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Major BUG: GPU-Z causes Windows 10 PC to hard lock

vegaio

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Maybe i should add, theres no stability problem at all with GPU-Z latest version running and 17.11.1 driver. But there are many crashes with 17.11.2 , but i did not test, if the crashes with 17.11.2 would persist without GPU-Z running.
 
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Sorry, those specs listed are very outdated, I am not using that at all. Will update in a bit, I am overloaded with work in recent weeks. :)

EDIT: Fixed.
Over loaded with work but enough time to come here n post that it happened once.
I think TOMSHARDWARE misses you!!! Go back towards the light!!!!
 

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Maybe i should add, theres no stability problem at all with GPU-Z latest version running and 17.11.1 driver. But there are many crashes with 17.11.2 , but i did not test, if the crashes with 17.11.2 would persist without GPU-Z running.
Thank you for affirming what works instead of complaining like some members here do and have a chip on their shoulder.
 
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Over loaded with work but enough time to come here n post that it happened once.
I think TOMSHARDWARE misses you!!! Go back towards the light!!!!
My freeze was most definitely NOT once. It was many times.
Anyway, all fine now - in the recent 1 month, month and a half I have got no such freezes any more. Maybe one of the (semi-)recent AMD Radeon drivers updates helped, and/or same for Windows 10 updates/new builds I installed.
Using 17.11.2 drivers now, will update today to 17.11.4.

RE TomsHardware forums, please note I check out some of the eNews links they send me from time to time, but I do not usually do English forums. I use local native ones instead, being in Bulgaria. :)
The only exceptions are these GPU-Z forums, and Core Temp forums too.

Maybe i should add, theres no stability problem at all with GPU-Z latest version running and 17.11.1 driver. But there are many crashes with 17.11.2 , but i did not test, if the crashes with 17.11.2 would persist without GPU-Z running.
What crashes? Please be more specific. Does the whole PC crash with a BSOD/GSOD?
Do apps other than GPU-Z crash, or GPU-Z itself?
If other apps crash, list their names.

Also, kindly note this thread is not related to any crashing, but freezing. This is not the same thing. If you get crashes, please start a new thread for your issues, or bump a proper thread, which this is not.
 
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The monitor goes blank and sound comes to a halt after 5-10 seconds. So i have to manually hard reboot. But only with 17.11.2 . 17.11.1 there is no problem at all. I run 17.11.1 several weeks now without any problems and while running GPU-Zlatest version.
 
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Thanks! Okay, very similar to what I got a few times. In my case no sound mostly, as issue happens on startup, so no music or music videos are playing, yet. And I do not get a black/blank screen, the image on the screen for me was whatever showed on screen when GPU-Z caused the freeze. (and as I said, the issue seems fixed for me now)
What you report is a freeze, not a crash. Freeze & crash are not the same thing, please note.

I did get what you say on my other PC with an older Radeon R9 290 card a while ago, but I rarely use that one directly (I use it for my work with remote access to it).

Check out 17.1.14 drivers - out since a few days. Maybe it could help?
It has some known issues, so be prepared for some:
http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-art...son-ReLive-Edition-17.11.4-Release-Notes.aspx
(I think it may cause issues with MS Excel & MS Word. AMD do not say which exact software they mean, but usually it is that, as there were all kinds of issues previously with Microsoft Office with some of these non-WHQL drivers.)

Also, December rename/rebrand of the AMD Radeon drivers is coming soon! :) Hope the drivers will get better with every week.
It will be named: Adrenalin Edition

http://links.em.experience.amd.com/...MwNjQ2NDExNzAyS0&j=MTE2NDA3NzM1NQS2&mt=1&rt=0


Hmm, music sounds very Matrixy to me. :)
 
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Thanks for the update! :)
Finally AMD Radeon Adrenalin Edition is out, a few days ago. If you want, please check if it changes anything for you.