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Computer hangs I have an old pentium 4 2.8Ghz with a GeForce4 MX 4000 64mb video card and 1gb RAM, my pc is running on windows xp service pack 3...when i play a game like ragnarok after a few minutes into the game my screen just freezes up, i cant move my mouse and ctrl+alt+del doesnt work either. i tried leaving it that way and eventually my screen (monitor) would just shut off, go black (more like in standby mode because the light beside the power switch keeps blinking). sometimes it would hap


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Hi there,
\015\012 there are several factors we can considered on hanging up and black screen appearing,although common problem here is video card and connection,youve got a fine processor of 2.8ghs,1ghs ram,is great fine but your 64mb video card is real problem,also w/128mb vgc.try to install a 512 mb video card agp,the latest gaming on online internet give you problem w/your 64mb and 128mb,on line rpg gaming required a 1ghz ram,512mb video card and more or less of 3 ghz processor,have check the system requirement f gaming before you install.have a nice day,rate my fix,thank's a lot
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