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Restarting/Reloading video driver?

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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Restarting/Reloading video driver?

    Occasionally I have to restart my PC because the video driver gets buggy, and distorts things a bit (the card is not overheating, and happens only on Windows 8). Anyways, I'd like to know if its possible to just restart or reload that driver without rebooting? I do know that the CCC can restart it if the driver crashes, but I'd rather not forcibly crash it just to restart it.

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    I don't know of a way to reset driver from CCC but if different presets are chosen than driver resets to it. In Device manager you can disable and eneable driver so that has to reset it too. If it's crashing a lot maybe you should try another one directly from AMD.
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