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WELL I THINK I GOT THE BLACK SCREEN OF DEATH. ALL MY GAMES CRASH AFTER ABOUT
10 MINS TO BLACK SCREEN. HAD MY PC TO THE SHOP THEY SAY THE PC IS GOOD. 2 G
OF RAM LOADS OF SPACE FX 57OO GRAPHICS EXPENSIVE PC AND CAN PLAY MY GAMES.
ANY ONE HELP ME TO FIX THIS PROB I BE WILLING TO PAY FOR HELP
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    Please take your caps lock off. Repost your question with any pertinent info
    such as error messages and/or what specifically happens when you have the
    failure.


    "JOSEPH GREEN" <GIRASOLITO@RACSA.CO.CR> wrote in message
    news:eLhFH1teFHA.1328@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
    > WELL I THINK I GOT THE BLACK SCREEN OF DEATH. ALL MY GAMES CRASH AFTER
    > ABOUT 10 MINS TO BLACK SCREEN. HAD MY PC TO THE SHOP THEY SAY THE PC IS
    > GOOD. 2 G OF RAM LOADS OF SPACE FX 57OO GRAPHICS EXPENSIVE PC AND CAN PLAY
    > MY GAMES. ANY ONE HELP ME TO FIX THIS PROB I BE WILLING TO PAY FOR HELP
    >
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.games (More info?)

    Hi Joseph,

    Hardware issues can cause freezing, black screens and other
    errors. Also, your drivers should always be kept up to date.

    Try the following steps one at a time to try and resolve the issue.
    I hope this helps. Please post back if you have any questions! :-)

    1. Update DirectX and your Chipset, Sound, &Video Drivers:
    For all Video / DirectX / Game and Hardware Issues, I have a
    Checklist of Solutions at: http://NibblesNbitsVideo.tk

    2. Dust your fans, vents and components using a 1/4" paintbrush
    and a hose vacuum. Use compressed air for hard to reach places.
    Set a housefan to blow cold air into your case to expose an over-
    heating issue.. If it works add more fans or replace defective ones.
    Use this Motherboard Monitor Utility: http://mbm.livewiredev.com

    3. A faulty power supply can cause STOP errors, random reboots,
    and black screen lockups. One way to test for that is to check the
    wattage sticker on your power supply and then calculate your need
    http://www.jscustompcs.com/power_supply/ (Min. 350 for gaming)

    4. Test your RAM using: http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

    --
    Cheers, Windows XP MVP Shell / User
    Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com

    Game FAQs: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=FH;[LN];gms
    Visit my Zone.com / Gaming Helpsite: http://nibblesnbits.tk or Call / Contact
    MS Support at: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=sz;en-us;top
    My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any rights.
    _________________________________________________________


    "JOSEPH GREEN" <GIRASOLITO@RACSA.CO.CR> wrote in message news:eLhFH1teFHA.1328@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
    | WELL I THINK I GOT THE BLACK SCREEN OF DEATH. ALL MY GAMES CRASH AFTER ABOUT
    | 10 MINS TO BLACK SCREEN. HAD MY PC TO THE SHOP THEY SAY THE PC IS GOOD. 2 G
    | OF RAM LOADS OF SPACE FX 57OO GRAPHICS EXPENSIVE PC AND CAN PLAY MY GAMES.
    | ANY ONE HELP ME TO FIX THIS PROB I BE WILLING TO PAY FOR HELP
    |
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