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Driver keeps "Not Responding" and restarting.

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So my MSI Afterburner software stopped working (beta version has a time limit on it when new versions come out) and once that happened my display driver kept crashing.

So I uninstalled Afterburner, uninstalled the AMD drivers completely (Driver Fusion), reinstalled the latest WHQL 13.4 drivers, and reinstalled Afterburner...still getting driver failed.

The card itself is fine I know, plays games effortlessly and burn-in tests fine etc...hardware isn't the issue. Also, the drivers never crash while gaming, only on desktop things like surfing the web and all that.

Any suggestions outside reinstalling Windows?

Oh also just want to say that the 7970 is AWESOME! Have mine water cooled running at 1300/1700 solid as a rock. Burns through ALL games like it's nothing!

Anyways, thanks!
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Try uninstalling the drivers using this Official AMD tool and reinstall them again.

Here's how to put your rig in your sig:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1258253/how-to-put-your-rig-in-your-sig
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i7-6700K TUF Sabertooth MSI 1080 Ti 16GB 2400MHz C15 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair 480GB LE 3TB WD Green Sammy 500GB 850 EVO H100i 
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Windows 7 Pro  BenQ XR3501 Logitech G710+ EVGA G2 750W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Cooler Master Stryker Logitech G602 Asus Strix Nakamichi 5.1 
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Phenom II X4 965BE  Sapphire 790X Zotac GTX650  4GB Corsair 1066 DDR2 (1GBx4) 
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G.Skill Phoenix Pro 120GB WD 2TB Green Stock 3x120mm UQ fans 
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