- If you are experiencing issues with your video hardware here are some things you can try :
- Some things you’ll need to determine beforehand:
What type of GPU you have.
What drivers you have installed.
- There is a neat tool that thoroughly removes the GPU driver you have installed.
It’s called DDU (Display Driver Uninstaller).
You can download it here
- After uninstalling the driver you should install the appropriate driver for your video hardware. You can download theme at these URLs
AMD: Autodetect Tool
nVidia : Drivers Page
- In my experience, when I was hitting a seemingly random error with my GPU, it turned out to be a build issue. I had done some work on my desktop machine and it turned out that I hadn’t seated a power cable properly. So check your cable connections. Those power plugs require a bit of force to full seat.
- Here are some repair options you can run on your machine to possibly fix OS issues that might be causing video hardware problems.
Open ‘CMD’ as an Administrator:
‘dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth’
- While it’s usually a last resort attempt. A fresh install of Windows can resolve issues that simply can’t be solved any other way.