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Druchii
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TDR error

Unread post by Druchii » Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:58 pm

Hi folks,

Does anyone experience an issue with Neverwinter Nights 2 where it will, seemingly at random, cause your video card to seize up and blotch the screen with red pixels.

Sound eventually cuts for an electronic whirring unless you Ctrl+Alt+Delete.

Then this message comes up over and over in the launcher:

Nwn2mainVectoredExceptionHandler: Attempting to recover from video driver TDR error (video driver fault)...

Normally the above is when the graphics card is under stress.. I am running a GTX 980 - and its only NWN2 that causes this problem?

Any thoughts, suggestions?

Youtube was running a music video at the time, but its hardly the first game I've done that with.
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Re: TDR error

Unread post by Bobthehero » Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:30 pm

I have a similar issue with a GTX 980 as well.
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Re: TDR error

Unread post by Druchii » Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:20 am

Anyone with recommendations on to how avoid these crashes for me and Bob?
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Re: TDR error

Unread post by Theodore01 » Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:44 am

Try another (older/newer version) of the graphic driver.
Remove the old driver completely and reboot, then install the other driver.

Driver Uninstaller: https://www.guru3d.com/files-details/di ... nload.html



If that doesn't help, you could try to lower the game setting (shadows, water reflection, details) either ingame or in the nvidea settings.
Or lower the resolution and test if the problem persists.

Also is your system overheating ?
Cleanout dust and monitor temperatures while playing.

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