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downgraded from SLI, should I do anything special?

I used to have SLI GTX 670, due to some rethinking and not really needing that much power I sold off one of the cards. Everything has been working fine during games, but I get these random "Display ...
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intel graphics accelerator drivers for windows 8 on windows 7?

Said "Display Driver has stopped responding and has recovered". My main issue with this is that it's a warning about a Windows 8 driver malfunctioning on my Windows 7 computer. Why would Windows do ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to trick or force a consumer graphics card to use workstation card drivers?

Related to this question and the chosen answer, in particular this bit: There are some minor differences to create this rate fence - for example, the Quadro / Fire Pro models use different drivers ...
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4answers
162 views

How is windows 7 able to recover from a driver crash?

I noticed that my brother's gaming PC running Windows 7 had a driver crash for his nvidia 690 video card, but the OS itself didn't crash, rather it claimed that it had recovered. I was curious how ...
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Very odd crashes with XFX Radeon HD 7770

I have been getting some very odd crashes recently with my new XFX Radeon HD 7770 graphics card. It runs Tribes: Ascend and Crysis at max settings perfectly well, but (it started doing this last week) ...
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146 views

Remove Windows Driver from Linux

I have a dual boot system with Win7 and Linux. After my install, Windows attempts to boot in safe mode but fails at a driver. It's the AMD video card driver. How do I uninstall a driver for Windows ...
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321 views

OpenGL/webGL not working, nouveau drivers

Title says it, OpenGL software crashes and Chromium says hardware acceleration is not available for webGL, though they should be supported by nouveau drivers. Running 64-bit Arch linux with xfce4 ...
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1answer
204 views

Blender refuses to start

I'm trying to run Blender under Linux, but I'm unable to do that, whenever I try I get some errors. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.11.1. This is my video card: ~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA ...
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1answer
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Are there pitfalls to letting windows manage my video card drivers?

I have a custom built machine which utilizes an XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 video card. I recently upgraded the machine to Windows 8 which very nicely detected and installed the video card driver ...
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Vostro 3700 and Geforce 330M drivers (post-300 version)

Edit: After trying again with the latest drivers and starting from scratch I've managed to get the installer to detect the card correctly, but after the install both my Intel and nvidia cards are ...
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1answer
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How to install the drivers only from a download?

I have an Intel Radeon HD 6700 graphics card. Windows Server 2012 was unable to detect this, so it gave me a standard display adapter instead (no dual monitor support, low-res). I found the download ...
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1answer
30 views

How can I find which drivers are the correct ones for my machine?

I'm currently installing Windows 7 onto a new laptop before imaging it to deploy. I need to install the Wireless and Graphics drivers, but the HP site is offering me both ATI and Intel graphics ...
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1answer
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Can I install this WDM driver in Windows 98? [closed]

According to the Wikipedia article about WDM drivers they should be compatible with Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Xp, Windows Vista, Windows7, Windows 8 etc... I need a WDM driver for my graphics ...
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1answer
589 views

How to Find Out What Version of Display Driver is Installed

One of my favorite games, "Wolfenstein Enemy Territory", has stopped working lately. It throws a segfault during the initialization phase. I suspect that the reason is a recent update to the video ...
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2answers
108 views

My Notebook can't reboot after reinstall new operating systems without display driver installed?

I have a small problem when I reinstalled my notebook with Windows 7 or Windows XP home edition. the problem is I can't reboot my system if I didn't install display driver (ATI-Radeon). I can't ...
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How can I force an Nvidia video driver reload on Windows 7?

There is some bug between my graphics card and my monitor that results in the latter not being detected sometimes when Windows is booting up. I could really use a way to force reload the display ...