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Computer restarts when I change the resolution.


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Sometimes when I try to change the resolution of my monitor my computer restarts mid-change. Like I'll select the resolution I want and click "OK". The screen then goes black and the monitor tries to reboot with a different resolution but it restarts when it's black. Then it boots up again and says "Your system has suffered a serious error."

It happens like 75% of the time I try to change the resolution. And all the restarts are automatic... I don't choose to restart anything.

Does anyone have any ideas of what's wrong and if/how I can fix it?

Thanks - Kevin :tazz:
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update video drivers
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Where do I find what kind of driver I have?

Thanks - Kevin
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Now I'm thinking the monitor can't handle the graphics somehow... or the video card can't handle the graphics.

Every time I change the resolution it restarts and now I have a full-screen game I play (just downloaded it again after not having it for about 6 months). It has a small window to start and I click "play" and it suddenly goes to full screen. But once it goes full-screen my computer restarts.

So it seems sudden changes overdo it and it auto restarts. Any ideas?

- Kevin
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open up the case of computer and see what type of vid card u have then search on google to find the drivers
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open up the case of computer and see what type of vid card u have then search on google to find the drivers

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I already did that and downloaded a new driver for it but it still sucks...
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sorry i dont know how to help u some1 on here will dont worry
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