How to resolve common GeForce GTX 690 Errors
We have listed below some common GeForce GTX 690 errors and the best ways to resolve these errors.
Solution for Error Code 43: The device reported a problem and was discontinued
This ‘Blue Screen of Death’ error causes your system to crash. The system may also display the name of the associated file, nvlddmkm.sys.
The error is generally caused in response to a corrupt Device Driver. If the error has appeared after updating GeForce GTX 690 Drivers, then we would advise you rollback to previous Drivers.
To check if the problem is indeed driver related, you will need to open the Device Manger. A yellow exclamation mark next to GeForce GTX 690 entry in the Device Manager confirms that it is indeed a Driver problem. In order to rollback Drivers for GeForce GTX 690, follow the steps laid out below:
- Click Start and go to Control Panel
- Click System and Security
- Click Device Manager
- Under Display Adapter, look for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 entry and double click it to view Properties
- In the Properties dialog box, go to the Driver Tab
- Select the Roll Back Driver option and click OK to confirm the changes.
- If the Roll Back Driver option is disabled, try updating the Drivers for the device (see Driver Update link at end of post)
- Restart the system
Solution for DirextX Error related to GeForce GTX 690
This is a solution for when the system displays the error message – DirectX Function “GetDeviceRemovedReason” failed with DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_REMOVED. Hardware device removed.
The error is generally caused when Software Drivers crash. To resolve this issue, you will need to download and install the latest Drivers for your graphics card.
Solution for Windows 7 problems after installing GeForce GTX 690
Some Windows 7 users experience booting problems after installing GeForce GX 690. Exact reasons for this issue are not fully understood. That said, the following solutions have worked for many users.
Update BIOS of your motherboard and install the latest Drivers for GeForce GTX 690
If the error persists, perform a fresh install of your operating system and install all service packs and patches provided by Microsoft for your operating system and then install GeForce GTX 690 in your system.
As you can see, a common theme in all GeForce GTX 690 errors is Driver issues. With Drivers playing such an important role in getting good performance from your GeForce GTX 690, it is important that you keep them up to date.