Foldit crashes display driver

Case number:845829-986578
Opened by:MellyLam
Opened on:Saturday, July 25, 2009 - 07:02
Last modified:Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 00:25

Hi all,

I am running stupid vista with intel graphics, and Foldit crashes my display driver. It was infrequent before the latest update, but with the update crashed 4 times consecutively. I updated my driver and now it isn't crashing (so far), but now the protein is really low-resolution. I'm afraid to roll back my driver and start crashing again. Any ideas?


(Sat, 07/25/2009 - 07:02  |  3 comments)

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Have you tried turning off hardware acceleration? Instructions are in the FAQ.

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Thanks for the suggestion Seth. I tried that, but vista won't let me. It says my current display driver doesn't allow changes to hardware acceleration... I also tried "disable desktop composition" in the foldit file, but that made no difference.

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