Windows 10: Microsoft basic display adapter failed to start

Discus and support Microsoft basic display adapter failed to start in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; When I was using my hp laptop.suddenly a notification came display driver failed to start suddenly blank screen appears. And small square appears on... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by AswinRameswaran, Dec 6, 2019.

  1. Microsoft basic display adapter failed to start


    When I was using my hp laptop.suddenly a notification came display driver failed to start suddenly blank screen appears. And small square appears on the display.My laptop hanged.I restart the laptop.when i was restarted the problem solved for some times.After little time it comes again.

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    AswinRameswaran, Dec 6, 2019
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  2. No Display after Microsoft Basic Display Adapter

    Hi,

    As you are facing issues with changing the brightness on your device, do not worry we will help you with this issue.

    Provide us additional information to assist you better:

    • What is the make and model of your computer?
    • What exactly happens when you try to change the brightness on your device?

    Make sure that you are able to access the display on your device to follow the below troubleshooting step.

    I suggest you to download the latest drivers from the manufacturer's website, place the computer in Safe mode with Networking, uninstall the existing drivers, re-install the new drivers manually and check if it helps.

    Step 1: Boot the device to Safe mode and uninstall the existing drivers and restart the computer.

    Refer: Start your PC in safe mode in Windows 10


    Step 2: Steps to Uninstall the Display Adapter driver.

    • Press Windows key + X key when you are at desktop.
    • Select Device Manager.
    • Expand Display Adapter.
    • Right click on the Display Adapter and click on
      Uninstall.

    Refer to the article by Ander Da Costa on
    How to: Install and Update drivers in Windows
    10,
    try to install the drivers in compatibility mode.

    Step 3: Follow the below steps to
    place the computer in normal mode.

    • Press Windows + R keys to open
      Run command.
    • Type msconfig and press
      Enter.
    • In the System Configuration window, click on
      General tab.
    • Select Start-up selection as
      Normal startup, click on Apply
      and Ok.
    • Follow onscreen instructions.

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of changing the brightness for further assistance.

    Thank you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Dec 6, 2019
    #2
  3. Microsoft Display Adapter not getting connected to PC

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your response.

    I would suggest that you follow the steps below and check if you can find the adapter in Device Manager.

    1. Right click on the Start Menu and then click on Device Manager.

    2. From the list of Hardware, find the Microsoft Display Adapter and check if you can find the device in question.

    I would also suggest that you follow the troubleshooting steps provided in the first link and check if it helps.

    Vanessa
     
    Vanessa Sohtun, Dec 6, 2019
    #3
  4. Microsoft basic display adapter failed to start

    microsoft display adapter

    Hi Joe,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows.

    I suggest you to update the display adapters as below and check if it helps.

    • Right Click Start button and choose Device Manager
    • Expand Display Adapters
    • Right Click Intel Display Driver and choose update driver software
    • Windows should automatically start downloading and installing new driver
    • Try and connect to Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter
    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Dec 6, 2019
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