Anytime I update my drivers past 314.22 my PC will randomly lock up and then go back to normal or sometimes restart. I also experience a few display driver crashes, but none of this occurs with any driver 314 or below. Any ideas on what could be the problem? --- If 4 out of 5 people suffer from diarrhea, does that mean the fifth one enjoys it? PSN/XBL/Steam: Gimmedollar
Your card might be bad. Nvidia tries to squeeze more and more performance out of cards on the software level as time goes on and your card may not be able to keep up. I haven't had this problem personally but several people on these boards have. --- Every time I try to go where I really wanna be it's already where I am, 'cuz I'm already there XBL, PSN, Steam, Origin, BSN, GFAQs, MC: PhilOnDez
Install Driver Sweeper, uninstall the driver, boot into safe mode, run Driver Sweeper and remove any residual drivers, boot into normal mode, install the drivers. --- Rumble Roses. Someone enters the room. Them: O_O Me: What?! I always play games without my pants on!- Inmate 922335
I had the same problem did all of that. It also help I took the heatsink off of the video card and put new thermal compound on it. Now my temps are a lot lower. That might help also. What video card do you have? I have a 560 ti. I was just wondering.
I'm running a GTX 460 and my temps never go above 54C, so I don't think it's overheating. I'll do the Driver Sweep and see what happens. --- If 4 out of 5 people suffer from diarrhea, does that mean the fifth one enjoys it? PSN/XBL/Steam: Gimmedollar
I have a 560 and the same thing happen to me, and it was always while I used firefox. I rolled back to 314 and the problems disappear.
I am now using the latest drivers 320.49 and it have had a few glitches, but never again it froze or crash. I'm keeping my eye on the temps just in case, they they stay at 35-37 when idle. --- Mystery is the source of all true science.