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Windows XP freezes regularly

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      30th Jun 2003
Try using an earlier system restore - Start->"Help and
Support"->"Pick a task"-> System Restore

>-----Original Message-----
>Ok here is what is happening.
>When i play a game or even just in plain old windows my
>PC freezes up/locks up and i have to reboot manuelly.
>Once in awhile i will get this error.
>3 days ago i put in an updated version of bios for my

>amd athlon chip. my video card still gives me some
>problem when i but up with the screen flickering.At

>i was having FAT32 errors so i changed to NTFS, my

>are as follows.
>Amd Athlon 2000
>512 ram pc133
>Radeon 9k Atlantis Pro 128
>Windows XP pro
>Cable Modem
>Direct X 8.1
>80 gig HD
>"Microsoft Windows
>Computer restarted after an unexpected shutdown.
>Microsoft Windows detected a possible device failure.
>The device for the display device was unable to complete
>a drawing operation.
>The display driver for the Sapphire Radeon 9000 Atlantis
>Pro seems to be responsible for the system instability."
>At first i thought it was the processor so i put in my
>AMD 950 and it is still freezing. Sometimes i have to
>reboot before i can switch games it will not allow me to
>go from one game to another without problems of freezing
>or locking and giving me this error. Other times it will
>just freeze out of the blue. I only have 1 window open

>none at all and it will freeze.
>I AM OUT OF IDEAS!! and need help =( cause im about rdy
>to chuck this blasted PC out the window.

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