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My graphics driver keeps crashing nearly ever minute

post #1 of 15
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i tried to repair using my disk, re installed 10 different versions of the driver,

is my graphics card going?

i honestly cant do anything without it crashing, it crashes upon watching youtube

i took my cpu down to stock clocks and my gpu isnt even oc's anymore so i just left it at stock clocks
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post #2 of 15
What driver version? Try the 266 or the 285 drivers
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post #3 of 15
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What driver version? Try the 266 or the 285 drivers
ive tried 275 all the way to the newest beta and non of them fix my problem

my card was acting up last night, then it worked for a good 5 hours and then started acting up again late last night to this morning
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post #4 of 15
thats why i said the 266 driver. from what ive heard the 266 is the most stable driver.
a couple things to try... uninstall the driver and then turn your computer off. disconnect and remove your card. reinstall your card and drivers and see if that works. it might need to be reseated
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post #5 of 15
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thats why i said the 266 driver. from what ive heard the 266 is the most stable driver.
a couple things to try... uninstall the driver and then turn your computer off. disconnect and remove your card. reinstall your card and drivers and see if that works. it might need to be reseated
will try that now, my driver crashed like 8 times before i could even open chrome >.>
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post #6 of 15
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NO 266 did not help at all,
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post #7 of 15
and reseating the card didnt work either?
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post #8 of 15
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i have an invisible mouse where i see the cursor but its stuck in place but i can still use it

could it be the card thats dying

ive done nearly all the software things i can think of




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Originally Posted by Tipless View Post
and reseating the card didnt work either?
nope it did not work
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post #9 of 15
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someone told me to reinstall windows

should i?
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post #10 of 15
i dont think windows is the problem... instead of reinstalling windows try the recovery console instead. set it back to before you started having this issue and see if it helps.
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