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I have a Diamond 5870 card. After playing bfbc2 for awhile it seems as if I start to get a blue haze and certain screens start showing a blue bar at the bottom about 4 inches tall and across the bottom. Any clue as to what it could be?
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post #2 of 8
This is odd. What temp is your video card at when this happens? Does it go away if you restart, or do you have to let it cool down before it will go away? I'd try cleanly uninstalling drivers and reinstalling them.

Open Device Manager
Right click on the video card and select "Uninstall"
Then run Driver Sweeper to get rid of any bits of drivers left over for your video card
Then run CCleaner to get rid of temp files (just in case some driver files were using a temp file)
then run CCleaner to get rid of registry entries relating to those now gone driver files
Now reboot into Safe Mode, and reinstall drivers
Reboot and test.

Total time to perform this shouldn't be more than a few minutes (not including download times for drivers and programs).
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post #3 of 8
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Its a fresh install of the drivers. If I restart the game it will go back to normal but just for a few mins. If I exit the game windows is normal and if I hit alt tab while in game when it is acting up the windows colors are normal. I have installed and reinstalled the game no issues with anything else. The max temp it saw was 74C I dont think that is too hot is it?
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post #4 of 8
I don't think that's too hot for your video card. That's really strange that the problem stays in the game. Since it's an ATI card, and I'm an NVidia guy myself, I don't know much about the ATI drivers, or what ones to recommend to you, but I can say for sure I'd try another version.
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post #5 of 8
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any ati guys out there know of what a better driver then the 11.7?
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post #6 of 8
I suggest rolling your drivers back to 11.6 or whatever driver you had installed prior to installing 11.7

I once had a problem with an ATI driver and just rolled back to what worked until the next release of CCC. Good luck!
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post #7 of 8
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the last driver I had used was 10.4 I think and that was buggy. not even sure if its a driver issue, soon as I switch back to windows while its acting up windows is fine its only in game it does it
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post #8 of 8
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anyone else know what could cause this and what is a good driver? although I have no other issues with the current driver its only while playing bc2
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