Fix Video Driver Crash Issue in Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the latest and advanced operating system available in the market. This operating system is the successor to Windows Vista. This has got so many latest features when compared to others. Windows 7 can support latest hardware components and software applications. Video card and the drivers are needed to provide the display to the system. A video driver is a software program which acts as an interface between the video card and Windows 7 operating system. The driver acts as the translator between them. You need to install the correct video driver from the manufacturer's website or from the driver CD which is obtained with the system. While installing from the website, make sure that the driver is compatible with video card and the Windows 7 operating system. However, at times you may face the problem of video driver crash in your Windows 7 system.
Following are some causes for video driver crash issue and the tips to fix the problem in Windows 7 system:
- Malware issues
- Video card issues
- Tips to fix
Viruses are the unwanted software programs and they have the capability to corrupt the system files and the programs. They also have the ability to corrupt the video driver present in Windows 7 system. When the video driver gets corrupted, it will start to crash frequently and it will not be able to work properly. Many of these viruses can enter through fake and malicious websites.
Video card issues
If the video card present in the system is damaged, then it can also result in the crashing of video driver. Since, the hardware device is damaged, the driver which acts as translator between the card and Windows 7 operating system will not be able to perform. Video driver can also crash due to conflicts with other drivers.
When the driver is crashing subsequently, you have to update the driver firstly. For updating, you have to use the genuine websites only. Otherwise, it may cause virus issues. Always try to use the latest driver which is compatible with Windows 7 and the video card. You have to delete all the malware using the best antivirus software. Check the video card for any physical damage. If the card is damaged, then try to replace it with a good one.
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