You maybe getting the error 0x00000117 or VIDEO_TDR_TIMEOUT_DETECTED, if so please read all the information below on how to fix this issue.  This is a very common fault and we have seen it before.

What Causes This Error ?

This error is usually caused by a video card driver.

When Did This Error Start ?

Have you done a Windows update recently ? or manually updated the video card driver ?

How To Fix This Error

  • If you have recently installed Windows updates take a look and see if that update included anything relating to your video card software, if so uninstall that update.
  • Locate an updated driver for your video card.
  • Check the following on this Microsoft article.
  • Does this error only occur when you run a certain program ? If so this may help you to search online for a suitable fix.

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Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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