This post shows students and new users steps to quickly reset or restart the graphics driver in Windows 11. If your Windows isn’t displaying anything on the screen when you turn on the computer or you are having a display issues, Windows allows users to quickly and easily restart the graphics drivers to resolve common issues.
Resetting the graphics driver applies to NVIDIA, AMD or Intel graphics cards. When you restart your graphics drivers, Windows will flicker and go blank for a second or two, and make a beep.
That will restart and reset the graphics driver, and in most cases, fix common issues without the need to restart the computer.
Before trying to restart the driver or reboot, make that your computer is on. In some cases, you computer might be turned off and you don’t know.
How to reset the graphics drivers in Windows 11
As mentioned above, Windows allows users to quickly and easily restart the graphics drivers to resolve common issues.
However, before trying to troubleshoot, make sure your computer is actually turned on. You can use a simple method below to verify that you computer is on.
Press the CapsLock or NumLock key on your keyboard and check whether the status light for the key turns on. When the CapsLock or NumLock keys lit up, it means the computer is on but the screen or connection to the display isn’t working.
With the keyboard light on, press the Windows key + CTRL + SHIFT + B keys to restart or reset the display drivers.
When you done, your Windows screen will appear hopefully the issues will go away without having to reboot.
That should do it!
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