Monitor goes crazy everytime i play anything

April 24, 2010 at 02:37:29
Specs: Windows XP, 758 screen goes crazy everytime i play appear an image like an rainbow...with coloured lines...anyone know what can i do?

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April 24, 2010 at 16:53:28
"anyone know what can i do?"

Not without knowing your system specs & a better explanation of what's going on.

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April 26, 2010 at 04:30:24
ok i have -Amd athlon 1.49 GHz...
-768 Ram (3 x 256) and 40 Gb hard
-Motherboard: Abit An-7
-video: gForce fx 5700 (128)
-Windows xp professional sp1

and my problem is: i dont know exactly what is happening...when i stay out of a game nothing is happening...but when i enter in a game pixels are going appear an image with coloured lines and dots...i dont know...

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April 26, 2010 at 10:39:58
The first thing I would recommend is to download the latest drivers from the video card mfg's website (make sure they are XP drivers) and install them. The most likely cause is the video driver, so that should fix it.
Second, make sure that the game(s) you are playing are within the limits you your system/video card's capabilities (the newest drivers above should also give you the maximum capabilities also). Try another game or two to be sure.
Third, Check your memory, a bad RAM stick can definitely cause problems when stressed to the max as in a game, Use Memtest to test for problems. If you show a problem, rerun with one stick of RAM at a time to find the problem one, and replace.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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