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What does this corrupted display mean? Bad video card?

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January 31, 2012 4:10:27 AM

Hey everyone. I have looked, but haven't found a problem similar to this. It is a desktop running Vista, hooked up to a new 60" LCD TV via hdmi. The display started freaking out and the computer would only occasionally boot up. I pulled the video card and it worked in my other pc. Dusted everything of and threw it back in the original pc. worked for a month and then started acting up again. Now it wont boot at all. The attached picture is what I get on the screen. Does it seem like a video card or something else? Any help would be appreciated before I throw money at a new card.

Joe

January 31, 2012 4:56:23 AM

What are your complete system specifications?
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a b U Graphics card
January 31, 2012 12:49:56 PM

Corrupted vga card memory is the most likely cause.

You can take it apart and toss it in an oven for a home-brew reflow or buy a new part.
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February 10, 2012 2:04:20 AM

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February 10, 2012 7:18:00 AM

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