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Old 12-31-2006, 11:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Computer Crashes When Watching Video

When I try to watch a video computer crashes and flashes a black screen. The computer runs very slow and eventually if the media player isnt closed it will crash and restart. I had this graphics card in another computer and had no problem. Playing games and streaming videos works fine. Im using windows xp sp2 im using a geforce 6600 a gig of dual channel ram 2x 512. I have tried using windows media player, winamp, SLC player, divx, and nero media player. All arent working. If any one has any ideas please let me know.

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Old 01-01-2007, 05:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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for a test, have you tried from safe mode ?
if your pc is also running slow it could be infected
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