Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Computer not loading desktop after upgating GPU Drivers

07 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Computer not loading desktop after upgating GPU Drivers

Hi there
Last night i updated the drivers from 11.8 to 11.9 for my Radeon HD 6850, I got to the part of the install where it installs the engine for the graphics adapter and it just crashed, the entire computer just froze. I had this exact same problem when i first got my new card, so i followed the steps i did back then, booted in safe mode, used driver sweeper to clean out all ATI products and rebooted, the computer started and i tried to install the drivers again, but still, it froze in the exact same place. After that try it would freeze my computer about 30 seconds after bootup, i tried reinstalling the old 11.8 drivers but still it crashed, i tried to do a system restore back to before i tried updating the first time but then when i booted the computer it would get past the welcome screen and just go black, the mouse would move but the screen just didnt respond, the computer was still active because i could hear the HDD inside my case. Also the problem persists even when i try to boot in safe mode. Help? D:

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Nevermind, put my winodws 7 install disc in the drive and booted from there.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1

I dont know if you can uninstall the drivers in safe mode (uninstall the software pack or so...) other than just deleting stuff with driver sweeper.
So uninstall it.
Use driver sweeper only for removing left-over pieces of uninstalled drivers, so now you can use it.
Now install the latest driver.

This is all i can say, i dont know if these are possible in safe mode or in 30 seconds :/
Keep us informed!

edit: forget same mode then, just follow the steps
My System SpecsSystem Spec

07 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Like i said man i couldn't even access safe mode :/ but now i have it working again i'm gonna leave alone until AMD get back to me, i managed to install the 11.8 drivers without any issue, it just seems like the 11.9 one don't like me!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Computer not loading desktop after upgating GPU Drivers

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD everytime i login into computer account after loading to desktop
Please help... I am always getting bsod once i login into an account. I can manage to load the desktop then all of a sudden it dies... I have attached a dump file. Please help... and guide. I am unable to reformat the laptop as the CDs are lost...
BSOD Help and Support
Drivers not loading
Win 7 Home Premium x64   When I opened Autoruns none of these drivers were checked (not loading), should any or all be loading?   adp94xx Adaptec Windows SAS/SATA Storport Driver Adaptec, Inc. c:\windows\system32\drivers\adp94xx.sys 12/5/2008 6:54 PM adpahci Adaptec Windows SATA Storport...
Performance & Maintenance
I have no idea which drivers I should be loading here
Hello, I'm hoping some one can help me out with a long time problem: Fresh installation on a raid 0 array and I am at the pre-load drivers step. I have no idea which drivers I should be loading here (if any) The RAID is 2x Vertex 3 120GB SSDs on an ASUS P8Z68-V PRO motherboard....
Installation & Setup
When i open Computer icon from desktop loading.....
When i open Computer icon from desktop loading..... see the image in Attachment
Performance & Maintenance
Drivers not loading,
I have built a new PC, I had it working at the start. for couple of days. i started then to update and install drivers off the chipset support disc. I have a ASUS P5G4IT-M, the installion of these drivers seemed to go alrite. Then when I downloaded the updates through windows and tried to restart...
Loading of Drivers ?
Hello, Brand new W7 user. Not too sharp with this stuff, honestly. I have a new monitor, and also a new USB to RS 2343 converter cable that both came with a CD that apparently has Drivers for the devices on them. They don't start automatically in auto-play to load, and my reading of the...

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:32.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App