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Old 03-23-2005, 07:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am having a problem with a constant crashing PC.

If i play say 'Call Of Duty' just as i finish one level and the next level loads up the system just crashes and restarts. I can play all day on the same level, but soon as i load up to another level the system just crashes.

Once the system has restarted, the error report says it was a 'Driver error' or 'Graphics driver error'

I have tried different graphics cards and all the latest drivers, i am pretty sure the ram is fine, i have formatted and reinstalled XP Pro.

I am beginning to wonder if it could be the motherboard, how can i check this out ?

Any help would be much appreciated.

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Old 03-23-2005, 07:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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try older drivers from
if that won't work, i think it is because you have SP2

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Old 03-23-2005, 07:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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try using this driver

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Old 03-23-2005, 07:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i used to have that Driver problem after my computer restarted. if SP2 is the culprit, wuts the problem with Sp2???
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Old 03-23-2005, 07:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally posted by diabloII
try using this driver
Yes, but he has an ATi card.

The 9200SE is a horrid card, I don't think it'd handle call of duty very well. You could try unlocking a few possible hidden pipelines and turning it into a real 9200, depending on whether they were disabled or simply botched.
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Old 03-23-2005, 09:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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What is your chip on your motherboard. VIA has been known not to be the best with ATI. You have a good system, maybe you could get a nvidia 6600, if you can buy that.

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