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Q: crashes with my nvidia graphics card driver

So I was running Windows 7 fine for 3 weeks or so on that standard driver but the display was kinda fuzzy and I couldn't play dvd's so I finally installed my nvidia drivers. Shortly after I got all kinds of problems, freezing, crashing etc. Is there a solution to this or do I just need to live with the standard graphics card driver?

computer: HP dv2819nr
graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M

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A: crashes with my nvidia graphics card driver

Just to be clear is this the driver you downloaded? NVIDIA DRIVERS 179.48 BETA
(this is the Windows 7 32 bit version so if you have 64 bit, it will be a different driver)

You've probably found this already but here is some more info from HP Finding Software and Drivers After Changing the Operating System to Windows 7 HP Pavilion dv2819nr Entertainment Notebook PC - HP technical support (Turkey - English)

If it is, can you get the dump files and maybe repost your question in the Crashes and Debugging forum? There are a lot of experts in there who will analyze your dump files for you and they can go from there

Also, make sure you add your FULL system specs so we know what we are looking at.

Here is the link to how to post a dump file

While your problem is related to the graphics card (and you rightly posted in here), it may help you out if you are getting crashes to get the files analyzed.
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A:NVIDIA Card/Driver Graphics Related Crashes

Sounds like your video card is dieing
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A:New NVIDIA card causing freezes and driver-crashes

Install Driver Sweeper and DOWNLOAD but don't install the new driver from NVIDIA.
Control Panel > Uninstall Programs > Uninstall "NVIDIA PHYSX" and "NVIDIA 3D VISION".
Then reboot your computer, and dependig on what model/build it is, enter Safe Mode (In my computer keep pressing F2).
Go to Device Manager (Start > Search Bar > Device Manager) and click on the little arrow nect to the tab "Display Adaptors". It should list all the graphic card that you currently are using.
Right click on the graphics card and select uninstall. Make sure that the other box/es are UNCHECKED.
Before you reboot again, open Driver Sweeper and select the boxes marked "NVIDIA CHIPSET", "NVIDIA PHYSX" and "NVIDIA DISPLAY". Select "Clean", and when prompted o reboot, select "Yes".

Now once you've rebooted, your computer should recognize the graphics card again.
Reboot the computer once more, and after that you can install the new driver.
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Sounds like a problem with either the card or the PCI bus on that one. Try switching to a different slot maybe?
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A:Nvidia Driver no longer works. Graphics card broke???


yes, probably the card is broken. Try to install different versions of the driver, but if you get blue screen the card should be broken.
try also to remove the card from the PCI-Express slot and clean slot and graphics card.
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A:Graphics card gets hot and display driver crashes when idle

what power supply?

Have you checked the 12v, 3.3v and 5v in the BIOS?
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Welcome to the forum!

Are the graphics drivers different from when you first got the machine and it was working?
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I included 6 minidump files. the is the latest
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A:bluescreen and crashes. cant update ati switchable graphics card driver

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NOTE: Please provide the following information for a more detailed response:

2 gB of RAM isn't sufficient to take advantage of the capabilities of this system. I'd suggest a minimum of 4 gB with 8 gB being optimum (IMO)

You have both Norton/Symantec and ESET installed. Please do the following:


Anti-Virus Removal:
Please do the following:
- download a free antivirus for testing purposes: Free AntiVirus
- uninstall the Norton from your system (you can reinstall it, if so desired, when we're done troubleshooting)
- remove any remnants of Norton using this free tool:
- IMMEDIATELY install and update the free antivirus, then check to ensure that the Windows Firewall is turned on.
- check to see if this fixes the BSOD's
NOTE: NEVER run more than 1 anti-virus, firewall, Internet Security/Security Center application at the same time.

Many of the sort of errors are caused by missing Windows Updates (to include Service Pack 1). Please do the following:


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1. Visit the PC manufacturer's website and update ALL drivers. DO NOT use Windows Update or the "Update drivers" function of Device Manager.
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6 memory dumps
4 different BSOD error codes
5 different causes blamed
This is most likely a hardware problem, but can also be caused by compatibility issues, low-level drivers, or malware.

Although I don't expect it to reveal anything, please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions (in the hope that it might reveal something):


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So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

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A:Random restarts with AMD graphics card but not Nvidia graphics card

Quote: Originally Posted by cannotdisplay64

so i think ive narrowed it down to a driver error with amd and another driver with my new board, a damaged AMD card, a second dodgy power supply or something else that i haven't thought about or discovered yet.

Has anyone else had a similar problem or have any suggetions as im pretty much all out of ideas at this point and its starting to grind my gears that i cant use my expensive new computer as it should be. Any help is appreciated.


P.S. sorry about any spelling or punctuation mistakes made but Im very tired at the time of writing this and will be going to bed

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I've heard that the specific PSU you bought will sometimes not power all the hardware it is supposed so.
People saying it could barely power a SSD, or even an extra fan.

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A:BSOD driver power state / Nvidia graphics driver problems

Hello Zephos.

As per the supplied data, this is the specification of your graphics.

Name Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0166&SUBSYS_21031043&REV_09\3&11583659&2&10
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Installed Drivers igdumd64.dll,igd10umd64.dll,igd10umd64.dll,igdumd32,igd10umd32,igd10umd32
Driver Version
So, it says it is not nVidia. But as you are saying that it was Nvidia Geforce 650M, and it disappeared, the best option is to contract the vendor. I wish you are within warranty?
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Hi mike,
Please download and install the Intel video card driver from the link below.
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Sounds more like a driver issue. Have you uninstalled and installed the latest video driers for the card?

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Hi Ellie,

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GeForce Forceware 180.43 Vista 32-bit download from
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the last stable nvidia drivers are 81.98

download them from the nvidia archives.

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Try uninstalling your video drivers via Device Manager...then reinstalling same after a reboot.

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A:NVIDIA Graphics Driver BSOD

Hi Shelly1234.

You tried a lot. Very exhaustive lot. But, it is unfortunate that there is no driver available that NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 GPU (c:\windows\system32\drivers\nv4_mini.sys) that is compatible with windows 7.

Though nvidia says that your GPU is compatible with Windows 7. And as per them, the latest available driver version is 179.48 (Released on February 11 2009 whereas windows 7 released on October 22, 2009. I doubt the compatibility for this reason). It is unfortunate that you cannot install it.

Nothing else is left in nvidia's part to try.

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Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 50, {fdbbe578, 0, 8c04ce18, 2}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nv4_mini.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nv4_mini.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nv4_mini.sys

Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : nv4_mini.sys ( nv4_mini+1be18 )

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Invalid system memory was referenced. This cannot be protected by try-except,
it must be protected by a Probe. Typically the address is just plain bad or it
is pointing at freed memory.
Arg1: fdbbe578, memory referenced.
Arg2: 00000000, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation.
Arg3: 8c04ce18, If non-zero, the instruction address which referenced the bad memory
Arg4: 00000002, (reserved)

Debugging Details:
Could not read faulting driver name

READ_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from 8298684c
Unable to read MiSystemVaType memory at 82965e20

8c04ce18 8b4628 mov eax,dword ptr [esi+28h]







ANALYSIS_VERSION: 6.3.9600.16384 (debuggers(dbg).130821-1623) amd64fre

TRAP_FRAME: 98f83cc4 -- (.trap 0xffffffff98f83cc4)
ErrCode = 00000000
eax=00000003 ebx=00000000 ecx=83dadcbc edx=00000000 esi=fdbbe550 edi=00000000
eip=8c04ce18 esp=98f83d38 ebp=98f83d90 iopl=0 nv up ei ng nz ac pe nc
cs=0008 ss=0010 ds=0023 es=0023 fs=0030 gs=0000 efl=00010296
8c04ce18 8b4628 mov eax,dword ptr [esi+28h] ds:0023:fdbbe578=????????
Resetting default scope

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from 8285daa8 to 828aa879

98f83cac 8285daa8 00000000 fdbbe578 00000000 nt!MmAccessFault+0x104
98f83cac 8c04ce18 00000000 fdbbe578 00000000 nt!KiTrap0E+0xdc
WARNING: Stack unwind information not available. Following frames may be wrong.
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Hi rithvik, Welcome to Sevenforums.

First off uninstall the drivers that are installed for your Nvidia card. Also, please update your system specs. After uninstalling the drivers, clean bits of old driver with Driversweeper. After that do a clean installation of the drivers.
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Was it sold and shipped by Amazon or from another vender ?

Every time you switch ports you have to change the monitor settings to that port

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Check to ensure that Windows 10 did not update itself before this happened. You may be able to resolve the issue by using  Windows System Restore.  Choose a restore checkpoint dated before this began.  Windows System Restore is completely reversible and will not delete your data.
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Please check this page and check your model number again.

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I assume you are using the Windows 7 driver and not the XP driver on it,


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also forgot to mention I have a

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See if you can start in Safe Mode.
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Scanned for Viruses?

Reseated the video card, checked that the 6 or 8 pin power connectors are tight, and checked the PCIe x16 slot out?

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