4 Replies Latest reply on Apr 18, 2016 12:31 PM by Intel Corporation

    Graphics Driver crash while playing Civilization Beyond Earth


      The subject line tells the story in a nutshell.  I was playing CIV BE and nearing the end of a long long campaign, and the graphics driver crashed.  It reported an unhandled exception and, unfortunately, it crashed in such a way that the screen was black.  While I could use the task bar to get a peek at the reported error, when I tried to click on it the window reporting the arrow would appear only briefly before it disappeared behind a black screen.  CIV BE was running full screen, and I suspect that has something to do with this behavior.  I was unable to get any program running and had to reboot the system to get it in a working state again.


      My system is running windows 10 and has an i7-4700MQ processor with 16 gigabytes of memory.  So that's HD 4600 graphics.  The driver is dated 2/2/16 and the version is


      My plan is to restart the program and take another crack at it.  I think I've figured out how to beat the game and don't want to give up.