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GeForce 6200 shuts down and PC reboots

When playing games like Dawn of War, even with graphics settings to lowest levels, the vid card will randomly shut down. Sometimes it happens when the game has been running for 5 minutes, sometimes it can go for better than an hour. What can be done?

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Re: GeForce 6200 shuts down and PC reboots

First check that overheating is'nt the problem, you can remove the sides of the pc and allow hot air to escape easier, if this cures it you need more fans, while your'e in the pc check for dust blocking fans and vents. Also visit the game makers web site for bug fixes if there are any and also go to graphics card web site ( possible known game issues that you are playing.

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Re: GeForce 6200 shuts down and PC reboots

I had a similar problem. playin need for speed, Ghost recon advanced warfighter and Hitman. I had enough of it so i formated my machine bought another drive and installed all the games on that drive. used the original drive for the OS. NO MORE REBOOTING. problem fixed

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