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Windows 7: Windows 7 Blue stripes screen

29 Mar 2010   #1
offi55

Win 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows 7 Blue stripes screen

Hi,
I was just trying to install Win7x86 on clean partition. My installer did NOT give me any errors or whatsoever... but after i installed it and im trying to launch it, all i can see is my screen covered in blue stripes.
Important: I had that problem on Vista, however i fixed it by changing frequencies on my graphic card (GeForce 7900GS) on 'core bus' from 540Mhz just a little bit down and memory bus(also down).
What should I do? Is there any way to do that? It also gives me that screen when I'm booting in low resolution mode.(My WinXp is working on normal frequencies).
PLEASE HELP!
My specs:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual 4200+
1GB RAM
GeForce 7900GS


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29 Mar 2010   #2
ThePizzaMan

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit
 
 

did you update the card drivers? try reinstalling just to be sure?
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29 Mar 2010   #3
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

the 7900gs and 7900gtx have always been prone to failure through heat due to the poor quality solder that was used, has yours been running at too high a temperature ?
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29 Mar 2010   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Look in your BIOS for settings for your graphics card. Perhaps you can mess with the clock settings a bit and see if it helps.

Be aware, however, that there is a certain risk involved. Be careful, or you could fry your card.
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29 Mar 2010   #5
haxcid

Windows 7; Server 08; Window Home Server; Vista; XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by offi55 View Post
Hi,
I was just trying to install Win7x86 on clean partition. My installer did NOT give me any errors or whatsoever... but after i installed it and im trying to launch it, all i can see is my screen covered in blue stripes.
Important: I had that problem on Vista, however i fixed it by changing frequencies on my graphic card (GeForce 7900GS) on 'core bus' from 540Mhz just a little bit down and memory bus(also down).
What should I do? Is there any way to do that? It also gives me that screen when I'm booting in low resolution mode.(My WinXp is working on normal frequencies).
PLEASE HELP!
My specs:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual 4200+
1GB RAM
GeForce 7900GS

With the problems you describe, it is most often the video card is failing. I would suggest testing another card to see if the problem persists.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Mar 2010   #6
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

offi55 ,it would help if you only made one thread on this subject , then you would have all the answers in one place
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29 Mar 2010   #7
offi55

Win 7 Ultimate
 
 

i wasn't tuning it, i was just a regular gaming user if it works on XP it should also on Win7, right?
Installing drivers in XP wont fix the problem in Win7, right?
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29 Mar 2010   #8
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

try installing the drivers for vista in compatibility mode ,have you downloaded the latest drivers from nvidia?
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29 Mar 2010   #9
offi55

Win 7 Ultimate
 
 

where should i install them? i have WinXP on that comp. I cant install any drivers in Win7 cause i cant run it...
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29 Mar 2010   #10
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

can you run win7 in safe mode?
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