Intel HD Graphics 4000 on Windows 7 via BootCamp.

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  1. qiren_94

    qiren_94 Active Member

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    I have a 15" mid-2012 MacBook Pro and it has 2 GPUs. One is NVIDIA and the other is Intel HD Graphics 4000.

    While both GPUs work fine on OSX, however, Windows 7 doesn't seem to be able to detect the Intel HD Graphics. The driver for Intel HD Graphics is included in the BootCamp drivers but every time I install it, it tells me "Your computer doesn't meet the minimum system requirement"

    Anyone knows of a solution?
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    Zyiros Well-Known Member

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    Blame Microsoft. Windows 7 is old. Get windows 8 when it comes out. :p
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    pineapple juice Well-Known Member

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    I don't think this could have been less helpful.

    Before my 6870 came I used my Intel 4000 GFX, but instead of manually installing the driver, Windows Update detected and installed them for me; you could try checking for updates.
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    Zyiros Well-Known Member

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    This is on a Mac that you own?
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    pineapple juice Well-Known Member

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    No, but hardware is hardware regardless of the operating system it runs.
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    Zyiros Well-Known Member

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    A vehicle is a vehicle regardless of the engine in it? o_O

    This is Apple's problem. I don't know why it works for you.
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    pineapple juice Well-Known Member

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    He is having a problem installing a driver on a Mac running Win7, and since I since I am running Win7 as well, I told him what I did to install the same driver he is having trouble with. It doesn't matter that my computer isn't a Mac because as far as I know, Apple doesn't use any custom built hardware in their machines, meaning you change the operating system on a Mac and it's just a Windows laptop with an illuminated Apple logo on it.

    Anyways, this is a problem with Bootcamp not Apple.
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    Windows Update should find it...
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    Zyiros Well-Known Member

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    A Mac isn't a PC with an Apple logo...if that's what you are saying. End.
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    pineapple juice Well-Known Member

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    No I'm saying that the OS is mainly what makes a Mac a Mac because Apple doesn't use custom built internal hardware.

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