my comp has crashed so many times & the only reason that really bothers me is that weve had to reboot & ive lost all my music & pictures a few times over. i also cant play the sims 2 anymore.. ive qone to systemrequirementslab.com & i have all the things i need to run it but it couldnt identify my video card. & when i try to run the sims 2 it wont start. i went to display properties> settings> advanced> adapter> properties & its telling me i have VgaSave. ive run the dxdiag a couple times & everythings fine but it says direct3d functionality not available so i cant test that. system info. Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System Manufacturer: GATEWA System Model: D915GAG_ BIOS: BIOS Date 07/22/04 17:17:29 Ver: 08.00.10 Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz (2CPUs), ~3.0GHz Memory: 502 MB RAM Page file: 271MB used, 958 available Directx Version: DirectX9.0c (4.09.0000.0904) i get i have to download a card & drivers but idk how to fix this & this vga thing. if you can be kindof explicit with your answers thatd help... im not particularly gifted when it comes to using a computer x]. if i need to give anymore info about the comp lmk.