Questions tagged [display-driver]

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

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Windows 10 USB installer: screen glitching

The HP TPN-C130 laptop of a friend of mine refuses to boot to Windows. He had already encountered some issues with the Windows 10 install on the laptop itself (mainly it being slow and crashing) and ...
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What part of the Linux graphics system could bring an earlier image back to the display?

I have a PC with an AMD Ryzen 3400G APU with Linux. I regularly experience a graphics phenomenon which has long affected users of similar Ryzen APU systems§: I am watching YouTube or playing a game ...
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Where can I find legacy GTX 1050 ti Drivers?

I have a GTX 1050 ti that I'm trying to install drivers for on Windows 7 64, however all drivers from 2019 onward require SHA-2 windows updates. I realize the logical solution would be to simply ...
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Where are graphics card drivers on a Mac Pro?

Mac Pro 4,1 with El Capitan I installed the 7.5.30 driver that NVIDIA said I need for the Quadro 4000. I'm waiting for that card to be delivered but the 7.5.30 driver works with the NVIDIA GeForce GT ...
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Screen getting automatically zoomed in while booting

Each time I boot into Ubuntu the screen gets zoomed-in (like 1/4th of the screen). I always fix it by suspending it and then starting it again or by changing the display resolution (which is correct) ...
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Black screen when launching games, but not when stress testing

I am building a new system, and I am still waiting on my GPU (RTX 3080) to arrive. I have found similar problems, but not as specific as mine. The problem I have with this system is the following... ...
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Black screen while gaming after Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 driver update (v.457.51)

After updating the driver on Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 to v.457.51 (release date 02-Dec-2020) via GeForce Experience while gaming after 5-15mins the screen goes black, and there must be a restart so the ...
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Freshly Installed Ubuntu 20.10 freezes abruptly with HP pavilion - AMD Ryzen 5 4600H - Nvidia Graphics 1650

I installed ubuntu 20.10 on HP pavilion laptop in dual boot with windows 10 home. I am able to login to ubuntu but it randomly freezes after some time and I need to do a hard reset to restart. The ...
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Windows 10: external monitor “No Input Signal” in “Extend” mode, though “Duplicate” or “Show only second display” work

I wanted to have a dual screen setup. The 2 monitors in my dual screen setup are as follows: My laptop's screen: My laptop's screen only has HDMI port. It is dell inspiron 15 5567 laptop. It has 15....
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Windows 10 screen split into half and going black

My PC screen for 2 days would, after a couple of hours, flicker then split into half. A restart would fix it, but it would do it again. After 2 days, it went black. It will boot into safe mode, I ...
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How to resolve issue with 'NVIDIA Container' process using a whole thread constantly?

RTX2060; nvidia driver 418.96; Windows 10 After I launch some games and exit them, a process called NVIDIA Container still runs for 10-11% of CPU for hours. I manually kill it, but is there a more ...
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need windows 10 pro x64 current display driver

After I boot up I get a message that I need a newer display driver. I don't want to do any more regular updates as there are some updates that cause me trouble. Is there a way to just update the ...
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Graphics Driver on Lenovo Thinkpad E550 Running Linux Mint

The graphics seem poor on my Lenovo Thinkpad E550 running Linux Mint version "Linux Mint 20 Ulyana". The display is very blurry, especially when I am running the Android Emulator in Android ...
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Ubuntu (18.04.4 LTS) cursor randomly turns into a '+'

This issue is since last 2 days and its quite frequent (ones every minute or so), One had to double click to bring it back to normal cursor. Also if we try to select an area it draws weird shapes. As ...
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uninstall Intel GMA 4500 driver for Windows 10

I tried to install this drivers but on step 2 error message popped up saying, my computer is does not have supporting hardware or something like that. Is it possible to uninstall the step 1 now? I ...
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Installing GPU Drivers from Laptop Vendor or Intel/Nvidia

I have an Intel iGPU/Nvidia dGPU laptop running Windows 10 and was wondering if it was better to use the drivers form my laptop's manufacturer (Overpowered (Model 17+)) or those provided by Intel/...
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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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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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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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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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What driver does Linux use for generic UEFI video

Let's say I don't have the vendor specific GPU driver on the Linux distro. What is the generic driver that's used when booted in UEFI mode? I know it's not VESA. I checked the DRM github page and can'...
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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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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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