My monitor recently started losing picture and/or the picture would become completly distorted while I watched numerous videos on youtube and had photoshop open. I would hear sound but the picture would be distorted. Then sometimes PC would crash or hang and reboot and the picture was still distorted. I would log in and get an error report from Microsoft stating: Error Message: STOP 0x000000EA THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER (Q293078).
The links for the errors and their resolvment are here: http://wer.microsoft...e982f29361#here
I tried updating my ATI ALL-IN-WONDER 7500 Drivers and the problem still persisted. I also tried the microsoft resolutions listed in the link above (Hardware acelleration slide to 'none') but problem would happen again after I opened photoshop/surfed web, opened dvd player simultaniously. Since this started last week, I bought a new ATI RADEON 9550 and haven't had the problem since. Could it be that my old 7500 card is dying? I want to install the old card again becuase I used certain features not presently available in the 9550 card.
AMD ATHLON/BARTON 2500+ 1.83ghz processor
ASUS A7V8X-X motherboard
Dell 20.1" widscreen LCD
Thanks in advance.