I'm suffering from the dreaded Radeon mouse cursor corruption. The problem is intermittent and can be "solved" by putting the computer to sleep or restarting it. I hope simply restarting the graphics drivers will remove the symptoms of the problem. This question would seem to indicate that restarting the graphics drivers is possible in Windows 7. My question is: how?
You could also use ToastyX's awesome restart utilty.
Inside the CRU zip file downloaded from the link above, you'll find two utilities named
restart64.exe that can be used to restart the graphics drivers. Use
restart64.exe if you're on a 64-bit version of Windows and the regular
You could also try:
- Go to Device Manager > Display Adapters
- Select "Scan for hardware changes"
If I leave my Win 7 machine on overnight at work, the resolution drops on one of the monitors. Altering the resolution doesn't work directly, but using the "Scan for hardware changes" seems to do the trick.