By default, Intel HD Graphics GPU will work as an integrated GPU, it will be used to render things in the background and not to play the user interface.
However, in some applications, the application may require the graphics card to be used to render things, not as an integrated graphics card. This is the reason why apps are designed in such a way.
If you want to have both graphics cards as well, you can install the driver package from intel (not microsoft). In the driver, you will see an option for Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit Processor, which means you must be running 32-bit Windows.
You can search for your specific version (the latest) by entering model name, the version number, and intel in the search box. You may find it in the "display" section or "graphics", as an example.
How to pass a context from a Python script into sh script?
I am trying to define a Python function that will check if an alarm has been fired within a certain period of time. For example, if an alarm goes off at 10:00, then it can check against the first alarm time of 10:30, 11:00, etc.
I have the following Python function:
def checkAlarm(self, updateTime):
# self is the instance of the object that I am writing a timer to