Video driver stopped responding
What are the reasons due to which video drivers may stop responding? What are the ways to fix the problems?
The purpose of video diver is manipulating, and displaying images. Video drivers support the proper functioning of video device. It is a utility that helps to support graphic applications on your computer. Video card is a hardware component that helps to send the graphical information to the monitor. The video driver is the intermediate between the Operating System and video card and it allows the communication between the card and OS. Video driver is a small piece of program that helps the display of graphics and without driver the device is would not function properly. Video card drivers may be encountered with several problems due to hardware or software issues.
Following are the causes due to which video drivers may not respond:
- Upgrading of operating system
- Problems with video card
- Hardware problems
Upgrading of operating system
One of the problems for video driver not responding is the upgrading of Operating System. If you install the new version of Operating System the video driver installed in your system may not be compatible with the latest version. As a result it would not support the functioning of video card and causes the video driver to not respond. So in order to resolve the issues you need to upgrade the video driver while upgrading the Operating System.
Problems with video card
Due to problems with the video card may also cause the not responding issue. If the video card gets overheating or covered with dust, the video driver stops responding. If the video card gets damaged might also cause hang or freezes of video card. It leads the video driver not to respond. So in order to overcome this problem you need to check the efficiency of video card and ensure that video card is properly inserted into the expansion slot.
If there is any problem with power supply it may cause the video driver to stop responding. Display driver becomes corrupted if there is any problem with CPU, RAM, and AGP port. As a result it causes the display driver to stop responding. In order to resolve the issues you need to check the hardware factors before installing the display driver.
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