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Recently my PC has been showing quite a few issues, possibly do to heat. I own an HP Pavilion s3000 and use it for quite a few things, gaming mostly. (yes, I know it's not made for that.) I use the intergrated card and it runs games pretty well. but, lately I've been having several issues. such as last week, was playing Team Fortress 2 when out of nowhere the PC crashed and the monitor went into a series of blocky images. re-boot and the screen was stuck in permanent blue tint. and as of yesterday, same issue. does anyone have any idea as to what this may be? I believe I just have to clean it out, but, could it be something more serious?

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This is otherwise known as the blue screen of death. it happens when your computer cant take all of the information being imputed into it. i think that all you have to do is unplug all cords from the computer replug then reboot your computer, now as its rebooting you will come to a screen its very quick but it has two peices of info on it htat can really help you one isa BIOS and the other is the Boot Menu select the F key for the BIOS then enter the BIOS go to the tab that says too Restoe all default settings Select and dont forget to save this should resolve all or your problems

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