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Blue Screen of Death


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BobH.

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About 3 months ago I started to get the blue Screen of death while shutting down my computer. I didn't give it the attention it needed and the problem grew. Each time the blue screen happened though I did send a report to MS and MS told me the cause was a driver. I had not had any new hardware added, so I allowed things to rock along. I have had the windows software check for updated drivers and found none, but today Windows told me the driver was with my video. The Video card is an ATI X300 SE and I did go to the ATI web page and downloaded a driver only. If I open and install this driver, is there a danger of the computer display not working. If there is, can I restore the system to an earlier time and go back to where I am now? Since this video card is a couple years old, would I be better off if I upgraded the card? ATI will upgrade me to a Radeon X1600 Pro with 512MB for $149 and my old card. Thanks for any guidance you might can offer.
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happyrock

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update the driver...if it screws something up you can roll the driver back...
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Thanks happyrck, I did update the driver, and as of tonight no more blue screens. It has even made other improvements in how the computer operates.
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your welcome.... :whistling:
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