Windows 10 and Nvidia Graphics Card Driver My desktop PC has a Nvidia Geforce GTX 560 Graphics Card. When the PC was upgraded to Window 10 several months ago, it started to act up - the image on the screen flickered badly; the CPU fan refused to spin when the PC was switched on; the PC shut down on its own without warning.
And on several occasions, the BIOS got corrupted. I tried several solutions. I tried disabling the graphics card. I had on numerous occasions deleted the graphics card driver so that Windows would download the relevant driver the next time the PC was started. I sought the help of a friend (an IT expert) and he helped me download the latest driver from the Nvidia website. Most of these solutions would work for a few days till the next Windows 10 update and the entire nightmare would start again.
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In desperation, I sought the help of a PC technician/repairman and he told me that Windows 10 has this habit of updating the drivers without your permission. Windows 10 Ethernet Drivers Realtek. So even if I had downloaded the latest graphics card driver from the Nvidia website, Windows 10 would download and install another graphics card driver the next time the PC is booted. I did some research and found that I can stop Windows 10 from automatically downloading its own driver by running an Utility program provided by Microsoft. The utility program can be found here: I executed the Utility program but the image on the screen flickered again and the cpu fan refused to spin when started. It has been many months of trying and experimenting. And it has been every stressful. I have reinstalled Windows 7 into my PC two days agoi and it is working perfectly. Amd Radeon Hd 6700m Driver Windows 10.