The GPU has worked fine for most the year but recently stopped working. When checking device manager, I get a yellow error for the GPU. Also I can't monitor the GPU temperature.
Fixes I tried:
1) DDU (and turning off network) and installing AMD latest drivers and older drivers (23.3.1), also installing drivers from the HP website. Sometimes the error in device manager goes away and I can read GPU temps, but when playing a game, the GPU crashes and I would get AMD error.
2) Factory rebooting the laptop to factory settings. Same driver errors with GPU.
3) I was going to update the GPU BIOS to factory BIOS, but it notified me the BIOS is the same as factory, so I didn't do it. Should I consider doing this? Maybe GPU is corrupted.
4) Disabled auto-updates from windows.
I suspect maybe the GPU could be physically damaged? I'm going to get some thermal paste and inspect it, maybe there is a faulty connection from high temps?
Sometimes when trying to install AMD drivers, I would get the error "driver failed to load".