Display driver AMD has stopped responding and has recovered Win 8


Dec 20, 2013
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
Operating System: Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_gdr.130531-1504)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
System Model: G73Jh
BIOS: BIOS Date: 10/30/09 15:13:23 Ver: 08.00.10
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~1.6GHz
Memory: 12288MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 12212MB RAM
Page File: 3913MB used, 12395MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.02.9200.16384 64bit Unicode
Display Devices
Card name: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series
Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Chip type: AMD Radeon Graphics Processor (0x68A0)
DAC type: Internal DAC(400MHz)
Device Type: Full Device
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_68A0&SUBSYS_1C021043&REV_00
Display Memory: 6860 MB
Dedicated Memory: 1009 MB
Shared Memory: 5850 MB
Current Mode: 1600 x 900 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: unknown
Monitor Id: AUO139E
Native Mode: 1600 x 900(p) (60.307Hz)
Output Type: Internal

All drivers are up to date. i have done a clean install of the drivers and Catalyst. I have completely reinstalled Win8. please help.


May 9, 2012
I run windows 8.1 and I get the same thing if I leave powerplay enabled, But windows 8 it would just freeze the OS, 8.1 it just freaks out. I run 2x5850's, mobile is a bit different tho.
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