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Gforce 4200 freeze

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I have looked around but I cant find a solution to this nv4_disp freeze loop error. I used to have a Gforce2 GTS and found detonator drivers (21.83's) that really wouldnt freeze up on me as much but then i got this card and the nightmare started all over again. I get the loop eror when i play 3d games mostly, and sometimes even when I'm just watching vids.
error:
caused by: nv4_disp
STOP: 0X000000EA

well thats it...my specs are:

Motherboard: asus AV7133
Vid Card: Gforce 4 Ti4200
Processor: Athlon 1 gigz
HD: 40 gig WD
Sound: SB Live!
umm i guess thats it.
Any suggestions would be great.
I have already updated my mobo bios to its latest, and also tried the 4in1 drivers and nothing.
 
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[CpK]Bastid

Guest
#3
Wish I knew a solution....but heres the things I have read or done myself:

Update soundcard drivers
Update vidcard drivers
Update mobo drivers

Then I read it could be the server you're playing games on, it could be client side, some ppl say csguard crashes it, reformat uggghhh, so on and so on.

I have read hundreds of counterstrike posts and posts in here........I have yet to find a definitive solution

I also tried setting AGP comp driving to manual instead of auto...and set it to DB or BA had minimal success with this tho

Even try decreasing hardware acceleration
 
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Daviesbad04

Guest
#4
Samething happens to me too, I got a Geforce 2 MX400 and when I play D3D app's it start doing these weird things, especially on Flight Sim 2002, and suddenly it just freezes and restarts. I found it to be that i had over-tweaked my card too much, I had O/ced it a little bit too high, so i brought the O'c 2 points down and changed something here and there and bingo, now it works fine..................I dunno if thats any help tho, cuz it doesnt seem thats the problem wit ure card!:confused:
 
#6
i haven't o/c'ed this card as of yet, thats the wierd part...GOD this sux, you would think that things like this would be resolved by now, its been over a year this problem still around. SLACKERS!!!
 
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sturulz21

Guest
#7
Hey ppl,

I have exactly the same problem with my GeForce 4 MX 440. everytime i play, or go into a 3D application the computer locks up. Its so annoying, i cant do anything. i also tried the detonator XP drivers but nothing. if anyone can help us, please do!!!

Stu
 
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sturulz21

Guest
#8
hey again,

i thought i'd post my specs.

pentium 3 866Mhz
??? motherboard
256Mb SDRAM
GeForce 4 MX440
20 gig HD

it says i have XP Home but i actually have XP Pro:confused:
 
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kalle

Guest
#9
It's all about power...

Have you guys (the ones that are having the problem) tried with a more powerful power-supply? I had the same problem before, which was solved by using a more powerful "electric-box". Try that, because it's not about the drivers....
 

Taurus

hardware monkey
#11
so it's threads like this where nvidia gets a bad rap... i see.

the only time i ever got that error was with older drivers and when i'd leave my computer idle. even then, it only happened maybe once every two weeks. fixed now, though. :confused:
 
#12
Don't get me wrong, if i really thought that nvidia was that bad i wouldn't have gotten this card. It's just that I don't think they are giving this problem the attention it deserves.
 

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