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Q: Lenovo Y410P: Graphics Card/Driver crashing and fr...

I have been using this y410p to play games for almost three years now, and a small set of problems has slowly started to build. As of now, most of my games will crash within 5-10 minutes of starting, commonly accompanied by the error "Display driver has stopped responding and recovered". Most of the time, the game will just freeze with the audio continuing and I am able to close it. Sometimes however, I get much more severe crashes, where the sound over 5 seconds becomes extremely distorted, and my mouse movement becomes increasingly laggy until the whole thing just freezes, with a monotone buzzing sound coming from the speakers. I have noticed that the display driver crashes generally occur when my disk randomly spiked to 100%. Even a single second of it can cause my whole computer to crash. As of now, I can't play games that my computer has easily been able to run before. I've tried using IdeaFan to keep temperatures down, but I don't think it's temperatures causing it, seeing as I've seen it happen multiple times when the temperature is only around 50. If any of you have an idea of what could be causing this, please respond. Also of note, I am running Windows 10, which I have heard can be problematic for the y410p. Could that be causing the issue?

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo Y410P: Graphics Card/Driver crashing and fr...

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 bought a y410p last December and I am extremely satisfied with it, but I would like to put in another GT 755m graphics card into the ultrabay, but I have only been able to find a removable graphics card for the y510p. I was wondering if anyone knows if and when the y410p version is coming out, or if there are any alternatives. Such as whether putting the y510p graphics card into my y410p would fit/work or any other alternative. Thank you in advance.

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A:Y410p Graphics Card Upgrade Question

Y410p is not built to accomodate a second GT755M card. Although, there have been a few mods which people have implemented to fit a card in that Ultrabay slot. The mod includes modifying the GT755M card casing to get it to fit into the slot. Check out this thread - http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/Y410P-Sli-Problems/m-p/1508198#M118852

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My Nvidia Geforce 470 driver keeps crashing when I am in game. I have tried down grading and upgrading to all different driver versions but it hasn't worked.

It only seems to be in games as well, I have tried torture tests etc on my graphics card and it works fine however when launching a game and playing it for 20 minutes or so it will crash?

Event viewer giving me this error:

Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered.

Can anyone help me please?

A:Graphics card driver keeps crashing

Are the specs listed for the current PC in thread (signature area) for PC with issue or for the system listed in the system specs area of your profile?

To start, check to make sure the the GPU is fully seated and that the power connection(s) are firmly seated.

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I bet you've had soo many of thses anyway.(due pardon the spelling)
I recently got a new graphic card for my PC.
Once I installed the driver the PC seamed to work fine,then I got many driver crashing,the drivers are the lateist version and The graphic card is a ASUS Geforce210.
I do sometimes get the BSOD but the majority of the time it recovers.
I'm currently runing in safe mode.
System spec are the following:
CPU:AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1035T Processor
Motherboard:Acer RS880M05
Graphic card:NVIDIA GeForce 210

Thanks in advance.

A:graphics card driver crashing

What are you doing when it crashes? And which drivers do you have installed?

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Hi I am having some trouble with my graphics card or driver crashing on a new PC when trying to play World of Warcraft, It will only last anything between 5-15 minutes.

I have been only using Mac's for a long time so really don't know about the various tools etc out there to assist. So far I have downloaded TechPowerUp GPU-Z to monitor the temperature, when I am using the computer for work etc the temp sits around 44oC. Once I start the game this quickly climbs to the 90's.

When the crash occurs both monitor go black and then I see the message on them saying monitor going to sleep. The PC remains on in either two states. One that it sounds normal and the game sound is still playing, the other state is that fans in the PC spin up really fast and loud and I have to hold the power button to shut the PC down.

In the AMD CCC, I have tried with the std setting and pulling the target cpu temp down from 95 to 90 and increasing the max fan speed to 50. This didn't seem to make much difference.

The driver packing version I am using is 13.251-131206a-166389C-ATI

I put all my PC spec into the fields when I joined this forum, so hope it's easy to find as you ma need to know this. I know this card is way overkill for World of Warcraft so don't really understand why this is happening. Also in WOW I tried changing from Direct X 11 to 9 and pulled down the graphics spec, but it made no difference. All I can really say is with the temp of the graphics CPU, I expected the fan on ... Read more

A:Graphics Card/Driver Crashing AMD Radeon R9 290

dont worry about the temperature in this instance as the r9's are designed to run that hot and will run that hot for the life of the card.

is that the latest version of the drive youve downloaded or the bundled cd version. sorry I cant check as im on my phone.
if it is try the latest beta version, these sometimes have a few bug fixes.

also what power supply are you using? as its missing from your list. most r9's require 500w psu minimum and some brands state upto 600w.

a cheap higher wattage psu cant always deliver reliable wattages and or actually go as high as they state.

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I posted about this in another thread where it was revealed that my graphics card was under powered. I got a new psu with more than enough wattage and had it installed. Since then I've still had issues not being able to run anything graphically intensive, my driver crashing and my screen going black briefly, and bluescreening. I would greatly appreciate any help you can offer.

A:Graphics Card not working - driver crashing and bluescreens

whats the make and model and wattage of new unit? TRY COMPLETELY REMOVING ALL AMD DRIVERS AND SOFTWARE then restart and reinstall fresh drivers.

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I'm having troubles with video. below are computer specs.
I play command & conqueer tiberium alliances, running firefox multiple profile. 9 profiles running concurently with greasemonkey scripts in each. Irrelevent but so you know what is running at time of crash.

I've got MSI afterburner on. This helps the instant crashing as in computer shutting right down. When I have afterburner runing at default settings but set fan to 100% it seems to slow down crashing. When fan runs at 100% the temp is between 30-34c. when it shows on task bar upwards around 40 it is close to a crash. It seems when there is a load on a browser when doing a sim attack or multiple attacks is when it gets closest to crash. When fan running 100% it will start crashing browser profiles. without fan running ful as soon as there is a sim load or attack then the computer would just crash right off. I've got drivers all up to date. i've seen AMD site posting regarding issues and have used that new driver without any luck. I had trouble earlier when using computer as bitcoin miner. i ended up running with just a plain jane vid card and things stayed more stable. Any idea would be greatly appreciated.

MB: ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0 Socket AM3+
CPU: AMD FD8320FRHKBOX FX-8320 Eight-Core 3.5GHz AM3+ Processor - AM3+, Eight-Core, 3.5GHz, 16MB, 125W, Unlocked
system ram: 32GB
power supply: SolidGear 650W Power Supply - ATX, Single 12V Rail

A:Graphics Card/Driver Crashing MSI AMD Radeon R9 270x

It's not a temperature issue. ~40c is idle speed. A temp issue with that card would be 100c+

Quote: Originally Posted by Urbandarkskies

I I had trouble earlier when using computer as bitcoin miner. i ended up running with just a plain jane vid card and things stayed more stable.

What type of card? AMD or nvidia? If it was nvidia, it might be worthwhile downloading and installing Driver Fusion, un-isnstalling the AMD drivers, running Driver Fusion to clean all Nvidia and/or AMD entries and re-installing your drivers. Even if not a nvidia card, it's still a step worth trying.

After completely ruling out drivers - It's possible that the card itself is faulty or the PSU since you had issues with stability running bitcoin.

For the GPU, as a test - either downclock your video card in afterburner, or increase the voltage if you can.

For the PSU, check the voltage reporting in the BIOS. Short of using a multimeter, it's almost impossible to check voltages accurately but the BIOS reporting
Have you tried another browser for C&C?

What about proper 3D fullscreen games - any issues with them if you have any?

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Hello,  I have the Lenovo y40 with the intel i7-4510 and wthe AMD Radeon R9 M275 graphics card. About 1 month ago, I was in the middle of a game when my computer just shut down and gave me a blue screen. Since then, I have been unable to run my computer with the graphics driver enabled. At first, I thought it may be a driver issue and have tried both the Lenovo drivers from their page (which seemed a bit outdated) as well as the AMD drivers from the website, neither of which have worked.  Furthermore, I did do a fresh install today in hopes that would fix it, however, it did not. I get the same thing, the moment it recognizes that the AMD card is working I get a BSOD.  Some of the error codes that I have gotten with the BSODs are as follow: THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER, BAD_POOL_HEADER, KERNAL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE, SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION, BAD_POOL_CALLER, VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE, and KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (NTFS.sys). 

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Hello,I can't seem to find specific information about this pc related to this topic. I have a client that wants to have a hdmi port and dual monitor installed. I looked everywhere in the bios settings, I tried using a usb-to-vga adapter & and vga, dvi-d cable & vga (this mirrors both monitors, but cannot extend the display). When I changed the settings on the bios to use the built in graphics, it gives me the option to enable multiple monitors but cannot use my pcie graphic card. If i select to use the pcie graphic card, i cannot use the built in graphic ports or the usb-to-vga adapter (it does not see the other monitor) and also if I use the dvi adpater and the vga it mirrors the display. I'm guessing that the bios does not support dual graphic cards but thought of asking here. The reason the client wants this is to be able to connect a projector using hdmi and to have dual monitors. Any information will be greatly appreaciate it. Thank you.   

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Buen día,  Tengo un computador lenovo Y410P que sufrio un daño en las visagras de apertura del computador. Despues de arreglar dicho problema mi computador comenzo a apagarse de manega inesperada, algunas veces se apaga y vuelva a inicar entrando a la Bios, y otras veces simplemente se apaga. El tiempo que dura encendido tambien es variable, es decir, a veces estoy navegando normalmente en internet y de pronto se apaga, como puede estar simplemente arrancando el sistema y se apaga.  Quisiera Saber si existe algun metodo para deshabilitar el boton de Recovery, pues creo yo que es el que esta molestando, o si alguno de ustedes ha tenido el mismo problema que me pueda aconsejar. Muchas Gracias

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My Lenovo Y410P (64-bit edition) came shipped with Windows 8.1.  I upgraded to Windows 10 last year.  Recently, my computer began freezing, and often times would not boot up.  I was forced to re-install Windows.  All is fine now except that the Lenovo Management software is nowhere to be found.  Yes, it is available from the Lenovo website but there is no listing nor reference to that software that is compatible with the Lenovo Y410P running Windows 10 (upgrade) 64-bit.  As a result, my batter is stuck at the 60% charge with no way to change that. Can anyone tell me, definitively, if that software is still available for the Lenovo Y410P running Windows 10 Home 64-bit?  If so, where can I find it?

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Hit power, keyboard lights up for about a second, fan spins briskly. Then the keyboard light turns off, the fan spins softly, but the LCD panel never lights up. I tried plugging it into an external monitor but no signal out of HDMI. If I hold down the power button for 10 seconds it turns fully 'off.'Laptop is fully charged. I've verified that the battery is well seated.    

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I am writing this post to acquire additional information about why this may be. What I have is a Lenovo y410p that shipped with just the standard 1tb hard drive (I did not get the additional ssd). I purchased a small, working, 16gb m.2 ssd to try out in the laptop before I spend money on something much larger. I open up the laptop, plug it in (it some fiit perfectly, not a hitch) and assemble and turn the laptop back on. Now, after playing in the BIOS which doesn't allow you to change anything (horrible BIOS btw), it also does not show up in device/disk manager. According to the BIOS it does not see the drive at all. I had once, miraculously, it did see the drive, then when I booted it was gone. Does anyone have an idea how I may be able to enable that port? Or if that port on mine is busted? ... Key Points- The m.2 drive itself is working, and tested in an external enclosure- Drive has showed up in BIOS like twice, randomly, then not after computer is booted- Drive has never shown up in device/disk manager- I know this is the right drive, m.2 ngff ssd because it fits and is not pci-e based. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I know there is not a whole lot of documentation on this issue anywhere else, so we may be able to help someone else out as well!

A:Lenovo Y410p M.2 SSD port not working

It might need to get the drive initialize and then install a program to make it act as a cache. I'm not sure if the program is Expresscache but take a look at this procesure if it is what you need.

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Greetings. Yesterday i went back from work and got wet by rain. Unfortunately, my bag with my Lenovo Ideapad Y410p got really wet. And my fault is, I directly turn on my laptop at home, and as expected it wont start. That day i decide to let it dry and try again next day. In next day, I try to turn in on again, but it wont power up. When i press power button, power indicator (and power button light) just flash for 1 sec, and flash again every 3-4 sec. The fan works. When i plug in charger, indicator led shows it charging. What could have wrong? Please help. 

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I was using my bluetooth mouse when it suddenly stopped. Digging into it, it looks like bluetooth is no longer working on my y410p laptop.  - I no longer have bluetooth options under All Settings > Devices (Windows 10)- Bluetooth no longer shows up in my device manager In my computer properties there's an Unknown USB Device that is listed as "Port_#0007_#Hub#0003". I'm guessing this is my bluetooth card, which is no longer working. Can comeone with a working Intel bluetooth module confirm?  The device events show a Device not started description "Device USB\VID_0000&PID_0002\... had a problem starting" My guess is that my bluetooth adapter is blown, but I'm hoping it's something that can be fixed through software.  Thanks.

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Hello guys, I have levono y410p laptop win 8.1, and my HDMI is not working at all, I updated the intel and nvidia to the latest driver, not fix. I bought the HDMI cable from ebay and it is 9 feet long, this hdmi cable does work on my hdtv to direct tv device/moden, but does not work on my HP 2311 monitor that has hdmi port. My laptop vga does work on vga port to hp 2311 monitor. There is no setting on bios to enable the hdmi at all, please help, thanks.

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Ok, so I had just picked up this laptop second hand about 2 weeks ago. When I had first gotten it, it was on Windows 10. Realizing not long after, that the GPU software was not installed. So given the drivers Lenovo and Nvidia provided, I installed what was neccessary. After everything was installed, I noticed that the Nvidia Control Panel, like before, was still not accessable. If you right click on the desktop, it does not pop up. I tried going into the hidden icon tab and on the GeForce Experiance tab by right clicking it to access the Nvidia Control Panel and I get a message saying "Nvidia display settings not availabe - You are not currently using a display with a NVIDIA GPU" As well as Device Manager giving me the 'Error 43' with the annoying yellow triangle... So following forums elsewhere, I was suggested to down grade to Windows 8.1. After doing so, I had tried installing the drivers (This time in orderly fashion) and to my luck, it still doesn't work... Even gained problems like GeForce Experience not working most of the time, just a dead app. I tried using DDU to un-install, reinstall and no luck. I then used DDU again, but installed earlier drivers off a 3rd party provider and install the updates through the older version of GeForce Experience I found. That worked and the GeForce Experience app seemed to be working great, but more problems have occured. To simplify it out a little, I will list them. Problems as follows: - Computer boots with no Control P... Read more

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A:HDMI not working on lenovo y410p

Can you try testing the same HDMI cord on another machine? Chances are that cord could possibly be faulty. Thanks.  - Price 

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Ever since the latest update, Firefox has been crashing my display driver. I have no idea why it would be doing it, but I know it's FF because it only happens when FF is open. It also has been using a lot of memory as well. I don't use a lot of plug-ins. If I have FF open, sometimes with as few as two tabs up and no other programs running, the display will suddenly go black (no input message then goes to sleep). I ctrl-alt-del, but still nothing for a few minutes. Then the display comes back on and I get this notification that pops up about how the display driver crashed and recovered, and then everything is fine. FF is the latest version and so is my display driver. Could it be because I don't have Windows 7 SP1 installed?

A:Graphics driver crashing

If you're running version 9.0, go to Help > About Firefox and click the Check For Updates button. A new 9.0.1 update was released today to fix a problem with system crashes.

It wouldn't do any harm to update Windows 7 to SP1, but I don't know if it will fix your Firefox problem which sounds like it's due to drivers, plugins or addons.

Try disabling all your addons, then restart Firefox and see if the problem returns. If this fixes it, reinstall your addons one at a time, restarting Firefox after each one and testing until it crashes again. The last addon reinstalled is the most likely cause, so see if there's an update available for it yet to make it fully compatible with the latest Firefox.

Also, make sure your plugins are up to date. Click here to test: Firefox Plugin Checker

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This problem began two months ago when i updated my driver. while playing planet side two my screen turned into black and green little squares, then my whole screen when black. When the graphics re appeared a little window appeared on the bottom right corner of my screen saying " windows kernel mode driver 306.97 has stopped working and has recovered". I thought it was a problem with my driver so i tried reverting to a older version of the driver and still experianced crashes. When the latest version of the driver came out a few days ago i tried upgrading tot hat one and experienced greater problems with blue screen of death. I checked my GPU temp and its around 45 when nothing but mozilla is running besides the typical programs that start up with windows. Any idea of what may be causing this? i have had this graphics card and computer for about a year now playing graphic intense games such as wow, darfall, and now planetside2 without any problem till a few months ago. I can also link the dumpfile if that helps?

A:Graphics driver crashing

You don't mention the brand of your unit, but some of the major's have built in hardware diagnostics. If not, download one of the online Graphic Card tests. Even though the unit is only a year old, it could be the hardware.

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 I just recieved the laptop 3 days ago and whenever i try to run a game on the laptop that uses the 755m it will often cause the driver to crash especially when the power is plugged in and when it is not plugged in the game will run but at a very low framerate. The games i have tested are CS:GO, Team Fortress 2, and World of Warcraft.All of these game will run fine when the power is not plugged in but when i plug in the power i will get graphics glitched and the drivers crashing soon afterwards sometimes it just bluescreens me, i am in desperate need of help.  Nvidia driver version 331.82 Image of graphics glitch Also whenever i plug or unplug the power adapter the screen will go black for a second or two and then come back 


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A:Lenovo Y410p Nvidia GT 755M problems Please help.

I just downgraded the driver from 331.82 to an older one 327.62 which was available on the lenovo support site. It seems to be more stable but i still get those graphics glitches.

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Where did my new topic "Lenovo Ideapad Y410p won't power on... No power light?" go???I posted an update to a post I made two years ago. It should be new and at the top as it's concerning TODAY, not back then?  I posted in the Lenovo P, Y and Z series Notebooks section. 

Lenovo Ideapad Y410p - Intel Core i7 4700MQ - DDR3 16GB Memory - Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5" SATA III SSD +24G SSD - 1TB HDD SATA II HDD via Ultrabay - DVDRW via Ultrabay - Single/SLI Nvidia 750M + Intel 4600 HD - 9 cell 7800mAh battery - Windows 10 Pro x64

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Hello, I'm planning to buy the Toshiba RC100 NVMe SSD to upgrade my Lenovo Y410P.Here's the specification for the Toshiba RC100: https://ssd.toshiba-memory.com/en-amer/ssd/rc100#more-specsFrom documentation, the RC100 needs 2242 M.2 B-M key socket which is the same as Y410P.But I'm not sure if Y410P support PCIe Interface as required by RC100. Anyone can help? 

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These are my specs

> Manufacturer : Dell Dimension DIM4700

> Mainboard : Dell 0M3918

> Chipset : Intel i915G

> Processor : Intel Pentium 4 530J @ 3000 MHz

> Physical Memory : 1536 MB

> Video Card : ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series
HD3850 512 PCI-e

> Hard Disk : WDC (80 GB)

> CD-Rom Drive : SONY CDRW/DVD CRX330E

> Monitor Type : Dell Computer DELL E771a - 15 inches

> Network Card : Intel Corporation 82562EZ PRO/100 Ethernet Controller

> Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.01.2600 Service Pack 2

> DirectX : Version 9.0c (July 2007)

Now i have a big problem and a multitude of possibilities.
Recently i have installed an HD3850. Now whenever i play most games, i often get a crash. Crash could happen instantly or in a few minutes depending on the game. Generally crash was my screen freezing, then turning black, sound vibrating, and occasionaly it would then go to a blue screen with an error message
my first error message was Your Graphics Processor got stuck in an infinite loop.
After reinstalling my drivers the blue screen error changed to an error with aticqag.dll or atidvag.dll
for a different reason i had to reinstall windows, and i installed the drivers again
now similar problems

First, when installing the supplied drivers they installed some sort of HDMI audio drivers for my graphics card. However i do not have w/e i need for this so i was forced to disable it in sound options and change the sound source to my so... Read more

A:Graphics Card Crashing

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I built my own pc from scratch but every now and again the screen freeze for about 10 seconds, goes black and comes back on, then a notification pops up on the bottom right saying the graphics card stopped working and has been restarted.

I've tried uninstalling the drivers and tried loads of versions including the new beta one but it still does it.

I ran a program to stress test the CPU and ram and no errors came up and did the same for the gfx card with the same results.

And it only crashes when im doing little things like surfing the web or photo shopping but if i have a film playing in the background whilst surfing its okay, and it works fine playing saints row the third.

Its an AMD Radeon HD 6670 2GB, all help would be greatfully received, i know its not a top of the line gfx card but its all i could get at the time so will upgrade at a later date.

thanks in advance and for looking.


A:Graphics Card Keeps Crashing

The error typically states the display driver has stopped resonding and has been restarted (as opposed the "graphics card" has stopped working).

It is typically the result of a driver issue, but could literally be caused by numerous problems. Insufficient power, low quality power supply, heat caused by poor cooling or dust/dirt buildup, video drivers, driver conflicts between hardware, RAM, etc.

See here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2665946

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Hi Guys,

I recently purchased Warhammer Online and found I needed to upgrade my video card to play. I was running an ATI Radeon 9200 and needed to get a card with shaders, etc. So I purchased the following:

PNY GeForce 6200 256mg AGP 8x/4xw DVI / TV-OUT VGA

It's basically one of the few cards supported by the game that my computer can handle. Here are my comp specs as best I remember them (at work at the moment)

- Intel Pentium 4 2.4Ghz Processor
- 200gb hard drive
- 2gb Ram
- Windows XP Professional SP2 (at least it should be...i'll have to double check when I get home)
- 300Watt power supply (card requirements were only 270...one of the reasons I picked it)
- Motherboard.... (i've noticed sometimes people ask for this...tell me where to find that info and I'll get it for you when I get home)

I apologize if I'm missing info...let me know what else you require and I'll get it for you asap. Yes...my computer is getting old and crappy, but it has served its purpose until now...

So here's the problem. After installing the drivers from the CD, I went to the nVidia website to install the latest driver from their website, which I did. Restarted the computer, everything looked fine. I booted up Warhammer, started playing (on min settings, mind you ), and within 5 minutes the card crashed. I know it's the card because I can hear the game playing through the speakers...my computer is still working fine, but the screen goes crazy and freez... Read more

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Hi there,

So I have been having problems with my graphics card for a while now, the details of which are shown in my specs.

It keeps crashing and failing and restarting, even though I have updated the drivers. It's also causing problems I think with Direct X, and I have updated this as well.

Its causing me problems with games I'm playing, crashing them as well.

It's especially bad when I'm on skype, flickering the screen and any connecting monitors to flicker also.

It's slowing down my laptop generally.

Please help, this is a major pain in the butt. Any details you want, just ask, I'm on regularily.

Thanks a lot,

A:Help with Graphics card crashing.

Sounds like an overheating problem. Do you use any outside fans for the laptop....chill mats or chill pads...a must investment for laptops. Have you cleaned out the intake and exhaust ports of laptop with a can of compressed air. I recommend if using a laptop as primary PC to blow it out at least twice a week. You'd be surprised as to how much dust and blockages it can have.

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My Dell Studio XPS got a new graphics card and continues to crash. I need to make this short so I can send it before it crashes again. See attached.

I hope someone can help. I'm getting so nervous about this.


A:More Crashing Even After New Graphics Card

I had a Radeon 4850 card and replaced it with a Nvidia Geforce GT 630. I didn't have any other choices at the time.

After having it installed it was crashing so I went through and deleted all the old card remnants. I thought that would fix it but no such luck.

I'm so bummed :(

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My pc keeps crashing randomly and it seems to point to my graphics card driver. I have uninstalled the driver which seems to have resolved the problem but when I try to install the latest drivers from the nvidia website, it is fine for a little while then crashes again. Upon reboot and submitting the error to microsoft, it generally points to a device driver. Other than replacing the graphics card, do you have any suggestions?

Errors include -
irlq less than equal
blue screen (0x000007f)

A:Pc crashing due to graphics card?

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Hello everyone. I'm having an issue with my IdeaPad Y410P where the graphics drivers for the system's GT750M will randomly crash. A search turned up this thread but it was of no help. Some details:- Problem began this May.- Problem does not occur after a specific period of time. It may happen after 5 minutes of gaming or an hour.- Problem occurs regardless of driver version, or whether I'm using Nvidia drivers or official Lenovo drivers.- Problem occurred in two Windows 8.1 installations and still occurs in Windows 10.- Problem occurs regardless of GPU temperature - I have monitored the system using GPU-Z and have not found any trends.- Problem occurs regardless of game played.- System usually recovers but game remains totally frozen after crash. At this point I'm starting to suspect that the graphics card itself is at fault. Any suggestions on how to fix this would be much appreciated.

A:Y410P Nvidia graphics drivers crash when gaming

Hi there, I've been experiencing the same issue as yours since 1 year ago. It is most likely heat related (even though you said not), and also probably from the stupid NVIDIA GPU Boost (which automatically overlocks your VGA card to above the GPU frequency, hence adding more heat and instability) My problems occur in these games that I'm playing now:- League of Legends : suddenly froze mid game, had to Alt-Tab to get it back working, and had to limit the FPS to 60- World of Warships : sudden black screen. Unfixable. Has to restart the entire client.- Splinter Cell Blacklist : sudden drop in FPS when reaching certain temperature, and it won't go up anymore unless I restarted the entire system. Most of the time, it will just froze, need to restart the game AND system. I've noticed the problem will occur at around 68-70 degrees, so I tried repasting it, putting a cooling pad, and even installed IdeaFan (which increases the speed of your Y410p. It works pretty darn well. Just google it). It increases the stability by a bit, but still not enough. So I had to do something with the NVIDIA GPU Boost (which, for me, is actually the main culprit). Now the GT750M has a base GPU clock of 941Mhz. But when it is boosted, it jumps to 1035Mhz(!!!). That's actually quite too much for a mobile GPU. So initially, I tried to disable it by using the NVInspector. So the my maximum GPU clock will stay 941Mhz no matter what. Hey! It increases the stability!!! But still, I have se... Read more

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Is this a memory leaks issue? I checked the forum for the possibility of any type of memory leaks
from this here Memory Leak Troubleshooting

seems to me that there is a memory leaks issue on my laptop. here are screenshots that you may need to have a general overview of the situation.

the commit size still do not add up when its added. I would assume it's something related to the actual harddrive? (the RAM being bad?) but I don't know for sure.
Any help would be appreciated!
UPDATE: I included a .txt report from CPU-Z for a more specific Hardware specification / information

A:Physical RAM gobbled up after staying idle for a while. (Lenovo Y410P)

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Looks like ESet is trying to keep up with QQ.exe what ever that is it is the most excessive user.

Use Clean boot,
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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hello guys, so i recently have a problem with my lenovo y410p. This problem started when I updated my laptop to windows 10. I just recognized it when I want to play skyrim, and it was very lag in ultra setting, which I could play in ultra setting without a single fps drop from 60 fps when still using windows 8. so, I decided to recover my system using system recovery, but the problem still there the list of 'solutions' that I have found in internet and done1. clean install using DDU program through safe mode, and install the latest driver on nvidia website2. booting up through xubunt (this is a weird problem, but someone had solved his problem with this)3. enable disable through device manager sometimes, when disabling and enabling, it can go back to normal, but when I restarted it, the problem came back the only probable solution that I haven't tried is updating my BIOSbut, when i tried updating my BIOS (using exe file that available in lenovo website), when the computer restart, "insydeh2o secure system - invalid firmware image" I've searched for this bios solution too, and some people manage to solved that by disabling secure boot, but i've tried and it solve nothing. so i don't know what to do anymore... please help..

A:lenovo y410p nvidia gt750m code 43 error

Same problem for me... have you solved it?

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Hello everyone! My name is Kevin and I've had my Lenovo Y410P for a little less than 2 years. So recently I downloaded Battery Bar as I was realizing that my battery duration was slowly receding.Battery Bar, a program that shows battery level and wear, stated that my 6 cell battery had experienced 54.3% wear. I browsed the internet for specific tips on how to increase my battery duration and came upon battery recalibration. I tried it a couple times manually, but I didn't get any results. So, I then turned to the battery gauge full-charge/discharge function in my Energy Management. After running that through the night, I realized the next morning that the battery was depleted and I couldn't turn on my laptop or even charge my battery unless I followed the steps:- Remove the battery from the laptop.- Plug in the AC adapter and use the laptop without a battery.- The battery can be reattached. The battery is able to start charging. - If I remove the AC adapter for a second and reattach it, it will not be recognized and it will not charge the battery. As of now, Battery Bar shows that I have 0% wear of 52,830 mWh which is significantly less than the full capacity of a 6 cell battery; however, it's still better than what I had before. Anyways, does anyone else have this problem? And if you have, how did you resolve this issue? Thank you!

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This laptop ran COMPLETELY fine for like about a month, and then this started to happen.
Since I have my wifi on auto connect, the computer automatically crashes every time I start the computer normally.

I booted up into safe mode without wireless, and it did not BSOD. Uninstalled the wifi driver (Qualcomm), booted normally, and no BSOD.
Right now I'm using my phone's 3G connection through LAN hotspot, and there's no problem. But whenever I try to connect through wifi, this happens (please excuse the low quality):

What's weird is that the laptop has been running extremely fine for the past month or so, and it still does with everything else. I seriously hope this isn't a hardware issue.
I also included a picture of the specs.

A:BSOD any time I try to connect to wifi with Lenovo y410p

Hi ,

Your bugchecks all point to what you would expect (and what is shown in the video)
which is the wireless driver.

BugCheck D1, {20, 2, 1, fffff8800a34f7c1}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athrx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athrx.sys
Probably caused by : athrx.sys ( athrx+14d7c1 )

lmvm athrx
start end module name
fffff880`0a202000 fffff880`0a5ea000 athrx T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: athrx.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\athrx.sys
Image name: athrx.sys
Timestamp: Mon Apr 22 08:35:16 2013 (5174CC14)
CheckSum: 003BF59E
ImageSize: 003E8000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
The driver is not old, but it's not the latest.


Ethernet Controller The drivers for this device are not installed.
Network Controller The drivers for this device are not installed.
PCI Simple Communications Controller The drivers for this device are not installed.
Download the installers.
Ethernet Controller
PCI Simple Communications Controller
Atheros AR9485WB

Release: 2013-05-27
Status: WHQL

Let us know the results .

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I am running Windows XP Home Edition on an Advent 3207 machine with a Philips 107E monitor on a Nvidia GeForce 2 MX/MX400.
Problems: mouse will freeze on screen, screen will go black, screen will go black and then switch off, computer will not start at all, computer will start and get to desktop and then switch off, sometimes computer will beep three times and then not come on at all.
After the computer crashes Windows tells me it has recovered from a serious error. I send the error report and then Mircosoft tells me it cannot help with the problem because it is to do with Nvidia Graphics Card. I have been to the Nvida website and I have the latest driver installed: 56.72 WIN. The website offers no help to individual users. There are older updates on this website but I have no idea if any of these are needed. I have done things like change screen resolution etc. I don't know if this is a hardware or software problem. Sometimes it can take me ten attempts to get the machine completely on.
Any help anyone can give me will be most gratefully received. I don't know if I have provided enough information here but if anyone can help and you need more details I will do my best to provide them.
Many thanks in anticipation of help.

A:Nvidia Graphics Card - Crashing

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I just started using my custom built pc started on December 26th 2015 (built in 2015 summer) because I finally got my monitor. After downloading my drivers for my video card (gigabyte amd r9 280x), everything worked fine. After downloading some games from steam, I played games from steam for like 2 days until my computer started to crash constantly when I turn on my computer (it does not crash when the computer starts but it crashes few minute later after I get into my computer). It crashes at random times, when I open files, device manager, browsers, games and even when I don't do anything on it. When I get really lucky, I could actually play games for a while but it always ends up with a crash.

Sometimes it's a BSOD but 80% of the times its vertical stripes, sometimes blue, black and white, and other different colours. Today it crashed over 10 times... and I gave up with my computer until I found out about this website.

I used whocrashed program to find out why it was crashing.

On Mon 1/4/2016 5:08:21 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\010416-21125-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: atikmdag.sys (atikmdag+0x42003)
Bugcheck code: 0x100000EA (0xFFFFE0005A351840, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0)
file path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\atikmdag.sys
product: ATI Radeon Family
company: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
description: ATI Radeon Kernel Mode Driver
Bug check description: This indicates that a ... Read more

A:Constantly Crashing because of my graphics card.

Please uninstall everything of AMD using Display Driver Uninstaller and install new drivers from AMD. Be sure to ONLY install the display drivers using custom/advanced options.
Because Avast often causes instability, please uninstall Avast while troubleshooting and use Windows Defender as alternative.
I have nothing from the logs that indicate Avast being a cause or involved, but it is as a test
Avast - Uninstall Completely - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Hi ,

For a long time now I've been struggling with random freezes on my pc (see previous post: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...hics-card.html

These have continued and recently come to a head when trying to play Assassins Creed 2. It freezes the minute the game loads and I just get white noise from the speakers & have to hard reset the system.

I'm not getting any BSOD's - the whole system just hangs.

I'm just wondering whether (seeing as the ESTools came back clean) it's my graphics card that is causing the problem (and whether AC2 is triggering it?), but don't know how to check?

Could anyone give any advice at all?



(Latest DXDiag attached)

A:Could graphics card be crashing my system?

yes it can cause a system to crash. have you updated your video drivers to the latest version?

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hey whats up i was woundering if someone could help me with a problem im having with my graphics card.my card is a nvidia geforce 4 mx 440 ther r three possible causes here whats going on downloaded drivers for the card that were not digittally signed and tested for micro soft.the second thing i did was install drivers for my monitor BENQ V772.and i had an old pci graphics card i was trying to fix for my cousin.these r the probems i am having my monitor shows red and blue lines and it flickers for a couple of minutes then it crashes i get blue screen relating to memory.and when i install the card under monitors in the devics manager im getting three default monitors showing that r running off of my card.when i go to display my dual monitor is showing that both monitors are running of my card and i have only one monitor connected.one says plug and play the second one is showing default my first should be saying default.i also notice that in cmos my video is saying ega/vga and it should be vga/ega.what i tried to do fix it was uninstall graphics drivers for monitor also tried to uninstall the other 2 monitors in device manager.ive tried to reset video in cmos back to default ive tried earlier version drivers for card and still no change.Any help would be apreciated.ive also tried to change refresh rate and lower resolution settings.

A:graphics card crashing system

Navigate To C:\windows\minidump
Zip some of the recent minidumps and attach them here

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hey whats up i was woundering if someone could help me with a problem im having with my graphics card.my card is a nvidia geforce 4 mx 440 ther r three possible causes here whats going on downloaded drivers for the card that were not digittally signed and tested for micro soft.the second thing i did was install drivers for my monitor BENQ V772.and i had an old pci graphics card i was trying to fix for my cousin.these r the probems i am having my monitor shows red and blue lines and it flickers for a couple of minutes then it crashes i get blue screen relating to memory.and when i install the card under monitors in the devics manager im getting three default monitors showing that r running off of my card.when i go to display my dual monitor is showing that both monitors are running of my card and i have only one monitor connected.one says plug and play the second one is showing default my first should be saying default.i also notice that in cmos my video is saying ega/vga and it should be vga/ega.what i tried to do fix it was uninstall graphics drivers for monitor also tried to uninstall the other 2 monitors in device manager.ive tried to reset video in cmos back to default ive tried earlier version drivers for card and still no change.Any help would be apreciated.Ive tried to change resolution to lower settings tried to change refresh rate.

A:graphics card crashing system

Duplicate Thread
Original - http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/671085-graphics-card-crashing-system.html

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I recently crashed my graphics card playing on a server. The computer froze and after not responding for a while went to multi-colored lines all over the screen then straight to BSOD giving a error:nvlddmkm.sys The system has stopped responding and has now recovered. Since then I'm limited on my internet service use. Almost everything goes black screen and freezes up and ocassionally a bsod like the original one. I've update my windows updates. I have also uninstalled my drivers and installed the latest drivers and also..old drivers. driver:Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS
comp:HP Pavilion dv6000
Please help

A:Graphics card reset after crashing

Hello and welcome Tomarro mate I don't understand what you mean by playing on a server as i don't game much at all and I cannot open those zips but a few more system specs wold be good.

System Info - See Your System Specs

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A few weeks ago, this problem started.
Whenever I'm chatting on IMVU, or doing anything which requires lot of 3D, my screen flickers 2 or 3 times, I see everything freezed, the screen turns black, and then most of the time, after a while, it turns back and gives me a balloon message on the taskbar that the graphics' driver stopped responding and is restored.
It happens a lot.
And it gives on my nerves a lot, because when the screen returns, all 3D using programs are not responding anymore, untill I try to close it, and tell Windows Vista to wait untill it responds, then it takes about a minute or 2 to see motion again.
Sometimes the error doesn't happen at all. Sometimes it happens every 5 minutes. And I even had a blue screen once.
The only thing I was able to read was that the graphics' driver stopped responding and Windows was unable to restore it.
I tried reinstalling the driver.
But didn't help.
I own the newest version of the driver, so update is not possible.

How can I solve this?
Can anybody help me?

A:Vista graphics card crashing

read the couple of other posts right at the top right now that discuss this also. check to make sure there is good airflow in the case that there is no dust build up and things like to that to make sure it is not a temperature problem

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Well, I finally got my 7950GT to work but now it seems I have yet another issue that I need to kill. I first noticed this when I tried to apply a lighting effect to and image I was working on in Photoshop (CS3). The program crashed and I got that little box that allowed my to report and error to Microsoft or whatever. I figured it just to be a bug with the program; seeing it was new.

I then tried to run Counter-Strike Source to get the card warmed up. It ran fine for a couple of minutes but then the game crashed and I got another Error Report box stating that "hl.exe" (the game's executable) encountered a problem. This has never happened before so I wanted to try a different set of video drivers.

I downloaded ForceWare 163.71 off Guru3D.com and installed them. Afterwards, I checked everything, ran Disk Cleanup, and tried the whole Counter-Strike thing again. The game worked beautifully for a couple of hours but then crashed a second time. I took the side panel off of my system and felt the card - cold as ice with my Zalman VF-900cu cooler - weird.

Just for kicks, I launched BioShock to see what would happen. The menu loaded up nicely but then it crashed when I went to load up a saved game. I couldn't find any crash logs or anything so I'm not sure what is causing this to happen. My guess would be a driver issue but the 7950GT has a buggy reputation it seems. Any ideas? Help will be appreciated! Thanks!

A:Graphics Card Crashing Apps?

What capacity of memory is installed?

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Manufacturer: Toshiba

Model: Satellite C855D

Processor: AMD E-300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 1.30 GHz

About 6 months after I got it it would just crash and recover once and a while, like every 2 months. But one day I was watching a youtube video and it started lagging and glitching weirdly so I refreshed and I could hear the video but the screen was black. It is also crashing on my minecraft. Please help!

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