Windows 10: Display driver stopped responding and has recovered - AMD
Try uninstalling the driver again using the free program Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) and reinstall the driver again manually with the latest you got from AMD website. Just google up DDU.
One of the problems is that I'm so incredibly ignorant about the drivers for Windows. I don't remember exactly what graphics driver my mother had on her original tower. I believe she was running Windows 8, which came preinstalled. When the updates upgraded her to W10 I assume the drivers all remained the same. All I remember is that it was some sort of AMD driver.
And as I said, after the reinstall Windows spent a fair amount of time searching for a suitable graphics driver. I have no idea how it decided on the AMD Radeon 7540D driver. Is that based on the motherboard?
Then when I clicked on Brink's sticky about the Latest AMD Catalyst Graphics Driver for Windows 10, I was presented with a bewildering array of choices. I chose Windows 10, 64 bit from the heading Radeon™ R5 235X, R5 230, R5 220, HD 8470, HD 8350, HD 8000 (D/G variants), HD 7000 – HD 7600, HD 6000, and HD 5000 Series, but that choice was based on nothing more than what Windows had installed on it's own. Well, what if that was wrong in the first place? For a homemade tower, how is one supposed to determine precisely what drivers to download?
I'm perfectly willing to follow your advice as soon as I get over to my mother's. I gave her back the tower a couple days ago because she was tired of fighting with the old Vista laptop I'd loaned her. I just don't know for sure what driver to download.
Go to this site: Download Drivers
Choose "Manually select your driver" than the rest of fields as it applies to that computer (APU desktop or mobile), than your processor, windows 10 etc. as drivers are different for various GPUs, dedicated and included in the processor. (APU = Accelerated Processing Unit), with AMD its the name of graphic processor + CPU).
Judging by your post it should look something like this:
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