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Video driver stops working

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Sean8, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. Sean8

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    First blue/green little squares appear on my screen then it crashes and recovers. Updated to the newest drivers after i built the computer a month ago stopped doing it and it just did it again.

    Heres a picture of the driver I have installed at the moment.

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    Uninstall all the ATI drivers, run a registry cleaner. Then reload the drivers again after a reboot.
     
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    Little blue/green squares isn't a very good sign of a heatlhy card. :(
     
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    Doing that now, downloading the newest version too.

    Any kind of program I can run or some test to determine if my video card is going bad or something? Like it happens when I turn on the computer, did it like twice the first week nothing for two weeks. Then it did it this morning when I turned on the computer it'll say display driver stopped working something like that, then the screen goes black and its working again.
     
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    This problem is why i changed from ati to nvidia which was a shame as i loved my hd4850 when it didn't crash due to drivers stopping working :shadedshu
     
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    took a screenshot of it Only happens when i turn on the computer it crashes then fixes on its own

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    EastCoasthandle New Member

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    After that it corrects itself? That's odd. Post a GPUz screen shot using the sensor tab.
     
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    Well I called powercolor, they told me their drivers aren't even up to date lol. So all I was doing was reinstalling old drivers that kept giving me the problem...Installed the latest drivers from ati.com, hopefully the problem is fixed :laugh:
     
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    Quick update, updated to the latest drivers it still did it. Called them they told me to overclock it to see if it still does it, so far it hasn't done it. IF it does do it though set it to default speeds if it does it again then they said to rma the card:(
     

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