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I didnt have a AGP. it said Init dispaly first and the options within were PCI slot or AGP.
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What video card do you have? It should say either in Device Manager or in Everest...under Display Adapter.
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A Radeon 7000 / Radeon VE Family (microsoft corporation)
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That vid card comes in both flavors...AGP and PCI. Do you know which type of slot it's installed in?
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Its in a PCI slot. Should i change it back in the Bios or should I wait and see if it freezes again. It hasnt froze since i changed it...

Edited by Zaine7673, 02 December 2006 - 12:36 PM.

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Leave it as is for the moment...

If it hangs on you again, change the initial device to PCI.
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it seems to be cool so far. i'll let it run for a few hours and see what happens.
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NOOOO! it hasnt worked. I dont understand whats happening. its all a bit wierd to me..
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Did you change the initial device to PCI?
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meaning....
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In This Reply you said you changed it to AGP. Try setting it to PCI instead.
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oh ok. i'll do that but it does the samt thing because i've only changed it today. all the other days it was on PCI...


sorry bout all this but its been like that for almost 3 months and i've tried everything and now i just need some help.
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Just set it to PCI and leave it...if the card is in a PCI slot, that's where it should be.

Did you install anything on the machine, either hardware of software, just prior to the problem showing up?
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Yes, I've installed 512MBDDR Ram, Fresh installation of XP and Installed a netgear adapter for wireless internet connection.

so i guess its in there somewhere but I cant seem to figure out what could cause the PC to freeze like that randomly.

Would it make it easier to do this if i gave you my IM contact?
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Not really....

Click Start, then Run, type eventvwr.msc and click "Ok".

In the left pane, click on "System". Look for an error in the right pane that correspondes to one of the hangs. If you find any, list a few of them here for me.
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