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: Freezes and Display Warnings

18 Nov 2010   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Freezes and Display Warnings

I bought my PC half way through this year it has been running great and still does except lately its been having errors usually whilst playing games like World of Warcraft. "Display driver amdkmdap stopped responding and has successfully recovered" Event ID 4101 and it also has been completely freezing where I can't do anything so I have to restart the computer though when this happens I can still hear my music playing on iTunes.

I have just last week done a fresh install of my Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium and have also made sure that there isn't dust on my fans. I contacted where i had bought my pc from and they believed it to be an overheating on my GPU and I have monitored the temperature of it whilst in game on ATI Overdrive and it generally averages around 75c fan speed at 100%. All drivers are up to date latest Catalyst Control Center.

I and some friends believe it to be a PSU problem because it is only a 550W but I am unsure so I decided to post here.

Thanks for any help anyone can give - Paul

My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux

The PSU might not be the culprit, the HD5850 needs at least 500W

This is a TDR error usually caused by overheating,Bad RAM/GPU
Test your RAM RAM - Test with Memtest86+
It seems that the GPU is faulty consider getting a RMA
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Freezes and Display Warnings

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
PC freezes without an display and not responsing to any hardware
Hey guys, I hope somebody could help me. I have an old htpc with windos 7. About a couple of months ago I swapped the harddrive to an ssd. Since then, my computer will intermittently freeze from sleep and will not give any display signal and will not respond to any hardware and all I could do...
BSOD Help and Support
Turning off display freezes "underlying display"
I don't know where to start with this problem - if this is not the right section please redirect me. I record certain wildlife webcams 24/7 and extract "events" to upload to YouTube "for the record" and share with other interested parties. At times I want to switch off the display so's not to...
General Discussion
Display randomly glitches, then freezes
This is the second time in a month I have encountered this glitch. I have had my laptop for 3 years and have just started getting it. I have an Asus G50VT-X1. It seems at a random time the screen just bugs out and the colors change and shift. There are also little block artifacts everywhere. I can...
General Discussion
Display Freezes When Idle
For some reason, if I leave my PC idle (as in not asleep) for a while the screen will be frozen for a short time when I come back. The cursor will move, but it won't be able to click on anything. It will do this for a short time before locking up completely (not moving) and then a few seconds later...
Hardware & Devices
Display constantly freezes after RC1 install
I was using the Beta since Feb. with no problems whatsoever. When the time limit was up I installed the RC1. I did a freesh install, not an upgrade. Ever since the install, my display will freeze at random and the pc requires a hard reboot. I initially assumed it was a video driver issue. First, I...
General Discussion

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 11:02.
Twitter Facebook Google+