000/2000 & Intel HD Graphics 4000/2500 for Windows 8 Release
Preview. Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview operating system, 32-bit and 64-bit
versions. This driver has been tested with Windows 8 Release Preview OS Build
3rd Generation Intel Core Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 and 2500
2nd Generation Intel Core Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 and 2000
Intel Pentium Processor 900 Series Intel HD Graphics
Intel Pentium Processor B900 Series Intel HD Graphics
Intel Pentium Processor G600 Series Intel HD Graphics
Intel Pentium Processor G800 Series Intel HD Graphics
1st Generation Intel Core Processor Intel HD Graphics
Intel Pentium Processor G6000 Series Intel HD Graphics
Intel Pentium Mobile Processor U5000 Series Intel HD Graphics
Intel Pentium Mobile Processor P6000 Series Intel HD Graphics
Intel Celeron Mobile Processor U3000 Series Intel HD Graphics
Intel Celeron Mobile Processor P4000 Series Intel HD Graphics
Intel Core 2 Duo Processors Intel GMA 4500 Series
Full WDDM 1.2 including support for:
Optimized, flicker-free screen rotation
Integrated DirectX 11 based video playback that enables simultaneous
3D and videcontent
Improved performance optimizations for system and user-interface
Reliability and fault-tolerance features
3 independent digital display support with 3rd Generation Intel Core™
Intel Built-in Visuals with:Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Clear VideoHD Technology
Note: Intel Wireless Display is not supported in this driver.
The following issues were fixed since the previous version of the graphics
driver (version 22.214.171.12470 and 126.96.36.19970)
Windows Media Player application: The video brightness does not
increase/decrease while another video is playing in another application.
Playing certain YouTube video clips in Full Screen or Large player
mode does not cause Microsoft Internet Explorer tstop working anymore.
Media Center now correctly shows the video on the second monitor
when the display is set to clone mode.
Video Playback from Windows8 Metro interface now correctly resumes
when system comes out of sleep state.
Eliminated a video corruption that appeared in some playback cases
with Windows Media Player.
Eliminated flicker that occurred when playing certain interlaced
Video Playback in Metro does not crash for certain online videos
Note: This is Win8 Release Preview Operating System and performance with
this driver may vary from other similar platforms with Windows 7 OS. Certain
games are fixed in later versions of Win8 OS that may not be available to
end users yet. Final production version of Windows 8 may have different
Fixed the following minor artifacts seen in the games:
Crysis Warhead game: A water-like haze is longer seen among
Crysis game: The water surface is longer displayed overhead when not
Bulletstorm game does not exhibit minor corruption anymore when
anti-aliasing is enabled.
Star Wars: The Old Republic version 1.2: Particle Effects are now
rendered when Bloom is enabled and Shader Complexity Anti-Aliasing are
Counter-Strike: Nmore corruption observed in the main menu when MSAA
is turned on.
Total War: Shogun 2: Corruption in Benchmark mode now fixed.
Aliens vs. Predator: Cloaking effect now works properly.
Fixed the crashes in the following games:
Hard Reset does not crash after start.
Lost Planet 2 does not crash during start time and report “Lost
Planet has stopped working” anymore.
Display Configuration shown in Windows now matches with that shown in
the Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel
Multiple minor bugs in control panel were fixed.
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