This error can happen to both Nvidia and AMD Ati graphic video cards users. It indicates that there is a problem with either Nvlddmkm, Atikmdag.sys, Nvlddmkm.sys or Atikmpag.sys system files and eventually cause their games to crash or worse, BSOD (blue screen of death), especially when they were running high graphic and heavy loaded games such as GTA V and the Witcher 3. How to Fix Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered on Windows 10/8.1/8/7 Running AMD or Nvidia Card The error message “Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered” usually appears right after your game crashes which indicates that a core driver system file has stopped responding and thus causing your game to crash instantly.
This usually signal a compatibility issue between your game and your graphic card driver. Video driver can be found from your manufacturer website such as nvidia.com if you are using a nvidia graphic card and amd.com if you are using a ATI card. As for DirectX, the best way to update it is through Windows Update. There is currently no way to manually install DirectX 11.0 or newer for Windows 10, 8.1 or 8 as they comes with your Windows by default and will be updated via Windows Update. If you are still stuck with Windows XP, unfortunately, it is no longer supported. Also make sure your other relevant hardware drivers such as the BIOS and Chipset drivers are up to date.
Install Driver Scanner for free driver scanning and driver installation. Vga Driver Windows 10 32 Bit more. Scan and fix your corrupted registry Your Windows registry that gets cluttered up as you use your computer can also be a problem and the cause of the error, especially when your Windows has been running for longer than a year without any maintenance. Unfortunately, Windows doesn’t have any built-in mechanism that automatically scan and fix these issues that get worse over time.