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Display driver stopped responding and has recovered

While playing games, watching movies on internet or using applications that need graphic acceleration,  the LCD gets randomly black for few moments. After that notification appears: Display driver stopped responding and has recovered.

Display driver stopped responding and has recovered


Affected configurations

The above symptom may occur to the following operating systems:

Microsoft Windows Xp, Windows Vista 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit.

May occur to the following drivers:

Nvidia, AMD Radeon, Intel HD graphic.



Reinstall OS (OKR). Uninstall graphic driver. Download and install latest graphic drivers from If it is available download also a new BIOS revision.


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Alias ID : IG20120926-001
Document ID : HT075224
Legacy Document ID : IG20120926-001
Last Updated : 16 May 2014
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