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Windows 7: Display driver stopped responding and has recovered

01 Jun 2012   #1
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Display driver stopped responding and has recovered

Hi,

This error happened to me just now and my PC blackout and restarted on its own. And i was told that my driver is outdated. How can i check or fix this?

Thanks


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01 Jun 2012   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I see no system specs for you to allow me to help.
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What were you doing when the error occurred?
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01 Jun 2012   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Please post your full computer specs.

Without even knowing which graphics card you have, we cannot give good advice as to where to get a driver that doesn't crash your computer.
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01 Jun 2012   #4
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 





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01 Jun 2012   #5
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Have a look here and select your computer from the model list. I would think you need the Intel VGA driver.

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01 Jun 2012   #6
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hi,

So i just install by clicking "setup" and everything done problem solved?
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01 Jun 2012   #7
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Best to right-click setup then choose Run as Administrator. It should then install without a problem other than you may need to restart your computer.
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02 Jun 2012   #8
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
Best to right-click setup then choose Run as Administrator. It should then install without a problem other than you may need to restart your computer.
hi seavixen32,

I just installed by double click yesterday and all the installation is done. Will that be ok and fine for now?

Anyway what is wrong with the driver actually? I have been using the same computer for more than a year and nothing happened last time.
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02 Jun 2012   #9
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Yes, everything should be OK now.

As to why you were informed you needed a driver update, you can probably thank the Windows 7 driver database for that. It is constantly being updated with new drivers, which in many cases can be pushed to you via Windows Updates.

There's nothing to worry about. Just look at it as Windows 7 looking after your system.
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02 Jun 2012   #10
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
Yes, everything should be OK now.

As to why you were informed you needed a driver update, you can probably thank the Windows 7 driver database for that. It is constantly being updated with new drivers, which in many cases can be pushed to you via Windows Updates.

There's nothing to worry about. Just look at it as Windows 7 looking after your system.
So when will i encounter the same problem again? Howcome the Windows Updates did not fix or update the Driver before that?
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