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February 18, 2006, 7:31 pm
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I've been having this problem for a couple days now, sometimes when
I'm typing, or if I shut the laptop and move it somewhere, the video
becomes unseated, causing green artifacts, or locking up the
system and making
me restart it. Sometimes if I'm quick enough,
applying pressure to the "gvb"
area of the keyboard will
reseat the video card, but it is becoming very
annoying to have to do
this every couple of hours. I've tried opening it up,
card and reseating it, is there anything else I can do? is there a
way to clean the connectors before reseating the card? It's starting
more frequently now, and it is getting very frustrating.
Dell inspiron 8500,
geforce 4 4200 go.
Thanks for any help you can give me.
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