Nvidia Inc released Geforce Driver DCH STANDARD WHQL v496.49 Geforce GPU'S on 26.10.2021

edited November 2021 in VivoBook
  1. System OS: Windows 11 Enterprise RTM 64bit v21H2 Build no 22000.282
  2. Laptop Name: Vivobook 15 R542UQ-DM153
  3. Bios Model: X542UQ
  4. Bios Firmware Version: X542UQ.309SA
  5. Processor Name and Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz  2.71 GHz
  6. Intel Processor Microcode: DE ( latest )
  7. Intel Chipset: 100 series
  8. Intel(R) Management Engine Interface Driver Version : 2120.100.0.1085
  9. DRAM Frequency and Size: Adata DDR4 2400Mhz two 8GB RAM Modules (16GB)
  10. Integrated GPU: Intel(R) HD Graphics 620
  11. Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 DCH WHQL Driver Version: ( Stable )
  12. Dedicated GPU: Nvidia Geforce 940MX 2GB GDDR5
  13. Nvidia Geforce 940MX DCH WHQL Driver Version: ( Stable )
  14. Audio Device Name: Realtek HD Audio ALC294
  15. Realtek HD Audio Device Driver version: 6.0.9231.1
  16. Total Graphics Available Memory Size: 9.9GB (10164MB)
  17. Shared System Memory: 7.9GB ( 8116 MB )
  18. Battery or AC: Both
  19. Intel Management Engine Firmware Version:
  20. SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 1TB M.2 SSD 2280
  21. Harddisk 1: Seagate Barracuda 2.5 Inch SATA 2TB 5400 RPM (LM015)
  22. Harddisk 2: Seagate Barracuda 2.5 Inch SATA 2TB 5400 RPM (LM015)
  23. Frequency of occurrence: Nil
  24. Reset OS: No
  25. Screenshot or video: Yes


Detailed description:

On  26th October 2021, Nvidia company has released the new Geforce DCH & STANDARD WHQL driver v496.49 for Windows 10 64 bit and for Windows 11 64bit.

On 27th October 2021, I successfully installed the latest developer beta driver 496.49 by the normal method on Windows 11 RTM Enterprise 64bit v21H2 build no 22000.282 running with Nvidia Geforce 940MX 2GB VRAM GDDR5.

I would recommend you install the customized and certified driver for your laptop model from the Asus support site only.

I am sharing only Generic driver links in this post.

I am sharing the direct downloading link from Nvidia's official website for laptop built-in graphics cards. 

Version 496.49 can be downloaded from Nvidia official site, I was given a direct download link

for dch-based driver for notebooks


for standard-based driver for notebooks


for control panel


for release notes


Nvidia driver 496.49 installation youtube video link


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