Windows 7 bugcheck 3B or black screen caused 'when installing 3rd-party driver on hybrid graphics laptop'

Microsoft informed that customers running Windows 7 may found their laptops crash when deploying graphics drivers “A bugcheck 3B could result while installing a third party graphics driver on a hybrid graphics system under some circumstances if the system isn't rebooted when required,” Microsoft said…., all copies of Windows 7 can be affected by this […]

Microsoft informed that customers running Windows 7 may found their laptops crash when deploying graphics drivers “A bugcheck 3B could result while installing a third party graphics driver on a hybrid graphics system under some circumstances if the system isn't rebooted when required,” Microsoft said…., all copies of Windows 7 can be affected by this issue. is advising customers to follow the instructions presented to them by the driver’s installation wizard “While uninstalling and reinstalling 3rd-party graphics drivers on hybrid graphics systems, be sure to reboot the system when prompted to do so. Doing this’ll avoid putting system in an unstable state which could lead the system to bugcheck. Specifically, to avoid a bugcheck: For users who uninstall third party graphics drivers; They’ll need to REBOOT after the drivers are uninstalled Upon restarting, PnP installs VGA which’ll then require another REBOOT; Then the updated 3rd-party driver can be installed as normal,” writes Microsoft in KB2025631