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Old 08-03-2008, 06:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I have a HP 8201 Desktop running Windows 95, and its recently started to display on a small number of colours , not to mention it keeps locking up when applications try to use mid range to intensive graphics.

Anyone know what the problem is?

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Old 08-03-2008, 06:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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OK if its a windows 95 computer it is honestly time to junk it.
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Old 08-03-2008, 06:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Haha , I know that, it's not my main computer but just one in the house that the kids are using, but im not exactly high on funds so I can't upgrade their one yet (myself I have a PC running Vista) ... just wanted to know what the possible problems were.
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Try switching monitors and if that doesn't work it sounds like the video card is dying. You can probably still replace it by going to a small shop. They usually have older PCI or AGP (not sure which that HP uses) cards lying around.
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