The information in this article applies to:
I keep seeing this message when I use Chief Architect. What does this mean?
"You do not appear to be using a driver customized for your video card. For the best performance, we recommend you download and install a video card driver from your video card vendor."
This message displays when:
The solution is to contact your video card manufacturer and obtain a video driver for your video card.
Laptops generally have customized drivers, so you should contact the laptop manufacturer to obtain the latest driver, rather than going to the video card or chipset manufacturer directly.
Once you obtain the correct driver for your system, this message will no longer display and you should see enhanced performance in 3D views.
You can find more information about what video card driver is being used on the Video Card Status panel of the Preferences dialog.
If the OpenGL Vendor is Microsoft, then you need to update your driver.
Some commonly used video card drivers can be obtained from the web links listed below. Be certain to verify which graphics drivers are appropriate for your computer by consulting the computer manufacturer:
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For more information on how to install or configure these drivers, consult the manufacturer of your computer or video card.
Current version system requirements can be located on the websites at: