Nvidia Inc released Geforce Driver DCH WHQL v496.76 Geforce GPU'S on 16.11.2021

edited December 2021 in VivoBook
  1. System OS: Windows 11 RTM Enterprise 64bit v21H2 Build no 22000.318
  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: Realte10.0.22000.1k HD Audio ALC294
  15. High Definition Audio Device Driver version: v10.0.22000.1
  16. Realtek HD Audio Device Driver version:
  17. Total Graphics Available Memory Size: 9.9GB (10164MB)
  18. Shared System Memory: 7.9GB ( 8116 MB )
  19. Battery or AC: Both
  20. Intel Management Engine Firmware Version:
  21. SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 1TB M.2 SSD 2280
  22. Harddisk 1: Seagate Barracuda 2.5 Inch SATA 2TB 5400 RPM (LM015)
  23. Harddisk 2: Seagate Barracuda 2.5 Inch SATA 2TB 5400 RPM (LM015)
  24. Frequency of occurrence: Nil
  25. Reset OS: Clean Installed
  26. Screenshot or video: Yes


Detailed description:

On 16-11-2021 Nvidia inc has released the new Geforce DCH WHQL stable driver v496.76

On 17-11-2021 I successfully installed this version driver via the normal method on Windows 11 64bit Enterprise edition 21H2 build no 22000.318.

Highlights:: Windows 11 64 bit supported OS for this driver.

Version 496.76 addresses the following issue:

01) [WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship/WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championship]: The games

crash on launch. [3409320/3409312]

02) [Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint]: Textures in the game may flicker. [3410593]

03) [Transport Fever]: The game crashes upon launch. [3411731]

04) Transport Fever 2]: Null pointer exception occurs in the display driver. [3409614]

05) [Quake 2 RTX]: Image corruption occurs in the blurred (bloom effect) background. [3410802]

06) [Far Cry 6][DirectX 12][GeFOrce RTX 3070 Ti]: With ULTRA + DXR + HD textures set, the game

crashes at 4K. [3391784]

07) [Detroit Become Human]: Random stuttering/freezing occurs in the game. [3389250]

08) [Red Dead Redemption 2]: The game crashes with TDR or the system crashes while running

the game. [200766423]

09) [Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War]: The game randomly crashes. [3413347]

10) [Marvel's Avengers Xbox Game Pass for PC version]: Game may randomly crash during

gameplay [3404644]

Version 496.76 can be download from Nvidia official site, I given direct download link

for dch-based notebooks driver  


for dch-based desktops driver  


for release notes .pdf


Installation video from youtube


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