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New ATI 4850 Dual monitors crash

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November 28, 2008 8:09:28 PM

Hello, I have recently did my first computer build myself. I decided to go with the ATI 4850
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Being a person that used dual monitors in the past on my older computer with a x1300 I jumped at the chance to use dual monitors on my new card, knowing how much better the performance would be. Unfortunatly whenever I try dual monitors with this card my computer goes haywire and crashes, and flickers weird white lines and resets itself over and over untill I finally unplug the second monitor. Its not the monitors either, ive tried it with my TV and such, getting the same crashing results. I have tried setting dual monitors in the control center and via windows, no luck.

Thanks to whoever can help me, much appreciated.

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January 10, 2009 12:11:48 PM

I have the exact same problem. I believe it is an issue in the most recent drivers, as I used dual monitors for months ever since I got my card the first week they were available. The crashing didn't start until recently. I am going to try uninstalling the recent drivers and installing the original ones that came with the card.
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May 2, 2009 10:23:19 AM

I am having the same problem also. Would love to know how to fix this.

February 23, 2010 10:23:25 PM

Same problem here too. Windows 7 x64 with an Intel core i7 cpu and 12 gigs of ram I tried rolling back the driver, but it didn't work for me, though it's possible I didn't go back far enough.