- Screen goes black/blue?
- Image would flash frequently?
- Some programs would quit themselves abruptly?
- Your machine is getting extremely hot?
- Your screen becomes blurred?
Upon the scenarios, one should be notice that something is wrong with the monitor driver. According to a survey by pcdriverupdatefix.com
, ADI monitor driver
has bee widely adopted and employed due to its high compatibility, easiness to install and use as well as some additional functionality many game players have been hunger for. So what causes the above bad scenarios?
In general, incompatibility and conflict are the major causes. To put it specifically, the causes can be:
- ADI monitor driver has been mistakenly removed.
- Due to the conflict, some part of the ADI monitor driver is corrupted.
- ADI monitor driver stops supporting the installed monitor.
- There are several monitor drivers installed to confuse the computer or conflicting with each other.
Way to Troubleshoot ADI Monitor Driver Issues
Generally speaking, updating or rolling back ADI
monitor driver may have troubleshoot the issue as many PC users update drivers blindly or simply throw connivance of maintain the machine and its components. Always remember that only update the driver when the related hardware/OS has been updated. If the updating or rolling back will not solve ADI
monitor driver issues, one should do more steps to find out. However, it can be time consuming. It is recommended to use advanced third-party tools such as Driver Detective
to help troubleshoot ADI
monitor driver problems quickly and easily.
- Press the Start Download button to save or run Driver Detective.
- Download driverfixapp to troubleshoot ADI monitor driver problem.
- If you get save option, please press down Ctrl+J key combination to get the download list.
- When the download is completed; then find DriverFixApp.exe and click open it to run.
- Follow on-screen instruction to finish the set up.
If you would like, just follow the manual method offered by Marvin Fowler, an Internet Technology expert
check if DirectDraw, Direct3D, and AGP Texture Acceleration appear as Enabled under DirectX Features.
Win+R key combination > type “dxdiag” > Enter key > DirectX Diagnostic Tool > Display tab > DirectX Features > check if DirectDraw, Direct3D, and AGP Texture Acceleration appear as Enabled.
Tip: if not, please follow the below steps:
Control Panel > Screen Resolution > Appearance and Personalization > adjust screen resolution > Advanced settings > Troubleshoot tab > Change settings > move the Hardware Acceleration slider to Full.
check if there’s yellow mark next to ADI monitor driver under Device Manager.
Control Panel > “Performance and Maintenance link”/ “System and Security” > System icon > Hardware tab > “Device Manager” option > “Sound, video and games controller” > double click ADI monitor driver:
check if there are several monitor drivers installed.
- Press on “Update Driver” button if ADI monitor driver has not been updated along with the related hardware/OS.
- Press on “Roll back Driver” button if ADI monitor driver has been updated while the related hardware/OS hasn’t.
Device Manager > “Sound, video and games controller” > right click on the unwanted/redundant monitor drivers one by one > select “Uninstall”.
uninstall ADI monitor driver and install the monitor driver according to your computer model.
Steps show how to show your computer model:
Win+R key combination > type “msinfo32” > Enter key > System Information window.
Steps show how to download the befitting monitor driver:
Access Windows download center > find and download the befitting monitor driver > press “Update Driver” button in Device Manager > “Welcome to the Hardware Update Wizard” window > select “No, not at this time” option > Next button > click “Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)” > choose “Search for the best driver in these locations” > “Browse” button > locate the downloaded monitor driver > follow on-screen instruction.