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Problem Device manager ALWAYS crashes??

Discussion in 'Software' started by Juelz, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. Juelz

    Juelz Gigabyte Poster

    Basically any time I use device manager on my Windows 8.1 laptop and say I click on the properties of a device it will then freeze the device manager program, regardless of which device properties I view it will always crash it. I have no idea why it's doing this.. any suggestions?
  2. Apexes

    Apexes Gigabyte Poster

    mmmh, dodgy driver somewhere i recon.

    have a look at the windows event logs and see if that lists anything.

    Try in safe mode, can you open it through that? If so, probably a driver fault.

    I've seen similar before and updating the chipset driver fixed it for me, but it could be one of many i guess.
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