Comp crash's durring any games(Blue Screen,ati readon 9600 xt)

By MyCompNeverWork ยท 4 replies
Feb 22, 2005
  1. My comptuer always crashes when i go into any games from the crapie ones on web sites to games like battle field vietnam and far cry. i get blue screen or my comptuer exits the games or jams. its a amd 2600+ and the graphics card is ati readon 9600 xt SOME PLZ HELP ME, its happend eva since i got my comp... SOME PLZ HELP ME,SOME PLZ HELP ME :wave:
  2. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388


    What power supply do you have? Motherboard? Drivers?
  3. MyCompNeverWork

    MyCompNeverWork TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I Got the info i need Thx 4 Helping means alot

    Morther board= Nf7 series Abit Serillel ata 150, ata 133 fast drives
    Power Supply= 330 w suports intell pentium 4 and amd 8 ka
    Drives=for my video card i got = Radeon Omega Drivers ATI HydraVision MultiRes. Thx 4 Helping means alot
  4. UnluckyNelson

    UnluckyNelson TS Rookie Posts: 28

    My reply

    Hey, your problem could be a wide range of things including hardware and software there is only one way of finding the problem: process of elimination...
    Start with software (You don't need any technical skills for this)
    1) Reinstall Direct-X
    2) Reinstall Display drivers, remove any redundant ones.
    3) Reinstall the games ( I doubt it's the games, the law of probabilty told me so :) )
    4) Reinstall Windows ( Do this only when you have tried everything else, windows is usualy just 10% chance of being the problem)

    Hardware (You need some experience with hardware otherwise I wouldn't even recommend you try this) Test your effort after each step...
    1) Remove any extra pci cards you are not using now, Modem cards, sound cards ... etc. Except your display card of course.
    2) If you have two ram modules remove one, test, swop them, test. Otherwise use another module you know is working. (You can also download a memory tester, and not get your hands dirty)
    3) I think from all the PC's I have worked with the chances are good it's the display card, see if you can find another one to test your PC with.
    4) And lastly, I have found AMD CPU's prone on giving blue screens as well (like ram), try another one on your M/B.
    5) If all of the above fails you'll have to try another M/B as well, preferrable the exact same type. (I believe at this point you should rather take it to your computer vendor because it should still be under warrenty, they would basically do all of the above for you, and claim responsiblity if they stuff up)

    Good luck man.... (Too bad you got yourself an AMD :dead: ... AMD = issues)
  5. MyCompNeverWork

    MyCompNeverWork TS Rookie Topic Starter


    i tired every thing u said its still not working (.thx 4 ur help though) i test the ram and everything besides the morther board and the power supply. plz help me :suspiciou :monkey:
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