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Graphics Drivers break Windows?

Q: Graphics Drivers break Windows?

Yesterday I was watching a movie when my whole computer froze up. When I tried to restart I could not boot into windows. After hours of tinkering, I decided to just wipe the drive and install Windows fresh. This worked just great. I started running windows update and after a few restarts, I got the same issue.
After reinstalling windows fresh about 4 times and reinstalling all my software one piece at a time I have pinpointed the issue. Its the video card drivers.

I don't have any issues with any other software, but as soon as I try to install ANY graphics card drivers, windows will not boot. It will show the loading screen, then the screen just goes black and tells me no signal. Restoring my system will fix it, but I can't play any games or even get full resolution like this. Everything worked before, and I can't find any issue with the hardware, so I am a bit baffled.

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Preferred Solution: Graphics Drivers break Windows?

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.)

A: Graphics Drivers break Windows?

Nothing is told about the computer itself. Is the graphics adapter on the motherboard or is it an add-in card? Make and Model of both computer and adapter?

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i didn't have a stereo mix anymore when i reinstalled windows.
so i went to install some realtek sound drivers.
for some ridiculous reason the realtek sound drivers break my lan internet drivers.
i have to reinstall my lan internet drivers everytime i boot up now, which is really annoying.

anybody got a solution to this?

A:realtek sound drivers break my lan drivers.

Can you tell us what make and model computer you have?

What operating system do you have?

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i have a Emachine EL1352-23e im trying to install a new graphics card to up it a little for gaming i insalled the card pluged everything back powered up window loads i put in my pass word and it freezes. i have about 10-15 seconds before it freezes with or without typing password. i called teck support for the card make ASUS by all spec they said it should work. they gave me a wab site to go to and said i needed update part of the software to make it work and still the same thing. i tried anouther diferent name brand still the same problem. im give the specs of my pc and new grphics card my be some one can help. somTech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3839 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 462502 MB, Free - 353200 MB;
Motherboard: eMachines, EL1352
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Disablede the graphics card is ASUS HD6450 SILENT
Graphics EngineAMD Radeon HD 6450Bus StandardPCI Express 2.1Video MemoryDDR3Engine Clock625 MHzMemory Clock1100 MHz ( 550 MHz DDR3 )RAMDAC400 MHzMemory Interface32-bitResolutionD-Sub Max Resolution : 2048x1536
DVI Max Resolution : 2560x1600InterfaceD-Sub Output : Yes x 1
DVI Output : Yes x 1 (DVI-D)
HDMI Output : Yes x 1 Power Consumptionup to 75Wno additional PCIe power requiredSoftwareASUS Utilities & Dr... Read more

A:Solved: Graphics card - I'm about to break it!!!

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Hi all. I recently obtained a used lenovo y510p from a friend with the following configurations. Windows 8.1 ProSLI capable with 2 geforce 750M cards6gb RAMItb Hard disk2gb dedicated video memory. It plays games at decent speeds with medium settings but I get different errors from each of the 3 games I've tried. For dragon's dogma dark arisen, the game suddenly slows down for a few minutes and picks up speed again after a few (maybe 5) minutes. With mass effect 2 the game screen hangs, while sounds and music continue as normal. ctrl alt deleting and pressing esc will make the game proceed as if nothing ever happened. Finally, for the witcher 3: wild hunt, I get the windows display driver has stopped responding error. The games are properly purchased and as far as i know, so is the OS. I've tried all nvidia display drivers between and including 347.09 to 364.72. I've tried closing all other apps, and ending all nv processes in the task manager. I've also tried different power plans and different nvidia power management modes. I've been monitoring the temp with HWmonitor and it usually tops out at around 81c which I understand is fine for this particular laptop. I even have a targus chill mat to help regulate the temp. Lastly, I've spoken to my friend and he doesn't remember having those issues at all, but he never managed to game with the laptop very often. Any help would be appreciated, this is my first lenovo product. I pereviously owned a dell xps.

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I've recently reinstalled Windows 7. Completely wiped my system partition and installed W7 there from scratch. I am now having huge problems with audio.

First thing I would like to mention is that I had none of these problems on my previous installation. Audio worked perfectly.

Well, first thing I notice is audio doesn't work. Drivers are, of course, not present. So I install my trusty Daniel_k drivers for my Audigy SE using the setup.exe. First thing I notice - static. Not hardware related, because when the drivers weren't there I got complete silence. Next thing I notice is that as soon as I restart my computer, it locks up. Explorer.exe is dead (can't drag selection boxes on desktop, taskbar is not responding). The mouse then stops moving and I hear a continuous loop of the last half-second of audio that was played. Have to hard-reboot the PC.

I've isolated this issue to the Creative drivers. I uninstalled all the Creative programs (audio control panel, all that junk). System was a bit more stable, could drag selection boxes etc. now. But the static was still there. Went to the playback options and got to a button that said something like "only digital output". Checked it - static was gone. "Great", I thought. Played some music in foobar2000 - nothing. unchecked the box - music blasts loudly for one second and the whole PC freezes again with the infinite loop.

I've reformatted and reinstalled W7 twice to no avail. Problem is still present. This ... Read more

A:Creative drivers break my system in many different ways

Sorry if this is obvious, but have you tried going into the BIOS settings and disabling the onboard audio chip before installing the sound card?

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Hello.

How can I interchange the key shortcuts for inserting a line break with paragraph break one?

They are currently inserted by pressing Shift+Enter and Enter respectively. I would like to reverse that assignation.

I would like to get a new paragraph break when pressing Shift+Enter, and a new line break when pressing Enter.

The reason is because is much more common to insert new line paragraphs and it's more comfortable to use a single key.

How can I do it?
I've tried in Options -> Customize Ribbon -> Customize Keyboard Shortcuts -> but I Can't find the related functions there.

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As there is no Break/Pause key on the keyboard ... What is the key stroke combo that allows you to do a ctrl-break? I have searched around and cannot seem to find an answer. I have tried all the variations that are listed on wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Break_key I have also tried the other suggestions that are listed on this site, however they are for other products, and they do not work for the Yoga 11s Ideapad

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I have a user that created a table in word.
The first two pages break correctly, but the 3rd page breaks about half way down the page. The fourth and fifth pages look fine. The first couple of rows on page 4 are small enough that they should fit on the bottom of page 3...... I would appreciate any suggestions.
 

A:table break/page break in Word

Click in table.
Hit Table-->Select table
Check the following settings:

1. Format-Paragraph, Line & Page Breaks tab. Keep with Next and Keep Rows together--turn OFF

2. File-Page Setup, Layout tab. Alignment must be Top (not center)

3. (for Word 97)
Table-Cell Height & Width. Allow rows to break across pages must be OFF.

3. (for Word 2K)
Table-Table Properties. (I forget which tab.) Allow rows to break across pages must be OFF.

It could be a combination of 2 or more of the above 3...
 

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Hope someone can help.

I have a Acer TravelMate 4020 and have upgraded to Windows 7.

The problem is the graphics card drivers wont download from Windows and the Acer website is useless!

Any one got a solution?? The chipset is Intel® 915GM
 

A:Graphics Drivers - Windows 7

The Intel GMA 915 is not supported in Windows 7.

You'll have to force an older driver to "work", see here for a possible solution: http://frequencysolutions.com/intel-915-and-windows-7/
 

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Does Windows 7 have it's own drivers for graphics cards? I have the GTX 285 and I just re installed Windows 7 , the Home Edition, but I didn't install the graphics drivers for my EVGA GTX 285 just yet. Strangly I am able to play Armed Assault 2. I wonder if since lately I have been playing ArmA2 and the graphics , according to others, should be brilliant, yet they seem kinda shabby. I wonder if the card is even using the drivers I installed before or just some other drivers. can anyone explain this?

A:Just reinstalled Windows 7 without graphics drivers?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Chammy


I wonder if the card is even using the drivers I installed before or just some other drivers. can anyone explain this?


Hi.

Can you explain what you mean that you haven't updated your drivers, but have yet have actually installed some?

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"NVIDIA? graphics will take full advantage of the new features and functionality of Windows 7, the next generation operating system from Microsoft. NVIDIA has been working closely with Microsoft to enrich users? experience with Windows 7 and to ensure that beta users of Windows 7 get full support and an unsurpassed graphics experience on NVIDIA-based graphics cards.
?We expect Windows 7, coupled with NVIDIA?s graphics technologies, to deliver the fundamental performance our mutual customers have come to expect. NVIDIA?s graphics technologies enable applications to take advantage of the visual capabilities in Windows 7 such as manipulating photos, video, and 3D graphics. With the expertise NVIDIA has in visual computing, they have been a key contributor to the development of Windows 7.?
Mike Nash
Corporate Vice President of Windows Product Management
Microsoft Corporation [make certain of quote approval]
NVIDIA drivers for Windows 7 Beta
NVIDIA drivers for the Windows 7 Beta release can be downloaded directly from Microsoft?s Windows Update service.

Instructions:
After a fresh installation of the Windows 7 Beta, click on the Start button.
Click Windows Update (it will be pinned to the top of the start menu). You can also type ?Windows Update? into the start menu Search to locate Windows Update.
Within Windows Update, locate and install the NVIDIA driver update (it will either be an important update or an optional update depending on your sy... Read more

A:NVIDIA Graphics Drivers for Windows 7

Or you can just use Vista drivers, since driver architechure is largely unchanged.

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I recently upgraded my OS to windows 10 and was looking for Drivers. All the other drivers are working fine except NVIDYA HD Graphics Drivers (prompted as corrupted on my laptop)  for hp15-r245tx. I would request you to replace the software with the working one. thanks

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I get this error over 10 times a day: display driver stopped responding and has recovered.  Display driver Intel HD Graphics Drivers for windows 8® stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
 
Usually this happens when using firefox and gives me a black firefox window.  Usually I can hit F11 to go full screen and back to restore everything to functioning.  However sometimes firefox locks up, and other times, without any error at all, my mouse gets slow and then the whole computer locks up requiring a hard reset.
 
Windows Home 10, x64. 
Acer Aspire VN7-791G
Bios v1.11
Core i7-4720HQ
8 GB Ram
Intel HD Graphics 4600
also Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M (but I don't think it is ever active)
 
My laptop is an I updated to windows 10 immediately when purchasing this laptop. 
 
Apparently Acer has a "special" intel graphics driver, when I tried to update to the newest generic Intel driver I got the message that I have to use the driver Acer customized for my laptop, I can't use the OEM. 
 
I would be grateful for any knowledgeable advice.
 
 

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Hello Forum,

Today while watching a Youtube video in fullscreen, my computer froze up completely, so I hit reset.
After the "Loading Windows" Screen(the one before the welcome screen), my monitor went black and cycled through inputs as though no signal was found.
By booting in safe mode, I was able to uninstall my graphics driver(I even used Driver Sweeper to get rid of everything related) and my computer was able to boot normally again.
Now, whenever I try to install a graphics driver(any driver, even old ones and the one that came on the CD) I get that black screen when (re)booting.
No new hardware was installed for months before this issue, nor did I update my graphics drivers recently.
I've been googling for about 3 hours now and tried most everything.
Tomorrow I will try out an old graphics card, but I really hope this one isn't broken already since it's not even a year since I bought it.

My Specs are:
Intel i5 2500
4GB RAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 570
Windows 7 Enterprise 64-Bit

Your help will be very much appreciated.

Thanks in Advance,
Myst
 

A:Windows won't start when graphics drivers are installed

So you have a 90-day trial of Windows 7? Try re-installing Windows but get the drivers from here:
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us
 

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Hello all,

I am having an unusual issue inside of Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit).

I was an hour or two into playing Terraria when I suddenly began having screen tearing issues. At the time I was playing on a Gigabyte HD5870 Super OC using drivers from AMD's website. I have had this graphics card inside this machine with this same setup for about a year now with no issues. Thinking the drivers may have become corrupted, I booted into safe mode and used driver sweeper to completely remove my AMD drivers (when the AMD drivers were not installed, the graphics looked fine, the problem went entirely away) and then did a clean re-install of the latest drivers from AMD. The problem returned.

Thinking it might be a problem with the graphics card, I again removed my amd drivers (and again the issue went away while using the standard windows vga drivers) and installed my older nVidida GeForce 9600 GT OC (which was in this same machine with this same setup for about 3 or 4 years with no issues before upgrading to the HD5870), and then installed the latest drivers from nVidia's website, now instead of screen-tearing I am getting grey horizontal lines jumping up and down across the screen (but the problem immediately goes away when reverting back to standard windows VGA driver).

The problem seems to be aggravated by mouse movement and keyboard input as when I am typing or moving the mouse the more and faster the glitches seem to occur.

Also, I noticed on my HD5870 that when the... Read more

A:Graphics Issue When Not Using Standard Windows VGA Drivers

I would Uninstall SYstem mechanic 12 as it will and probaly has caused severe damage to the windows registry and system files. We discourage the use of such programs here at TSG for that reason. Whats the make and model of your PSU?? As well as the 12V rail rating?
 

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Hi,
Long story short - My PC gained a rootkit, which in turn, damaged some system files. One of these was something to do with drivers. I ran AVG's recovery CD, and it did its job removing the threat.
Since then, my computer has been fine on the infection-front.

However, I had to reinstall drivers for quite a few things. My LAN port no longer works (and doesn't seem to like the new drivers I downloaded), but I've worked around that with a USB - Ethernet connetor, which works fine.
My graphics card, a ATI 5570 however, isn't going quite so well.
I already had a copy of the installer for this as I had to downgrade the drivers recently anyway, due to a compatability issue with an older game, so I know this installer works perfectly.
However, since the removal of this threat, the installer for the Catalyst Control Centre and display drivers isn't fuctioning as desired. It only installs CCC, and NOT the display drivers:

When the installer completes, it says 'Installation Complete (warnings occured during installation), although nothing is given in the log file in terms of errors.

Knowing I still had the original install CD, I popped it in and navigated to the drivers section, where it would normally allow you to install just the display drivers.
This starts up, but then gives this error:

Followed by this:
I then thought this might be due to Windows Installer/Installshield, so I tried to redownload that from the Microsoft Website. Ok, so I open that:
Yes, the Windows Instal... Read more

A:Windows Installer and Graphics Card Drivers

Sometimes these rootkits and other rogue malware can be obviated by doing a system restore back to before you got it. Might be worth a try.

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I upgraded my old windows XP with a newer version, and went through the settup smoothly. But my graphics cards drivers were not installed anymore. I bought my computer last year over the internet, and I never got a disk with driver settings. Is there a way I can get my graphics card working withought having to call my manufacturer and asking them for it?
 

A:after updating windows, no drivers for graphics card

All of the major pc sellers have websites with downloads for their products.

Otherwise, open the case, pull the graphics card and see what make and model it is . . the graphics card makers also have drivers on their websites.

wrs
 

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Okay so I'm not that experienced with techforums and I searched the driver query on here and found similar results but nothing that pinpoints just the webcam and graphics card drivers of my particular notebook. I've tried using the HP driver search tool on the website but you can only select Windows 8 when searching. I thought I'd be fine using "Windows Anytime Upgrade" and getting a newer version of Winows 7 with more features. I definitely don't want to get any other version of Windows as the reason I downgraded back to Windows 7 was because I was unhappy with 10 and even 8. This one is absolutely fine for me, there must be drivers available online still for webcam and graphics card? I simply can't search or find my webcam and upon loading Photoshop I receive the error message that my graphics card needs updating  I have wireless internet. Thanks alot

A:Windows 7 Webcam and Graphics Card Drivers

Hi: There are dozens of CQ58 model variations, so please post the full model number or product number of your notebook. The product number can be found on the same sticker as the serial number. Then I can see what graphics driver you need. The webcam won't work unless the graphics driver is installed.  

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I recently did the free Windows 10 upgrade after Windows compatibility showed no issues to do so. After upgrading, I received an error that my AMD graphice drivers were not installed or were not working properly. Winndows Update said the best driver was installed. I went to AMD's website and found that they recommend contacting the computer manufacturer for updated drivers. I contacted HP Support because the drivers were not on my product's web page for download. HP support transferred my call to AMD support, where I received no answer to my call. After completely uninstalling the drivers, I tried installing AMD's latest driver (15.7.1) from their website. I once again received the same error after install completed. There seems to be no solution out there as of yet. If there is, I would love to know what it is, as neither HP nor AMD have been able to help! If not, I would like some idea when HP will have updated drivers posted and available for downoad? Any input greatly appreciated.




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A:windows 10 graphics drivers for pavilion dv7-4264ca

I am having issues with graffics also, in fact I am thinking of rolling back to windows 7.  The idea of waiting for an update while not being able to see a video that I want to watch is kind of not right.  I have noticed that they only give you 30 days after your windows 10 download to convert back to windows 7.

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Hello all.

Not sure what the deal is, but Win10 keeps automatically downloading NVIDIA graphics drivers and software, even though I don't have any NVIDIA hardware. The proper Microsoft graphics drivers are installed.

I did google this and tried to "hide" these updates via some Powershell commands, but everytime I delete the NVIDIA drivers, windows just redownloads them.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Windows keeps downloading NVIDIA graphics drivers

Ever had Nvidia hardware? Perhaps search the registry and see what comes up. be careful before changing things in there though.....

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There are multiple posts in forums for other dv7 variants, so I am starting on here on mine in case someone has solved the puzzle. When upgrading to Windows 10, my slick graphics section flew right outof the vent slots. My ENTERTAINMENT, wide screen, dual graphics, very expensive laptop was unable to upgrade to the newest operating system. The blame starts and ends with HP. This leader in the industry failed to support a 5 years old product by not "testing" (their words) it for Windows 10. AMD is sidestepping this issue by refusing to write drivers for mobility HD 4200 series and mobility HD 5000 series integrated graphics cards. Desktop video cards are CONSTANTLY upgraded. Microsoft has not gotten involved as they have a lot on their plate, and can't allocate resources for one manufacturer and one graphics problem. So, we are back to HP, whose official position so far is their products aren't worth supporting. No further drivers will be forthcoming, buy a newer computer. I searched long and hard to find a machine that suited my needs, and I don't want a different machine, I want HP to man up and support their customers and products. Nobody that has posted in any of the many forums would EVER buy another HP product. Bad move for them, but on to my question. Has anyone found a way to utilize our laptops with Windows 10 and have the graphics section work?

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I let windows update upgrade my graphics drivers to pre 1.1 wddm version, after I rebooted basically I lost my terminal font (which some apps use).

Is this pure coincidence (known windows 7 issue) or could it be graphics driver related?

A:new intel graphics drivers on windows update

Donno on that one. I do know that it wasn't up to par because of a different issue and I had to roll mine back.

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I'm running Windows 7 32-bit, using bootcamp on my macbook pro. I want to be able to play some video games but none work cause I can't update my drivers. This is because windows fails to recognize that I have any graphics cards connected. My cards and specs are listed below, please let me know if you need other information.

My Specs:
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 6 MB
Memory: 4 GB
Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz
Chipset Model: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M , 256 MB
Chipset Model: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT, 512 MB

Thanks!
 

A:Windows 7 will not detect my graphics cards, cannot update drivers

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I recently installed Windows 8.1 and it turned out that I could'nt find suitable drivers for the graphics card of my laptop which is GMA 4500, part of Mobile Intel Series 4. After a bit of reading, I found out that many others are also on the same ship as me.

Previously I tried the drivers from Intel Download Center and the modified drivers from eightforums but both of them gave me an error which read something like 'an error occurred while registering one or more components'.

Now that I have the right drivers, or at least right for my laptop, I am sharing them with others here.

I have successfully tested a software that requires OpenGL2.0 with these drivers and it works great!

NOTES

You most probably don't need a custom certificate installer! I did'nt need one. These drivers are digitally signed.

DRIVER DOWNLOAD

FOR 64 BIT WINDOWS
Mobile Intel Series 4 Driver x64
Version 15.15.3.64.1855
7z File(12.97mb) Link Dead
Archive Password: digitalamerica.us

FOR 32 BIT WINDOWS
Mobile Intel Series 4 Driver x86
Version 15.15.3.1855
7z File(15.52mb) Link Dead
Archive Password: digitalamerica.us
INSTALLATION

1. Unzip 7z archive
2. Run Setup.exe

TROUBLESHOOTING

If you run into an error telling you that you dont have the correct operating system(unlikely to occur), just run the Setup.exe in compatibility mode for Windows 7.

Enjoy & Cheers!

A:Windows 8.1 Mobile Intel Series 4 Graphics Drivers x64

Installed this but still having some problems with graphics. Games are the best example. See attached images.

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NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search

WHQL NVIDIA DRIVER
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Version: 365.10
Release Date for Desktops and Notebooks : May 2nd 2016
In Device Manager: 10.18.13.6510


   Note
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you?ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

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Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Battleborn, Forza Motorsport 6: APEX Beta, Overwatch Beta, and Paragon Beta.

Release Notes: (PDF)
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A:Latest NVIDIA GeForce Graphics Drivers for Windows 10

I have an NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, and I have an update downloading for it that was released 1/30/2015 if WU is to be believed but I cannot see which version this update is supposed to be. I have had graphic card updates fail a lot in Win10 so will update on how this goes.

*Update NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT does not seem to be new enough to be included in this update. Win7 is the latest OS it supports. bummer...

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Here are my specs:
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-6600K 3.50GHz 6MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1151 (Skylake)
MEMORY: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR4/2800MHz Dual Channel Memory (ADATA XPG Z1)
MOTHERBOARD: GIGABYTE G1.Sniper Z170 SLI ATX w/ USB 3.1, 3 PCIe x16, 2
PCIe x1, 3 SATA Express, 6 SATA3, 1 Ultra M.2
OS: Windows 10 Home (64-bit Edition)
POWERSUPPLY: 750 Watts - EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G1 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply
VIDEO: AMD Radeon R9 390X 8GB GDDR5 PCIe 3.0 x16 Video Card 
 
I recently bought a PC from CyberPower PC and everything seems fine except for the graphics card. When I first connected it there were green bars and horizontal lines on the screen so I checked to see if it was seated properly but then after reconnecting it I would just get black screen (No Signal). Tried a clean install of drivers by booting into safe mode and using DDU by Guru3D to remove the AMD graphics drivers then rebooting and installing the drivers from the AMD website. It gets past the installer download (Catalyst and Crimson tried both) but as soon as it hits installing Display Driver it always hangs for a sec then BSOD, same thing when trying to install the windows update for r9 390 devices. Just incase I also ran memtest and got no errors. Is it possibly just a faulty graphics card?
 
Here's what I got from the dump file analysis.

Spoiler

 
Microsoft ® Windows Debugger Version 10.0.10586.567 X86
Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
 
 
Loading Dump ... Read more

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Does anyone know if Intel HD & Iris Graphics Drivers Version 21.20.16.4526 WHQL works with HD Graphics 630 on Windows 7 x64?

These video drivers include Kaby Lake iGPU device IDs. Have a look at igdlh64.inf line 155 and devid.info/237509

Does 2D / 3D run without crashing on Win7 x64?

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I need to know if anyone knows where to get a window 7 driver for an ATI Radeon X1250 intragrated graphics card? I can not change my screen resolution to be able to load the games that we often play.

This system just crashed 5 days ago and it has taken many days to get it back up and running.... Im about to restore Windows XP. My computer is a custom built so if you would need some of the specs here is what I know:

Asus M2A-VM Bios version 2.01
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3000+ 1.80 Ghz
ATI Radeon X1250 Intragrated graphics
2.75 Gb Ram
Windows 7 32bit Home premium with service pack 1

I have downloaded the catalyst from AMD several times none of them seem to even really want to install and do nothing as far as I can see.

Any help would be greaty appreciated!

A:Ati Radeon X1250 Based Graphics and Windows 7 drivers

Sorry, don't have an actual link ... but if you go to the AMD drivers site and look around, you should see a link there for "legacy" drivers, or something like that. The current 11.x driver will not work with the X-series cards, as far as I know, but I believe that v10.2 will work. If it doesn't, try one of the 9.x versions.

Whatever you download, make sure it has "legacy" in the filename.

And if it's one of the 9.x versions, I believe that you will have to use XP-compatibility mode with it.

Sorry, but it's been quite a while since I used an x-series ATI card and I'm a little rusty on the details.

Perhaps someone else still using an x-series card can provide more info ...

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Hi, I've got HP Pavilion dv7-6b75eo laptop and have recently updated to windows 8.1 x64. Obviously with the OS update the old graphic drivers no longer work. Any ideas how to resolve the issue or at least when HP will release new drivers (if it ever will)? Thanks.













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A:windows 8.1 amd/ati radeon 6700m switchable graphics drivers

It appears that the solution described in this post (http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Display-and-Video/dv7-4069-wm-switchable-graphics-under-windows-8-1/td-p/3028229) resolved the issue with switchable graphics and windows 8.1 Here is a direct link: http://leshcatlabs.net/2013/11/11/amd-enables-legacy-switchable-graphics-support/

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NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search

Hot Fix NVIDIA DRIVER
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Version: 359.12
Release Date for Desktops and Notebooks : December 2nd 2015
In Device Manager: 10.18.13.5912


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This is a GeForce Hot Fix driver, version 359.12 that addresses the following issue:

Game crashes on certain GeForce GTX 860M notebooks
Click the appropriate link to download.

Windows 7 and 8
64 bit Notebook

32 bit Notebook

Windows 10
64 bit Notebook - Win10

32 bit Notebook - Win 10




WHQL NVIDIA DRIVER
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Version: 359.06
Release Date for Desktops and Notebooks : December 1st 2015
In Device Manager: 10.18.13.5906


   Note
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you?ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Just Cause 3 and Rainbow Six: Siege


Release Notes: (PDF)
Desktop - Game Ready Driver Release Notes (v359.06)

Notebook - Game Ready Driver Release Notes(v359.06)

Control Panel User's Guide

A:Latest NVIDIA GeForce Graphics Drivers for Windows 8

Currently experiencing some sporadic problems with this driver. Basically, I get pink/purple artifacts across the screen and then the system locks up. Sometimes it is able to recover, but sometimes it automatically reboots. It's not the card, as it is working perfectly in the other OSes with the latest appropriate drivers.

Been checking the NVidia forums about this, and I'm not the only one with this problem: Windows 8 Graphic Glitch - NVIDIA Forums and Windows 8 Consumer Preview Geforce Desktop/Notebook Driver Information - NVIDIA Forums - Page 6 describes the symptoms I'm getting perfectly.

It should be pointed out though that issues were present with the graphics drivers with the Beta versions of Windows 7 as well (not necessarily the same issues, but issues nonetheless). Hopefully, these will be ironed out over time.

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Does anyone know if Intel HD & Iris Graphics Drivers Version 21.20.16.4526 WHQL works with HD Graphics 630 on Windows 7 x64?

These video drivers include Kaby Lake iGPU device IDs. Have a look at igdlh64.inf line 155 and devid.info/237509

Does 2D / 3D run without crashing on Win7 x64?

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I have recently been having an odd error with my computer. Recently, I decided I would upgrade the graphics card in my computer at home. I bought a Radeon 4670 and installed it in the computer just fine (it was replacing a Geforce 9400 GT) and got everything up and running. However, I decided after playing games a little that I wanted to see if I could get any more out of the graphics card and so used the ATI Overdrive feature that comes with the Catalyst Control Center. This seemed to freeze, so I rebooted as the application suggests if this occurs, to reset the clock speeds. However my problem began here... the computer would just freeze at the Windows XP logo splash screen, a couple of bars would pass and then it would just stop. This would also be accompanied by beeping noises that appear to be coming from the motherboard.

I tried a number of things to remedy this. Firstly, the computer boots fine in safe mode and if there are no graphics drivers installed. I tried doing a clean install of Windows XP, using older driver versions, sending the graphics card to be replaced but all to no avail. Everything is fine until I install the drivers and then this freezing and beeping hits in. I tried another ATI graphics card as well (a 4550 I believe) and the problem still persisted. I have a feeling that it may be a motherboard related issue... but I'm not too sure what would have happened.

Any help would be greatly appreciated .
 

A:Installing graphics drivers stops Windows XP boot

What motherboard do you have? We need the make and model of either the motherboard or the system if its a big brand box system.

Also what power supply do you have?
 

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I installed windows 7 on my HP Pavilion g6-2240sa however, the windows 8 graphics drivers are not compatible with windows 7. Can someone please give me a link to some appropriate compatible drivers.

A:HP Pavilion g6-2240sa Windows 7 64Bit graphics drivers

Hi: This should work... http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAGE/public/psi/swdDetails/?lang=en&cc=US&swItem...

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My comp keeps crashing on me. I've tried all of the trouble shooting i've found here from these forums and am still having problems. I've done about 30 fresh installs of windows in the past 6 months trying to get it to work properly. Doesn't matter if i'm running of my onboard video or my added vid cards. Doesn't matter if I run one or both RAM sticks. Doesn't matter if I run one or both vid cards. The pop up I get in the corner is what I've gone with for looking into trouble shooting. It refers to the graphics drivers crashing and then recovering. Doesn't matter if nothing is happening or not. Can sit fine for days, can turn it on and get 10 seconds out of it before it crashes. If i had any codes that it would give me I would help more on the situation. But when it crashes and doesn't recover I get no video; on either monitor. I'm getting very frustrated, this is the first time I've ever had this happen. This is the 4th computer I've built. First to involve any windows newer then XP. XP doesn't run my comp the way I would like it to. Some of the programs I use don't work with the 64-bit XP OS.

A:graphics card crashing, drivers installed and reinstalled windows same

As an addition to my first post I would also like to add that I am using correct CrossFire configurations when I have it all hooked up with multiple GPU's on the motherboard.

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Quick specs overview:

EVGA P55 SLI e655 Motherboard

EVGA Geforce GTX 470 (not OC'd as far as I know. Connected via DVI to VGA)

Intel i5 750 @ 2.67GHz

4GB DDR3 Corsair SMX RAM

Corsair TX 750 W PSU.

I reinstalled windows 7 recently (Had windows 10 before) and basically my issue is that when I installed the GPU onto my motherboard and installed the drivers from NVIDIA (note I also tried the drivers from EVGAs site as well) windows will hang at the "Windows is starting" screen and it will play the welcome sound effect but will never go past that screen though. I can boot into safe mode and stuff just fine and windows will boot fine when I uninstall the graphics drivers. I am at a complete loss for solutions and could really use some help.

I've tried restarting from safe mode, running a memory test, updating windows 7 to SP1 and nothing as worked. When I tried installing the chipset drivers from EVGA for my mobo it gives me an unknown error so I'm not sure if I am not doing something right or what.

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Dear all,
have the laptop with installed Windows 8.1 po (cause it is corporate standard, other OS isn't supported inside my company, sorry). Any attempts to install Intel HD there wasn't successful: not from Dell site, nor Intel - "This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software" in spite of Windows 8.1 is in the list of compatible OS on the driver's description, e.g.:
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26604/Graphics--15-45-Intel-?product=96551
The only graphic driver was installed is Microsoft Basic Adapter, but I can't connect extra monitor by HDMI with this driver.
Please don't recommend me to install Win10 - I can't do it now. I need any other solutions! Thanks in advance!

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"display driver intel graphics accelerator drivers for windows vista r stopped responding and has successfully recovered."

platform:windows 7

A:intel graphics accelerator drivers for windows vista(R) stopped..

Hello Fernando now just what is it you are asking? If you are having problems with graphics then we shall need to see what the model is of that machine as you have only got Acer Veriton series in the system specs.

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Hello all.

I have recently bought a new Windows 7 system and am having a problem installing the graphics card drivers. The store I bought it from pre-installed the OS and all the drivers, and when I fired up the computer for the first time, it got to the point just after the "starting windows" screen - the glowing windows logo desktop background appeared, but the mouse pointer, icons, task bar, start button, etc. did not appear, and I could do nothing at that point other than turn off the computer. So I restarted the computer, booted in safe mode, used system recovery to restore to a previous point, and then I was able to start the computer properly. Then using the process of elimination I figured out that the graphics card drivers were causing the hanging problem.

The card is an Nvidia GeForce 210 512MB.

The other specs for the computer are as follows:

Motherboard: MSI H55M-E33
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
CPU: Intel i7 870
4GB RAM.

So how can I get around this problem with my graphics card drivers stopping Windows 7 from starting properly? I was trying to install the latest driver package available from Nvidia's website.

A:Windows 7 hangs on startup after installing Nvidia graphics drivers

I had a similar problem: I downloaded the driver for my Nvidia GF 8200 M G graphics card from NVidia's website, and when I started the setup program, it told me that I didn't have required hardware or software.

To solve this problem, I suggest you to use a software called DriverMax (available from Download DriverMax and update your Windows Vista drivers, a short registration is needed after installing it) In the main window, click "Check for driver updates", and the results will be shown in your web browser. Find your graphics adapter, and download the driver for it. Your browser will attempt to download a file with a .dmx-info extension, that's only an information file, which contains, from where the driver needs to be acquired.

After adding the driver to the downlaod list, wait until it's downloaded. Then click Install drivers. After the procedure a system reboot will be required.

I hope it helped.

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Quick specs overview:

EVGA P55 SLI e655 Motherboard

EVGA Geforce GTX 470 (not OC'd as far as I know. Connected via DVI to VGA)

Intel i5 750 @ 2.67GHz

4GB DDR3 Corsair SMX RAM

Corsair TX 750 W PSU.

I reinstalled windows 7 recently (Had windows 10 before) and basically my issue is that when I installed the GPU onto my motherboard and installed the drivers from NVIDIA (note I also tried the drivers from EVGAs site as well) windows will hang at the "Windows is starting" screen and it will play the welcome sound effect but will never go past that screen though. I can boot into safe mode and stuff just fine and windows will boot fine when I uninstall the graphics drivers. I am at a complete loss for solutions and could really use some help.

I've tried restarting from safe mode, running a memory test, updating windows 7 to SP1 and nothing as worked. When I tried installing the chipset drivers from EVGA for my mobo it gives me an unknown error so I'm not sure if I am not doing something right or what.

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Dear all,
have the laptop with installed Windows 8.1 po (cause it is corporate standard, other OS isn't supported inside my company, sorry). Any attempts to install Intel HD there wasn't successful: not from Dell site, nor Intel - "This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software" in spite of Windows 8.1 is in the list of compatible OS on the driver's description, e.g.:

The only graphic driver was installed is Microsoft Basic Adapter, but I can't connect extra monitor by HDMI with this driver.
Please don't recommend me to install Win10 - I can't do it now. I need any other solutions! Thanks in advance!

A:(Redirected) Dell Vostro 5468 vs Intel HD Graphics drivers and Windows 8.1 pro

As you have a laptop, best to post this in the Laptop Forum here:http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/default.aspx
Bev.

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We are using Word 2003 SP2, running on on WinXP version 2002 SP2.
to briefly illustrate our problem:

Say I have four Word files, called B, C, D and E. Each file is three-to-five pages long, and each file ends with a Next page section break, created by dropping down the Insert menu and selecting Break... > Next page. Remember that - each of the four files ends with a Section Break (Next Page).

I create a fifth file, called A, which is a composite of files B through E inserted as links (because I want to be able to update files B through E and then pull those changes into file A). My new and blank file A is open, and I drop down the Insert menu, select File, and navigate to the file called B. I press the Insert button at the lower-right of the Insert File window and select Insert as Link. I repeat this process for files C, D and E so that, when I finish, file A is made up of files B through E, each inserted as link.

When I review file A and scroll from top to bottom, I notice that file D's text does not begin at the top of the page following the end of file C's text, as you would expect with a Section Break (Next Page) inserted at the end of file C, but rather the Section Break (Next Page) has somehow turned into a Section Break (Continue) during the linking process to file A, and so file D's text begins on the same page and a line or two below the end of file C's text. This is bad.

Can someone tell me how I can prevent my Section Break (Next Page) f... Read more

A:Section Break (Next Page) turns into Section Break (Continue)

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Hello! I would like to start by thanking anyone in advance who can help me fix my problem. Quite often, I get an error message saying "Display driver Intel Graphics Accelerator Drivers for Windows XP(R) stopped responding and has successfully recovered." I do, however, have Windows 7 Professional 32-bit. The screen turns black and then flashes white. I can only resume use of my computer if I close out all my chrome tabs multiple times and reopen them. Is this a hardware problem? Can it be fixed?

Thanks so much in advance,
Zero
 

A:Display driver Intel Graphics Acelerator Drivers for Windows XP(R) stopped responding

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Hello! I would like to start by thanking anyone in advance who can help me fix my problem. Quite often, I get an error message saying "Display driver Intel Graphics Accelerator Drivers for Windows XP(R) stopped responding and has successfully recovered." The screen turns black and then flashes white. I can only resume use of my computer if I close out all my chrome tabs multiple times and reopen them. Is this a hardware problem? Can it be fixed?

Thanks so much in advance,
Zero
 

A:Solved: Display driver Intel Graphics Acelerator Drivers for Windows XP(R) stopped re

you have a duplicated post here - although marked solved
please do not duplicate post here

closing this one

continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1079776-display-driver-intel-graphics-acelerator.html
 

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After upgrading to Windows 10 I have been having weeks of problems with the AMD 8870M graphics card on my son's Inspiron 5737 with the computer freezing up.  In the end it was necessary to deactivate the graphics card and deinstall the driver to prevent the computer freezing up.

I have checked for all driver updates and have successfully installed autodetected driver updates (as of the 28th October so after a recent driver update of all on the 27th October) including,
- The Intel chipset drivers
- The Intel HD graphics driver
Moving on to the AMD driver I downloaded this from the Dell driver site and (after deactivating automatic Windows 10 driver updates) ran the driver installation software.  This starts ok, but then freezes part way through the installation ... the screen freezes and shortly afterwards the cooling fan goes into overdrive.   After 10-20 minutes I do a hard shutdown and restart the computer.
This process has been repeated several times with both the drivers from the Dell site and from the AMD download center.  No success, same result.
Any help would be appreciated!

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RELEVANCY SCORE 45.6

After upgrading to Windows 10 I have been having weeks of problems with the AMD 8870M graphics card on my son's Inspiron 5737 with the computer freezing up.  In the end it was necessary to deactivate the graphics card and deinstall the driver to prevent the computer freezing up.

I have checked for all driver updates and have successfully installed autodetected driver updates (as of the 28th October so after a recent driver update of all on the 27th October) including,
- The Intel chipset drivers
- The Intel HD graphics driver
Moving on to the AMD driver I downloaded this from the Dell driver site and (after deactivating automatic Windows 10 driver updates) ran the driver installation software.  This starts ok, but then freezes part way through the installation ... the screen freezes and shortly afterwards the cooling fan goes into overdrive.   After 10-20 minutes I do a hard shutdown and restart the computer.
This process has been repeated several times with both the drivers from the Dell site and from the AMD download center.  No success, same result.
Any help would be appreciated!

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