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Synaptics driver stopped working

Q: Synaptics driver stopped working

Yesterday my touchpad was suddenly turned on and I tried to disable it with the settings I always used (configuration screen) However, when i tried to open the control zone for it, it told me it couldn't connect to the driver. I decide to try and reinstall the driver, but it said another driver was already on my computer. I could delete it within the program files on the configuration screen, but there was nothing. So I couldn't deinstall it at all. Its really annoying because I never use my touchpad and my hand keeps brushing over it, so my mouse or text keeps going away. Please I would like a solution. I can add files to what my screen keeps saying; but it's all in dutch. (Also my smart connect technology keeps flashing a yellow triangle and I have no idea what I have to do against that)

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Preferred Solution: Synaptics driver stopped working

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


I have a new Acer Aspire 1670 laptop which has worked fine for the past few weeks. However, I turned it on this morning (it worked fine last night) to find that my touchpad no longer works.

I don't feel this is a hardware issue in the sense that the touchpad has become unplugged from the internal PS/2 port, because the touchpad works for about 3-4 seconds after I log onto Windows/when the desktop loads up. That's the only time it works, it doesn't even work at the welcome/logon screen.

After those 3-4 seconds, something obviously happens that's preventing it from working.

I thought it might be my Wacom Graphire II graphics tablet, which is plugged in via USB 2. However, my touchpad and tablet have worked fine together for the past few weeks and have never caused any problems.

I unplugged the tablet, and uninstalled the tablet and touchpad drivers. I then rebooted, and - navigating around with the keyboard - reinstalled the touchpad drivers and rebooted. It still won't work.

Any ideas?

A:Synaptics touchpad suddenly stopped working

Two things:

1. Does the touchpad have an indicator light that shows you when it is activated? The one on my HP does.

2. Is there an On/Off button above the touchpad...there is on my HP. Did you accidently turn it OFF

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My Qosmio G50-133 lost suddently it's touchpad, it's not working anymore, the mouse panel control shows the synaptics tab without any information in it.
I uninstalled it, restarted my windows 7 with no luck and I just can't find any driver for it on toshiba site or anywhere....

Does sosmeone have a clue ??

A:Synaptics touchpad stopped working on Qosmio G50-133

Solved !

Went to synaptics, downloaded their latest driver for my OS, installed it.


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can u plz s solve it out.mouse pad is working properly but when i want to copy something  copy list is coming nd go way.. i can't click on the copy... the option is coming nd go way.. i cn not prfrom some action. wil typing on keyword also i hve a problm..continue typing nd it stop agin i hve to click on that page then its workin..   

A:Synaptics TouchPad 64-bit Enhancements has stopped working

Hey @Preetish,  Welcome to the HP Support Forum. I hope you enjoy your experience here.  I understand you've lost some right-click menu options and are encountering keyboard functionality issues. I would like to help you with this.  Could you please reply with your PC product number? If you're not sure how to find that information, please click here for instructions: http://ow.ly/Sblkw  Thanks, 

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PC details:
Packard Bell EASYNOTE TN65
Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T6400 @ 2.00 GHz
3.00 GB RAM
32-bit Operating System
Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 2.
Can anyone out there help me please.......

The laptop was closed down properly last night.
This morning I switched it on only to find that the cursor was frozen.

I have tried everything..... uninstalling the driver, updating... all very difficult without a mouse. Had to use the keypad. I am unable to right click without the touchpad and buttons...so cannot unzip the driver I downloaded from PB website.

Have also tried restoring to a previous date.... NOTHING works...
Am I just being thick?
Please help if you can...... somebody?


A:Synaptics Pointer Device Stopped working overnight???

Most laptops have a key sequence or a button to enable/disable the touchpad. Have you checked for that? Maybe the FN and F6 or something similar?

For diagnostics and troubleshooting it would be easier if you got your hands on a USB mouse.

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I want to thank in advance for any responses I get to this thread.

I have a Gateway laptop model MT6840. It has a Synaptics touchpad. A couple of days ago, the touchpad stopped working completely. I took my laptop out of sleep mode, and the icon for the touchpad in the system tray was simply gone. I checked Control Panel: Mouse: Device Settings for the Synaptic touchpad, but all options are merely grayed out, and the device does not register on the computer anymore.

I believe I have tried almost everything. I first tried rebooting. I then tried disconnecting my external mouse and then rebooting. Then I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the driver from the Gateway website. I looked on Google, but found nothing of use. Alas, none of these things have worked.

This is a bit frustrating because, although I do have an external mouse, it is much more convenient not to have to bring the external mouse around when I transport it. And since I'm a college student, I need to get around with my laptop quite often.

I don't believe it is anything related to the hardware because it stopped working when the software (apparently) magically disappeared. I would really like to solve this problem.

If anyone knows of anything, please let me know. If there is some detail I should mention that would help, please also let me know.


A:Gateway MT6840: Synaptics Touchpad stopped working

Well, I decided to reboot again and go into the BIOS. I did, changing absolutely nothing (even choosing the "discard changes" exit option), logged onto Windows, and the problem was solved.

I have no idea how that worked, but it did.

I can't find a delete thread option, so if an admin is reading this, go ahead and just delete this.

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A couple of days back, after a windows update, the fingerprint scanner on my Thinkpad X270 has stopped working.  Initially, in Device Manager, it displayed the following:  "This device cannot start (Code 10)" But after I tried to update the drivers, it now displays: "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31){Operation Failed}The requested operation was unsuccessful." Any ideas what I can do to fix it? It's as if it just suddenly stopped working overnight.

A:Thinkpad X270 - Synaptics WBDI Fingerprint Scanner Stopped Working

Did you see the below thread? https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T570-Fingerprint-stopped-to-work-after-d...  

If a post answers your question, please mark it as an?Accepted Solution?!TP 25 Retro, W510 850 EVO, A30pRetired 385D, A20p, A21p

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Hi!Suddenly my touchpad isnt working as it should. I can now not use two fingers to scroll, not disable the touchpad with F6 and it seems that drivers is not working as it should. I have already tried to download the drivers, but the system tells me that i already got a newer version installed. When i rightclick the touchpad to get preassure graph i get this message:https://gyazo.com/e04c4265c7236014185fa087e7a06acfThis message says that i needs synaptics touchpad and a driver for the synaptics-poitning device.Further if i go to the mouse device settings for two fingers etc, everything is disabled.https://gyazo.com/580d168a3dc2d353f8fab165ef100403This is how the mouse in device manager looks like.https://gyazo.com/441c8cad3ebef60b843f2f9865469b73Someone have any ideas? I have tried to download drivers and restart computer, but the problem is still here... hope im not the only one 

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Since I received my Inspiron 17 5000 (5749), Win8.1 x64 the Synaptics touchpad works but the driver settings do not. When I go to modify settings from the control panel, clicking on the Synaptics DELL Touchpad link/button, nothing happens. I tried going directly to the executable in c:\program files\synaptics and it will launch but when I click on three of the four buttons in the GUI, nothing happens. When I click on the first one it crashes the application. I have tried installing, uninstalling, and reinstalling the driver to no avail.
I found that I am not alone in this. There is a post on: 

which says:
On Inspiron 17 5000 (5749), Win8.1 x64 the Synaptics touchpad WORKS but settings cannot be modified in “Control Panel/Mouse/Dell Touchpad”. I’don’t see any tray-icon related to the touchpad (with driver 18.1.16)! This issue is still here since I bought the laptop!!!
Not an HW issue because I’ve changed the touchpad but no results… I’ve just tried and some older drivers by DELL but no results at all ….. Windows is up-to-date, .Net framework installed, JAVA installed.
SOME DETAILS OF MY TRIES…: -“DellTPad.exe” when manually executed shows a Windows error (… program has stopped working…) on every clic above the settings buttons; -“DellTouchpad.exe” when manually executed remains hidden (nothing appe... Read more

A:Synaptics driver not working on Inspiron 17 (5749)

My experience with Dell pad drivers is that they are not real good and not fully functional. I ALWAYS go to the Toshiba site and download the appropriate driver. These drivers are full function, not the crippled Dell drivers.

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I have recently Install Windows 8 Pro, I have Sony Vaio VPCEE3J0E. Initially, I downloaded Sony's Pointing Driver (Alps) - 7.107.505.106 and it was just for basic touchpad function.
However, I found about Synaptics and downloaded the latest Synaptics V 16.2.21 and installed it.

Now once I go to my Control Panel ==> Mouse ==> Synaptic Properties, it shows nothing, there isn't any option for touchpad gesture etc.

I don't know why it isn't working but I think it should have worked. Please if anyone could help me.


A:Synaptics Touch Driver Not working in Windows 8 Sony Vaio

One more thing I don't know why, no matter how many times I install in my
pointing device properties ==> Device Settings, I have Standard Pointing Device instead of Synaptics Pointing Device.

Is it that my notebook doesn't support Synaptics drivers

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I am running Windows 10 on an Acer and recently downloaded and installed the update for the Synaptic touchpad (January 17, 2017).  After rebooting my laptop, I can use the touch pad to move the cursor when logging in, but once the system as loaded,
I cannot move the cursor using the touch pad.  I can left-click and right-click, and shrink and expand on the touch pad, but have no control over the cursor.  I currently have a mouse attached to the computer in order to move the cursor.
When I click on the link for more information about the update, there currently is no information.  Quite frustrating.
Please advise as how to resolve this issue.
Thank you.

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When pc boots, I get the following message: "Multimedia keyboard driver has stopped working. A problem has caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available."


In task manager is shows as mHotkey.exe*32 Cannot locate it in when I open msconfig

Gateway Vista Home Premium 64bit
I am aware that the drivers are for the gateway multimedia keyboard. I am using a logitech wave keyboard.

How to disable the drivers from loading or how to repair the problem.


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It doesn't read CDs nor DVDs and I think It might of happned after I patched Vista. Any help?

A:DVD Driver Stopped Working

Are the drives in Computer? How do they appear in Device Manager or Disk Management?

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hi,i downloaded flightgear.org but it wouldnt play, said i needed a more poweful graphics card and also not supported by open gl driver. i had a radion hd3450 3d card installed with appropriate upgrade to memory.it still wouldnt play game so i deleted flight gear completely and installed a microsoft flight simulator.
now i get...ati 2 dvag display driver has stopped working normally. and when i try to play a normal game i hear the music but black screen and no curser movement.when i turn the comp off i get a message stating.
vpu recover has reset your graphics accelerator card as it was no longer responding to graphics driver commands.
but it hasnt,so ive spent my money and my comp can read emails etc but no games etc at all.
ive looked at other peoples tales of woe and hope mine is solvable.!!!
thanks...(hopefully) in advance

A:display driver has stopped working normally

First thing to try is System Restore to a date before ypu installed Flightgear

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Hello, I bought a new computer some months ago and at first I could play games fine, but when I started trying some other games those wouldn't work. Later, when I played more of some games, after a while they stopped working, saying "the display driver has stopped working", and now I found myself unable to play any game for any reasonable length of time.
Some, like for example Atilla Total War, I cannot even start to play them, I cannot get to the 3d.
I have Windows 10 64bits, a Nvidia Geforce GT730 and 8gb of RAM, and a microprocessor of 3.30 ghz. I have even trouble playing football games of 2009, after a while the pitch disappears and I cannot play any longer.
Any help would be inmensely appreciated.

I have tried increasing the response time, making sure I am using the dedicated graphics card and uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling them (WHQL) with no change.

This is what the Windows event viewer says of the error;

Faulting application name: Attila.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x56675acc Faulting module name: Attila.dll, version:, time stamp: 0x56675ff9 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset: 0x01a88a22 Faulting process ID: 0x19a0 Faulting application start time: 0x01d20923f0b1cafc Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Total War Attila\Attila.exe Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Total War Attila\Attila.dll Report ID: 10aea5b5-8720-421f-af17-de31adfd74f2 Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative a... Read more

A:Display driver has stopped working - what can I do?

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When I'm playing Counter Strike, randomly, a message pops up and says, "Your display adapter has stopped working and has now recovered."

It's freezes the game and goes into 'no responding.' What is causing this problem? Anything I can do to this fix this?

A:System driver has stopped working and has now..

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Dear sir plsss help me out when i start a app or game error shows DISPLAY DRIVER HAS STOPPED WORKINGi updated the display and graphics driver done full reset the windows but still same issue

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Firstly, my Nvidia GTX560 got this problem since my friend made my PC. It used to get the error (NVIDIA windows kernel modedriver <driver version> has stopped working but recovered). I tried updating drivers and it didn't work. I then changed to windows 8 and still got the error but also getting the error 'dxgi error device removed/hung' (see my other posts). I then swapped my graphics card with my friend if it solved the problem. He had an amd radeon and I still got the error 'amd display driver has stopped working but successfully recovered' but this time when crashing, sometimes my display goes off as if it is disconnected (but it is connected). When crashing it has a buzzing noise and sometimes has a distorted blue screen. Could anyone please help as I have been getting so many errors on my PC constantly? Thanks a lot! [MINIDUMPS and info attached]

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I have a question. My new laptop is a HP ENVY Notebook - m7 - n109dx and while using a drawing tablet, I was getting an error that the driver IntelHD graphics had stopped working and was recovered. The laptop has an NVidia GeForce graphics card so why is it using the IntelHD graphics driver? Also, how can I fix this.

A:Graphics driver stopped working


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I keep getting that error while playing Skyrim on my GTX 295. It's not just Skyrim, it happens with Crysis 2 VERY often, like every 20 seconds, it happens with Deus Ex, only once though, as it crashes to desktop afterwards.

I have tried every possible driver combination, i updated to the latest beta driver and it still happens. I ran the program in XP compatibility, ran it in Iobit's Game Mode (which disables some services), and as Administrator mode. It still happens.

I ran it windowed, and also ran it as Single GPU card (which reduced the frequency of this happening, but didn't stop it), ultimately, i ran out of ideas.

Here's something interesting: Whenever i turn my computer off for 15 minutes or so, the game runs fine for 3 hours at least. My first thought was overheating, but i used EVGA Precision to measure the temperature, and it didn't go higher than 60 C when it crashed. It did, however, report a sudden spike of GPU- A usage to 100% when the error message appeared, but B remained constant.

Anyone have suggestions?

A:Driver has stopped working and has recovered

Possible bad/weak psu..... I'm not familiar with that brand, however 1000 watts and 70 amps on the 12 volt line is what you need for two GTX295's.....So your walking the edge at any rate.....

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Hello,Every time I start the notebook 6550b with Windows 10 64bit a message appear: QLB has stopped working. I assume I need a proper driver for it.Please let me know if there's any solution. Thank you very much, Lennard

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Whenever i use windows movie maker, photo gallery etc my screen would flash black and then a message would come up saying " AMD display driver has stopped working and has successfully recovered occasionally it would go to the blue screen.
I have a AMD Radeon HD 6320 graphics display driver.
Ive tried uninstalling recent updates and updating the driver but apparently ive already got the most up to date driver.
im using windows 7

give me some solutions please ??

need help

A:Display driver has stopped working

please check the temperature with hwmonitor and upload a picture.

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Occasionally I'll be watching a youtube video (this only happens in fullscreen), and it will freeze up and I can still hear the audio. After 2-3 seconds it will resume and in the bottom right it displays something along the lines of "AMD display card stopped working and has recovered". A few times I've even got the VIDEO_SCHEDUALER_INTERNAL_ERROR on the BSOD.

I checked and the drivers are up to date. Any suggestions?

A:AMD Display Driver Has Stopped Working

Hi there,

have you had these issues all the time? Or did they just start happening after a driver update from AMD? It's not always wise to update the videocard drivers. Sometimes newer versions introduce new issues.

I for instance also have an AMD videocard. All drivers newer then 13.1 result in a crash in 40% of the time I close Internet Explorer.

So, what I'm trying to say is. Try to downgrade your AMD drivers to the latest version where you didn't have this issue.

Good luck with it!


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display driver has stopped working Will try to get exact error message next time happens fairly regular on a new Geforce 9500gs.
This is driving me crazy just installed 64-bit home premium because the 32-bit oem made explorer crash my rig is pretty new hard ware wise the components don't have over a year of use yet.however could it be something with the bad install of 32-bit I wiped the whole drive?

A:anyone have a fix for display driver has stopped working

I would uninstall the driver (e.g. in Device manager) and reboot. Hopefully the system will find the last driver by itself.

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Hello ive been using this laptop for 2yrs now and ive suddenly starting to get this error "amd driver stopped working and has recovered" and sometimes one of the applications i open will freeze and then i get BSOD with errror "AMD driver state power failure" any help would be appreciated.my laptop is Hp Pavilion 15 n203tx im using windows 8.1 i have amd radeon hd 8670m graphicsThanks in Advance

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This driver stops working after about 15minutes of playing Table Tennis,and the screen goes all psycodelic,then the system restarts.I send error to Microsoft, a new window popsup ,says this can be fixed,go here and down load new driver.

Now it seem I can only install new driver in a folder.I tried extract the files (I'm not sure what that did, or does.)

The new driver is not in my device manager or programs.

Do I have to get rid of the old before I get the new?

Btw,the computer works fine... unless of course I play T/T for 15min.

A:SiSARV DRIVER stopped working

what driver is it exactly?

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I have a GTX 970 Zotac Extreme Core Edition and the updated drivers. When I first installed the updated driver it doesn't crash as much when time flew by it crashed when I am watching something or playing. The only solution to this problem is by rolling it back and using the driver in the CD that my video card provided. I want to use the updated drivers.

A:Display driver has stopped working.

Hi if the driver that came on cd is not causing issues just use that and wait for another driver update. Are you having any problems with the driver that came with the card if not don't fix something that's not broke.

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Re: Windows 7 O/S. Lately, while playing a game on Gamesville. I get a freeze and then a white screen on the whole face of my monitor and then the graphic returns and I see a balloon pop-up that says. Display Driver stopped responding and then it recovered. Is this something that is "going" on my computer or is there something I can/should do? Thank You.

A:Display Driver Stopped Working

It's not dangerous, relax. Install fresh drivers for your graphic card. What type of graphic card do you have?

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I have some problems with some games. It's one of those black screen -> ''Display driver atikmdag stopped responding and has successfully recovered'' (-> Game crash) Errors

Some games work fine, but some start messing too often so it has become unplayable. What can i do to fix this problem or at least find out what's wrong?
I heard it's a Vista problem. is it?

PC Specs:

Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @ 2.20GHz
3GB RAM (1x 2GB, 1x 1GB)
Club3d HD4850 512mb Overclocked Edition (Latest drivers)
580W PSU
Asus P5LD2-X/1333 Motherboard

Windows Vista Home Basic 32-bit

Let me know if you need more information.

List of games, in which i have gotten this error:
Dark Sector (Very often, Crashes the game, Sometimes even BSOD!)
Riddick: Assault On Dark Athena (Very often, Crashes the game)
Call Of Duty 4 (rarely and successfully recovers and i can continue playing)
Terminator: Salvation (Often, Crashes the game)
Warhammer Online: Age Of Reckoning (Very Often, Crashes the game)
And there's probably many more games....

A:Display Driver Has Stopped Working

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Hi guys, I recently bought motherboard,ram and a graphic card. Ever since i got it it wasn't working properly. Whenever I play or surf through browser i randomly get black screen and after that "Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered." I tried a lot of solutions but none of them worked, then i went to the store where i bought that and gave them to test it. They said it was working perfectly, i took it back and again i had the same problem. Only difference i noticed that they had smaller monitor like 1300ish resolution but i have HD one 1680x1050. I checked my ram with ramtest it didin't find any errors also I ran some gpu test and also no errors. I discovered that this problems occurs after i run more programs at once. Whenever i am at game and i alt tab to check facebook(chrome) this problems occurs right away. What solutions i tried: Downclocking my card, changed like 10 drivers, turned off aero and put all visual settings to performance,did a ram test, did a gpu test, tried changing a lot of things in nvidia control panel nothing worked, did a clean installation of drivers, reinstalled windows, bios is at lastest version, bumping my card voltage, editing timeout in regedit. My startup is clean, no other services except microsoft ones. And one last thing after i play a game for example 1 hour my fps will drop dramatically. Please guys any suggestion what could it be?
I will upload event error, its in rar file.
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A:Freezes/driver stopped working

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I have a GTX 970 Zotac Extreme Core Edition and the updated drivers. When I first installed the updated driver it doesn't crash as much when time flew by it crashed when I am watching something or playing. The only solution to this problem is by rolling it back and using the driver in the CD that my video card provided. I want to use the updated drivers.

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I've got win vista home premium 32
Last night Suddenly BOSD or blue screen of death occurs to my laptop which caused my display drivers stopped working
I've formatted C: drive, Updated my BIOS, Installed new drivers , but nothing works start up took around 15-20 minutes

Please Suggest any solution for that

A:Display Driver Stopped Working

Hi Notin

Could you confirm what the machine does when you boot it up please? Does it get as far as allowing you to log on?


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New problem with my Gateway M-6750 Laptop/Vista Home Premium 32bit. "Display Driver has stopped working & since has recovered." It started about a wk or so ago, & it only happens when I plug in my cpu & unplug my cpu from any power source, like a wall or car....etc. Any suggestions & any questions, feel free to ask. Thanx

A:Display Driver has stopped working.....?

Well in my desk top system (might be different) mine would do that when got to hot. Turned fan speed up I havent seen it again.
Also heard of this if OCed to high.

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Hi Everyone,

My ati2dvaa driver stopped working. Via Google I found this thread and utilized the EVEREST program as howard_hopkinso recommended. However, EVEREST did not list a video driver! Is this because it is integrated with the motherboard?

What the heck happened? I don't want to install the wrong driver from ATI and screw things up worse.

If it is relevant, my system is not the "mini-tower" that "Dell Optiplex GX240" brings up in Google. It is a large tower version.

Thanks, let me know if I need to give you any more information.

A:ati2dvaa driver stopped working

I forgot to mention that I have already deleted the existing driver via "add and remove programs," without really looking at the name of the driver. Sigh.

However, maybe the problem was that it wasn't quite the correct driver in the first place, so it may not be all bad.


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Hy guys how are you?

My Pc is a I7 2600 with an Asus P8h67 MB, 16GB 1333mzh of RAM and a ATI HD 6790

I play Battlefiled 3, Deus Ex, F1 2011 in high for hours and hours without a any problem, this runs fine.

But when i see an movie in windowns media player or other video player i the screen freezes and i receive the messege "The AMD display driver stop to work and has recover successful."

It happens only in windows media player ou any other player. In videos att youtube and others (redtube, xvideos ) the computer runs fine, without a error.

Anyone can help me with this?

Thanks guys, you rock \,,/

A:AMD - Display driver stopped working and has recovered

This might help out some.

How to troubleshoot

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Hi you all

I often use photoshop, and I never had problems with this software.

But in my new computer, sometimes it doesn't start.
If I only start the software, no problem.
If I open an image, it continues on opening, without results, only the hourglass.

There is a small notice on the right-bottom of the desktop, that my screenshot-software can't catch.
Something like: the HD video driver *** stopped working and now it is recovered.

But the image isn't opened. I have to restart computer and try again. Sometimes it does it, sometimes it doesn't. It doesn't work only restarting photoshop

This is the video card characteristic. The NVidia software is updated.

Thank you in advance!

A:Video driver stopped working and recovered

At first, I was thinking maybe your GPU didn't have enough VRAM, but according to notebookcheck.net, the GT 745M has 2GB of VRAM (your notebook may be different). That should be plenty for PS. Check out some possible solutions below.

I have a few options you can try:

1) Clean install the latest driver. This will ensure that the driver software is cleanly installed and there are no previous drivers interfering. You can do this by downloading the latest stable driver from >>here<<, opening the installer, choosing the "Custom Install" option, and check the box that says, "Clean Install". Tell me if this helps.

2) Make sure Adobe Photoshop is up to date.

3) If the above solutions do not work, try checking out the Photoshop GPU FAQ from Adobe, which provides some tips for GPU troubleshooting. This is your best bet.

4) If the above solutions do not help, try posting to the nVidia forum or Adobe Photoshop forum since they may be able to provide you with some detailed solutions. For example, maybe your Photoshop settings are too high/intensive for your GPU. There are 2 nvidia forums you can try, the Driver Forum and/or the Mobile Hardware Forum. As for Adobe Forums, you can check out the Photoshop Forum.

Unfortunately, if no suggestions help, the card may be flawed.

I hope this helps. Best of luck.


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ATI display driver has stopped working properly

Got a little flag icon thingy that says this. I see no problems from my end IE everything woiks.

What to do in this case?

A:ATI display driver has stopped working properly.

what happens if you restart the pc?

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MTP USB devices stopped working after usb driver update from hp official site code 31

A:MTP USB devices stopped working after usb driver update from...

I guess it is because of it:Sterownik uniwersalnego replikatora portów HP 7.6.55673.0 A19 cze 2014 50.6 7.5.52960.06 sty 2014 Sterownik urz?dzenia HP 3001pr USB3 Port Replicator 7.6.55673.0 A19 cze 2014 50.6   Sterownik urz?dzenia HP 3005pr USB 3.0 Port Replicator 7.6.55763.0 A19 cze 2014 50.6 and i have no idea how to uninstall it

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I am facing this problem once in each 3-4 hrs.
Everything is getting frozen and display is going black
for 2-3 seconds.Then I am getting a message like:

Display driver stopped working for Windows Vista(R)
and recovered.

The point is that I am running Windows7 Professional

A few minutes ago I got a blue screen.
Everything is running fine for now but that can happen again.
Please help me solve this problem.

These are some information which might be useful:

Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1)
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Chip type: Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Display Memory: 782 MB

I am getting this error after formatting my PC a few days ago.
Thanks in advance.

A:Display driver stopped working and recovered

dont be frustrated, it may happen with your software malfundtions.
it may happen sometime, but would not repeat in a sequence.
if there was a repeat tell to analyse the situation

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I started having it too on my ATI HD4850 over the weekend.
new system build i7 920 6gb DDR3 1333 1 TB sata2 drive and a HD4850
works ok as long as not running fallout3 or dawn of war 2
Battlefield 2142 ok but, not as graphicly demanding thou.
On Vista X64 sp1 EX58-UD3R mainboard
was ok saturday ran 8 hours on fallout 3, then sunday
wouldn't even last 10 minutes. Just installed dawn of war 2 major
crashing in startup movie. I got 7 fans so cooling should be good.

all the latest driver updates
just ran GPUZ highest temp was 60 C on any the readings
625mhz 990mhz 100% 2500rpm

A:ATI HD4850 display driver stopped working

My video card blew up during a disk format.
Got new HD4850 everything OK now I can run anything.

Still good temps and no driver warnings or BSoD

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I wonder if I can post this here, but I've been having problems with the ATI drivers for my HD Radeon 5770, 1GB, XFX XXX version. I had just recently wiped the computer due to the problems in an effort to locate the issue, reinstalling Win 7 and prior programs, then making a system image and repair disc just before putting two things back on it: MS Office 2007--an update that never seems to update for it I thought was the problem, but it wasn't, and the new ATI drivers (10.2 to 10.4 were messing up my display).

I keep getting the "(AMD) Display driver has stopped working and has recovered", after the monitor getting random flecks of whatever color, then the screen going entirely (insert solid color here) before giving that message. Sometimes it even freezes my computer and I'm forced to reset computer.

On the standard, generic drivers, everything was absolutely fine, but not on any of the ATI ones (even from the installation disc). I can't roll back the drivers to some previous version either.

The catch is that it only really does this when I'm doing anything else (writing an essay, watching youtube, watching House MD/some other video, chatting on AIM, surfing the web, just idle, etc.) other than gaming (Aion, WoW, Spore). It never does this when the game is running. In fact, it's absolutely fine.

Help please? D:


A:AMD - Display driver stopped working and has recovered

Having installed 7 fresh on an entirely new build with an MSI Radeon HD 5750 1gb model I never put the software disk in at all but went for the 10.4 right off the bat! There are no bugs with this latest Catalyst.

For simply removing the present version you have on now you simply run the setup all over but choose the uninstall option instead. Besides having drivers and the catalyst on things like Java, Adobe Flash Player, and other things haven't been installed on the fresh copy of Windows you have on now.

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Hello guys. I'm having the error on the title randomly when running any game... It was somewhat constant on Titan Quest, happened once on MOH: Airborne and never happened on bioshock or ET:QW

Today I was playing Counter Strike: Source with Bots. all running normally. I would start a server with 30 bots, but by the time the bots would appear on the map, I had the error again. The screen goes black, returns to the game with rendering failures, goes black again and I need to close the game.
The interesting thing is that if I overclock my graphics card a little, It happens more constantly! Power issues?

My rig:

Intel Core 2 Duo e6420 @3.3ghz @1.425v
4 gigs of G.Skill DDR2-800 (GBPK) Ram
Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 Mobo w/ latest bios
eVGA GeForce 8800 Ultra KO w/ latest WHQL driver for vista (163.69)
Zippy 500w HP2-6500PE ATX Power Supply w/ 36A on the 12v Rail (35A recommended for the ultra on full load)
1x 250gb HDD Drive

any ideas?

A:The display driver has stopped working and has recovered

Try the 163.71 beta driver??
Well i have this one and the same thing happens to me, but give it a try

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hey, i was playing Crysis and i can play it for about 3-4 mins then the screen goes black for 5 secs or so and then it exits the game, and i have to start the game again and then the problem occurs again,

The Display Driver has stopped Working and has Successfully Recovered

i've tried updating all the drivers and i still get the same problem , i got a BFG Geforce 9600 GT OC 512mb graphic card, does anyone know what the problem is and how i can fix it,

i think it might be the Power supply, and that the graphic card is not getting enough power to run, is that the case or should i be looking somewhere else ?

has any1 else had this problem aswell ? , if so i'd like to see some responses.

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A:The Driver has stopped Working and Successfully Recovered

The dreaded "Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered" issue. This issue seems to be tied to Vista by the way of Microsoft's "Timeout Detection and Recovery of GPUs through WDDM"


Timeout detection: The Video Scheduler component of the Windows Vista graphics stack detects that the GPU is taking more than the permitted quantum time to execute the particular task and tries to preempt this particular task. The preempt operation has a "wait" timeout?the actual "TDR timeout." This step is thus the "timeout detection" phase of the process. The default timeout period in Windows Vista is 2 seconds. If the GPU cannot complete or preempt the current task within the TDR timeout, then the GPU is diagnosed as hung.

In short, if an application takes to long to execute a task, a timeout occurs and thus your lovely "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered" error. Unfortunately there is no one fix to this, and just about anything can cause it.

For me, my issue went away when I switched video cards. I had a 3870 that was overheating and had to be RMA'd. While awaiting my replacement, I decided to purchase an ATI 4850 - the surprise is that the display stopped responding error has been completely eliminated on my system.

Am I suggesting you replace your video card? No. There are various opinions on the cause(s) and solution(s) to the problem, and unfortu... Read more

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I have Vista 64-bit and a Gateway FX Media Keyboard. I haven't installed anything, or changed anything. Randomly today I get two messages that say "Multimedia Keyboard Driver has stopped working..." on the task bar it says mHotKey. When I look up mHotKey in the start menu and click on it it comes up with the stopped working error message again. As a result of this problem 4 keys have been disabled on my keyboard including volume control (+ and -), CD drive Edject, and mute. This is highly annoying and I have tried to reinstall my drivers/repair them but no luck. I'm wondering whether I should uninstall the driver and then install it again. Please help!

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OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
CPU: AMD Athlon 7750 x2
GPU: Nvidia GeForce 9500gt
HDD: Seagate 1TB

Hi. For the last three weeks I am almost regularly getting Display Driver nvlddmkm had stopped working and recovered successfully error. I have uninstalled and re-installed the latest drivers. I have even used driver sweeper before installation of new drivers. All to no avail. The error happens randomly. It hadn't occurred for the last five days but popped up again today. What can I do to solve the problem?
Thanks in advance.

A:Display Driver has stopped working error

I was frequently having the same error, but was resolved when I installed the latest NVidia 306.97 driver. If you are not using that one, perhaps that will solve your issue too. (though your gpu is much newer than mine).

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