Computer Problem - Screen going haywire

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  1. Joe90sDad

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    Happened to me yesterday and today. When I'm using the scroll bar on the web browser or on Word the screen graphics break up and just becomes bits, a bit like that old special effect they used to have when pop videos first came out - Michael Jackson and Earth Wind & Fire styley. ;)

    Anyway, once I reboot it's no problem at all, so it's not the monitor. Either a software problem or graphics cards problem?

    Any Ideas folks?
     
  2. mjn

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    screen shot?

    and try posting in the computer forum.
     
  3. Joe90sDad

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    Oh bugger...didn't know there was a computer forum

    :oops:
     
  4. Joe90sDad

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    At the expense of sounding dumb, I can't find a computer forum section. Only one that is about PC gaming.:confused:
     
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    It sounds like a fault with your graphics card to be honest mate.
     
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    JohnG, I was getting a bit paranoid that it might be a virus or something.:rolleyes:

    Maybe the card is overheating, if it happens again I'll have a shufty inside.
     

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