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Old 01-05-2006, 12:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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P4 3.0
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GeForce 6800 Gt Video Card

I have been using this system for a while but it just started having this problem. The computer will be running fine then all of a sudden the screen will either go blank, turn fuzzy, or may even look like a checkered board. When you try to restart it will either start or it will try to start then go black. When the computer does start it will only run for a few minutes before it screws up.

Ok when I start it in safe mode it will run all day and be fine so I uninstalled the drivers for the video card and now it is running fine. I have tried different drivers but just as soon as I load the drivers it will mess up again. I have come to the conclusion that the card is bad but I want some other oppinions before I spend the money for new one. Thanks for any help.

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Old 01-05-2006, 12:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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are you using the drivers from the cd, the vc manufactures website or the board maker as in ati or nvidia?

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I have tried the drivers from the cd that came with it, drivers from the manufactors web site and also the ones from Nvida. They all do the same.
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agp, pci or pci-e? what resolution do you run it at. do you have directx 9?
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Do you have another video card or onboard video? Try to use something other than your 6800GT and see if this resolves your issue.
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Old 01-06-2006, 03:47 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I think the problem came from ur video card! Maybe u need to replace it with the new ones!

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