Intel® HD Graphics Driver for the Intel® Pentium® G6950 Processor, Intel® Core™ i3 Processors, Intel® Core™ i5 Processors, Intel® Core™ i3 Mobile Processors, Intel® Core™ i5 Mobile Processors, and Intel Core™ i7 Mobile Processors

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for the Intel® B43, G41, G43, G45, Q43, Q45 Express Chipsets and the Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

Production Version 15.16.5.2021

Release Notes

 

December 18, 2009

 

Microsoft Windows Vista*

Microsoft Windows 7*

 

 

 

Intel® HD Graphics Driver and Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver

The Intel® HD Graphics Driver / Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver contains support for the following Intel® Processors/Chipsets:

 

·         Intel® Pentium® G6950 Processor

·         Intel® Core™ i3 Processor

·         Intel® Core™ i3 Mobile Processor

·         Intel® Core™ i5 Processor

·         Intel® Core™ i5 Mobile Processor

·         Intel® Core™ i7 Mobile Processor

·         Intel® B43 Express Chipset

·         Intel® G41 Express Chipset

·         Intel® G43 Express Chipset

·         Intel® G45 Express Chipset

·         Intel® Q43 Express Chipset

·         Intel® Q45 Express Chipset

·         Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset

·         Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset

·         Mobile Intel® GS45 Express Chipset

 

New Features

Features Added in Baseline 15.16

Reference No.

Description

Affected Graphics

 

Driver user interface version 3.0 

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

Intel® HD Graphics

Protected Playback (Dual HDCP)

Intel® HD Graphics (except with the Intel® Pentium® G6950 Processor)

 

Deep Color

Intel® HD Graphics

 

Motion Blur Mitigation

Intel® HD Graphics

 

xvYCC

Intel® HD Graphics

 

Transcode Acceleration

Intel® HD Graphics

Known Issues

Known Issues in Build 2021

Reference No.

Description

Affected Components

Affected Operating Systems

Affected Graphics

3289670

Crysis* game: Display corruption seen while playing game.

Direct3D* State

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

Intel® HD Graphics (desktop)

3289899

Random lags seen after running Direct3D*-based applications and playing media clips at the same time.

KMD Render

Windows Vista*
Windows 7*

Intel® HD Graphics (mobile)

3291018

A stopped working error message is displayed after resuming the computer from Hibernate state (S4).

KMD Render

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3291105

Random choppy playback may be seen with the HD HQV Benchmark Blu-ray* DVD movie.

DVD

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3355506

Video playback may stop and audio may not be heard after switching from Intel® Dual Display Clone mode to Extended Desktop mode.

Soft BIOS

Windows Vista*

Intel® HD Graphics

3355706

Notebook’s built-in display does not show video after waking from Sleep.

DVD

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3355822

Playback with abnormal color is displayed after switching the application to full screen mode while playing the Scenery with Flowers Blu-ray* DVD movie with XvYCC feature enabled.

DVD

Windows 7*

Intel® HD Graphics (mobile)

 

Issues Resolved

Issues Resolved in Build 2021

Reference No.

Description

Affected Components

Affected Operating Systems

Affected Graphics

2808229

IT/MC decoding takes about 14ms in graphics engine when playing an AVC video clip.

Media Kernels

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3039366

Built-in display shows slight horizontal stripes when logging on or restarting the laptop.

CUI

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3175522

Mouse pointer freezes for a moment after switching to Intel® Dual Display Clone mode using hot key.

NT - miniport

Windows 7*

Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3176265

Mouse pointer is partially seen after enabling rotation and Extended Desktop mode.

NT - miniport

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3176821

AquaMark 3*: Object shadows blink.

Direct3D*

Windows Vista*
Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3177211

Incorrect color setting on secondary monitor after upgrading driver.

CUI

Windows 7*

Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3290873

Sporadic STOP Errors 0x7E & 0x8E.

Resource Manager

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3291657

Screen shows abnormal colors.

CUI

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3291809

Abnormal colors on entire screen after upgrading to 15.16 driver

CUI

Windows Vista*
Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

2808023

Notation of the resolution is different from EDID.

CUI

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3038977

No display after changing attached display and warm docking the laptop.

Soft BIOS

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3174363

3DMark06* score may be lower than on Windows Vista*.

3D

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3177039

In multiple display mode, garbage seen on monitor connected via a DisplayPort to VGA adapter.

Soft BIOS

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3290274

HDMI audio output may not work with some Televisions.

Soft BIOS

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3037782

Unable to play Blu-Ray* disc movies with 1920x1200 resolution on some widescreen panels.

DVD

Windows 7*

Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3290780

Fails to interleave GDI and Direct2D* interoping draw calls.

Direct3D*

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3038389

Text of "Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Mobile" tab is illegible when system font size is Medium or Large.

Loc Translation

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3040045

The Settlers: Rise of an Empire* game: The sea is red.

Direct3D* Shaders

Windows Vista*
Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3174836

Inventer 2009*: Perforation Test fails.

Direct3D*

Windows Vista*

Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3175101

Mouse cursor corruption.

GDI

Windows 7*

Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3176059

VC1 content shows up when call MPEG2 DXVA execute.

DVD

Windows Vista*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family

3289833

STOP Error (0x7E or 0xD1) or system hangs while running Common Scenario Stress with IO.

DVD

Windows 7*

Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

3290075

STOP Error 0x3B when connected via DisplayPort.

Soft BIOS

Windows Vista*
Windows 7*

Intel® 4 Series Chipset Family