To fix the problem with the "igfx was restored" we have a driver that you need to install to resolve that problem, let me give you the link:
Also, you mention a Haswell computer's adapter, what kind of adapter is that, do you have the model?
Could you please provide the following information about the PC that you are using so we can verify the specifications on it?
Please fill the information on the chart:
Answers (N/A if not applicable)
Provide a detailed description of the issue
Please place an X to the right of the option showing how often you see this issue using specific steps. (Ex: 'Every few times a game is started it flickers.' <- This would be "Often")
Very Sporadic (<20%):
Brand and Model of the system.
Hybrid or switchable graphics system?
ie Does it have AMD or NV graphics too?
Make and model of any Displays that are used to see the issue (see note2 below).
LFP = Local Flat Panel (Laptop panel)
EFP = External Flat Panel (Monitor you plug in)
How much memory [RAM] in the system (see note2 below).
Provide any other hardware needed to replicate the issue.
ie: Cables&brand, cable type [vga, hdmi, DP, etc], dock, dongles/adapters, etc
Hardware Stepping (see note1 below).
Operating System version (see note2 below).
VBIOS (video BIOS) version. This can be found in “information page” of CUI (right click on Desktop and select “Graphics Properties”.
Graphics Driver version; for both integrated Intel and 3rd party vendors (see note2 below).
SW or Apps version used to replicate the issue.
Single display, clone, or extended (see note2 below).
Display resolution & refresh rate setting of each display (see note2 below).
AC or DC mode, i.e. is power cable plugged in or not?
How to repro
Please provide steps to replicate the issue. These steps are very crucial to finding the root cause and fix.
A screenshot to illustrate the issue is a huge plus. A video of the failure is even better! Attach to the post or provide the YouTube link.
I just wanted to verify if you saw the chart I submitted on this thread, the information we are asking for is in order for us to replicate the issue., to find out a proper solution for it.
Please let me know if you need further assistance or if the problem was resolved.
Provide a detailed description of the issue. - Can't use CMAA which built in intel hd graphics control panel application, getting ''igfx was recovered''
Please place an X to the right of the option showing how often you see this issue using specific steps. - Always (100%)
Brand and Model of the system. - Custom PC, Gigabyte Z97M-DS3H, Intel Core i5-4690k.
Hybrid or switchable graphics system?
ie Does it have AMD or NV graphics too? - No, just Intel HD Graphics 4600.
Make and model of any Displays that are used to see the issue - external monitor, model ViewSonic VA925-LED.
How much memory [RAM] in the system - 16GB DDR3 1600 Mhz.
Provide any other hardware needed to replicate the issue. - Nothing special is needed.
Hardware Stepping - CPU Stepping? Stepping 3, Revision C0.
Operating System version - Windows 10 Pro, 64, 1511. (10586.420)
VBIOS (video BIOS) version. - 2179 PC 14.34 10/07/2013 10:03:35.
Graphics Driver version - Currently I use newest one, 188.8.131.5263.
Single display, clone, or extended - Single display.
AC or DC mode - It's desktop, power cable is plugged.
Please provide steps to replicate the issue:
1. Go to Intel HD Graphics Control Panel.
2. Press "3D" button.
3. Enable CMAA (any option).
4. Run any game.
Thank you very much for that information.
You can always try the following drivers for your Intel® i5-4690K processor, since you already try the latest one and the problem still persists, those other versions might work:
The following are the graphics drivers for the Intel® G4500 processor:
Also, in order for us to replicate the case, please use the following tool:
Enter on the search bar: run, and then enter to following command: dxdiag
You should be able to save the file, once you do that please attach it to this thread
I just wanted to check if the information above was useful for you and if the problem related to the “igfx was restored" error message was resolved or if still persists?
Any questions, please let me know.