Once you complete the steps, the Task Manager will display the manufacturer name and model, as well as a dedicated amount of memory, DirectX version, physical location in the motherboard, and current utilization details.
Nvidia Graphics Cards Not Detected [SOLVED]
All the fixes below work in Windows 10, 8.1 and 7. You may not have to try them all; just work your way down the list until the graphics card not showing up in Device Manager issue goes away.
If you recently got a new graphics card for your computer, then there’s a good chance it shows up as hidden. So we might have to un-hide it. Here’s a quick run-down:
Fix 2: Update your graphics driver
This graphics card not detected problem may occur if you are using the wrong graphics driver or it’s out of date. So you should update your graphics driver to see if it fixes your problem. If you don’t have the time, patience or skills to update the driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.
Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to be troubled by the wrong driver you would be downloading, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.
You can update your drivers automatically with either the Free or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):
2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
3) Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of ALL the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
You can also click Update to do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.
4) Restart your computer, then check if the graphics card not detected problem is resolved. If yes, then congrats! But if the issue remains, please move on to Fix 3, below.
There are multiple possible reasons why your GPU isn’t being detected and you might encounter this error in various places, which only adds to the confusion.
What’s a Graphics Card?
When you turn on your computer, the images that appear on screen — whether it’s a simple Word document or a complex 4K gaming experience — are generated by a graphics processing unit (or GPU). These chips can range from simple “integrated graphics,” which are part of the motherboard or processor, to larger, more powerful expansion cards.