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Graphics Card Dead?

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October 13, 2011 6:31:11 PM

I was playing cod until my computer froze, some colored artifacts appeared.
Restarted my computer and noticed that windows does not display aero effects any more.
Device manager says : ''Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)''

What happened? Is the graphics card dead?

GPU - 8800 GT

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a b U Graphics card
October 13, 2011 7:17:29 PM

Do you have another gpu to test?
Otherwise it's quite possible your card is dead.
October 13, 2011 7:27:38 PM

I'd first Google the Error Code. You can check to see if the fan is running on the GPU. Also may want to try re-seating the card and changing the power connection with another.
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October 13, 2011 8:53:38 PM

No, I don't have any other gpu.

The fan is running. Re-seated, changed the power connection, nothing changed.

a c 189 U Graphics card
October 14, 2011 4:47:20 AM

It could be an overheating...
DId you checked the temps of your card? ANd make sure your card is free from dust.
October 14, 2011 10:27:04 AM

yes your gpu is dead
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