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If you have an NVIDIA card, then you can try CoolBits or RivaTuner. Helpful +18 Report sir Oct 18, 2008 at 04:11 AM hey people out there. The best way to be sure that the power supply is not causing problems is to swap in a known-good high-end power supply. Run you system awhile to test. weblink

I am tempted to wipe off the vista and reload the xp, but I kind of wanted to keep one with vista to see if I liked it. Try lowering the graphics and memory clock speed of your card to help keep your card from overheating. 3rd party programs such aseVGA PrecisionorMSI Afterburner allow you to adjust the clock Mar 8, 2005 #5 Kirei Blossom TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 172 Soon as I clicked on Event Viewer in the help screen, my computer froze again. But, I do not have nvidia, I`ve ati gpu and asus board. http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3565/~/graphics-card-basic-troubleshooting-for-video-corruption-%2F-crashing-%2F-system

If your slot has a latch, then make sure that it is fully latched down. It seems the heat generated by an antivirus system scan forced a shutdown. So I moved to Vista 64 and had the freeze problem again.

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I did set up a system monitor on my CPU, Disk, Memory, and Network when I had the problem. Report weg- Jan 7, 2009 at 05:37 PM So you should click on Repair -- and then what? Most users only inspect the wattage of a power supply before making a graphics card or power supply purchase however other factors may prevent both components from working together (eg. You'd be surprised how often a card which appears to be dead is actually just not pushed fully into the slot.

I loaded all my current software, Office XP, Autocad LT97, numerous other misc. David Drake Fire @David I think you should try turning ON High Contrast color scheme. Just got off the phone with a Microsoft consultant who couldn't help me with this blurring issue and said I needed to sign up for their Office support system at $80 http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/345675-33-could-video-card-causing-freeze Ask a question and give support.

Anyone! When you use the event viewer you should be given to links to sites that discuss possible reasons for the problem. I tried flashing my cmos, then tried to restore again and it did not work. I went into Safe mode and did a shut down from there, but when I restarted again, when the Windows XP logo comes up, it changed to random colors, with a

Croy thank you very much.. http://www.playtool.com/pages/troubleshooting/intro.html That worked Gustavo Nobody knew what was going on with my power point slides, so THANK YOU, it´s fixed, thanks a lot. rkkdjb Hey David F try and uninstall all version of ms office by using the ms utility for removing office(google it or perhaps vg can provide it) and then try and Cool = works.

Report capt. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-hangs-on-shutdown.html I often suspect hardware when I see a BSOD if no software type changes are admitted. Screw retaining screw in firmly and reattach monitor cord. The graphics driver does not appear to be compatible with Remote Desktop.

Good Luck And Sorry For The Bad English Helpful +3 Report Natural Rev Sep 15, 2009 at 02:38 PM I have 2 GB ram and Vista is always freezing up on Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. ran good, could run anything with out glitching slowing up or freezing. check over here BIOS: Sometimes changing the settings in BIOS, like Overclocking the RAM or processor and cause instability for the system.

hardware all seems fine drivers seemed good. I have the same issue and my video card is on board. Thanks for posting!

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It takes less than a minute and is completely free! This replaced your operating system disk from all previous operating systems as it is in a safe section of the hard drive out of the reach of viruses. Chrystal Report dusty- Aug 13, 2008 at 09:28 PM before you try to replace a graphics card or do a reinstall of an Operating System- Check to see if the jumpers It is a pain because I thoght I was the only one who thought that the service pack 3 screwed up my computer,but my problem happened immediately after loading the update

would lock up during game play and during normal applications. i've checked the Event view and nothing. Share this article: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Reddit | Tell a friend Posted in: Microsoft Office, Troubleshooting Other similar articles that may interest you How to Remove "Get Help" http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-hangs-hjt-log.html If you're having a hard time tracing down your problem, then it's worth your time to exclude the RAM and CPU as possible causes.

I did do a scandisk and came up clean. Many people who are testing Office 2013 are complaining about blurred text/font problem and random cursor hanging problem. Good luck.