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NV4 Display Driver has stopped working normally.

My monitor keeps going black and sometimes it will come back on and other times I have to restart the computer. I just got a message "NV4 display driver has stopped working normally." I have a Gateway PC that runs on Windows XP.

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  • hunts4 Jun 03, 2009

    I created the folder and did the download and then I deleted the old NVIDIA software. I installed the new NVIDIA and it seemed okay all day but now it's going black again!!! I hope I did it right because I will be the first to admit I am not that smart about this part of computers. I mostly just know how to operate them but not fix them! Also, I keep losing my internet connection! Aaagh!!!!

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    CompuFirm May 11, 2010

    Download the latest driver from http://www.nvidia.com/page/pg_2003052126... Once you have updated your drivers this should correct the problem, if not your onboard video adaptor may be failing. Have you tried an external card?

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Create a folder on your desktop & name it NVIDIA driver. Click on the NVIDIA link provided below;
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

Use Option 2 & download the latest driver software into the NVIDIA driver folder you created.
Do not install new graphics driver software over top of older graphics driver software!
Open control panel than open Add/Remove programs icon. Find the current NVIDIA graphics software & uninstall it. Restart your system if windows request it.
Download & run the free program named RegCure from the next link;
http://www.pctuneuptips.com/recommends/clean/?gclid=CL2RiIrTmpICFSFMGgodODIPzg
This will clean your system. Than install the NVIDIA software. Restart your system even if windows does not want you too.
Lastly, check windows for updates.

Cheers!
Mike

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Jun 04, 2009

    I have to ask. Did you follow the instruction in order as I posted?
    There is a difference between uninstalling driver software & deleting software.
    The process of uninstalling (Through windows Add/Remove?), allows windows to remove driver files in a more efficient fashion. Where windows is less efficient of the removal of redundant or non used windows registry keys. (That is one RegCure's jobs)

    Has the error message returned in conjunction with your monitor going blank/black?
    (NV4 display driver has stopped working normally) If no, I suggest you try swapping out the monitor & see if your display goes blank/black. Most monitors have an off/on button. Most monitors on/off button turns green when powered on & receiving a single from the PC system. Monitors will go into standby mode when not receiving a single where as the green led will turn to amber & the display will go blank/black. To test your system, try swapping the monitor & check if another monitor also enters standby mode.

    In order to address your intermittent internet connection tell me who your internet service provider is. Do you connect through a local telephone line? Do you connect through a DSL modem or cable modem?

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