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Broken graphics problem

Q: Broken graphics problem

so I was just running a pretty graphics intensive program and it crashed. Now my graphics look like this and I can't fix it. anyone know what to do? im running 64 bit windows 7. thanks!

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A: Broken graphics problem

This happened because the resolution didn't change when the program crashed.

Go to desktop rich click and click on Screen Resolution: there choose any resolution you like and color depth 32 bpp.
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A:Broken DVD graphics

THis is not an issue of program, so you will get an answer. I believe it's an issue of Codex..

Search around for 'Vista Sound Codex Pack'. It will install more potential problems, take note. However, it will fix most and put you into a position to 'work around ' problems, instead of setteling for them.
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A:Is my Graphics Card Broken?


Neeeeeeeed help. I reformatted my computer and its still playing up. The 3d games get coloured squares all through them, im so lost as to what to do.

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A:Broken graphics card

What PSU, brand and wattage does the system have?
Having power issues via USB and graphics card issues with higher power consumption/newer more graphically intensive games would have me wondering if there is an issue with it.

There is no issue with DDR3/GDDR5 compatibility. The video memory mounted on the graphics card is accessed via the PCI-E bus that the graphics card is connected to the motherboard with. It doesn't rely on the memory controllers/chipset of the motherboard. Only the system memory (Kingston ValueR. DDR3 1333MHz 4GB) in the motherboard memory slots needs to be DDR3.
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A:Windows 7 graphics broken

Take out the graphics card and use integrated graphics if you have it.

See if the problems presents then.
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A:graphics card broken please help

What brand card and can you RMA it? Does it it work in safemode? You should get furmark and see what it says your temps are when running the basic test. Sounds like your card needs whats called reflowed. You only want to attempt this if you have no other options as it requires you to take off the heatsink and bake your card.
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A:Broken Graphics Card

It's possible. Yes. Depends on the nature of the malfunction.
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A:Broken graphics card?

try uninstalling current driver, installing the card, and botting up. if it works install the most recent driver.

other than that i don't see why a new cpu fan would disturb how your gfx card operates. post ur computer specs to us.
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A:Is my graphics card broken?

First things to check are the cable connections - reseat them and see if there is a change. Other possibility is bad cables, but unlikely both would fail at the same time. Reseat the card, try in different PCIe slot, make sure it's getting adequate power.

Is the card still under warranty? Depending on the manufacturer you might catch a break and have had like a 3 year warranty.
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A:Broken Graphics card?

Make sure the fan on the card is actually running.
Make sure your power supply has enough power
to run the card and the rest of the components
in the computer.
Make sure there is adequate cooling in the case.

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A:Graphics card broken, which of these is better?

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A:Graphics card broken

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A:Graphics card broken- what may have caused it?

Could be a number of things. Could be heat, could be lack of power, could be overclocking, could be an internal failure of the card - electronics like everything else will fail at some point.
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A:Graphics card, is it broken forever?

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A:Graphics card broken or is it the slot?

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A:Graphics card possibly broken, not sure how to check

With that many miles on it, I would just change out now... you will quickly see that nothing lasts for ever.
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A:Latest Win10 upgrades - broken the graphics?

Not me.

If you post your system specs (especially the display adapter), you may get more useful responses.
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My suggestion,
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A:ATI Radeon 9800 XT Graphics Card HOT! (and broken fan)

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to begin with.
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if you can find a new heatsink and fan for your video card.
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A:Blue screen: graphics card broken?

It's the drivers, not the video card. See the following thread for the same crash and a solution.

BugCheck 1000007F, {d, 0, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : ati3duag.dll ( ati3duag+107e58 )
Image name: ati3duag.dll Timestamp: Wed Sep 24 10:54:14 2008 (48D99DC6)
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A:Audio Issues Following Broken Graphics card and PC Crash

What does Device Manager show under Sound, video and game controllers?

In should show your actual sound card. Example: SoundMAX Integrated Digital HD Audio Driver

If it shows the generic Windows compatible device, your correct sound card drivers are NOT installed.

Windows will install generic drivers for cards/chipsets it recognizes, and New Hardware Wizard nor Update drivers work because Windows does not see "new" hardware.

For sound cards, you likely need to run an actual setup from the CD for your PC (for on-board sound card) or the CD that came with your PCI sound card. This will install both drivers and supporting control utilities.
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A:Tried to update graphics card driver, now opengl is broken

You can try removing the drivers by booting up in safe mode and running Driver Sweeper to remove the AMD graphics drivers.
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A:Broken, broken, fixed it, broken again... Boot issues

if u look thru the reviews u will see that motherboard is plagued with issues
i myself have had the misfortune of "trying" to work with x58 boards and have given up on a few!!!! not sure if x58 chipset was a problem but whenever i see a computer with it.... i run the other way!!!!
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A:Problem installing new graphics card on Emachine/onboard-graphics

An extreme option

As you do have the option of a working computer prior to installing the new card I would back up any files that are important to you..
Then, before I would pay someone else BIG bucks, I would put in the new card and try a fresh install of windows. Force it to recognise your new card. The drivers that Windows will pick should suffice until the install is done and you can then install the card specific drivers from your disk.
This is given ONLY as a choice. I am not sure this will solve your problem but IT IS something this cheap bas____ would try before paying someone else.

Good Luck and check back, maybe someone else will contribute a better idea.
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Log Logfile of HijackThis v Scan saved at PM on Platform IE6 broken, Norton broken other broken, programs Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v SP Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C Program Files Ahead InCD InCDsrv exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccSetMgr exe C Program IE6 broken, Norton broken, other programs broken Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccEvtMgr exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C Program Files Common Files LogiShrd LVMVFM LVPrcSrv exe C Program Files Stanford PC-Leland krbcc s exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPEnh exe C IE6 broken, Norton broken, other programs broken PROGRA SYMNET SNDMon exe IE6 broken, Norton broken, other programs broken C Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support bin AppleMobileDeviceService exe C Program Files Symantec LiveUpdate ALUSchedulerSvc exe C Program Files Logitech SetPoint SetPoint exe C Program Files YPOPs YPOPs exe C Program Files BigFix Enterprise BES Client BESClient exe C Program Files Symantec AntiVirus DefWatch exe C Program Files ewido anti-malware ewidoctrl exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C Program Files Common Files LogiShrd LVCOMSER LVComSer exe C Program Files Common Files Logitech KHAL KHALMNPR EXE C PROGRA NORTON NORTON NPROTECT EXE C PROGRA NORTON NORTON SPEEDD NOPDB EXE C WINDOWS system svchost exe C Program Files Symantec AntiVirus Rtvscan exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared CCPD-LC symlcsvc exe C Program Files OpenAFS Client Program afsd service exe C Program Files Common Files LogiShrd LVCOMSER LVComSer exe C WINDOWS system taskmgr exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C Program Files Symantec AntiVirus VPC exe C Program Files Mozilla Firefox firefox exe C Program Files Microsoft Office OFFICE OUTLOOK EXE C Program Files Microsoft Office OFFICE WINWORD EXE C Documents and Settings Steve Sha My Documents Downloads HJT HijackThis exe R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Page URL http ie redirect hp com svs rdr TY lion amp pf laptop R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http www comcast net R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Connection Wizard ShellNext http ie redirect hp com svs rdr TY lion amp pf laptop O - BHO Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - E F-C D - D -B D- B D BE B - C Program Files Adobe Acrobat ActiveX AcroIEHelper dll O - BHO no name - - F - D - - D F - C PROGRA SPYBOT SDHelper dll O - BHO no name - E D - A- EC-A -BA D E E - no file O - BHO Google Toolbar Helper - AA ED - DD- d - -CF F - no file O - BHO Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - AF DE - D - -B FA-CE B AD D - C Program Files Google GoogleToolbarNotifier swg dll O - Toolbar amp Google - C B - - d - B - A CD F - c program files google googletoolbar dll O - HKLM Run SynTPLpr C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPLpr exe O - HKLM Run SynTPEnh C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPEnh exe O - HKLM Run MSPY C WINDOWS system IME PINTLGNT ImScInst exe SYNC O - HKLM Run PHIME ASync C WINDOWS system IME TINTLGNT TINTSETP EXE SYNC O - HKLM Run PHIME A C WINDOWS system IME TINTLGNT TINTSETP EXE IMEName O - HKLM Run ccApp quot C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccApp exe quot O - HKLM Run Symantec NetDriver Monitor C PROGRA SYMNET SNDMon exe Enterprise O - HKLM Run QuickTime Task quot C Program Files QuickTime qttask exe quot -atboottime O - HKLM Run LogitechCommunicationsManager quot C Program Files Common Files LogiShrd LComMgr Communications Helper exe quot O - HKLM Run vptray C PROGRA SYMANT VPTray exe O - HKLM Run iTunesHelper quot C Program Files iTunes iTunesHelper exe quot O - HKCU Run ctfmon exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe O - HKCU Run swg C Program Files Google GoogleToolbarNotifier GoogleToolbarNotifier exe O - Startup YPOPs lnk O - Global Startup Adobe Reader Speed Launch lnk C Program Files Adob... Read more

A:IE6 broken, Norton broken, other programs broken

Hi again,

I think I may have semi-repaired the problem. I re-installed Norton, and now it is no longer broken I think--the system tray icon is there and auto-protect works. No viruses were detected however. IEXPLORER.exe no longer runs with start-up, and it no longer re-appears as well, BUT internet explorer STILL does not work. Basically, I open it, the browser window opens, it tries to load, but then it just simply stops trying to load and effectively freezes. I have to close it through the task manager. No error message pops up, it's just a blank browser window.

I just tried installing IE7 to perhaps fix the problem, but IE7 would not install all the way so it's still broken. Here's an updated HJT log; thank you!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:47:18 PM, on 9/29/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe
C:\Program Files\YPOPs\YPOPs.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix Enterprise\BES Client\BESClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\KHAL\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\OpenAFS\Client\Program\afsd_service.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\WINWORD.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Steve Sha\My Documents\Downloads\HJT\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext =
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\2.0.301.7164\swg.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar3.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPLpr] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synapt... Read more
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A:Problem With Ping - What Is Broken?

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A:I here broken sounds. How do i fix this problem?

Restore your system back to a time it had clear sound.
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I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).
Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.
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Heres the problem, you upgraded and things will go wrong. Try a clean install. I will get the tutorial showning how.
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version[2]=General Tips

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Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
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Well the only way to get out of this is to do a hard boot and start up my pc again.

Im wondering why this happens as i have all up to date drivers and my pc easily meets the requirements to play the games im playing.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

A:Display Problem / Graphics Problem

I would check to see if your video card and/or CPU is not overheating. Download a program called Everest
Open Everest and click:

Computer >> Sensor

It gives you temperatures of components like the GPU and CPU and other things. I would check to see that your GPU is not over 80 degrees celsius and same goes for your CPU.

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Remember when it comes to video cards that when you uninstall and install drivers, to reboot after everything you do.
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I noticed that on the frozen screen small parts of it had small purple lines going round them.

Well the only way to get out of this is to do a hard boot and start up my pc again.

Im wondering why this happens as i have all up to date drivers and my pc easily meets the requirements to play the games im playing.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

A:Display Problem / Graphics Problem

Check the GPU temperature, and if there is enough room for the fan.
It could even be a problem if the card isn't inserted properly or something.

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A:Graphics Problem: My First Problem With Vista

i disabled the device, then Enabled it, rebooted and the error is gone, i don't know what happened but i would be sure it is a Vista bug in some way.
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A:graphics problem

Hi mini3, welcome to the forums

32Bit Driver Download 124MB
64Bit Driver Download 153MB

You'll find these on the nVidia website or just click the blue text

Hope they help
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A:Graphics Problem!

Definitely an odd problem, as an easy solution, if you're running Windows XP, try doing a system restore to a point previous to this issue.
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A:Graphics Problem

Hi sar84, welcome to BC.
When it comes to games, the best "first" thing to do is visit the game makers website to see if there is a patch addressing the issue and that your system meets or exceeds all requirements.
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A:Problem with graphics

Restart the computer Press F8 and choose Safe Mode, do you have the same problem? Try running your computer in a Clean Boot.
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A:graphics problem

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A:XP Graphics Problem

Please run Memtest on your Ram

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A:Problem with graphics

me 2

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A:Graphics Problem

Almost (but not always) every time I have seen that error it was due to a defective graphics card. What brand card is it? If it's EVGA remove it and look for blown caps, very common issue with them.
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A:Graphics Problem?

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