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Hi, I think there is something wrong with my graphics card, every time i try to enable it and update drivers it goes to a blue screen with error. Now i'm running off the standard default windows graphics card, and every time i move my mouse or scroll a web page, it messes up the visuals!

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First you should have the driver for your graphic card, its always better to uninstall it rather than doing the update for most cases because these is the . Then try to go to safe mode, restart your computer and press f8, then choose safe mode, when you on your desktop right click my computer then go to manage or if you know how to go directly to the device manager, if you see the display adapter from there uninstall it and go to the control panel or in add/remove programs then make sure that the name of the video card driver is not there, e.g nvidia/inter graphic driver. Then go to the normal mode or you can stay on the safe mode and install it. If there is a latest driver update you can go to the card's manufacturer and download it and if you have the previous driver, always make sure to uninstall it.

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Computer screen has lines and colours wrong had a blue screen withfile nv4-disp. i try to update the graphics card driver but it just comes back with the error on reboot the device driver got stuck in an...


The driver is the issue ..If the card would not work anymore you would have nothing on screen ..The fact that the colors are strange and image does not keep the resolution it means the computer runs without the graphic driver and you need to reinstall it .If you still have the driver cd from the manufacturer of the card ..you can load it again and run it from there .If you have an onboard card ..the driver should be on teh cd with drivers for the motherboard ..along with the other devices ..sound lan ..etc ..
In the case you do not have teh driver anymore and it is a brand computer ..look on the manufacturer site and search by the model and operation system and download it and install it..If it is a generic computer ..and the graphic card is a agp or pci one ..installed separately ..look on the site of the card's manufacturer..and download the driver again .. If you can not manage and you know what is teh card name ..let me know and i link the driver in a comment ..
have a nice day ..and please do not forget to rate my answer..

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How to Fix Blue Screen Errors (BSOD)


<p>Blue screen errors, or blue screen of death (BSOD) errors, are the most severe errors Windows can encounter. Since Windows can not recover from this kernel level error, a blue screen is displayed with the error details. The error details contain a STOP error code, which indicates the type of error.<br /> <p>There are a lot of possible causes for blue screen errors, but most of them relate to the computer hardware. The cause of a BSOD error can be a temperature problem, a timing error, a resource conflict, hardware failure, a corrupt registry, a virus or simply a device incompatibility or driver error.<br /> <p><b>How to analyze blue screen errors</b><br /> <p>The first thing to do to analyze a blue screen error is to check the meaning of the STOP error code. You need to stop Windows from rebooting when a STOP error is encountered. Once the blue screen of death is shown, you can check the meaning of the STOP error code. Together with the filename of the driver or module, this will give an indication of the error cause.<br /> <p>Another option to analyze the cause of the blue screen error is to look at the Windows system event log or to debug the memory dump (minidump) that Windows created when the error occurred. The event log can be viewed using the event viewer. Right-click Computer in the Start menu, and then select Manage. In the Computer Management window select Event Viewer. The information in the event log can be of great help to isolate the cause of the blue screen error.<br /> <p>Reading the minidump requires a bit more technical knowledge, but Microsoft has tools to read the minidump.<br /> <p><b>The most common cause of blue screen errors</b><br /> <p>In reality, the most common cause of blue screen errors is a device driver problem. Outdated, incorrect or corrupt drivers can cause the system to encounter a STOP error, resulting in the BSOD.<br /> <p>So the easiest way to try and fix a blue screen error is to reinstall and update your system's device drivers. This will ensure that all driver bugs are fixed and that all hardware has the correct driver.<br /> <p>If you know which device caused the error, you can update or reinstall that driver first. The file name in the blue screen of death can help identify the driver. Look for a file with the .SYS extension and search for that file name.<br /> <p>If you do not have the drivers for all devices, or are not comfortable updating your PC's drivers manually, you can use a driver update tool to find, download and update all device drivers for you. Such tools will accurately identify your computer hardware, including any device causing an error, and automatically install the latest drivers for it.<br /> <p>In most cases updating or reinstalling drivers will solve your blue screen errors.<br /> <p><b>Other causes of blue screen errors</b><br /> <p>However, if updating device drivers does not fix the blue screen error, there are a number of additional things to try:<br /> <p>Load the default BIOS values - resource conflicts and timing issues can be caused by incorrect BIOS settings.<br /> <p>Update the BIOS - especially after adding new hardware or installing a Windows service pack this can help fix issues.<br /> <p>Update Windows - missing updates, including service packs can be a source of stop errors.<br /> <p>Check your system - run a virus scan and spyware scan after updating your definition files.<br /> <p>Driver rollback - if you have recently updated a driver, you can use the driver rollback to revert back to the previous driver version.<br />

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Blue Screen of Death


The stop error screen or bug check screen commonly called the blue screen of death (also known as a BSoD, bluescreen, or "blue screen of doom.

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In reality, the most common cause of blue screen errors is a device driver problem. Outdated, incorrect or corrupt drivers can cause the system to encounter a STOP error, resulting in the BSOD.
Often, if you're lucky, the problem will resolve itself with a simple reboot and you may never have to worry about it again. More typically though, the BSOD is a harbinger of trouble and you may find yourself faced with another and another until you throw up your hands in frustration... but all is not lost.

So the easiest way to try and fix a blue screen error is to reinstall and update your system's device drivers. This is if you are able to boot into safe mode (Press and hold the F8 key during boot up). This will ensure that all driver bugs are fixed and that all hardware has the correct driver. If you know which device caused the error, you can update or reinstall that driver first. The file name in the blue screen of death can help identify the driver. Look for a file with the .SYS extension and search for that file name. There is a neat program on the net that can fix this problem, it's called DriverFinder, you can get it here.

If this doesn't work or you can't think or find the corrupt driver you could use System Restore (If it is enabled) to go back to a time where you didn't get the error. To use the system restore utility, go to 'start/all programs/accessories/system tools/system restore.

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Sometimes though the blue Screen of death can be caused by faulty or loose rame cards. Check that your RAM modules are inserted correctly and arn't clogged with dust.

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After using the computer for a few months or years, the hard disk gets fragmented with temporary files, or fragmented files. This will result in slowness of the hard disk and may even result in a computer crash eventually. You can maintain your harddisk by defragmenting your hard disk and deleting unwanted files frequently.

If you see Fatal OE exceptions and VXD errors then it is due to the video card. To solve this reduce the video display resolution. You can do so by going to the control panel and display settings. Choose the correct screen resolution to match your monitor.

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Try to play any video the screen goes black then have to restart


Update the video player and graphic driver, also vlc player is a good player and it supports almost all the video / audio formats, its a freeware.

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Blue Screen windows 7 PC closes with a Blue Screen and Restarts


There are a lot of possible causes for blue screen errors, but most of them relate to the computer hardware. The cause of a BSOD error can be a temperature problem, a timing error, a resource conflict, hardware failure, a corrupt registry, a virus or simply a device incompatibility or driver error.
How to analyze blue screen errors The first thing to do to analyze a blue screen error is to check the meaning of the STOP error code. You need to stop Windows from rebooting when a STOP error is encountered. Once the blue screen of death is shown, you can check the meaning of the STOP error code. Together with the filename of the driver or module, this will give an indication of the error cause.
Another option to analyze the cause of the blue screen error is to look at the Windows system event log or to debug the memory dump (minidump) that Windows created when the error occurred. The event log can be viewed using the event viewer. Right-click Computer in the Start menu, and then select Manage. In the Computer Management window select Event Viewer. The information in the event log can be of great help to isolate the cause of the blue screen error.
Reading the minidump requires a bit more technical knowledge, but Microsoft has tools to read the minidump.
The most common cause of blue screen errors In reality, the most common cause of blue screen errors is a device driver problem. Outdated, incorrect or corrupt drivers can cause the system to encounter a STOP error, resulting in the BSOD.
So the easiest way to try and fix a blue screen error is to reinstall and update your system's device drivers. This will ensure that all driver bugs are fixed and that all hardware has the correct driver.
If you know which device caused the error, you can update or reinstall that driver first. The file name in the blue screen of death can help identify the driver. Look for a file with the .SYS extension and search for that file name.
If you do not have the drivers for all devices, or are not comfortable updating your PC's drivers manually, you can use a driver update tool to find, download and update all device drivers for you. Such tools will accurately identify your computer hardware, including any device causing an error, and automatically install the latest drivers for it.
In most cases updating or reinstalling drivers will solve your blue screen errors.
Other causes of blue screen errors However, if updating device drivers does not fix the blue screen error, there are a number of additional things to try:
  • Load the default BIOS values - resource conflicts and timing issues can be caused by incorrect BIOS settings.
  • Update the BIOS - especially after adding new hardware or installing a Windows service pack this can help fix issues.
  • Update Windows - missing updates, including service packs can be a source of stop errors.
  • Check your system - run a virus scan and spyware scan after updating your definition files.
  • Driver rollback - if you have recently updated a driver, you can use the driver rollback to revert back to the previous driver version.
List of STOP Errors Causing BSOD:
  • Stop 0×00000003 UNSYNCHRONIZED_ACCESS
  • Stop 0x0000000A IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
  • Stop 0x0000001E KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
  • Stop 0×00000023 FAT_FILE_SYSTEM
  • Stop 0×00000024 NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
  • Stop 0x0000002E DATA_BUS_ERROR
  • Stop 0x0000003F NO_MORE_SYSTEM_PTES
  • Stop 0×00000044 MULTIPLE_IRP_COMPLETE_REQUESTS


Here are 2 solutions:
Solution #1 Scan your registry for errors.
A Registry Cleaner scans your computer for errors in your PC's registry. Your computer's registry contains information about your Windows XP operating system, including driver, printer, software information. Over time, your computer's registry may start to contain obsolete data. A corrupt registry will easily slow down the speed of your computer because applications and drivers are loaded even though they're not in use. Fixing your registry of errors will not only prevent the Windows XP Blue Screen Of Death, it'll allow your computer to boot faster, open up multiple folders quicker. A listing of registry cleaners can be found here.
Solution #2 Process of Elimination
When the CPU calls certain functions from the RAM, or Random Access Memory, and the data rests in a faulty section of the RAM, this will cause the blue screen to appear. I recall a time whenever my computer booted up and started loading the Norton Anti Virus program, the blue screen error message would appear. This happens because the CPU is accessing data from faulty locations within the RAM when loading the anti virus software.
This method involves having 2 sticks of RAM. Remove 1 stick of RAM and wait to see if the blue screen surfaces, do the same for the other.
Through process of elimination, you'll find the cause of the Windows XP blue screen of death error.
Because getting into the hardware can be a little techy for computer hardware "adverse" readers, a simple 2 step plan is to first clear your PC of any registry errors. Then if the blue screen of death goes away, we would have saved ourselves the trouble of having to open up the PC casing and touching the hardware components

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From time to time, the screen simply goes a random colour (red, blue, white, brown, green...) Nothing I press short of the power switch at the mains will solve this. Is this a problem with the screen or...


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all i can suggest is that u look at http://www.vistabluescreen.com/
and you should be able to upgrade to win 7 but it depends on the terms and conditions of the sale when u purchased the pc (i also dont know if time limits apply for it aswell)
(i bought a new machine with vista on it 2 weeks ago and i am unable to get the upgrade , i knew this when i bought it cause i wanted xp on it anyway )
hope this helps in some way

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Hi there,

Please try installing the latest driver of your graphics card. Let us know the model of your card and we will help you find the latest driver.

Regards,
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Ok, here's the deal. the total power grab from the cards total is 800 watts. your power supply can only send 400watts max to the cards. everything should be ok if only one card is used but, if you enable the second card, you system will become unstable and it will crahs(shutdown). i recommend upgrading to a power supply that can handle this load. You can run one card but, not two at this time. you will need a power supply that is in the 800- 1000 watt range. this will fix this issue.

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maybe the driver you installing for your graphic card is not compatible with Vista....try to look and download the right driver for your graphic card on the manufacturers website...

hope this helps

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