Ah, the dreaded “Display driver stopped responding and has recovered” message, aka, TDR error.
Last summer, I bumped into a Windows 7 video driver problem that was particularly difficult to cure. Moving graphics cards around and upgrading drivers didn’t fix the issue. The whole saga turned out to be a bit complex, but in the end, the fix was simple. For me, and for many other site visitors, apparently. I even helped myself with this same software adjustment later on, when I had a similar problem on a Windows 8 laptop. Yay!
This is one of those never-would-have-guessed-it fixes, where plain old stubborn determination prevailed. First, I learned… Continue Reading