Hello, I am unable to play any games or use skype any one or play and video. It freezes up in Solitaire I get,'display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and successfully recovered". The drivers are updated to the latest. The computer is about 3 and a half years old. I bought it for gaming at the time. It is clean inside. I tried another monitor and got the same message. I am not sure if it is the card itself. I have a nvidia 8500 GT. If it is the card what would be a equivalent for a replacement? Any information would be greatly appreciated.
The one time I got that "display driver has stopped responding and successfully recovered" error was with an old dell x850, it died 1 month later. Its possible that the error could mean something else, lets see the rest of your system first.
Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 2 (build 6002) powerspec E355 5.0p
System Serial Number: ps
Asset Tag: ps
Chassis Serial Number: ps
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.40 gigahertz Intel Core 2 Duo
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
4096 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Intel Corporation DG965WH AAD41692-304
Serial Number: BQWH651001S2
Bus Clock: 266 megahertz
BIOS: Intel Corp. MQ96510J.86A.1676.2007.0413.0149 04/13/2007
Drives Memory Modules c,d
1799.66 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
1468.73 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space
I have now replace the video card with a better one geoforce 9400gt but I am not out of the woods. It takes about 15 minutes to boot up. I ordered more memory as my capacity is 8gb I need to find out why it takes so long to boot up.