Intel HD Graphics 3000/2000 Driver for Windows 7/8

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Date Added: May 07, 2013 / Publisher:Intel / File Size: 124.72 MB
OS: Windows 7 32/64-bit, Windows 8 32/64-bit


Release Date: May 07, 2013.


The following issues have been fixed in this graphics driver.


  • Resolved an Input Signal Out of Range error seen after selecting 1920x1080 resolution on some displays.
  • Resolved application crash (TDR) that may be seen while playing Blu-ray content in Extended Desktop display mode and switching between full screen and windowed mode.
  • Resolved issue where a black display may be seen after resuming from Standby mode.
  • Resolved issue where some projectors could not be used with a mini-DisplayPort to VGA dongle.
  • Resolved issue where some projectors could not be used with cables of various lengths.
  • Fixed flickering and playback issues when using various video player applications.
  • Display no longer hangs when transcoding content to removable media like SD card.
  • Resolved issue where video output is missing content when transcoding certain video files.
  • Fixed corruption issue when playing video on Intel® WiDi in extended desktop mode.
  • System no longer crashes when transcoding multiple video clips simultaneously using Intel® Quick Sync Video.
  • When playing online video "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered" error no longer appears.
  • Fixed corruption issues when playing Blu-ray content using Intel WiDi.
  • Cyberlink’s PowerDVD Player now exhibits proper behavior when the player is dragged during video playback.
  • Fixed protected content playback issues for new Windows 8 Store video players like Netflix.


  • Doom 3 BFG game no longer fails to launch.
  • League of Legends game no longer shows screen corruption.
  • Worms Revolution game no longer crashes when started.
  • Worms Ultimate Mayhem no longer shows black patches in the game.
  • Crysis 2 game now lists proper screen resolutions when played on Windows 8.
  • Fixed a DirectX 11.1 bug to support the upcoming Civilization 5 touch version.
  • Fixed an issue where Krater game screen flashes and game hangs after a few minutes of game play.
  • Resolved corruption issue when running some OpenGL programs in full screen mode.
  • Fixed minor artifacts seen in the following games and benchmarks:
    • 3DMark 06
    • 3DMark 11
    • Brink
    • BulletStorm
    • Call of Duty – Black Ops
    • Counter-Strike Source
    • Cut the Rope
    • Final Fantasy XIV
    • Fresh Paint
    • Krater
    • Lord of the Rings Online
    • SpyParty
    • Street Fighter IV
    • Stronghold Legends
    • Ticket to Ride
  • Performance of the following games on Windows 8 are improved to match that of Windows 7:
    • Battlefield 3
    • Lost Planet 2


  • “Display driver stopped responding and has recovered” error no longer appears after pressing Fn+space keys several times.
  • “Display driver stopped responding and has recovered” error no longer appears after applying the zoom function repeatedly.
  • Resolved issue where the laptop’s built-in display backlight may still be on after waking from Hibernate mode but only the External Display is selected.
  • Resolved issue where some websites may show missing or incorrectly colored 3D effects.
  • Resolved issue where display may flash for a moment after the system’s display automatically turn off (as configured in Windows) and then the system is awakened.
  • Resolved issue where the Intel® Graphics and Media Control Panel may not open on touch panels with the DPI setting at 150%
  • Resolved black screen that may be seen after closing and opening the lid issue while rebooting the system and before Windows loads.
  • Resolved corrupted preview window after zooming issue and selection issue that may be seen with CAD applications.
  • Resolved PerfX2 D2D test issue.
  • Resolved black screen issue that may sometimes be seen after changing the display resolution.
  • Resolved issue where system may hang with a black screen if the Intel graphics driver is installed more than once.
  • Fixed corruption seen in Windows Reader Application when reading PDF file.
  • Fixed an issue where audio was not properly sent to HDMI displays.
  • System no longer crashes when accessing the "Monitor/TV Setting" in the Intel HD Graphics and Media Control panel when using a miniDisplayPort to HDMI dongle.
  • Resolved multiple issues around brightness settings on various system configurations.
  • Changing saturation levels no longer exhibits bluish tint.
  • Optimal resolution is now recommended in Win8 when pressing "Win + P" key combination.
  • Display settings in Intel HD Graphics and Media Control Panel and Windows Display configuration page are now synchronized.
  • Memory allocated for the graphics subsystem is now correctly displayed in the Intel HD Graphics and Media control panel.
  • Display resolutions are restored properly when changing primary monitors after reverting from Stereo 3D video playback mode, etc.
  • Media Color Enhancement page of the Intel HD Graphics and Media control panel does not turn blank when cancel button is pressed.
  • Added support for positioning of screen in control panel when three displays are connected.
  • Minor translation issues seen in French version of the driver are now fixed.
  • Fixed an issue where the Windows context menu did not show the Intel Graphics and Media control panel under certain system configurations.
  • Fixed a crash that was observed in some mobile systems when transitioning from AC mode to DC mode.
  • Fixed a screen corruption that appeared when disabling the Intel display driver in the Windows Device Manager.
  • Improvements added to the system resume time.


It is recommended to upgrade the below list of applications to avoid any unexpected issues.

  • 3DMark11: Upgrade to 1.0.3 or later
  • Batman Arkham City: Upgrade to the latest patch
  • Mafia 2: Upgrade to the latest patch
  • Company of Heroes: Upgrade to 2.101 and update Opposing Fronts to 2.500 or Tales of Valor to 2.601
  • HomeFront: Upgrade to 1.0.5 or later
  • Unigine Heaven: Upgrade to 2.5 or later
  • Battlefield 3: Upgrade to latest patch



  • Intel® Media SDK libraries do not install properly when the driver is installed via the “Have Disk” installation method. End users are always urged to use the .exe version of the graphics driver.
  • Improper behavior observed when some monitors are plugged during a video playback session.
  • Improper error message is shown by the graphics driver under certain streaming workloads in Arcsoft Media Suite.
  • Corruption of video is observed when the resolution is changed during video playback via Windows Media Player.


  • Performance of Dragon Age game drops by around 5-10% on Windows 8 when compared with Windows 7 on the same hardware.
  • Flashing blue lights appear in windows when running Unigine Heaven 3.0 & 2.5 DirectX 10 Benchmark.
  • Minecraft crashes under some conditions.
  • Corruption observed in the following games:
    • Combat Arms: Screen goes black when moving through fire, smoke, gas or rain.
    • Duke Nukem Forever: Flickering and minor corruption observed.
    • Digital Combat Simulator: Plane textures are transparent.
    • The Witcher 2: Minor Corruption seen in the beginning of the game.
    • World of Warcraft Mists of Pandora Beta: Blinking observed in some scenes with beam effect.
    • Battlefield 3: When antialiasing deferred is turned on corruption is observed.
    • Alan Wake: Corruption seen in some scenes.


  • LuxMark 1.0 benchmark: Corruption/red dots are seen when running the LuxBall test.
  • When two applications are concurrently using OpenCL, the graphics driver may crash.

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