Dell Latitude D830 display driver problem
The windows NVIDIA display driver installed after a fresh installation of the 32-bit Ultimate/Enterprise editions creates problems on Dell Latitude D830 laptops with the Nvidia Quadro NVS 135M inbuilt video card! The faulty display driver version is 18.104.22.16824 as shown below:
The symptoms are distorted visual display after a period of inactivity (when the laptop is idle) and occasionally, there is an application popup as follows:
Application popup: Windows – Application Error: The instruction at 0x7752fc47 referenced memory at 0×00000014. The memory could not be written.
When this happens, an event is recorded in the Action Center as shown below:
Download and install the latest driver from Nvidia’s site as no Windows 7 drivers could be found at Dell’s support site. In this particular case and time of article the following Nvidia link will guide you to the latest display driver.