Archive for April, 2009

Solution 12: Disable Dreamscene

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

I’ve thought I posted this already, but I haven’t. Anyways people have reported that disabling Dreamscene (playing video in the background) will fix the problem. To disable Dreamscene:  Goto appearance and personalization in Control Panel. Select Personalization. Select Desktop Background. Select any thing other than Windows Dreamscene Content. Select a background and click Ok. That […]

Solution 11: Disable Powermizer

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Thanks to skym0903 for this tip. Disabling nVidia’s Powermizer feature may help move this error.  He says that whenever he gets this error, he notices that the core clock changes. The reason for this is that the Powermizer feature downclocks your video card so it would save energy. Perhaps changing clocks in the middle of […]

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Saturday, April 11th, 2009

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