My PC Freezes when watching Videos

Whenever I open the official minecraft webpage or or any other site with Embeded Youtube videos, my PC freezes, the screen artifacts with blue and red dots everywhere, the sound stops and I have to manually reboot the PC, pressing the On/off button.

Any ideas?
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    That seems to be a video card problem, likely the on board one. Can you please post your hardware config, thank you!
  2. yep. make sure you have the most recent drivers for your GPU, else replace the GPU.
  3. What web browser are you using?
  4. Thank you for your concers. I'm using IE9 with a GTX 560 with the old 296 drivers. I've updated to 301 and its fixed. Thanks :D
  5. Best answer selected by vIKz.
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