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GPU-Z failing to start - Win 10 Home v1709


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Jan 11, 2018
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System Name Mother
Processor Quad Core Q9550 engineering sample
Motherboard EVGA 780i /sli
Cooling Zelman
Memory 8gb
Video Card(s) Evga GTX 970 superclocked GM204
Storage 512 ssd, 1t data.
Display(s) twin asus 24"
Case WindTunnel (Xclio) w/2 220mm fans (input), w/1 120mm front (input) & w/1 120mm rear(ex) & perf case
Audio Device(s) Realtek HD
Power Supply OCZ 850
Software Win 10-64bit v 1709 build 16299.192
vforvangelis, lexluthermiester, others

W1zard sent me an updated version of GPU-z and it works as it is meant to .
I am also running a gtx 970 oc'd.

I have tried the fix from vforvangelis stated above and that worked as well.
Thanks all for the help.

My assumption is that GPU-Z and the other programs I have which are older versions of code that contradict the win 10 1709 recent build. Meaning that the old code was not written for the way 1709 deals with windows sizing, etc. Perhaps win 10 1709 is not checking on that when the program starts so it violates the exploit protection. Most programs seem to allow automatic sizing and crossover to devices like tablets and phones. My thoughts. Correct me if I'm wrong.