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Okay.  I don't have enough time to do them all now, but I will continue later after I work.

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I understand.

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If there is executable setup file for a driver double click it to install the driver. If there is no executable setup file then use the Device Manager to install the driver.

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Okay the two I had time for were the firmware (BIOS) one and the nvidia one.  When I tried to update the firmware one it said that the best ones are already installed.    The nvidia one updated with the driver that I downloaded.

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The best one already installed means that the currently installed a driver or firmware upgrade have the same version as the one you trying to install.

Skip the ones you get best one installed massage.

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@alewiina don't use Windows Update to install device drivers always install device drivers from either from your laptop manufacturer website or from device manufacturer website.

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So right after the graphics driver installed, the whole screen went dark and I couldn’t do anything... so I had to hard restart.  Let it restart, it got to the windows login, so I logged in, but then it was just stuck on a black screen and wouldn’t load my UI.  I had to leave and now I’m going to work with worried knots in my stomach

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It happens when installing graphic card drive your screen will go black how long did you wait before restarting your laptop?

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I’m not sure, I didn’t know that Sad tearing  so when I restart it later it’ll probably be fine?

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We deal with it when you are free.

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Okay.  I hope it’s not dead Sad tearing

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Okay I’m home.

I turned it back on.  It’s back to the ~6.5 minute boot time that I originally had the problem with.  It loaded fine at first, displayed the Windows Live background thing, I put in my PIN to login, etc.

I saw the outline of my desktop and icons for a few seconds and then it went back to the black screen, which is how it still is now.  I get a cursor with a blue loading wheel if I move the mouse, and I know the display is on, because it’s a bit lit (not like a powered off screen) but otherwise nothing.  It’s been black for 8 mins as of this post.

Edit: it’s now been 40 mins.  Still black, still a cursor when I move the mouse

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From the login screen press and hold down Shift key and click Restart to boot your computer into Safe Mode. Within Safe Mode uninstall the driver from Device Manager.

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I tried to do that.  When I restarted it, Windows automatically started “working on updates”.   When that was finished, my computer got a BSOD and restarted itself.  This has happened 4 times now, it restarts and BSODs.   The error is DRIVE_POWER_STATE_FAILURE, which I gather from googling is because of an incompatible driver.  I don’t know how I’m supposed to fix this now, I can’t even get to the login screen

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You can force your computer to boot into Windows Recovery Environment by force shutting down your computer soon as Windows 10 tries to boot shutdown your computer by doing this five times the Automatic Startup Repair will take over and try to repair your system after Automatic Startup Repair finish if it has not resolved the issue then there will be option to restore your system to a date when it was working also there will be a link to Advanced Tool which is where you can start your computer into Safe Mode.

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