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Help with Graphics card and restarting.


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Insane Tadpole

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OK.... So when ever I am playing a game.... Any game my computer freezes for 2-5 secs and also most of the times when im playing a game they computer feezes and then the screen turns off but my computer is still running...and there is nothing I can do about it apart from turning it off at the wall and back on again.... So can some one please help me out with this problem....Cheers

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OS: Windows XP
Product: Acer
Processer: Pentium 4 2.80 GhZ
RAM: 512 mbs
Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce 6600 256mb AGP-8X
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Check this for short troubleshooting. In addition, when did the problem start? Does it only happen when playing games? You can try to update your drivers for the graphics adapter.
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Did you update the adapter drivers yet?
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i just updated it and it doesn't crash anymore but the graphics are really really strewed... like random lines at places etc...
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Right click the desktop, click properties, settings, is it set for 32 true bit colour
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yeah it was already on that....
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