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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by granny2, Jan 30, 2005.

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  1. granny2

    granny2 Thread Starter

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    i have a windows xp. homeaddition. when ever i am playing games it will crash,the window turns black,then the picture comes back discolor and bigger in size.then it say s3sav 4 display driver has stoped working normally. then it say to reboot. can u tel me how to get rid of the problem? thanking you in advance.
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    At a wild guess it sounds like the video adapter could be overheating, or you may need to reload a later driver.

    You need to advise exacly what the hardware is to get a pointer to the correct driver file.
     
  3. Cell

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    one: why is this in web and email??? :confused: seems like you would get more responses in hardware...

    two: do you have service pack 2 installed.

    i ask because i loaded sp2 on my computer and had the same problem. after uninstalling and rolling back xp the problem was fixed...however i dont have sp2 now....:(
     
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