Ati radeon 9550 problem (again)

By pain2006
Feb 15, 2006
  1. Hi,
    I'm a newbie here but I've read some of your threads and I think you do a great job. I don't know much about solving problems and i sure need some help. I've changed my old display card(nvidia geforce ti4200 64mb) with a new Ati radeon 9550 128mb. So here's my problem. I've read all of the threads and posts about 9550's problems and overclocking but I didn't understand a thing. When i play games everything works fine. And the drivers are fine - no problem with that - but when i'm watching a movie, my comp crashes and reboots!!! Does anyone know why? After reboot a display message from windows xp comes up telling me that windows overcame from a serious problem.. And then everything is fine until i try to watch a movie (again).. Is it an overheating problem? Do i have to overclock my display card? And if that will solve the problem, how will i unlock it?

    Intel pentium 4 1900Mhz
    256 ram ddr
    Ati radeon 9550 128mb
  2. TheMountaineer

    TheMountaineer TS Rookie Posts: 44

    Well it could still be drivers.

    If you right click on my computer then click properties then click advanced it will bring up the advanced section.

    Under startup and recovary click settings.

    Uncheck "automatically restart".

    Hopefully instead of a reboot this will bring up an error message.

    Record what this says and post it here.

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