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Alienware M17x - brand new machine. this machine continually locks up related to the video card. error says something to the effect of display driver stopped performing. machine goes black for second, then comes back finr. Its not anything related to intense graphics gaming as it will do it during even the simplest activities, like moving your mouse across the desktop. about to ship the POS back after 2 days.

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Normal troubleshooting would be

  1. Flash BIOS to current Ver
  2. Update Video Driver to current Ver
  3. If issues persist, try system with individual RAM modules
  4. Contact Technical Support

Posted on Sep 05, 2010

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