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GPU in laptop failing?

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So i've been getting this issue quiet often:

The left side is the issue, right is what it's supposed to be. It gets less wide, black and white, vertical lines and strange color around text.

It doesn't just happen with Runescape (ew), but with a lot of programs with smaller windows inside them. Photoviewer, Youtube, etc. Things that would seem to utilize the GPU. I chose Runescape for the reason that it occurs the most in it, 3D application?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 4
does look like its failing and in my old computer battlefield 2 went nuts.. purple floors etc.. have you tried reinstalling the video drivers?
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what model is the laptop?

I ask because there was that huge nvidia class-action a while back and I ran into one that slipped through the recall and fixed it with a heat gun to the gpu (and a lot of insulation everywhere else)
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I'm trying, but its an Nvidia Geforce ***go*** 6150 so I'm having trouble finding newer drivers. I'll report back when I find some.


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