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Old 02-23-2006, 05:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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When i boot up everything displays fine. After about 2 minutes the display messes up, it shows tiny little dots everywhere the dots change colour according to what colour background is on the display.

I have tried changing monitor - no luck
uninstalling graphics card and drivers/software - no luck
taking out recently installed extra RAM stick - no luck

could this be a sotware problem? should I do a new install of windows?, any suggestions greatly appreciated.


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Old 02-23-2006, 07:07 AM   #2 (permalink)
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sounds like it might be old drivers..or drivers conflicting with somthing...either that or the card is going bad and artifacting on you

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Old 02-23-2006, 08:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Sounds your graphics card is on the way out.

If you can get software to monitor the temperature (as i know some newer cards can) then try that or open up your case and physically test it yourself. Could have well overheated itself as i seen one yesterday with exactly the same problem.
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