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Windows 7: win 7 64 bit freezes when watching video in explorer, firefox, or chro

17 Nov 2012   #11
tlarseth

Windows 8 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_rtm.120725-1247)
 
 

Also I assume this is a desktop with integrated graphics, have you tried an add-on card to see if that helps?

Also, since you are sharing with system RAM, I would check in your BIOS to see if there is a setting to limit that, sometimes there is. (Limit the amount of System RAM that is used to VRAM).


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17 Nov 2012   #12
gjinc

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

HI
it is a desktop but it has a separate graphics card
nvidia geforce gts 250 video
I think the card has 1gb of memory
Will check the bios
thanks
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17 Nov 2012   #13
tlarseth

Windows 8 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_rtm.120725-1247)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gjinc View Post
HI
it is a desktop but it has a separate graphics card
nvidia geforce gts 250 video
I think the card has 1mb of memory
Will check the bios
thanks
If it is an add-on card, BIOS won't have settings for it.

What brand did you get? I know it is Nvidia, but who is the manufacturer of it? PNY, MCI, Evga, etc...
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17 Nov 2012   #14
gjinc

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I will pull the cover and look right now
Thanks
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17 Nov 2012   #15
gjinc

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I found EVGA on the card
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18 Nov 2012   #16
gjinc

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

There was a updated driver for the sound card at the gigabyte support page.
I updated and will see if it freezes
Thanks
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18 Nov 2012   #17
tlarseth

Windows 8 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_rtm.120725-1247)
 
 

Keep us updated, I haven't heard of Evga having this issue, they make pretty good cards.
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18 Nov 2012   #18
gjinc

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

HI
Froze up within 2 minutes of watching covert affairs
???
Thanks
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18 Nov 2012   #19
tlarseth

Windows 8 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_rtm.120725-1247)
 
 

Have you tried backing up your files, and possibly doing a clean install of Windows?
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18 Nov 2012   #20
gjinc

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tlarseth View Post
Have you tried backing up your files, and possibly doing a clean install of Windows?
Hi,
yes i did that.
I formatted the harddrive and started over
I figured it would fix it however I was wrong
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