Driver Failure

Forum discussion tagged with Driver Failure.
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    Solved! Is it bad to update Nvidia driver updates using Geforce experience?

    Hello, My laptop is Acer nitro 5 model AN 515-52, having GTX1060 gpu, 8GB of ram, i5-8300H CPU and 1TB HDD. I'm experiencing many stutters while playing Mortal kombat XL and Arkham Knight in max settings.One of my friends said that it is something to do with bad driver updates.So I did some...
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    Solved! "Plugged in, Not Charging" SCHOOL LAPTOP, SHOWING 3 BATTERYS?

    Okay basically, I've had 8 broken laptops because the kids at my school are autistic and can't keep there hands to themselves, second of all i got a new school laptop by the school it place and now two days later my laptop is not charging for some reason, it just says "plugged in, not charing"...
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    Solved! Flashing screen after uninstalling graphics driver

    So. About a year or 2 ago, I deleted my graphics driver, trusting people, that my laptop would download it again automatically. After that, restart, and my screen went flashing. I think, black screen for 1 second, then for a moment it turned on and went right back. And this basically repeating...
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    Laptop keyboard freezes then entire laptop crashes

    I have this 4 year old Toshiba Satellite U840W that's keyboard would stop working after 5-10 minutes from boot up and the laptop being unable to find and connect to any wi-fi. I have no idea what to do asides forcibly restarting my laptop. and seldomly it would freeze up and get a bsod, If I...
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    Finger print scanner stops working after a few hours of inactivity. Code 43

    Hi there, Reinstalled Windows on my Acer laptop A715-72G-71GV, had issues with trackpad but managed to fix it. Recently been having issues with the fingerprint scanner now. Uninstalled driver, reinstalled driver, disabled and enabled the fingerprint. Don't know what else I can do? It works...
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    Laptop Graphic Card

    Hi All Greetings... I had a Toshiba Satellite P55t-B5262 Laptop and it's working perfectly on Windows 8.1. When I changed my hard drive from HDD to SSD I installed new Windows 10 and I already installed all the drivers. After restarting my computer its shows windows logo and after that black...
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    Dell 15R 7520SE AMD Graphic Driver Fault

    Laptop brand: Dell Brand model: 15R 7520SE Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Newer Version @ Windows 10 Pro) Problems: BSOD after install AMD Driver. Situations: All drivers are up to date, but my AMD Graphics Driver seems not working so fine...I have test all version of Windows from...
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    Asus GL502VML keyboard stopped working after windows 10 reinstall

    Hi, my laptop keyboard stopped working after windows 10 reinstall. can I get some suggestions on what to do to fix it? Laptop: Asus GL502VL OS: Windows 10 home 64bit so the main issue is that the laptop keyboard does not work, and while looking through the divers I saw that it was the...
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    ASUS K550IU RX 460 problem

    TL;DR If you really don't have time to read my post and help me solve my problem just answer me this: can I claim a DOA refund on my laptop if the dedicated GPU isn't working with any games, even though almost everyone else who bought the laptop has bumped into this issue? I apologize in...
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    Mysterious laptop problems, crashes if I don't open a game ASAP

    Hello So I recently bought a Acer Aspire E 17 E5-774G-582T and It was "Refurbished" Disclaimer: Yes I know refurbished is an easy excuse to say it's cheap and broken but I need help! Laptop came with Windows 10, has an i5-7200U 2.5ghz (7th gen) Intel HD 620 GTX 940MX 1000gb HDD Basically...
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    NVIDIA driver wont install!

    I've tried a lot of things, but every time i install my nvidia driver it seems to say "failed" and "not installed". I've tried using the file from the C:/NVIDIA folder, using display driver uninstaller and a few other things but to no avail.. (Problem arose when i tried to install nvidia driver...
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    Asus G551vw Driver Power State Failure

    Hey guys, i have a asus g551vw. I have had this problem for a couple of weeks, i have reset windows 10 on it two times and it still is having the problem. Before i get enough time to update my graphic drivers the computer blue screens with the error "driver power state failure". Any way i can...
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    Headset Microphone not working. Believed to be missing drivers. Tested on other devices.

    Hi all, (Windows 8.1) So I have this nice Rig 500 Gaming headset I received as a gift and I wanted to use it with my computer for playing games and skype calls. It all worked fine for quite a long time but then one day the microphone stopped showing up in the recording devices tab and wouldn't...
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    Driver power state failure

    I have a ASUS K551LN-XX282D Laptop. I bought it new from the store two years ago. During these two years of use i kept bumping into various issues. The laptop is "made" for windows 8 or higher so i run windows 10. I said "made" because there are no drivers for windows 7 on the asus support page...
  15. SUBHRAJYOTI BANERJEE

    when i am clicking from any mouse or touchad its typing letter "u" and some of the keys in the keyboard is also not working

    my laptop keyboard is not working properly and most of the keys in the 3rd last row of the keyboard is not working. and also when i am clicking from any mouse or touchad its typing letter "u" but still some of the keysare working. another thing is and it all started all of sudden on one morning...
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    Black screen due to driver being incompatible with Windows 10

    Hello, I've got quite the issue with my craptop, it's quite the long story. It all began with me wanting to get the Creators Update. I had downloaded the Windows update assistant, got all necessary files and began installation. Laptop froze at 32% and did not move for at least half an hour. I...
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    Sennheiser HD 518 only playing through left ear?

    Hi, so for a mystery reason my sennheiser hd 518 headphones are only playing out of one ear, the left one. It started when i slid the right ear cup in all the way so I was only wearing the left one and the right was on top of my head. But when I pulled the right cup out it wasn't producing any...
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    Black Screen after Intel HD Graphics install

    Hi all, I have an X1 Carbon(4th Gen, Windows10 home). I recently restored it to factory settings. After resetting I found that the brightness adjusting function doesn't work, so I went to update the Intel HD Graphic driver. Black screen immediately occurred after the installation.(I'm sure...
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    Alienware m17x R3 - Upgraded to Windows 10 and now having graphics card issues

    Hi all Basically i did the free upgrade from windows 7 to windows 10 but wanted a fresh install, so once i upgraded i installed windows 10 again and installed a nice fresh OS. I have tried installing the drivers from the dell site and i have also tried the route of letting windows find all the...
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    dell inspiron 5737 - 5870m problem

    Hello, While playing a game on my Dell, A blue screen showed up with a atimpkg.sys error. I rebooted the it and it was ok until it showed up again after 2-5 minutes. I uninstalled the drivers and had nothing but problems after that. Whenever the new driver is installed from Dells portal, once...
  21. Barty1884

    Thoughts on Sony VAIO keyboard not working after Windows 10 update?

    Hi all, I upgraded a friends laptop to Windows 10 earlier this year, and he came to me last weekend with an issue - the keyboard no longer functions at all, and the touchpad is sluggish too. Anyway, I used a USB wireless keyboard and mouse to navigate though, and established Windows had...
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    Display driver has stopped responding

    hello there, I am having an issue where my display driver has stopped responding and has recovered. Now I have read a lot of forums and been having this issue for months, even gave up and moved back to my old computer for a bit and came back, that was where I discovered the odd thing about...
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    Problems when installing Windows 7 in MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 6QE Skylake

    Hi!!! I recently bought the laptop MSI GS60 6QE (Skylake version). It has Windows 10 pre-installation included as factory settings. However, I bought this laptop for using it with Windows 7, as my job demands to use this OS. When trying to install Windows 7 from a booteable USB pen drive in...
  24. SlayerNebula

    Sound only coming out of my left headphone.

    I have a HyperX Cloud II headset with a Creative Labs Sound Blaster Z sound card with an AntLion ModMic. 1 second i install new nvidia drivers they all fail to install. I restart my computer and the graphics driver installs. So i tried reinstalling those. Didn't work. So then i tried my headset...
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    HP Pavilion x2 - 10-n200nf (ENERGY STAR) Webcam Driver Missing?

    Hello People of the internet, Okay so i'll make this quick, as the title says my internal webcam driver appears to be missing. I ran a driver updater software but it is still not detecting the missing driver. Impossible to find the driver on HP's website and same goes for the manufacturer. the...
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    3 drivers for my GPU, which one to install?

    I have an HP Pavilion 15 L3S53EA laptop, and when I go to HP Drivers site, and type in my model name, it gives me drivers for my laptop, but for my GPU, it gives me 3 drivers that are identical, but not the same. http://imgur.com/4qTY2dI So which one should I install? AMD and HP are doing such a...
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    BSOD when Nvidia GF GTX 950M is used: Driver Power State Failure

    Hi! Two months ago, I bought a new laptop for college. As an engineer running Solidworks and the like, I thought it would be beneficial to purchase a laptop with a dedicated graphics card. Unfortunately, from day one, I ran into issues using the dedicated GPU. I have read through many, many...
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    Hi i need help with this issue video_tdr_failure (nvlddmkm.sys)

    Hello ive been having this driver issue for awhile where i get bdos with windows 10 bluescreen saying video_tdr_failure (nvlddmkm.sys) or nvidia driver has stopped responding and has recovered and i have no idea how to go about it, ive tried everything the internet has to offer but i cannot...
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    Lenovo Y50 green screen with appearing and disappearing red vertical lines

    Hello. First time on the forum. I need help. I have had my Lenovo Y50 laptop for about 4 or 5 months now. Got it from Best Buy for a discount price (Lenovo had organized a discount for a lot of its products at the time, the Y50 was 40% off). Everything has been working alright. Well, before the...
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    asus x555la won't do factory reset tells me drive where windows is located is locked unlock drive and try again

    my asusx555la tells me drive where windows is located is locked unlock drive and try in bios drive still appears under sata option
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    My Nvidia 740M doesn't appear on the Device Manager or on the Bios (Laptop)

    Hi all! I have a problem with my laptop's gpu. My Nvidia 740M doesn't appear on the Device Manager. It just shows the integrated gpu Intel HD Graphics 4000. I've also checked on the BIOS setup but I couldn't neather found it there. I downgraded from Win10 to Win7 trying to test if it was a...
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    HP Laptop USB Stopped Working Suddenly !! Please Help !

    Hi, Recently, i've got a problem concerning my laptop's usb ports. Hard to describe but i will do my best. First, my usb ports worked correctly. About a year now i have this laptop and one of my usb ports suddenly shut down in 1-2 sec when i had my mouse plugged in. Fortunately, i had 2 usb...
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    USB DAC driver problem (no solutions seem to work so far).

    My SMSL Q5 DAC/AMP, which previously worked fine, suddenly stopped working with all windows computers. I have tried updating, reinstalling, and plugging it in to a variety of computers. The device only seems to work on a Mac. I receive a code 10 driver error. Any ideas? I am stumped. Thanks in...
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    Weird Issues with ASUS ROG GL551J

    Hey everyone, this is my first post here as I just found out the Max PC forums no longer exist? Anyway I seem to be having some issues with a laptop I just bought to replace my old one. Here is the specs: ASUS ROG GL551J Intel core i7 4720HQ Quad core 2.6HZ-3.6GHZ 16GB DDR3 10666 Ram 1TB...
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    Graphics card not working in BF4 , written wrong on device manager .

    Some months ago I had a problem after trying to upgrade my AMD 7650m VGA where the graphics card wasn`t detected at all ( the intel one was fine ) after the driver update . After trying to fix the problem with failure I hired an IT specialist to reinstall a fresh version of windows with correct...
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    Audio, Video, and games are stuttering/lagging

    Here are my Laptop Specs: ASUS K501LX-NB52 GAMING LAPTOP -CPU Intel Core i5-5200u, at 2.20GHz -8GB RAM -Geforce GTX 950M -HDD 1TB (2 500GB HDDs) -SSD 128GB -Windows 10 Installed Now in the past my computer was able to run Rocket League, Borderlands 2, and CS:GO 50-60 fps on medium settings...
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    All keyboards buggy on Tecra R850-S8540

    The original keyboard, the replacement i installed and occasionally the USB keyboard all randomly type, erratically fail to register commands and lag. This occurred in windows 7 and continued into 10. I've removed the keyboard and cleaned it with compressed air, and installed the latest chipset...
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    help with graphics driver

    hello, i have been googling and lookng at other suggestions to fix this but cant seem to find anyone with the same problem as me. Basically what had happened was I went to update the graphics driver on my computer, and after doing so it would only start in safe mode and in the device manager it...
  39. R

    Forceful run of Bluetooth without official driver

    I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 and the bluetooth driver provided by Broadcomm won't work anyhow. But the driver works fine for Windows 7. Is there any serious tweak by which I can run bluetooth on my laptop? Is there any unofficial driver? Model: LATITUDE E6400 Note: The driver cannot be...
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    Alienware m17x r3 nvidia driver BSOD

    Hello, I have recently installed Windows 10 on my Alienware laptop. Everything was running smoothly until I installed nvidia graphics drivers for my GTX 460m, at which point the BSOD's began. I have experienced these BSOD's on Windows 7 and 8/8.1 as well. What I've done in an attempt to fix...
  41. Wazzup4567

    Nvidea 765m Graphics Card will not start up on Razer Blade Pro 2013

    After playing games for a decently long amount of time (I'd say about 4-6 hours on and off), I shut down my laptop for a good hour or two to eat dinner and watch some Netflix. After turning my laptop back on, it froze to the point where I had to shut it off. After shutting it off, it searched...
  42. Man1ac123

    I need help with system files?

    Hello guys. Lately my laptop (PC Notebook HP ENVY dv6-7280sp ) takes a lot of time when booting but yesterday something happened. On the task bar on the right side(dont know the name) there are less programs then before. On startup some programs dont start like avg for example. My sound icon...
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    5.1 Surround playing out of the wrong speakers

    Hi All. I've just got a new PC, (maximus vii formula motherboard which uses realtek audio drivers), installed the latest drivers, and hooked up my 5.1 surround speakers from my old PC (which they worked fine on yesterday) and am having huge issues. (Logitech Z506 I think) When I test in the...
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    Laptop Blue Screening

    Hi, My MSI GT70 Laptop keeps blue screening. Here is the latest dumpfile: crash dump file: C:\windows\Minidump\042715-22932-01.dmp This was probably caused by the following module: nvlddmkm.sys (nvlddmkm+0x7ACA08) Bugcheck code: 0x116 (0xFFFFFA8009D52010, 0xFFFFF880061F2A08...
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    Unable to install wireless adapter in my new OS because the F2 key(toggle key for wifi) is broken?

    I just install windows 7 on my laptop acer aspire one. The problem is that, i am unable to install the driver for my wireless adapter because it is disabled and the toggle Fn key is broken (F2). Now, how can i unable the wifi without using the fn+f2 key? Help please.
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    Laptop Black flickering/flashing problem

    So, I got my laptop on October 2014 and it was running fine until, when i recently started to watch netflix, my laptop screen started to flash black and I realized it starts to flash black for a second, the sound is still going while I stream netflix, it gradually increases the flashing and...
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    intel onboard graphics is missing. cannot find any options related to switching discrete and integrated graphics in BIOS optio

    I have intel i7 working on windows 8.1 .i came up with an issue of unable to adjust the brightness in my laptop.so found the solution to update intel integrated graphics. my intel onboard graphics is missing and couldn't find the intel hd graphics driver in the Device manager,neither any...
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    help, amd omega driver laptop win 8.1 issue

    So, i just upgraded my laptop's win 8 to win 8.1, and upgraded my AMD GPU's driver from 14.4 to the latest 14.12 driver, or the Omega Driver on my AMD Radeon HD 7670M right after upgrading my OS. But strangely enough, after finished upgrading the driver, and rebooting two times, i noticed that...
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    Lenovo Y50 860M Throttling after Display Driver Crash? Idle Clocks do not change, Need Help! (Solved)

    Help, I had a display driver crash when I alt-tabbed out of Far Cry 4 and I force closed it. I then went on to try to play Cod: AW and noticed I was getting around 15 fps instead of the regular 40-60 fps I get when I'm plugged in. I restarted the computer twice and it still hasn't fixed the...
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    Crashing with errors: IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL and Nvlddmkm.sys

    Good day, First of all I am not realy into computers so I am quite ignorant when it comes to this subject, also I don't know if this is the proper section to post this. With that said the problem: 1 month ago I started to play Counter Strike GO as usual, however the moment I get on the menu the...
  51. J

    Lenovo S210, screen shuts off and display driver failure

    Lenovo S210, 1 year old refurb notebook windows 8.1, intel hd graphics driver, windows updated bought it 2 months ago and has been using it without a problem until now. the display driver has been crashing quite a few times recently, and just an hour ago, the screen just stopped displaying...
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    Gaming Laptop Kernel-Power 41!

    Hello everyone, Been reading a lot here in Tom's Hardware forums about fellow Kernel-41 sufferers and I must say it makes me sad and happy at the same time to see that I'm not alone. I will write the detailed situation here. -Have the laptop for 2+ years. -This ONLY happens when I'm gaming...
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    Nvidia control panel 3D settings not saving?

    Hey, just yesterday i noticed that when i change preferred Graphic driver to use it always reverts to "Automatic choice" And since my Main Nvidia GPU has Artifacts i have to use my laptop's intergrated graphics driver. But now because of this i can't play some of my games...
  54. alpacino2368

    Asus n550jv not working

    Hey guys, I am having an issue with my Asus laptop that is running Windows 8.1 64 bit. When I tried to use skype today I noticed skype was not detecting my built in webcam. Thinking it was skype I rebooted my laptop and tried to use the camera app which also did not detect the webcam. When...
  55. X

    3DS max - Driver has stopped working and has recovere

    Hi! So today i got my old office pc and wanted to try some 3ds max on it. The specs are : Athlon LE-1600 2.2GHz HD3870 512MB 2gigs of ram mcp6p m2+ mobo So i get into 3DS max start doing something like making a box , split it into 2 segments and when i get to a dropdown menu or start moving...
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    gt 555m driver failure

    Hey everyone, thank you for taking the time to read about my issue! I purchased my laptop in June 2011 and recently about 3 months ago my laptop started giving a BSoD whenever the GPU is being used for more than about 30 seconds, saying nvlddmkm.sys has stopped responding... I have reinstalled...
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    Laptop only displaying a max res of 1024x738

    I recently had my HCL me laptop completely reset-which included installing a clean,new version of win 7 ultimate and reformatting the drive. after it was booted up, it only displayed a max resolutions of 1024x768 instead of 1366x768. please help.
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    USB Headset not detected; failing to install

    Before dismissing the tag line as another link of the same issues others have mentioned, I'll say that I have read the other Tom's links and not found a solution to my problem by following those offered solutions. I am having an unusual issue where my USB headset (Turtle Beach Z22 chat) is no...
  59. J

    Sony Vegas Pro 11 Display Driver Failure

    I have currently downloaded an x64 version Sony Vegas Pro 11 and I am running the Windows 8.1 pro x64 and whenever i start the program it gets about 1/4 of the way through then freezes at "Initializing video services" and gives and error message saying "Display driver Intel HD graphics Drivers...
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    Display driver AMD has stopped responding and has recovered Win 8

    I have spent a decent amount of time trolling the web trying to find a fix for this. System Information as follows: ------------------ System Information ------------------ Time of this report: 12/20/2013, 15:54:09 Machine name: XEONPEACEMAKER Operating System: Windows 8 Pro with Media Center...