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Display driver issue

My question is regarding a message I receive.

"Display driver stopped responding and has recovered," Display driver Nvidia windows kernel mode driver, version xxx.xx stopped responding and has successfully recovered."

This message never occurs when I play a game, but does occur when turning desktop on after sleep mode or idle and sometimes during opening other applications.

What does this message mean and how do I fix it?

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Clarification Request
Had that happen on my brand new laptop.

This industry is well, not doing well. I had to update my drivers manually and finally I don't get that message anymore.

I won't be able to be more specific since I see little detail of your PC or if it happens in games.

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I have a GTX 960 2gb graphics card which has been updated 3 time since I have had my computer, i7 6700k, 16G DDR4.

And like I said above it never appears when I play games.

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Since it's fine in games.

My bet is the Intel® HD Graphics 530 may need updating.

The K version CPU. If you overclock, this does happen a lot.

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HD graphics 530? How do i update this? Doesnt everything update through windows when updates are available?

Im not sure how to overclock.. or disable this feature.. or tell if im overclocking. Can you be descriptive on this?

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I had to go to Intel.com
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I downloaded this Intels updater and after running, the program states there are "no available drivers for your product."...?

I also do not have Intel HD 530 according to my desktop. As stated I have Geforce graphics card..

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The 530

Is in the i7 CPU you listed. I could vet my answer but will not.

It looks like it's a fine warranty issue. I worry about this industry. My new laptop last month did all that, until I worked on the drivers. I tend to only make it a warranty issue if I can't resolve it.

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Ok, I re posted this as a new post in another category earlier, because clearly this is not helping me with the problem. For some reason you decided to lock that new post.... I was hoping I could get some other advice from someone else that may have had the same issue.... As this is already a day old and filled with replies back and forth between us I doubt anyone will bother to read this or help me out....

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If you want I can remove my replies.

Duplicates do get locked. But if you want I can just remove my top reply and see if that gets you new ideas.

I've worked this before and the usual is drivers. Now I can't guess why this isn't a warranty issue. The gear looks new and you can RMA pieces if it's self made or make it the maker's thing to fix.

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No you dont need to delete your replies.

I ran a system Diagnostics Results test a week ago. The CPU, os, disk checks, system service and hardware devices and driver checks all PASSED. Although a warning did pop up stating:

Missing Events in event log- Investigate why 25% (10,363) events were lost during data collection the settings for Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) maximum buffers and buffer size may not be optimal depending on which data sets are being collected.

I have no idea if this has anything to do with what I am experiencing, but the hardware device and driver checks all Passed.  

*Also wanted to note I do have 2 monitors connected to the graphics card. Have no idea if this could be an issue.

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Driver error

Visit the maker's site for the video card you have.
Compare what they offer for a driver and what you have.

Visit the maker's site for the mobo you have.
Compare what they offer in the area of bios and drivers to what you have.

Tell what psu you have......make and model.

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