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Hi all,

Once every 2 days or so my screen randomly shows images which look like the screen in these photos:

http://www.economizerz.com/other/daniweb/screen/1.JPG
http://www.economizerz.com/other/daniweb/screen/2.JPG

If i leave my computer off for a few hours it fixes itself. I think it is because of a problem with my video card. What do you think?

If yes, could you maybe recommend a replacement? My card is a ATI radeon 9550 and I want something that will also work with a game called Spore (recommended video card is something like an ATI 9800) but i dont have much money.

Thanks all,

Max

(ps. on the screen shots, the small differently coloured box near the centre of the screen is where the mouse is...)

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Step 1, switch monitors. ( I think it is the LCD panel personally)
If that fixes it, replace or repair that LCD Monitor. Do this and repost.

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Hey,

Thanks for the advice. Since it was quite an urgent problem i just went out and got a temporary video card which fixed the problem. Not sure what was wrong with my old one but replacing it has fixed the problem.

thanks again

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