Hello, I recently updated to windows 10 and since have been having problems with my Nvidia graphics drivers crashing when I try to put anything in full screen mode on my second monitor. The computer would crash and eventually give me an error that graphics driver had crashed and recovered or that only the Microsoft basics driver is now being used. If I try to put anything in full screen on my primary monitor, the monitor goes black until I exit fullscreen.

I have read through multiple similar posts about this problem for others who seem to have found solutions. I tried to follow all of these different solutions but the problem persists.

What I've done:

  • I installed Display Driver Uninstaller
  • did a safe mode clean install restarted
  • downloaded the newest Nvidia driver updater (364.51-desktop-win10-64bit-international-whql)
  • installed a custom install with a clean install (currently have driver version 364.51 for my GeForce GTX 660)
  • told windows not to auto update
  • told Nvidia not to auto update.

I am thinking that perhaps I need a legacy driver...? Any suggestions? Thanks!