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gumshoe
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Lenovo Y410P: Graphics Card/Driver crashing and freezing

I have been using this y410p to play games for almost three years now, and a small set of problems has slowly started to build. 

 

As of now, most of my games will crash within 5-10 minutes of starting, commonly accompanied by the error "Display driver has stopped responding and recovered". Most of the time, the game will just freeze with the audio continuing and I am able to close it. Sometimes however, I get much more severe crashes, where the sound over 5 seconds becomes extremely distorted, and my mouse movement becomes increasingly laggy until the whole thing just freezes, with a monotone buzzing sound coming from the speakers. 

 

I have noticed that the display driver crashes generally occur when my disk randomly spiked to 100%. Even a single second of it can cause my whole computer to crash. As of now, I can't play games that my computer has easily been able to run before.

 

I've tried using IdeaFan to keep temperatures down, but I don't think it's temperatures causing it, seeing as I've seen it happen multiple times when the temperature is only around 50. If any of you have an idea of what could be causing this, please respond. 

 

Also of note, I am running Windows 10, which I have heard can be problematic for the y410p. Could that be causing the issue? 

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Re: Lenovo Y410P: Graphics Card/Driver crashing and freezing

Hi there, Gum -


Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.

 

Try this Driver mate:  Intel VGA Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook

 

It's the Windows 10 driver from the y400 page. The y400 is pratically identical to the y410p so it should work. 

 

Update us how it goes.     

 

 

 

     

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gumshoe
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Re: Lenovo Y410P: Graphics Card/Driver crashing and freezing

Thank you so much for the recommendation, and while updating the Intel Drivers didn't quite fix my problem, it led me down the right path. I updated the Intel Drivers from that link, and when that didn't work, I tried searching the same website, where I found a corresponding Nvidia Driver. Once I downloaded that, all my problems went away, and I've had no crashing where I would have before. 

In case anyone else is interested, I'll link it here. Nvidia VGA Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook



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Re: Lenovo Y410P: Graphics Card/Driver crashing and freezing

Great that all goes well. 

Please feel free to utilize our forums at any time.

Cheers!!Smiley Happy

           

Regards,

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tinko08
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Re: Lenovo Y410P: Graphics Card/Driver crashing and freezing

After much searching, I came across this post as I am having the same issue. When I try to download the drivers it says the file is corrupt. Any help is appreciated as I cannot play a lot of games since I upgraded to Windows 10

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