Re-start Issues

  L o s t 22:05 12 Mar 07

Hi everyone... When I try to run 3D applications ( The Sims 2 ) ... my computer automatically re-starts.

My display specs are listed below...

Card name: Radeon X1950 Series
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
Chip type: Radeon X1950 Series (0x7240)
Display Memory: 512.0 MB
Current Mode: 1280 x 1024 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: ViewSonic VA712-2 SERIES
Monitor Max Res: 1280,1024
Driver Name: ati2dvag.dll
Driver Version: 6.14.0010.6666 (English)

Thanks in advance... :)

  jay.p 23:12 12 Mar 07

i assume you have installed the latest graphics card driver from ati.
also you need framework 2.0 installed before you install your ati driver.
if you have not got this you need to download it and uninstall your card driver before installing .net framework.

  woodchip 23:17 12 Mar 07

Take the side off the computer see if some air will keep it going, you could also try a air dryer on cool pointed at CPU or Graphics card. Also a underpowered PSU can have the above effect

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