Many Windows users got error code "Display driver stopped responding & has recovered" when playing games or running some applications. If you are one of them, don"t worry. This article introduces 9 ways to lớn help resolve error "Display driver stopped responding và has recovered" with detailed steps and screenshots.

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Some of you may have encountered this situation: when you are playing computer games or running an application on your computer, it freezes up a few seconds or exit it lớn the desktop. Sometimes the computer is stuck in a xanh screen of death or goes black. After a few seconds, a notification as below will show up at the right corner of the computer screen.

You will see the message "display driver has stopped responding và has recovered". It is really annoying if you are doing something urgent at that time. You may wonder: how did this happen? How can I fix it? Well, the following contents will tell you when this phenomenon would occur and the specific steps to lớn fix it.

When Would "Display Driver Stopped Responding & Has Recovered" Error Occur

The reasons for error "Display Driver Stopped Responding & Has Recovered Nvidia" are various and complicated. Here I summarize some occasions that the display driver stopped responding error would occur at its great possibility.

There are a lot of programs & applications running on your computer.The display drive is outdated, corrupted or missing.The GPU in your computer is overheating.GPU takes more time than permitted khổng lồ display graphics khổng lồ your monitor.The graphic card in your computer is very old or defective.Windows operating system has corrupt system or registry files.

After learning the possible causes for the Display Driver Stopped Responding & Has Recovered Nvidia error, you should now apply a solution to solve it.

Close unnecessary programs and applicationsChange visual effects Reinstall graphics driversIncrease GPU processing timeUpdate the graphics driverCheck if the GPU is overheatingConfigure Hardware to mặc định settingsReplace the graphic card with a new one

Solution 1. Close Unnecessary Programs và Applications

When there are more applications & programs than the GPU can handle running, performance issues like "Display Driver Stopped Responding & Has Recovered" error could be triggered.

In this case, you can close some unnecessary applications và programs running on your computer, which should fix display driver has stopped responding issue.

Solution 2. Adjust Visual Effects for Better Performance

Adjusting visual effect can also help lớn improve computer performance and fix display driver stopped responding and has recovered Windows 10 error. You can adjust your computer for better performance by disabling some of the visual effects. Here are detailed steps và pictures khổng lồ show you how khổng lồ adjust visual effects in Windows 10.

Step 1. Input Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows in the Windows Cortana search box và choose the best match to xuất hiện the Performance options.

Step 2. In this Visual Effect section, select Adjust for best performance và click OK.


Note: If you don"t want to lớn choose this option you can select Let Windows choose what"s best for my computer option as an alternative.

Step 3. Close the windows and check if display driver has stopped responding issue has been fixed.

If this method did not resolve the Windows 10 display driver stopped responding và has recovered issue, you may try the next method.

Solution 3. Uninstall và Reinstall Graphics Drivers

Step 1. Right-click Windows Start menu and choose Run.

Step 2. Input đầu vào devmgmt.msc into the Run dialog & press Enter lớn launch the Device Manager.


Step 3. Find Display adapters in the Device Manager & expand it.


Step 4. Right-click on your graphics drivers, click on Uninstall khổng lồ uninstall the drivers. If you have more than one graphics driver, them uninstall them one by one.


Step 5. Restart your computer. When your computer starts up successfully, Windows will automatically reinstall the same version of the graphics drivers.

Solution 4. Increase GPU Processing Time

You can resolve the "Display drive stopped responding & has recovered Nvidia" issue by simply increasing the TDR (Timeout Detection và Recovery) timeout for your GPU, và this can be done by editing your computer"s registry. Now, follow the detailed steps.

Step 1. Exit all Windows based programs.

Step 2. đầu vào regedit in the Windows 10 Cortana tìm kiếm box.

Step 3. Go lớn the following directory.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control > GraphicsDrivers


Step 4. In the right pane, right-click on an empty space and click New lớn expand the context menu. If you are using a 32-bit operating system, choose DWORD (32-bit) Value in the context menu. If you are using a 64-bit operating system, click on QWORD (64-bit) Value in the context menu.


Note: If you don"t know whether your system is 64-bit Operating system or 32-bit Operating System, you can right click This PC and choose Properties to check it.

Step 5. Name the new registry value TdrDelay & press Enter.


Step 6. Double-click on the TdrDelay registry value lớn modify it. Then input đầu vào 8 into its Value data box and click on OK.


Step 7. Close the Registry Editor and restart your computer to see if display driver stopped responding và has recovered windows 10 error is fixed.

Tips: If you modify the registry incorrectly, it could cause serious problem on your computer. If there is something wrong with your computer, you can delete the added TdrDelay và restart your computer.

Solution 5. Update Your Graphics Drivers

If a newer version of the graphics drivers on your computer is available for your computer, you can download and install them, which may be able khổng lồ fix "Display driver stopped responding & has recovered Nvidia" error.

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To check to see if a newer version of your computer"s graphics drivers is available, you can follow the steps as below.

Step 1. Go to the official trang web of your GPU"s manufacturer. If you don"t know the type of your GPU, you can follow the steps in Solution 3 lớn find it out.

Step 2. Search if a newer version of your computer"s graphics drivers is available.

Step 3. If there is a version available, download and install it on your computer. & this should solve your problem.

If you find that this is a little complicated for you or you don"t have the time, patience to lớn update the driver by yourself, you can also resort khổng lồ a third-party driver update software khổng lồ update your drivers automatically, which is very convenient. Be sure lớn choose a reliable one.

Solution 6. Kiểm tra if GPU Is Overheating

Overheating GPU may cause the Windows 10 display driver stopped responding & has recovered issue. The temperature of your graphic thẻ should not go beyond its maximum operating temperature.

Generally speaking, if the temperature of the GPU is around or above 80° C, it may cause driver crash & then give you the notification "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered". In this case, you can use a temperature monitor program to check your GPU temperature & make sure the temperature is not too high.

Besides, the GPU is easy to get overheating if the radiator is dusted. So you can shut down your computer, take it out, clean some impurities & dust on the GPU radiator & see if the display driver has stopped responding và has recovered problem resolves.

Solution 7. Set Hardware to default Settings

If you get the display driver stop responding issue after overclocking CPU, Memory or GPU, you can try to run all hardware components at their default settings to lớn see if that helps.

Solution 8. Reinstall Windows Operating System

If your Windows operating system has corrupt system files or registry files, it may cause the "Display driver stopped responding và has recovered" issue. Some users also said that display driver has stopped responding and has recovered Windows 10 error has only happened to lớn them after upgrading Windows 10.

See: Should I Upgrade to Windows 10 - How lớn Decide

In this case, you can bởi a clean install of Windows 10 khổng lồ solve this issue. Before your start reinstallation, remember lớn backup the disk, as reinstallation will delete your data.

The fastest way to lớn backup all important files is to backup the whole disk with a disk cloning software. But if you don"t have that much space to lớn store all the data on your disk, you can also bakcup the partition that you have stored important files.

To backup partition or disk, it is recommended khổng lồ use MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro Ultimate Edition as it is a professional partition manager as well as disk cloning software trusted by tens of millions of people. Using MiniTool Partition Wizard can not only help you backup partition and disk but also help you format partition, resize partition, check file system, convert MBR disk to lớn GPT. Now let"s see detailed steps lớn backup disk & reinstall Windows 10.

Step 1. Get MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro Ultimate Edition by clicking the following button. Install it on your computer and launch it lớn get the main interface.

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Step 2. Then choose Copy Disk from the left action panel.


Step 3. Choose a disk khổng lồ copy the source content to và click Next. & click Yes on the pop-up window to lớn continue. All the data on the target disk will be destroyed, so make sure there is no important file on the disk or you have made backups in advance.


Step 4. Here you can change the copy options by yourself if necessary. And you can also change the partition form size by dragging the handle bar. Then click Next khổng lồ continue.


Step 5. Read the lưu ý about how to boot from the destination hard drives if you are cloning a system disk. Then click Finish.


Step 6. In this page, you can preview the changes. At last, you need lớn click Apply to lớn allow the pending operations.


Now, follow the steps as below to lớn perform a clean install of Windows 10.

Step 1. Create a Windows 10 installation truyền thông via Microsoft"s truyền thông Creation Tool.

Step 2. Change BIOS boot sequence to lớn give the bootable USB drive or DVD/CD disc boot priority.

Step 3. Insert the Windows10 installation truyền thông media USB drive or DVD/CD disc to lớn your computer & boot from it.

Step 4. Select your language preferences, và click on Next button khổng lồ continue.

Step 5. Click on Install now.

Step 6. Follow the instruction and let it install automatically. The installation process will start & your PC will reboot. When it"s finished, you just need khổng lồ log in with your account.

Solution 9. Replace your Graphics thẻ with a New One

If all of the above methods don"t work for your computer, the issue "Display drive has stopped responding & has recovered" is possibly caused by a defective graphics card. In this case, you have no choice but lớn buy a new one.

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After showing you the 9 methods to lớn fix "Display drive has stopped responding và has recovered Nvidia" error, you can try these methods one by one or choose the most suitable one according lớn your situation.

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