Since no one is responding, I'll tell you what I think I know. The first issue I believe is set in your Surfcam default template. There are a few things you can tweak that will load every time you start and I believe the 2axis, 3axis and so on are what you have saved in your template. Now I'm not sure if you can tweak the default template or if you must make a new one with a name and change which default template you boot to in your options page.
As for the "Verify" issues, I would be less incline to blame you video card and quicker to blame Surfcam bugs. It was a lot worse in 5.1 and it seems like some problems are corrected but still not bullet proof. You didn't mention what operating system you were running but I'm running Win 7 64. I think Surfware is still making changes to the Surfcam 64 bit capabilities so stay tuned on that score.