This thread is locked. When I try to update the driver from the Device Manager I am told that the current driver is up to date and I am not given an option to select a previous iteration of the driver. I don’t know how Catalyst handles them. Run Furmark when you have the AMD driver installed. RobertJCameron Created on November 28, Unfortunately, I have never been able to find any diagnostic software which does a serious test of modern 3D graphics hardware. Some people say they have had luck modding the drivers using FLEM.

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Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. After boot, the screen is normal. You can not post a blank message. Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit.

Mobiltiy, the graphics problems seem to be more related to how long the system has been up without rebooting as opposed to how long Celestia has been running Celestia is the only application that I run that kicks the fan into an audibly higher speed. Check here first for FAQs and helpful advice.

You don’t movility JavaScript enabled. Once I begin seeing the problems say after a few days since rebootingthey will occur immediately upon launching Celestia. RobertJCameron Replied on November 28, Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page.


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Rebooting clears the problem, and a reboot doesn’t give the laptop time to cool down. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. On the “IgnoreGLExtensions” syntax question – I just spotted an example with the various object catalogs near the top of “celestia. How can I correct this obvious update mistake?????

When I looked in Windows, all I could see was a memory. I have the same question 0. I must admit i made a bit of a mistake when i didn’t check if the box it got shipped in contained any drivers or such which it didn’t to my surprise!

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I’ve zipped and attached that – hope it’s the right one! Please enter a title. I dont understand this because the screen on this laptop is a HD widescreen 17″. When I try to update the driver from the Device Manager I am told that the current driver is up to date and I am not given an option to select a previous iteration of the driver.

If you haven’t enabled dump then enable them. I should add that I have recently noticed that, when the black, flashing artifacts are present, I can see the background stars through the object’s texture.

However, Fenerit’s comments do lend credence to my suspicion that graphics adapters’ memories can get corrupted by usage, so I’m still thinking that a buggy graphics driver is at the root of radron problem!


If both types of graphics have problems, I’d tend to suspect a hardware problem, although that wouldn’t really be conclusive. I have uninstalled the device and restarted the laptop but it just reloads the bad driver again. Windows 7 Ultimate deell SP1 Celestia: Has anyone ever seen or heard of a hs where graphics problems occur only after a system has been running for awhile, or because of a graphics driver memory corruption problem?

Also snap a picture of when the BSOD occurs.

Run Furmark when you have the AMD driver installed. So I don’t think I’m using DirectX much, if at all. Laptops are intended to run at higher temperatures than desktops, but excessively high temperatures can cause lots of intermittent and long-term problems.

I have attached a photo inside the device manager of when I had Windows 8 of what exactly was installed.

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I still have been unable to screen capture these two problems. Did this solve your problem? I’ll report back in a few days, as I’m off site for a bit. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge.