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GeForce 4 video card keeps restarting my computer.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by DantheMan15, Jan 30, 2003.

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  1. DantheMan15

    DantheMan15 Thread Starter

    Jan 30, 2003
    Every time i try to play a video or game on my computer, my computer restarts and says that it recovered from a failure. I have a Geforce4 64 mb video card. I just bought it. Is it doing this because of my drivers or a conflict w/ the computer itself??? If anyone knows, that would be great because i would like to be able to go on my computer that i just upgraded.

    Thanks a lot.
  2. active95


    Feb 3, 2002
    Couple of things to check
    1. Check out the web site of the manufacturer of your motherboard for a new BIOS ( in case that you haven't do it already. Some times it solves the problems)
    2. Could be a power supply problem ( as in not able to keep up with the demand) if it's a 300W or below
    3. I assume that you use the lastest Detonator drivers ( as in 41.09 ) right?
    4. If you have in BIOS , under the Advance Chipset , AGP Driving Control option , might wanna change it from AUTO to MANUAL and FA.or DA
  3. hw45


    Dec 15, 2002
    Did you change the video card? Then you should deinstall the driver of the old video card properly.
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