> -Install HWMonitor and prime95 to see if your processor isn't overheating.
I don't know how to read this. But I attached a HWM textfile.
> -Verify if your ram sticks are clean and tightly secured onto the motherboard, then
> test it with Memtest86 or something else.
They're on there alright. Haven't tested yet.
> -Test your hard drive for bad sectors.
Ran it, no errors or bad sectors
> -Try your video card with any stress test.
Ran Geeks 3D Fur mark. It reaches like 68 degrees Celsius. Full screen benchmark test. good/bad? Core 550 Mhz, mem 540 Mhz. mem load 21%
> -Reinstall your mother board, video card, etc, drivers.
That was the first thing I did.
> -Test different video card drivers.
tested oldest and newest, same result.
> -If nothing accuses hardware errors, make a fresh windows install.
I'm now installing Win Vista instead.
Edited by usmanov (05/15/13 10:29 PM)