AMD fx 8350 cpu
asus crosshair v formula mobo
mushkin 16gb 2133mhz memory
asus directcu ii oc gtx 780
corsair axi 1200 watt psu
Hughsie said: After the freeze sometimes my mouse icon goes a strange shape and remains that way but still able to click links etc
This can happen randomly and sometimes not at all, sometimes the computer has to recover from a display failure but rarely, afterwards in the event viewer I get this message.
The description for Event ID 14 from source nvlddmkm cannot be found.
control101 said:Thought I would chime in on this as I am experiencing the same issue.
Cooler Master Elite RC-330
650 watt Corsair
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4Ghz
8Gb Patriot PC2-6400
250Gb Western Digital SATA2
x2 LG DVD±RW SATA
2Gb eVGA GTX560
I've been running this system for the past three years without issue.
I decided to refresh the whole setup and reinstalled everything, which meant I updated my Geforce drivers to 327.23 and I believe this is the source of the problem as I went through other drivers, updating and replacing but no success. I searched and someone mentioned turning off a Nvidia service (something to do with Shield) and my computer no longer perma-froze nor reported a BSOD but the mouse would still hang and then recover every other minute.
That was a step forward.
I'm now trying the newest Geforce drivers which are still in beta, if it doesn't correct the issue, I'll try to downgrade the drivers and will report back.
waddpsw said:I am very similar to control101. This system was built in June 2011 and has not had any issues until recently. I had not put it down to the video drivers until now.
I have already tried the new beta drivers and everything seemed to be fine for a day but i have just had the Event Id 41 nvlddmkm error again. :(
Downgrading to 314.22 after posting this. Not impressed with the waste of time trying to find the problem.
It did the same to me - All seemed great using the newest beta drivers and then my mouse was acting up again eventually locking up the system forcing me to reset. I never actually see a BSOD, but the system records one along with the nvlddmkm error event. But I'm also looking into why my mouse would intermittently freeze because each time it did, the system recorded a service initiation. Unsure if anything is connected.
I've since downgraded to Geforce drivers 314.22 as well and have yet to experience this issue. I wonder if they are developing these primarily for Win8 and maybe something is not agreeing on Win7.
8GB kingston @880Mhz
Zotac GTX460 2GB (ZT-40406-10P)
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