Windows XP freezes regularly

Discussion in 'Windows XP Video' started by Adrian, Jun 30, 2003.

  1. Adrian

    Adrian Guest

    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

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

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

    specs
    >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

    or
    >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.
    >
    >.
    >
     
    Adrian, Jun 30, 2003
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