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Video card errors

I have a Dell Dimension 3000. It has a problem with choppy video and sound and various .exe errors. I replaced the sound card with a PCI card but nothing changed. Photoshop is having video card errors and is not working. The computer runs very slowly too.

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If possible for you to take data backup - do that ASAP.
During POST [ Power On Self Test] turn on RAM checking [ disable fast mode checking ] from your BIOS/CMOS setup.
unplug and replug all H/W amd card connections - especially IDE SATA and PCI and RAM. Check if the fans are OK - get free from doubts - if the CPU cooling is the problem or not.
If all these do not help - it could be a virus problem.
If possible - do reload the OS and drivers from the scratch - get a good Anti-Virus and check your back-up data before copying them back.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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