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Graphics Card Error

I have already posted a question on this topic. However since nobody has responded within a couple of weeks I am posting another question. I have recently built a new computer. It was working for about 2 months when my computer screen glitched. It turned all rainbow-ey and closed all games and most apps I had open. I have learned how to fix it but every time it happens I have to restart my computer. It happens about every 20-60 minutes. Some days it doesn't glitch at all. If anybody could help that world be greatly appreciated. A speccy taken at about 30 minutes after cold boot is here. http://speccy.piriform.com/results/3mevM3yivFBh7oWTIkZbtdG

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A test

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Turn off or uninstall norton.
Turn off or uninstall malwarebytes.
Verify windows defender is active.

Set all those power profile things to NEVER.

Leave the side off.....test.

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Clarification

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I have uninstalled Norton and disabled malwarebytes, however I am not sure what you mean by power profile things. Windows defender is active. And I am not sure what you mean by “Leave the side off”. However, with what I have done (uninstall Norton and disable Malearebytes) does not seemto have made a difference. My computer screen still glitches afer around 30-40 minutes (sometimes longer). What else should I try?

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Speccy

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Look at your speccy.
Scan down to power profile.
See all that stuff you have turning off after some amount of minutes.
Use the windows control panel and set all that stuff to never......use google for the how to.

The side off refers to the side panel of the case.....better cooling.

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The Speccy shows an odd thing

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So here goes.

1. The report has Microsoft installing a graphics driver. Go get Nvidia's latest, install that and opt out of Microsoft driver updates. Remember folk, drivers do not wear out and updating is only done for very good reasons. "Newer" is not a good reason.

2. JAVA. If you don't use it, uninstall.

3. Skype. If you don't use it. disable it from starting.

4. Loads of SVCHOST entries. Turn the following off:
https://www.howtogeek.com/224981/how-to-stop-windows-10-from-uploading-updates-to-other-pcs-over-the-internet/

Nothing really stands out except Microsoft drivers. Use the drivers from the makers for now.

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Now What?

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I have turned off the auto driver update from Microsoft in the settings, but it still occurs. I now assume it has something to do with the SVCHOST entries. Even though I assume it is this, I don't know how to turn them off. I have already turned off the upload to other pcs thing and I don't know what else to do. What else can I try?

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Since that didn't help.

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The SVCHOST entries are interesting but rarely the cause of the troubles.

It's a self built so troubles follow those as the builder gets to find what part is not compatible or failed.

A common hang with screen troubles is the PSU. Which make and model did you use?

Be aware I dis all dual and more rail models. Those are often trouble makers. I'm not saying you can't use them but too often they are in troubled machines.

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PSU

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I have a Thermaltake Smart 500W.

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Single rail, 35A on the +12V.

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Seems OK.

Remember I take it you tried all the above and the case cover off test.

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(NT) Yes

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Plz

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Any other ideas?

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