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Old 10-01-2007, 02:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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First I would like to see if my old is fixible because in top condition it is still good.

However the problem I have is hard to explain, so if anyone can help me I will try.

My computer's sound just randomly turns off. It cracks when I watch AVI's or other videos and sometimes will shut off all togethor and won't work again until I reboot.

The computer also randomly shuts off while I am playing a game such as WoW or Lineage 2. The sound ALWAYS goes out about 2-5 minutes within playing and if the game has running for 20 mins to about 3 hours it will just randomly shut off on me. I've done virus checks and defrags and don't know what else to do. Any ideas?
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specs please.......
Try memtest google it for the download. If it finds no errors then reinstall windows solves all software problems as it wipes the disk
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Onboard sound or sound card? Either way check around for a newer driver. If nothing else, pick up a cheap sound card and see if that fixes it.
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overheating...?
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