Fix: Windows Experience Index Scores or Windows Vista Performance Scores Not Updating or Refreshing
Microsoft Windows Vista has a Performance Index which is determined based on the hardware of the system.Windows Vista inspects the hardware of the PC and determines the Performance Index and this is important as some Software’s and applications enable some functionality based on this value.Windows Vista also does not support Aero effects if the performance index is less than 3. If the Windows Vista performance index can be manipulated, then many functions and software’s would do most of the jobs.It appears that many people are having issues with their Windows Experience Index Scores or Windows Vista Performance Scores not updating or refreshing. In many cases, this occurs after a fresh install of Windows Vista, after updating video card drivers or after changing video cards. In the following simple solution, I’ll show you how to fix the Windows Vista Score will not update issue.
To Fix and Update Windows Vista Performance Index Score:
To fix the Windows Experience Index will not update or can’t update Windows Vista Score issue,do the following steps.
- Ensure that you have the proper Video Card drivers installed on your Windows Vista computer.
- Delete all files from within your DataStore directory located at C:\windows\Performance\WinSAT\DataStore
- Run the test again, click the Update my score or the Refresh Now button to update and refresh your score
You should now have an updated Windows Vista Performance Score that should display correctly.