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ATI All-In-Wonder 9600 (2006 Edition) crashes randomly

Discussion in 'ATI' started by mikeh106, Jan 22, 2006.

  1. mikeh106

    mikeh106 Guest

    Usually when I am trying to open a new page in a web browser, my
    computer screen will just turn black. I must then restart the computer.
    In one case, the resolution abruptly changed to wide-screen mode, and
    then to 640x480 mode with 4-bit color.

    Quake III Arena appears to play fine but I am having game-specific
    issues with World of Warcraft, which usually crashes 10-15 seconds
    after the first screen appears. With an older graphics card, I used to
    be able to Ctrl+Alt+Del to the Task Manager and close the program, but
    now the computer shuts down when I do that.

    I called technical support and they told me to update the drivers for
    both the video card and the VIA chipset on my computer and change the
    BIOS settings. I did both, and my computer still crashes.

    Any advice?
    mikeh106, Jan 22, 2006
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