About Paul Braren

Home lab enthusiast. Passionate virtualizer. Blogger. More about Paul's job at IBM, and his hobbies, over at: http://tinkertry.com/about
Apr 11

NVIDIA display driver stopped responding and has recovered, here’s a simple fix that’s worked for many

Ah, the dreaded “Display driver stopped responding and has recovered” message, aka, TDR error. The story: Last summer, I bumped into a Windows 7 video driver problem that was particularly difficult to cure. Moving graphics cards around and upgrading drivers didn’t … Continue reading

Feb 12

Windows Task Manager auto-started as an effective CPU monitor in your system tray

Overview: You can use Windows Task Manager as an effective CPU monitor left running in the system tray as a notification icon. It’s light on system resources, and safe to leave running full-time. Discreetly shows you how busy your system … Continue reading