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Questions tagged [display-driver]

Software that allows the operating system to interface with graphics hardware.

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new file on desktop makes wallpaper vanish

I have a bit of a weird issue with my work PC, its a dell machine with an i7-7700 CPU so intel 630 graphics, I'm using the latest drivers from the dell website for the graphics which is 23.20.16.4973, ...
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Laptop/Tablet as external monitor

I was mainly thinking about a setup in which I could use my tablet as a second screen for my laptop (both connected in the same network). An additional possibility at home would be to use my tablet ...
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What is the significance of video card DeviceID from WMIC?

I'm using a batch script on Windows 10 to gather client hardware information. Some of my clients are laptops with dual video adapters, an embedded Intel graphics adapter and a discrete Nvidia adapter....
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Toshiba laptop screen randomly flickers wildly

Out of nowhere, my Toshiba Tecra R950 laptop has recently started wildly flickering and flashing vertical lines at regular intervals. Strangely though, the flickering happens in some situations and ...
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How can I setup a larger resolution to an external display, than the max shown, in Neverwhere (Home Edition) CloudReady Chromium OS?

My computer is a Dell mini Inspiron 1012 and I know my display supports 1920x1080, but Chromium OS doesn't have an option larger than 1024x768. Is it possible to change it, anyway? I know Chromium OS ...
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No one in the internet explains how to change the sys folder on ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu in my notebook but it is not possible to change the brightness of the external monitor connected in VGA with the SO slider. I did various research on the net and I came to a ...
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Microsoft Wireless Display: black border around image (screen image is scaled down)

I've been connecting to a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter (firmware version 2.0.8381) for the last couple years, from my Windows 10 (64-bit) laptop with an Intel HD 620 graphics chip. I have been ...
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Attempting to “Project to This PC” causes a BSOD

I'm trying to project from my desktop PC to my laptop (Dell XPS 13, 2018) so that I can use it as a third display. However, every time I put in the pin to connect to the laptop over Bluetooth, it ...
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Download link for AMD beta drivers not working

Per this question Far Cry 5 is crashing when changing clothes for the first. Per the thread it is recommended to download and install some AMD beta drivers from here, however the download link for ...
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GPU Issue can get into windows without drivers - BSOD

I was on my PC and suddenly my computer shutdown and booted into a bsod. I suspected it was the gpu because of the dollar signs at the beginning of the boot and so I proceeded to install the latest ...
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How to turn off update for NVidia Driver from NVIDIA Control Panel?

I'm using Windows 8.1, NVidia Geforce GTX 950M, I enjoy the old driver: VGA_nVidia_Win81_64_VER101813538402. It's stable and I want to keep it that way. How can I disable update from NVIDIA Control ...
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Intel Display adapters taking HUGE chunks of space in my driver store, on SSD

Intel is killing my SSD with all this space usage, My HDD is full because of this. Now I'm wondering of some of these can be deleted as there's no way that all these drivers are needed. They all seem ...
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ASUS laptop, windows 10 screen goes black when logging in using Windows PIN, unable to remove driver

I recently logged into my ASUS laptop using my valid PIN, after accepting it the screen went black, the mouse is active and windows is running in the background. Contacted ASUS Tech Support, I forgot ...
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Access denied while trying to install my graphics driver

I've been having this problem for almost a month now. I found a video about a modded Intel 82865G Driver. So I uninstalled the one I currently had on this Windows XP SP2 PC. It was a big mistake since ...
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Android Studio 3 emulator fails - Lunux Mint

I have a new installation of Android Studio 3 on Linux Mint. When trying to run on an emulator, it fails with the following errors in the log: 7:00 PM Emulator: libGL error: unable to load driver: ...
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Second projector detected but not displaying any image (blue screen “no input signal”)

I have searched a lot in the internet and couldn't make my ASUS VivoBook Pro N580VD properly display in projectors in Windows 10. The projector stays in a blue screen and displays a message saying ...
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NVIDIA video driver issue (error code 43) introduced by Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update

I have faced this issue for a few weeks now and it has disabled my multi-monitor setup and greatly decreased my productivity. I seek a workaround or resolution from someone who's already dealt with it....
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Screen Flickering after windows update, despite display driver reinstall

Usually I try an hour or two of my google-fu before I go asking for help, but my case is a bit strange and it's starting to scare me a bit. After a recent windows update (If it were possible, I'd ...
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Desktop icon's turn red randomly when hovered over in Windows 10

This happens so randomly, I wish I could explain more. Sometimes, all of a sudden, when I move my mouse over some icons on my desktop in Windows 10, their backgrounds turn red. As well as the desktop ...
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Can I delete amdkmpfd.ini package in Windows 10?

I am having a dell-inspiron-15r-7520(SE) Laptop. The laptop is currently running Windows 10 Version 1511 OS Build 10586.1176. The laptop comes with AMD Radeon HD 7730M discrete graphics card. My ...
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Computer freezes when I enable NVIDIA card

Everything was working fine until yesterday, a video game crashed in the middle of a game. I couldn't restart it because Steam claimed it's still running, so I rebooted. But it didn't start up. It ...
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Why would old hardware get more support on Linux than Windows? [closed]

An application developer reviewed a problem I was having, where my old integrated graphics Intel(R) G45/43 Express Chipset wasn't rendering simple textures, and he said I should try using Linux ...
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Will installing Debian firmware affect Windows 10?

My PC dual-boots both Windows 10 and Debian. I would like to install firmware-linux-nonfree so that I can use 3D acceleration and change the screen brightness from Debian. I'm following the ...
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How does windows controll display settings?

The reason I came up with this question is because the brightness controll of my laptop didn't work. So my question is how does windows 10 change the brightness of the display? Does it just change ...
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Is there a way to install a newer Intel graphics driver?

According to the Intel download website, the latest graphics driver for the GPU in an Intel Core i5-2400 is version 15.28.24.64.4229, released on 6/5/2015. However, I'd like to run an application ...
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Mirror Display Mode (Win10, AMD) - Visual LAG in DirectX/OpenGL apps

I have struggled with it enough not to find any decent solutions on the internet for this, very painful, issue. Mirroring my display via Windows (10) Settings (Win+P -> Duplicate) causes the video ...
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Force install graphics driver that is compatible only with previous version of Windows

I have a desktop running Windows 8. I've installed it recently. But the problem is, I cannot install the graphics driver. The graphics card is ATI Radeon Xpress 200 series. When I try, "Update driver ...
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What is the Windows video driver Timeout Detection and Recovery delay (TdrDelay)?

Aida64 sent me the following warning when opening the System Stability Test (window with all the graphs): I want to know more about that TdrDelay, what is it? Also, should I accept Aida64's ...
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Have different graphics drivers for different computers with different GPUs?

EDIT: The hard drive/usb stick in question is supposed to have the graphics drivers beforehand so it can take advantage of the in-system graphics solution. I'm trying to make a Linux stick running ...
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Desktop monitor display flickering issue

Found my monitor display flickers while use, sometimes it crashes! I tried many online solutions including checking/replacing the VGA cable, tried with another monitor, but still the flickering ...
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Graphic card not detected

I have an Nvidia Geforce 820M Graphic Card So i after finishing a game (way of the samurai) I tried to uninstall it using a powerful program called 'Iobit uninstaller'. During the process a warning ...
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gamma changes according to what's displayed on the screen

so i bought a new rx580 a while ago now ...and i am having this problem with the screen gamma that changes anytime i display something dark on the screen (i've to manually reset it eachtime ) i've ...
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GPU doesn't work on new drivers

I recently bought a new GPU, it's an AFOX GEFORCE GT 610. It works ok after installing the drivers given in the CD it had with it. But the problem us that if I update the drivers or Windows 10 updates ...
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Losing ability to adjust brightness after every cold boot

My tablet comes with Atom x5 Z8300 and its built-in Intel HD Graphics. I have wiped out its old, pre-installed Windows 10 v10240 and installed Creators Update myself, but I also took the time to back ...
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X server not starting anymore

I recently updated my arch Linux system and now I can't start the X server anymore. I don't use a graphical login screen but run startx automatically after login in. Since the update I only get an ...
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Ubuntu detect wrong monitor

I'm in trouble with my PC. I have only one monitor, but Ubuntu detects two. The monitor that was real on my system is Dell Inc. 24". When I start my computer, I can't see the login screen (because it ...
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Access denied during monitor driver update

I have monitor IIYAMA PROLITE XUB2790HS-B1. When I want to update software (downloaded from IIYAMA site) I got below error: How to update drivers? (like manually copy?)
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How do I install the drivers for the GTX 1050 ti in Linux?

I purchased the GTX 1050 TI, I went to nvidia.com and chose the right modelname from the Drop-Down menue, whereupon this download link emerged: nvidia driver for linux The name of the file is ...
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How much videoram can allocate “Standard VGA graphics adapter”? [closed]

How much videoram can allocate standard windows video driver(VESA)? Because, sometimes some games can't run on standard video driver and show something like "Not enough videoram"
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Lenovo G580 (20150)- Geforce drivers from Lenovo won't install

I've got Lenovo G580 (20150) and I'm trying to install the geforce graphics card present in the system. I don't know exactly what the gpu model is but it's something akin to Geforce 610M. I've got ...
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No display after “updating” intel HD graphics driver

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y460 running Win7 x64 SP1, with switchable graphics - Intel HD / Mobility Radeon 5650. When I tried to update my Intel hd graphics driver through Device Manager (Display ...
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Caps Lock, Volume control and Brightness Onscreen Display Missing in lenovo Think Center

I have done a fresh install of 64 bit Window 7 from a previous 32 bit. I have almost everything back, but some settings are not back. There used to be a display feature for example when I use to hit ...
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Generic Video driver for Windows 7 to replace VgaSave?

My laptop currently has some hardware problems (which I believe is a failing VRAM chip) that prevent its GPU from running at its full capacity. I am planning to fix it, but for now I am stuck with the ...
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Why can't X find my vboxvideo driver?

I am running Fedora 25 as a guest in VirtualBox 5.1.14 on a Windows 10 host. I have installed xorg-x11-server-Xorg and the VBox guest additions (using the ISO provided by VirtualBox itself). The guest ...
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Are memory leaks still possible with modern OS?

Are memory leaks still possible on Modern OS when the application exits? From my understanding, Modern OS manages memory quite well and will clear the memory once the application exits. This means ...
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What is 'clean install' vs 'install' in AMD Graphics software?

I am trying to install 'Radeon Software' version 'Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1' When installing, I have two options: 'install' vs 'clean install'; what is the difference?
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How to undo effects of DDU

I recently called Nvidia asking how to manually remove my graphics driver and all other previously installed drivers and any other lingering folders and registry entries. I should have never called ...
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How to remove redundant compatible device drivers on Windows 10?

I just experienced a failed video driver installation for Intel HD Graphics driver on Windows 10. The failed ones are still shown as the compatible hardware. See below: I have rolled back to the old ...
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Is there a general rule for windows drivers as to which can have filter drivers?

Specifically I would like to know if for WDDM if the windows provided display port driver/display mini port driver can have a filter driver between them? I have read on an OSR forum that the old (XPDM)...
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Nividea Geforce 820m grafics card only displaying black screens

Please help me. For a few weeks I've a a really bad problem. My Geforce 820m graphics card shows Unity and other programs as only a blank screen, crashes my programs and even sometimes stops my ...