Quick question about Google Earth

By learninmypc
Feb 25, 2014
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  1. Occasionally when I'm using Google Earth on my W7, it freezes , the screen goes white & this pop up
    Google Earth.JPG
    This has been happening for some time so I just use Google Earth on my Vista, np problem.
    Even if I relaunch Google Earth, it'll happen again.Yet there are times when I can use it numerous times & no problems. Strange. That pop up only lasts a couple seconds & fades out.
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,383   +607

    Have you updated drivers?
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Last edited: Feb 25, 2014
  4. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,383   +607

    That's correct. Click 'Find My Driver' and then 'automatically detect' on the right-hand side.
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Ok, also one of the options was to right click the desktop & click on the AMD thing which I did. I also look in the Device manager & NO caution/problem icons in there.
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Right clicking my desktop & clicking the AMD thing, I went thru the clicks & came to this
    AMD 2.JPG
  7. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

    You might try rolling back to the old driver in the device manager. If you keep having problems. Then weight for the next update.
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Ok, the only AMD I see in Device Manager are
    Processors
    AMD Processors.JPG
    AMD Processors 2.JPG AMD Prosessors 3.JPG
    I think that is all.
  9. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

    Try looking under display adapter in the device manger.
  10. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

  11. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

    Their you go click on its properties . Once the properties window opens . Click on the driver tab and scroll down to roll back driver. See if it will let you do this.
     
  12. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Doing so on each, both tell me its up to date.
  13. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

    No you do not need to click on update . You need to click on Roll Back your driver. This way it goes back to the driver that was installed before the update.
  14. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Neither of them has that option.
  15. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

    Try the link down below. It will give you the driver before your last update. Sorry for a double post
  16. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

  17. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Sorry for being so ignorant, but which would you suggest?
  18. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

    Try the first one. 13.9
     
  19. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Its been downloaded & installed. Only time will tell.
    As always, I'll bookmark this thread to find it later if needed. :)
  20. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TechSpot Booster Posts: 884   +39

    Maybe try running GE in OpenGL mode, instead of DirectX?
  21. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Its already in that. Puzzling
  22. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

    Would it help if I posted the Google Earth Option I have it at?
  23. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

    If you want you can post google options.. But as you stated only time will tell if changing the driver helped.
  24. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,086   +222

  25. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,683   +152

    Are you having anymore problems with your display driver . In google earth.


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