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Windows 7: Display Driver stopped working, will not reboot, restart loop

08 Feb 2013   #1
RD15

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
Display Driver stopped working, will not reboot, restart loop

Hello,

first time posting here, so be gentle,

graphics card: ATI Radeon HD4870 x2

running on windows 7 x64 ultimate

so i have had this problem before, basically i was browsing away and my whole pc froze, with a strange little box around my cursor, although the sound was still working, i force shut down it and restarted and i little message popped up saying the display driver has stopped working, i tried multiple things to solve this, to no avail, eventually it kept happening and it got so bad the computer would not start, i tried all of the "F" keys on startup and none worked, eventually i took it to a shop who wiped everything clean and it worked again.

around 2 months down the line low and behold the same problem happened again, i found a solution and installed a program called driver robot, i used it and installed many outdated drivers, this seemed to fix the problem... for about 6 months , not it has happened again, my computer has now shut down and goes into a constant restart loop flashing the blue screen every now and again, as it is doing this the screens that show up are littered with dots and lines of many colours, i just need help on this, preferably without loosing all of my files.

any other specifications you need to know about i can try and tell you, but as i cant access anything on it, i may struggle to remember.

thank you.


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08 Feb 2013   #2
MrShowdown

Windows 8 Pro x64 - Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Do you overclock?
Try checking your fans and temps, check for any overheats.

and Can you boot to safe mode?
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09 Feb 2013   #3
RD15

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MrShowdown View Post
Do you overclock?
Try checking your fans and temps, check for any overheats.

and Can you boot to safe mode?
I Dont overclock, and i cant check the temps anymore as i cant boot in any mode, i can find my Bios setup utility, but i cant boot any other way.
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09 Feb 2013   #4
RD15

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MrShowdown View Post
Do you overclock?
Try checking your fans and temps, check for any overheats.

and Can you boot to safe mode?


i have managed to boot to safe mode eventually, what now?
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11 Feb 2013   #5
MrShowdown

Windows 8 Pro x64 - Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Reinstall your drivers.
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