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graphic problem

by aryayi / January 12, 2013 3:46 AM PST

hi my laptop is lenovo z570 recently when i use auto cad my display just keeps a kind of power off it just goes black and after a second this notification appear:

display driver intel graphic accelerator drivers for windows 7 (R) stopped responding and has successfully recovered

whats wrong with my graphic? what should i do??

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It's a bug or hardware fault.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 12, 2013 2:11 PM PST
In reply to: graphic problem

Be sure to report it to the laptop maker and ask for a fix or repair.
Bob

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it happened recently
by aryayi / January 13, 2013 4:10 AM PST

it just happened recently before that i used it for drawing many designs with autocad or 3d max and was no problem is it a kind of software problem ?? or any way to fix it??

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I have to go with no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 13, 2013 4:27 AM PST
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Windows is not open source so we can't go in and find out if there is a bug in the code. If it's defective our options are usually limited to returning the defective product since the makers rarely seem to respond to error reports.

Here's the even funnier screen shot I took on Windows 7 with a similar failure.
http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w146/rproffitt2000/DriverFailCapture.jpg

Woah. This is on a laptop that never offered Windows XP. Someone must have forgotten to update those drivers or code.
Bob

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windows 7
by aryayi / January 14, 2013 1:18 AM PST
In reply to: I have to go with no.

my os is windows 7 but failure is the same, so what should i have to do? go the shop i bought my laptop ?? is it serious? i mean is there any possibility that i loose my data and files??

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Yes. Your files are at risk.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 14, 2013 5:24 AM PST
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Here's the simple test. Hand me your laptop and I'll hand you another blank laptop. If you can't restore your files that means your files are at risk.

Some folk learn that lesson the hard way.

The driver issue is very serious. I'm encountering makers that don't have the means to correct a driver so we must return the product as defective since they can't fix it. This happened to me with a HP last year.
Bob

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