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Windows 7: Display Driver Stopped responding

15 Feb 2013   #1
Plater

Windows 7
 
 
Display Driver Stopped responding

Dear all,

Recently, I have been given this error a lot.



Some times it will be able to recover, and most of the times it will just freeze and I will have to do a hard restart on my system.

Is there any solution for this problem? My graphics is Nvidia GeForce GTX 560.

Thank you!


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16 Feb 2013   #2
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

We need more details.
Is it overclocked?
What kind of PSU
What motherboard.

Type of drivers?

To avoid stalling the help you can get, provide basic questions in the first post.
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16 Feb 2013   #3
Plater

Windows 7
 
 

Oh, whopps.

PSU: Sora ESP-600 600W
Motherboard: P8Z77-V LX
CPU: i7-2600 LGA1155
Graphics: Inno 3D GTX-560
DVD-rom
WD500gb HDD

And no overclock
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16 Feb 2013   #4
dorian hawkmoon

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Have you tried uninstalling and doing a clean install of the latest graphics driver? It happened to me once or twice in the past because of driver problems.
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19 Feb 2013   #5
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Plater View Post
Oh, whopps.

PSU: Sora ESP-600 600W
Motherboard: P8Z77-V LX
CPU: i7-2600 LGA1155
Graphics: Inno 3D GTX-560
DVD-rom
WD500gb HDD

And no overclock
Hey Plater.....you did not mention the RAM. How much are you using? Are you using multiple RAM sticks? If yes, try to run the PC with just one stick. Also, run a memtest overnite to check for errors on the memory.
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19 Feb 2013   #6
Saurabh A

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Plater View Post
Dear all,

Recently, I have been given this error a lot.



Some times it will be able to recover, and most of the times it will just freeze and I will have to do a hard restart on my system.

Is there any solution for this problem? My graphics is Nvidia GeForce GTX 560.

Thank you!
Hi Plater,

It appears that you are not using the latest graphic drivers; corrupt drivers may also lead to this error. Please share if you've tried re-installing the 'display drivers'. If not, please remove the 'currently installed' display drivers/software; and try installing a fresh set of drivers.

You may find the following steps useful:
- Click 'Start' > Type 'devmgmt.msc' (without quotations) in 'Search Programs and Files' text-box and tap 'Enter' > (Device Manager page opens up) > Expand 'Display Adapters' category > Right click and uninstall 'nVidia related device' listed (Allow the removal of 'software' also, if prompted) > Follow through with the uninstall process > Restart the system when finished.

- Download and install the latest 'Display Driver' available for the 'nVidia card' installed (Find links below)
For 'Windows 7 32 bit': Drivers | GeForce
For 'Windows 7 64 bit': Drivers | GeForce

Hope this helps. Do reply with the findings.
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19 Feb 2013   #7
Plater

Windows 7
 
 

Hello all, I have just tried to uninstall-reinstall my graphics driver. The problem still presents it self at random times. Sometimes it will crash during a movie, others will crash during normal web browsing. But the difference now is that instead of have a blank screen for around 2 seconds before that error message popping up, the screen freezes and there are patches of the screen with squared shaped "mis-color" pixels. This problem usually resolves itself after around 2-5 minutes of no input from me. I think that's the best way to describe what I'm experience now. It usually happens from 0-4 times a day and I have no idea what is triggering it since these events happens regardless of what I'm doing with the computer.
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19 Feb 2013   #8
Plater

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by archer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Plater View Post
Oh, whopps.

PSU: Sora ESP-600 600W
Motherboard: P8Z77-V LX
CPU: i7-2600 LGA1155
Graphics: Inno 3D GTX-560
DVD-rom
WD500gb HDD

And no overclock
Hey Plater.....you did not mention the RAM. How much are you using? Are you using multiple RAM sticks? If yes, try to run the PC with just one stick. Also, run a memtest overnite to check for errors on the memory.

Sorry, I'm using 1 RAM stick at 1600 8gbs DDR3. Running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits.
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19 Feb 2013   #9
zephychan

Windows 7 Ultimate x86/32bit Build 7600
 
 

have you tried to update your graphic driver to the latest version? or did you just reinstalled the old driver? i used to have the same problem with you, especially when playing games, but after I updated my driver to the latest version, I notice that the problem no longer persists.
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19 Feb 2013   #10
Plater

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zephychan View Post
have you tried to update your graphic driver to the latest version? or did you just reinstalled the old driver? i used to have the same problem with you, especially when playing games, but after I updated my driver to the latest version, I notice that the problem no longer persists.
I have downloaded the latest driver from Nvidia.com and installed that driver instead of using my stock DVD driver that came with the card.
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