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Flashing red screen when i play games

I have a windows xp sp2 with a amd duron processer,and i have a nvidia geforce fx5200 graphics card, 384 ram, 1.29ghz, a plug and play monitor, lots of free memory and a max of 1306 ( i think )of visual ram. when i open up a game it starts but it flashes red. this occurs on all my games even ones like the old age of empires which needed no graphics card. ive installed the newest direct x. ive cleared my whole pc. ive installed the newest drivers for it on the nvidia website. ive changed the settings which it recommends. ive uninstalled it and reinstalled it and taken my computer to shreds but still nothing changes so can u please tell me what is wrong with it and how can i fix it?

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Re: flashing red screen when i play games

I have the same card and my previous one done exactly the same

i waisted weeks on this but sadly the card was bricked

i had to buy a new 1 its frustrating i know

it works fine on windows etc but when you try and game with it
it cant take the pressure and goes crazy

hope this helps

Posted on Nov 13, 2007

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