Basically, I had the laptop on my lap with my notebook on the keyboard while I was writing... then the screen blinked, flashed a bunch of wavy lines... and that is it.
What is the life of most graphics card? I've never overclocked mine and for the most part, is pretty well ventilated.
Thanks for the info. I'll check it out.
After a few installing/uninstalling several graphics drivers, I found one from tweaksrus.com that works pretty well. When I restart the computer, it automatically starts in 1920 resolution. I can keep it working just fine until I do a command that involves quick movement (like closing a popup). Then the screen looks like one of these:
I just remembered: this was the last major thing I downloaded (a day before)
Computers that are running Windows XP Service Pack 2 and that are equipped with multiple processors that support processor power management features may experience decreased performance
I was experiencing really weird connection errors in game. After I downloaded this, the game was perfect... until the next day.
hrm.. the links don't seem to work:
Someone suggested that it could be a ram problem... any thoughts?