MickinMD Posted April 16, 2019 Share #1 Posted April 16, 2019 Supposedly this is a common Windows 10 problem, so here's how I fixed it on two occasions. I cooked dinner Monday and sat down with it to enjoy the new season's first episode of Game of Thrones - which came out Sunday - which I was streaming from my laptop to my TV via HDMI. About 10 minutes into the video, the computer crashed. I rebooted, restarted the video on VLC media player, got a blank video screen and the pop-up message "Application has been blocked from accessing graphic hardware." This had happened once before when I first got the Windows 10 HP refurbished laptop. It had an updated video driver and I simply backed up to the previous one and all was ok. This time I did a search and found: https://www.drivereasy.com/knowledge/application-blocked-accessing-graphics-hardware-error-windows-10-solved/ I followed the instructions for the "Fix 1," on that page, did the three command prompt commands indicated which took over hour for the computer to complete, so I phoned an out-of-state friend while I waited. It worked. I watched Game of Thrones S08E01 all the way to the end when Sam tells Jon Snow the big piece of info Sam and Bran had figured out. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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