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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Malias, Jan 20, 2007.

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  1. Malias

    Malias Thread Starter

    Feb 18, 2006
    I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I'll give it a go.
    On a couple of occasions, my computer will freeze, and when I restart the computer the monitor is black even though the computer itself restarts. After restarting the computer again, I get a message telling me to change my display settings so my computer can run properly. My question is, is this a hardware or a software issue? Is it happening because my graphics card is dying?

    My computer's running Windows 98, and my graphics card is a generic--EliteGroup Computer System_AG305-32M
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