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Is there a way to disable Microsoft Basic Render Driver for windows 8? I am looking for a way to remove or disable it. I was told they are these two files in your System 32 directory.

C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\BasicDisplay.sys
C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\BasicRender.sys

I was told to make a new folder and drag these two in there. I was able to make a new folder in my System 32 but i was unable to move these two files because of a Trust dll i think it was. I believe this is because i dont have the right privileges on my windows 8 account.
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Open a command prompt with administrator privileges and enter it.
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Open a command prompt with administrator privileges and enter it.

Cheers ill try that when i get home.
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Cheers ill try that when i get home.
did it work?

did it work?
post #5 of 9
Did it work?

Yes, it disabled the Microsoft Basic Renderer.
But what happened with me is that the screen completely turned blank with nothing visible, because of which I'm not able to undo it.
post #6 of 9
What the hell would you want to do this for!?


DO NOT do this.
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I had uninstalled the Intel and AMD graphics divers, and when I tried to reinstall both of them, I was unable to do so, so I read somewhere that disabling the Microsoft Basic Display driver will help installing the Intel or AMD drivers.
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It will not.
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I don't think it's a very good idea to be messing around with this. It can potentially damage the OS. As a result of that I am locking this.
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