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BuD^

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Hi

This problem persists since I have updated my graphics drivers...

Every time I play ANY video file, the screen flickers black and causes the PC to lock up.

I have tried to update all my drivers and install all needed codecs, but no luck.

I am really desperate, could you help me? :whistling:

Thanks
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Try Driver Roll Back. In the same window that you update your driver there will be a Roll Back button. Try that, if it fails to work - reply.
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You mean the rollback button in the Device Manager?

I tried it, but windows says I don't have a backup.
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So download the previous version of the driver and install
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Ignore that. You just need to update your chipset drivers, it's a common error with a couple of new driver releases. Manufacturer and model of motherboard or computer?
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Gigabyte GA-K8NSC

Nforce 3 i suppose

Okay I'll try updating my Chipset drivers.

Edited by BuD^, 10 November 2006 - 01:10 PM.

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Sorry for the late reply, I have been very busy with school the last week.

Alright, so installing the latest chipset drivers didn't help, I still can't play videos.
But one thing disturbed me: while I was testing video playback, a BSOD popped up with an error about nv4_disp.dll
After googling nv4_disp.dll I found out that this problem is pretty common.
I tried everything, driver rollback, complete driver cleaning (driver cleaner pro).
Also, I get sloppy performance on some games, like Dark Messiah and Guild Wars, whereas it worked very good before. I'm very frustrated, please help me out.

Edited by BuD^, 26 November 2006 - 07:39 AM.

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Any suggestions please? :whistling:
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