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I need some help with this one. My PC display is experiencing problems like corrupt images, faulty animations, sometimes I can see vertical lines on the screen. On the worst case, my PC stops responding from mouse movements or keyboard commands and more often the screen display starts blinking or blacking out. I tried reinstalling the driver a few times already. I put the display configuration & the hardware acceleration bar to the lowest setting & still the problems persists. Only on the windows safe mode and when I disabled the video card on the device manager properties the problems stop occuring. My gut tells me its the Nvidia GeForce2 MX400/400 graphics card that has problem but I still need some feedback from others to make sure. So any opinion will be helpful. THANKS!

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Scan your PC for viruses and spyware in the safemode.
Use mcafee. If you don't want to pay, just use the trial.
If it does not help, format your computer.
Get your graphics card and your slot tested by a local hardware dealer.
In the worst cases, you will have to get your graphics card and/or motherboard replaced.

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first remember that a Nvidia GeForce2 MX400/400 as only 64Mb and some newest videos or games ask for such much more, that we never stop spending money.

Anyway, search in google for driverguide and update your video card's drivers. Just imagine about what I told b4, I used video cards since they had 8Mb and actually I have ATI Power Color with 512Mb... upgrades, upgrades...


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Yup sounds like video card to me,

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No Power To The Computer
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