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Is there anyway to force Nvidia Display Driver to crash?
Sometimes it happens while gaming and recovers automatically later.
I really need it for an important reason, someway to reset/restart display driver frown.gif
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Have you tried reinstalling the latest nVidia driver suite for your card?
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Use MS's Driver Verifier. Download the Debugging Tools SDK. It may or may not crash it, but if the driver is slightly faulty it will crash it. It will probably BSOD too.
    
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it usually happen's if you've got an unstable overclock or your gpu is over heating.

So make sure your on a decent driver and check both those.
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Well, if you want it to crash, overclock way beyond your max stable OC and run some furmark ... it will instantly crash and recover but it will stay at 2D clocks.
If you want 3D clocks again without restarting, go to Device Manager and disable then enable your GPU. It will reset it and you'll get 3D clocks again.
I do it every time my drivers fail.
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Originally Posted by Cryptedvick;13418916 
Well, if you want it to crash, overclock way beyond your max stable OC and run some furmark ... it will instantly crash and recover but it will stay at 2D clocks.
If you want 3D clocks again without restarting, go to Device Manager and disable then enable your GPU. It will reset it and you'll get 3D clocks again.
I do it every time my drivers fail.

Finally someone understood me biggrin.gif
OCing isn't good way. I'll try furmark.
And I get 3D clocks everytime it crashes, so no problem.
Edited by P.J - 5/8/11 at 4:05am
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