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  1. J

    Display Driver has stopped responding and has successfully recovered

    Didn't know that option was there. Unfortunately it didn't work. :-\ Still got the black screen/error message on bootup.
  2. J

    Display Driver has stopped responding and has successfully recovered

    It was a fresh install, I don't like upgraded OS versions never works right. This is only the 2nd driver that I've installed too. First was what they had on the day Win7 launched. I even tried uninstalling (and cleaning off driver files) and reinstalling the video drivers. That didn't help...
  3. J

    Display Driver has stopped responding and has successfully recovered

    It's the onboard laptop GPU, nVidia 8800M. I am running the newest drivers off of nVidia's website, 195.62 for Win 7 64-bit.
  4. J

    Display Driver has stopped responding and has successfully recovered

    Well I tried swapping out the RAM and it still had the same issue, so that's not the problem unfortunately. :-\
  5. J

    Display Driver has stopped responding and has successfully recovered

    Yea I am wondering if the video driver may be causing a problem too. Since the drivers for Windows 7 are relatively new (I only have 2 to pick from for the RTM version of Win7) and I tried both, and completely uninstalled and reinstalled both. I might try swapping out the RAM, never thought of...
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    Display Driver has stopped responding and has successfully recovered

    The specs say the video ram is shared, yes. It's listed as "Discrete Video Memory". I haven't seen any BIOS updates, Gateway is horrible for system updates as I've discovered. Looking at their support page for this laptop they haven't updated anything on it since it shipped. For example...
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    Display Driver has stopped responding and has successfully recovered

    Hi all, I am running into a serious problem with my laptop. First a little history. I purchased a Gateway P-6831FX back in March '08 and have had no problems with it, other than minor heat issues where the system crashes to a black screen. I've solved this heat issue by buying a good laptop...
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