DXGI ERROR DEVICE REMOVED Error in Windows 10 / 11 Fix

DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_REMOVED error occurs when the graphics card on your system isn’t running properly or there is some connection issue on your computer. If you are facing this issue, don’t worry. There are very easy resolutions to fix the issue in no time at all.


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Fix 1  – Modify the registry

Modify the registry on your computer to solve the problem.

1. First, type “regedit” in the search box beside the Windows icon.

2. Then hit Enter to access the Registry Editor on your computer.

 

Regedit New Press Enter

 

3. When you have opened the Registry Editor on your computer, expand the left side to go to this place~

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers

 

4. You need to right-click on the space on the right-hand side and then click on “New>” and then click on “D-Word (32-bit) Value“.

 

New Dword

 

5. Name this key as “TdrLevel“.

6. Now, to change the value of this delay, double click on this key.

 

Tdr Level Dc

 

7. In the Edit DWORD (32-bit) Value window, put “0“.

8. Then, click on “OK“.


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Tdr Dc

 

Close the Registry Editor window and restart your device to let this change take effect.

After restarting the problem won’t bother you again.

 

Fix 2 – Turn off the Shadow play

NVIDIA Shadow play is used to capture in-game footages on supported systems. This may cause this crash.

1. You have to search for the “GeForce Experience“.

2. Then, click on “GeForce Experience” in the search results.

 

Geforce

 

3. In the GeForce Experince window, go to the “General” tab.

4. Then, uncheck the “IN-OVER OVERLAY” settings.

 

In Game Overlay To Off Min

 

Close the GeForce Experince page and further check it out.

 

Fix 3 – Switch off the Anti-Aliasing feature

Some users have complained that anti-aliasing feature is causing this issue at the first place.

1. Type “NVIDIA Control Panel” in the search box.

2. Then you have to click on the “NVIDIA Control Panel“.

 

Nvidia Control Panel Search

 

3. Once the Control Panel appears, click on the “Manage 3D settings” on the left-hand side.

4. Then, click on the “Global settings“.

 

Global Settings Tab

 

5. Now, here you will notice several ‘Antialiasing’ features.

6. Click on the “Antialiasing-FXAA” feature and switch it to “Off“.

 

Antialliasing Fxaa Min

 

7. Similarly, set all the “Antialiasing” features to “Off“.

 

All Anti Off Min

 

8. Then, click on “Apply” to apply these settings.

 

Apply Min

 

Close the application. Restart your machine and check if the problem is still there or not.

 

Fix 4 – Update graphics driver

Maybe your old graphics driver is causing this issue on your computer.

1. Press the Windows key+X.

2. Then, click on “Device Manager“.

 

Device Manager

 

3. In the Device Manager appears, expand the “Display adapters“.

4. Right-click on the graphics adapter and then click on “Update driver“.

 

Udpate Display Driver New

 

5. Now, to let Windows search for the driver itself and install it on your computer, click on “Search automatically for drivers“.

 

Seach Automatic Graphics Driver

 

Windows will now search for the latest driver and install it on your computer.


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Fix 5 – Uninstall and reinstall graphics adapter

1. Press Windows key+X keys together from your keyboard.

2. Just click on the “Device Manager” to access the utility.

 

Device Manager

 

3. When you see the list of drivers, expand the “Display adapters“.

4. Right-click on the driver and click on the “Uninstall device” to uninstall it from your computer.

 

Uninstall Driver

 

5.  If you see a prompt for confirmation to uninstall the graphics driver, just click on “Uninstall“.

 

Uninstall

 

After uninstalling the driver, just reboot your computer.

Rebooting your device will re-install the driver on your computer.

This should have fixed your issue.

 

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4 thoughts on “DXGI ERROR DEVICE REMOVED Error in Windows 10 / 11 Fix”

  1. Duude thank you so much. My computer shut off itself from overheating and this problem occured. I have removed and reinstalled game, launcher and gpu driver but none solved that problem but TdrLevel regedit thing fixed that stupid issue. Thank you again

  2. The first priority should be to check tthe connection of the gpu with the PSU and pcie slot. Then try with another old gpu if available. Even then if the problem persists try the above.

  3. in most cases all these solutions are not required. Checking the connection form psu and with the pcie slot must be the first priority. try another gpu if you have an old one handy. Even then if the problem persists, then give a shot at the above.

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