Graphics Card Issues in Windows® 7
Read on to know more about issues that can occur in Windows 7 graphics card
The foremost feature that gives its uniqueness to the Windows 7 Operating System is its rich and simplified graphical user interface. For achieving this high end graphical user interface with lots of cool features Microsoft has integrated the latest version of their so called graphic engine, the DirectX 11. But some issues with the system graphics can create great inconvenience such as issues while enabling Windows 7 Aero theme, blue screen errors while accessing graphic intensive processes, auto resolution changes, pixelation and screen flickering. The graphical issues in Windows 7 like the blue screen errors seriously affects the system performance and functionality as these issues can cause significant damage to both system hardware and software which might result in a crash or data corruption. Therefore Windows 7 has included Driver Verifier to troubleshoot driver issues which includes your graphics card driver.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users of Windows 7 to solve graphics card problem in your system:
- Update or reinstall graphics drivers
- Detect and remove threats
- Fix system file issues
Update or reinstall graphics drivers
The issues with the graphics drivers installed in the Windows 7 are one of the main reasons that are causing various graphics card problems in a system. The issues with the installed driver files or incompatibility of the current version of the driver files with other programs or drivers in the system can cause graphics issues in Windows 7. The users are advised to perform a reinstall or update of the installed graphics driver so as to solve such issues with the driver files.
Detect and remove threats
The active threats in your system like malware or viruses can also be yet another reason for the failure of graphics drivers in your system. Performing a thorough scan of all the files in the system using a suitable threat removal program with extended detection capabilities will help the users to detect the hidden threats and remove them completely from your system.
Fix system file issues
The system file errors in Windows 7 can cause serious issues in the computer which also includes issues with your graphics driver. The Windows 7 users are advised to fix the critical system file errors to avoid such graphics driver failures. The users can do so by running a system file scan using the file checker utility in Windows 7 or by performing a repair install using the Windows 7 installation disk.
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