Questions tagged [display-driver]

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

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Pink and green horizontal lines on the top of the screen

Three days ago suddenly my laptop screen started freezing up.It freezes intermittently say for 5 seconds and then is okay on its own.Then within a minute this repeats.Simultaneously I have pink and ...
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Screen resolution issue after installing new graphics driver — Toshiba notebook (Windows 10)

My device is a Toshiba Satellite Pro C650 (model number PSC09A-01V021), running Windows 10 Home. The system type is 32-bit OS, x64-based processor. The processor is a Celeron(R) Dual-Core CPU (T3500 @ ...
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Is it advisable to update to non-OEM Intel graphics driver on laptop?

I have a laptop, Acer Swift 3 with integrated Intel UHD 620 graphics. Today I received a notification through Intel driver support assistant that I have an update for my graphics driver but it came ...
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Using Two Video Cards (GTX 980 and Quadro 2000) SLI/Physx, or other options?

I have not asked a question here before and so I hope I am in the right spot. I am having trouble getting my system to utilize both of my video cards (GTX 980 and Quadro 2000). I would like the GTX ...
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Unable to roll back display driver after updating it

My computer had slow loading on the welcome screen, so I looked up on the internet to find some ways to speed it up, because I felt like it's something unusual. One of the top results said to Update ...
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Vertical scanlines on old laptop (Sony Vaio circa 2010) screen after upgrading to Windows 10

I'm trying to upgrade a very old Sony Vaio (from 2010) to Windows 10. After updating it, the screen got a strange scanline effect: The shades of gray are displayed correctly, but all colors are ...
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Change monitor pixel dimensions using software on Windows 10

I have an Emerson LE220EM3 TV I am using for a second monitor. The image it projects stretches about 65 pixels beyond the border of the casing. For example, my taskbar and minimize/close buttons are ...
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GeForce graphics card stopped working

this is my first topic. I spent a couple days already Googling everything, ended up in this forum a couple of times, and it seems that no one had the exact same issue I have. First things first: My ...
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No matching fbConfigs or visuals found, while openning Qt Creator over SSH

I have Qt 5.12.7 64 installed on Debian 9.12, these are running on vmware on Windows host. Then I use macOS and ssh into debian. And I tried to open Qt Creator and got: $ ~/Qt5.12.7/Tools/QtCreator/...
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NVIDIA driver version vs toolkit version

My NVidia Driver version is 418.67. I think it is the latest version. But mvcc -V shows me compilation tools, release 7.5, V7.5.17 How can I fix this inconsistency?
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Installing drivers in Windows “Installed in a external hard drive”

I've installed Windows 8.1 Pro in a external hard drive which is supposed to be a primary hard drive of another computer(in my case a laptop). The problem is that my laptop does not have a lcd panel ...
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Why does my NVidia Quadro P620 graphics card behave bizarrely with insane visual glitches?

I have an NVidia Quadro P620, sitting inside an unmodified HP Z240 "workstation" PC, bought 2019. Running Windows 10. I have tried (in multiple "rounds"): The drivers that Microsoft provide through ...
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Why does my screen go black after installing GPU drivers?

I have an HP Compaq d5700 running Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. It's plugged into my TV and serves as our media center. Recently, the built-in VGA display failed. Since I had no other compatible ...
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How to install apropriate driver in Linux Mint via Virtual Box?

I have a slight problem with Linux Mint 19.2 Cinnamon installed on Virtual Box 6.0.14, which is hosted on Windows 10. Everytime I boot into VM I get a driver error: Does anyone know how to sort it ...
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Does AMD have open source graphics drivers for Windows?

In the Linux world, AMD has been working very hard on AMDGPU recently, which is a high-quality open source driver now in the kernel. Does AMD have any similar open source drivers for Windows? What ...
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Display Scaling with NixOS as QEMU/KVM guest

My goal is to switch to NixOS from Arch. For now, i have successfully installed NixOS in virt-manager, but am struggling with dynamic Display Scaling. I‘m aware of the xorg.xf86videoqxl-Package and ...
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How to install virtual display in windows server 2016?

I have VPS with Server 2016. I need to extend my desktop. Max resolution is 2560x1600 but I need more. Is it possible to add virtual monitor so I can extend my desktop? Tried Virtual display manager - ...
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How do I force Windows 7 Home to use the Generic Display Driver permanently?

The ancient PC we use at work has a flickering screen and I have figured out that the issue is that the driver is faulty for some reason. When I boot into safe mode with networking the flickering ...
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Updating Display Driver Causing Resolution Issue Windows 10

I have a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Display Driver Dual Monitors both were on resolution 3840 x 2160 (both recommended) I needed to update in order to play WoW today (Error driver out of date, fixed ...
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Switch GPU drivers on boot

I have a portable SSD I'm using at home and work, but I have AMD at home and Nvidia on the work. That Nvidia card is pretty new, so I dont have ability to use it with nouveau. What's the best option ...
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What can be causing the screen going blank?

I have installed a program called Fences and have cracked it using a patcher from cracks4win, I confess. Now my laptop's screen does not work, it goes blank after the Lenovo manufacturer screen. ...
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NVIDIA Quadro 5000 issue when using 2 monitors

I have a Dell 3600 workstation with an Nvidia Quadro 5000 connected to two monitors. Monitor One: DVI out of the graphics card to DVI Ii on the monitor. Monitor Two: DisplayPort Out of the graphics ...
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Broken display when display driver installed

Got a problem with my display. Suddenly it displays like this View Image 1 I reinstall the OS (tried W7 and W10 new and old versions) and installed display driver but still the display is broken. ...
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Issue with startx saying that there are no monitors found on Arch Linux

I installed Arch on my laptop yesterday and since then I have been unable to open i3. I installed xorg, i3-gaps, and changed my ~/.xinitrc file to read: xrandr --setprovideroutputsource modesetting ...
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Modetest LCD outputs are not identical on new LCD implementation

I have been working on implementing a custom 10.1" LCD screen to my Acqua “System On Module” (running a SAMA5D36 Microchip MPU) unfortunately without any good results. The problem I am facing is that ...
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MacBook Pro mid 2009 running windows 10 GPU issues

This issue is about a MacBook Pro mid 2009 with 2 graphics cards (integrated - 9400M, dedicated - 9600M GT) Long story: does not install OS X (stop sign or reset depending on the version I'm trying ...
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Which graphics cards can VirtualBox emulate

I'm trying to install various OSs on virtual machines. Oracle VirtualBox has some limited options about the VM's graphics, and I can't choose which graphics card to emulate. When installing an OS on a ...
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X Server closing without errors

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on my centos 7.6 install. I've managed to install them from Nvidia's website with a successful install (according to the .sh installer). However, every time I try ...
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Forcefully Install windows 10 drivers on windows 7

I would like to install windows 10 graphics drivers on my windows 7. Since the manufacturers does not provide drivers for my 8th gen intel processeur. Is there a way I can get windows 10 drivers ...
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My Samsung Series 5 (550P7C)

My Samsung Series 5 (550P7C) only offers res. of: 1920 x 1080 I have purchased a new monitor with resolution of: 2560 x 1440 I cannot "boost" the resolution settings.....can anyone offer advice please?...
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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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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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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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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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