Why Intel 915 graphics don’t have a WDDM driver for Windows Vista


A common question among folks who are upgrading to Windows Vista on slightly older notebooks, tablet PC’s, and UMPC’s is why the Intel 915 graphics chipset doesn’t have WDDM support, as WDDM support is a prerequisite for Desktop Composition. The folks over at the Intel software blog have posted a video with the answer to this question. Follow the link to get the answer straight from the proverbial horse’s mouth.

Comments (1)

  1. Joku says:

    How did you watch the video they posted anyway with wmp?

    When I tried to open it and selected Use web service to find what codec needs to be installed I got:

    Windows has the following information about this file type. This page will help you find software needed to open your file.

    File Type: Unknown

    Description: Windows does not recognize this file type.

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