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I have been doing some
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2009, 09:29:05 PM »
I have been doing some research on this and it is a driver issue that is caused by a registry key. So lets try the fix and see if it helps you (You can also try using the default Microsoft drivers as well)

hold the Windows key and hit "R" on your keyboard, this should bring up the run command. type in regedit and hit ok.

Find the registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers\MemoryManager]

Delete "MemoryManager", restart your computer.

Also since your video card is on board when there is a new bios update for your system the video is updated as well (if there is an update for it)

you should check and see what bios version you have and if a bios update is available for it.

All I can say is after the research I did your not the only one with this problem!

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I have been doing some
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2009, 09:29:05 PM »

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« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2009, 07:15:10 PM »
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I can't find that bios update and deleted the key memory manager. Sorry to say that it still doing it. Could you tell me whats that key for, the one that i deleted? Can i put it back? Thanks for your help shane. I appreciated it.

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the reg key is installed by
« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2009, 08:23:51 PM »
the reg key is installed by an older version of the driver. you will be fine without it. Well from what I have been checking up on have you tried loading the Microsoft drivers for the video and see if the problem goes away? if it does then it is the drivers, if it doesn't then its the video. At least from what I am seeing so far.

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« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2009, 06:19:04 AM »
Hi Shane. Sorry, didn't have a chance to answer right away.
Shane, How do i load the Microsoft drivers for the video? and when you say the video, its the video card, right? Thanks.

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Loading the drivers can be a
« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2009, 08:41:55 AM »
Loading the drivers can be a bit tricky if you haven't done it before, but very easy to do once you have the hang of it.

Yes when I say vid card I mean the display.

Go to the device manager, open the display card properties, go tot he driver tab, click update driver.

Now through these steps you will tell windows you want to choose a driver from a list. (Sorry I just woke up and haven't had my coffee, I can explain better later if you need)

Then when you have the list you can choose a driver to install. You should see older drivers, and should see one by Microsoft.

Let me know how it goes.
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« Reply #20 on: January 26, 2009, 06:27:33 PM »
shane, i did what you've said and it still doing it, so i guessed its the video card. I need to replace it, right? Thanks a lot.

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does it do it when booting
« Reply #21 on: January 26, 2009, 06:29:15 PM »
does it do it when booting into safe mode as well?

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« Reply #22 on: January 29, 2009, 01:18:41 PM »
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Yes, it does the same when booting on safe mode. Thanks.

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Then I would replace the
« Reply #23 on: January 29, 2009, 01:35:27 PM »
Then I would replace the display card. Safe mode only loads standard drivers, so if a driver is causing issues you can go to safe mode and remove it. Since the display drivers are not being loaded in safe mode and only generic ones are then it is a safe bet the problem isn't with the drivers but with the card itself.

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Vista boot problems..
« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2009, 01:04:38 PM »
Putnik,

One great way you can narrow down your issue is to try booting using a different Operating System or you can try booting from your Vista install/recovery DVD.  If you choose to try another operating system you can safely boot something like Ubuntu from a live cd.  Since everything is contained on the disc you don't have to modify anything on your hard drive and if the problem dissappears then you know the issue is with your Vista install.

I agree with Shane that it sounds like a video card issue except that it is your onboard video...

Using Ubuntu from a live cd would effectively emulate a complete fresh re-install without changing anything.  If you're interested in trying that then as long as you have a blank cd and a cd (or dvd) burner you can create the Ubuntu disc after downloading it.

If you're interested in that route let me know and help guide you through the process.
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« Reply #25 on: February 27, 2009, 05:07:58 AM »
Shane

Thanks a lot for your help and i really appreciated it. I did change the card and the problem went away. Thanks a lot again for your help.

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putnik, Glad to hear the
« Reply #26 on: February 27, 2009, 07:26:52 AM »
putnik,

Glad to hear the problem has been resolved.  I figured my suggestion was a bit late, since you hadn't posted about it in a while, but thought you might find it useful none the less.

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putnik, Glad to hear the
« Reply #26 on: February 27, 2009, 07:26:52 AM »

 

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