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How to update WDDM 1.2 driver to 2.0 or later ???

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I'm new here. But I have a big problem.

I would like to update the WDDM Driver.

I search the web if this is even possible but there is no explicit answer anywhere (Well I didn’t get it). That’s how I came to this blog.

Let me explain.

I purchased the TowmonSE app to connect between TAB Android and PC.

In short, I would like to use the TAB as a second touch screen.

This app need a WDDM 2.0 driver or later for this. On my pc, however, WDDM is 1.2.

I tried different possible update methods, including a reloaded OS win 10 pro.

I now have the latest version of win 10 pro 20H2.

This was advised to me by Microsoft Help. Without any success.

The processor I have is Intel   Core  i5-2500 CPU with integrated Intel HD Graphics 2000 graphics card.

If anyone has experience or knowledge with this, I kindly ask them to help me.

Please do not answer me if you do not understand this problem. 

I need a clear answer and, if possible, a successful solution.


Thank you very much in advance!


Best regards


12 Replies
best response confirmed by janjan2400 (New Contributor)
WDDM support status is defined by the graphic card (hardware) that you are using, not the software. your hardware needs to be able to support WDDM 2+

you need to use a newer graphic card.

by the way, the latest WDDM is version 3 which is available in latest Windows insider version.

hope that helps



You helped me a lot.

You are the first to tell me very clearly and unequivocally that the graphics card is the one that conditions the WDDM version in windows10 and not win.

It is now clear to me that I need to buy a new GC.


Thank you again.


And stay healthy.



You're welcome ^^
yes, the Windows version that you are using most likely has a higher version of WDDM than the one your graphic card and its corresponding driver can support.

WDDM 2.5 => Windows 10 October 2018 Update
WDDM 2.6 => Windows 10 May 2019 Update
WDDM 2.7 => Windows 10 May 2020 Update
WDDM 2.8, WDDM 2.9, WDDM 3 => currently in Windows 10 Insider Preview

@janjan2400 I recently updated my WDDM driver from 1.3 to 2.0 by downloading processor drivers from Intel. You could give that a try. 


Note: Make sure to check your Cpu generation in task manager (eg: i5-4570, The number 4 means 4th generation another example is i7-1065G7, 10 here is 10the gen etc.) and download the right driver for your cpu.

@Zeekk  Please can you guide me that how to install or update wddm 1.3 to 2.0

I have 
Intel® HD Graphics 2500

Intel® Core™ i3-3220 Processor


You need 4th generation cpu and newer or NVIDIA GT 730 and newer.

Do you actually need 4th gen CPU for updating WDDM 1.3 to 2.0 ?
Can't 3rd gen i5 really not work?
Bro i have 4th gen cpu but still i unable to update my wddm in 2.0

My graphic card is en210 silent/di/1gd3 2(lp)

Please reply me
Hey, can I know where you got the drivers? I might need some. 🤪
I have a AMD Graphics qnd processor please tell me the way of Solving this Issue i can't ply a game on steam neither by an ISO file
So are you saying that the software for higher versions of WDDM is somewhere in the Windows OS files, but isn't being used or does it get downloaded when the system detects you have a powerful enough graphics card?