Windows 10: Nvidia Optimus lights on/off like a christmas tree, any workaround ?

Discus and support Nvidia Optimus lights on/off like a christmas tree, any workaround ? in Windows 10 Graphic Cards to solve the problem; Dear forum readers, I recently got a new MSI laptop (GP76 10UG). As is now usual with Nvidia-equipped hardware, this thing has Optimus. However, yet... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Graphic Cards' started by NovHak, Mar 30, 2021.

  1. NovHak Win User

    Nvidia Optimus lights on/off like a christmas tree, any workaround ?


    Dear forum readers,

    I recently got a new MSI laptop (GP76 10UG). As is now usual with Nvidia-equipped hardware, this thing has Optimus. However, yet again, the dGPU switches on from time to time for no apparent reason. While it's not very often, it's still too much since I'm not using it, and the system should not be using it in my back.

    I thought of deactivating the dGPU in the device manager, but the same happens as with my old computer in such a case, the dGPU remains on at all times. So, bad idea.

    In addition to the random times when some process uses it in my back, the dGPU switches on when :
    - I start the Task Manager
    - I quit the Task Manager
    - Sometimes (but not always) when I visit Settings => System => Display
    - I log in
    - I log out
    - I lock my user session
    - I unlock my user session
    - The screen goes into power saving mode
    - The screen leaves power saving mode

    I want the system to not use the dGPU under any circumstances, unless I authorise it to, and the dGPU to remain off in the meantime. Is it even possible ? I can achieve this on Linux, but never did on Windows.

    Fwiw, my Windows version is 20H2 (19042.867).

    :)
     
    NovHak, Mar 30, 2021
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  2. Ensefalon Win User

    Ethernet lights up like christmas tree everytime when plugged in?!

    Hey guys, I have a Netgear FS750T2 that seems to light up like a christmas tree everytime I plug it in, Must be that time of the year...Could someone assist me? I've never had this issue until now and I don't know what the switch is trying to tell me.... Could anyone help me out? Spoiler: Image
    Nvidia Optimus lights on/off like a christmas tree, any workaround ? [​IMG]
     
    Ensefalon, Mar 30, 2021
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  3. Windows 10 and Nvidia Optimus issue


    after upgrade to windows 10, did anyone notice that nvidia optimus is not working properly as it keep switching between discrete and integrated graphic even for some simple thing like open action center. this has cause graphic shuttering and lag for windows GUI.

    i can assured that this is not happen with windows 8. and the issue is still persists even after a clean install of windows 10 following by intel and nvidia gpu driver. perhaps it is some driver issue?

    GPU: GTX 780M
    IGPU: HD 4600

    look like other also experience this

    https://www.tenforums.com/redirect-to...0-and-optimus/

    https://www.tenforums.com/installatio...ering-lag.html

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_wintp-insider_devices/nvidia-optimus-not-working-properly/a059390d-dfc1-44aa-9a47-d2172d70933e


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    nvidia have fixed the issue with 365.10 driver.
     
    janice1234, Mar 30, 2021
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  4. Nvidia Optimus lights on/off like a christmas tree, any workaround ?

    Madrid gets Pac-Man Christmas Tree

    Admittedly this doesn’t affect day to day hardware an awful lot, but the people in Madrid have been fortunate enough to get this impressive (if somewhat geeky) Pac-Man Christmas tree. There’s a picture of the Pac-Man tree below, and a link to the video on YouTube if you want to see it in action. I've got to admit it bears limited resemblance to a Christmas tree, but it's still cool nonetheless.

    Nvidia Optimus lights on/off like a christmas tree, any workaround ? pacmantree_thm.jpg


    Source: technabob via Engadget
     
    Jimmy 2004, Mar 30, 2021
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