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I've been experiencing a little problem the past few days on multiple computers ranging from my school to personal computers. While I'm in school on a school computer (which newly has W7 Pro.) browsing in Chrome I'll occasionally have my screen lock up follwed by a message stating something in regards to the display driver has stopped working. Later on I'll notice it'll happen on my personal computer while browsing Chrome, however less frequent. Any ideas?
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Its really odd that it would be happening on two separate systems. Are you visiting a certain website, or running a certain application, or do you have a certain USB drive or something plugged into them? What is the SAME about these two computers or situations?
Is the google freeze screen you get the "AW SNAP" screen that is solid green and has a frown face?
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Usually happens while browsing the DayZ forums, maybe something on the page causing an issue. Just updated my 7770 drivers (assumed they were up-to-date when I installed but I should have double checked), maybe it was a coincidence. Will see how it goes.
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Chrome doesn't do it to my computer
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post

Chrome doesn't do it to my computer

Hmm, I'm starting to think that it either has something to do with the DayZ forums (maybe something on one of the pages) or just plain coincidence. Just wanted to see if anyone else was experiencing the issue. I've only noticed it do that on my computer 2x, yet I realized I needed to update my drivers so I'm seeing how that works out. Might be happening at my school cause the computers are.. well, crap.
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Originally Posted by CS14 View Post

Hmm, I'm starting to think that it either has something to do with the DayZ forums (maybe something on one of the pages) or just plain coincidence. Just wanted to see if anyone else was experiencing the issue. I've only noticed it do that on my computer 2x, yet I realized I needed to update my drivers so I'm seeing how that works out. Might be happening at my school cause the computers are.. well, crap.

Flash Player can cause problems in Chrome. I had it last night.
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Flash Player can cause problems in Chrome. I had it last night.

Any fixes or just something that I should expect every once in a while?
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Originally Posted by CS14 View Post

Any fixes or just something that I should expect every once in a while?

It hasnt been that big of an issue for me to research yet. Only happened a few times ever. Just give it some time and restart Chrome. Its never caused a full system freeze for me.
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