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Graphics problem

by bikerart / November 27, 2009 12:23 PM PST

The graphics on my PC are perfect until I open Mozilla or IE. My desktop looks normal but as soon as I double click either browser my screen goes black and then boots up the desktop again with a checkerboard kind of pattern and all the descriptions below the icons are highlighted in blue my lower tool has blue and green lines through it, the Start button has a kind of green wave with grey background. Pictures on the internet can barely be deciphered.

As soon as I close the browser my screen will black out and quikly come back to normal.

My guess as a novice in PC hardware is the Video card. It is a Radeon x300 series by Asus with a PCI bus. Tough to find one with PCI!! But how can it be good without the browser and not with the browser?


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