Graphics Card Crash Error Win7?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by hastyle, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. hastyle macrumors member

    Jan 9, 2007
    Hey guys i seem to get a graphics card driver crashing often, the win7 theme would default to solid colors, and i would get a error msg

    "A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly"

    Is there something wrong? or is this just the lack of memory on the videocard?? If so Ive consider upgrading to the I7 with the 512 mb videocard.

  2. galstaph macrumors 6502a


    Jul 24, 2002
    The Great White North Eh
    I'm assuming you have a mbp?
    or is it an imac?

    some info on the card/machine you currently have would be good..
    are you using parallels or bootcamp?
    also if using bootcamp, are you using the bootcamp drivers off of the sl dvd or the manufacturers newest driver?
  3. hastyle thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 9, 2007
    agh sorry macbook pro i5 2.54, bootcamp win7 I am using the bootcamp drivers for everything, but got the latest nvidia drivers from the website

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