screen goes blank & says

  march 10:14 20 Oct 2004

a fatal exception OE has occurred at 0028:COZ987A8 IN VXD VWIN32(05) +000012DO
press any key to continue

running wins98se
not downloaded anything recently or changed any settings but I am getting this happening several times while I'm using computer doesn't seem to be with any particular program or for any reason can anyone help me to stop it happening?


  JonnyTub 10:15 20 Oct 2004

Re-install your graphics driver or try updating to the latest ones.

  march 10:26 20 Oct 2004

thanks for reply JonnyTub so err how do I do that? not to clever with things like this, really need to have it explained simply please

  JonnyTub 10:29 20 Oct 2004

ok, first of all what graphics card do you have?

  march 10:38 20 Oct 2004

um I really dont know how do I find that out?

  JonnyTub 10:44 20 Oct 2004

right click on my computer and click properties, from the dialogue click on the hardware tab, when the device manager comes up, look for the diplay adaptor entry and expand it, the name of your graphics card should be there.

  JonnyTub 10:46 20 Oct 2004

sorry, that last instruction is wrong for win 98, but should still get you there

  march 11:01 20 Oct 2004

right found that (I think)it says

Inter(R)810 Chipset Graphics Driver

  JonnyTub 11:02 20 Oct 2004

Ok that basically means you have integrated graphics rather than an add-on card. Do you have the driver disk that came with the pc when you bought it new?

  JonnyTub 11:06 20 Oct 2004

Also is this a laptop?

  march 11:09 20 Oct 2004

yep got all the original disks dont know where/which the driver disk will be though! sorry I did warn you everything would have to be simple bit like me really.

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