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Hi, I'm using Windows ME and becaus my (pentium4 1,5Gbyte 256Mbyte RAM) pc was freezing up every few days, I've set my hardware accelleration on low. But now the problem is even wors.
Now he freezes already after a few hours. And it seem I'm not able to put the hardware accelleration back on full. Every time I start up I get a diologue box telling me I'm using the option: selective to solve problems with the system. Eventhoug I've reset it back to full.

(Thanx for reading my bad Englisch) :)
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Hi Fab4
On startup enter the bios and choose the option to reset all to default.
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Hi Fab4
On startup enter the bios and choose the option to reset all to default.


Hi Peterm, thanks for your help!
Sorry for my late reply (but I wan't expecting an answer anymore)

I looked in my bios and the onelything I could find on resetting to default was 'Load optimized defaults'. I'm not familliar with bios settings and would like to know if this is the wright setting you were talking about before I make any changes.

Thanks, Fabien
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Hi Fab4
Yes that is the one.
No promises but it is about our only chance. Unless you have the windows me cd and we try a paralell install.
Cheers
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You can't win them all :)
Resetting to default doesn't seem to work.

thanks anyway :)
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Hi Fab4
Can you give me make and model of the computer, Is this using an onboard video card or an [bleep] on video card?
If it is an add on card - make and model please.
Do you have the ME cd ?
Cheers
Peterm

Edited by peterm, 20 October 2007 - 01:36 AM.

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Hi Peterm (thanks for not givving up on me :) )

The system board I have is NB72-SC/SR Rev.A+
My videocard is 3D Prophet 32 Mbyte

And yes I have the original Windows ME cd

Cya
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Please go here and run the scan for the video card or
under this is a link to the driverClick on me
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I've run the driver for my videocard (http://www.driversla..._98_ME/122.html)
But the at start up I still get a diologue box telling me I'm using the option: selective to solve problems with the system.
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Ok
has it helped with the acceleration ?
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Ok go to run and type in msconfig.exe enter
click the General tab, and then click Normal startup. reboot
Cheers
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Thanks Peterm,
you are my hero :)

My system is working normal again.

:)
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Hi Fab4
Glad to help :)
Peterm
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