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Old 01-31-2013, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Our computer is doing this:



Is this the video card going bad? It boots and works for while then does this. It is a Dell Latitude D630 laptop with Windows XP.
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try updating your graphics card drivers from the GPU manufacturer's site rather than Dell's site.

You can see what card you have by going to Device Manger > Display Adapters. It should tell you what brand/model you have.
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