Computer crashes to blue screen

  harveyt 23:00 04 Oct 2004

My computer would not work last week as start button is jammed in. I managed to fix this but since I got it going computer work fine for a while then it start to slow down. Eventually it just stop and the blue screen saying it is protect froma a serious falut comes on.
It says I should stop the hardware driver which is casuing this.
File it gives is ati3d1ag.dll which i think is to with graphics.
Can you tell me how to stop this

Thank you


  Noelg23 23:18 04 Oct 2004

try uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers for the graphics card...

  MAJ 23:18 04 Oct 2004

Try updating your graphics driver, harveyt.

  harveyt 23:21 04 Oct 2004

Thank you.

I will try this

  woodchip 23:34 04 Oct 2004

Also check the CPU fan is turning

  harveyt 23:38 04 Oct 2004


yes thank you cpu fan is turning

  woodchip 23:45 04 Oct 2004

is there a fan on the graphics card it may have stopped

  harveyt 23:49 04 Oct 2004

I don't think there is a fan on the graphics card.
There are two fans and both are running.

  woodchip 23:50 04 Oct 2004

can you check health in bios CPU and System Temp's

  harveyt 00:03 05 Oct 2004

Speedfan Temps are 48 C CPU; 26 C HD0; 28 C Motherboard

  buddiebuoy 10:23 05 Oct 2004

I have had a similar problem but it only happened after I installed SP2. That and trying to install the dial-up modem everytime I switch on!

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