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Gateway BLue screen out of box

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Hey all i just came back from best buy witha dualcore gateway
1.6ghz core 2 duo
1gig ddr2
160gig HDD
ATI radeon mobility m200
Vista basic

Now i boot up and install the latest drivers etc.. but whenever there is any sort of stress on the computer music playing, videos etc.. i get the blank blue screen and when i reboot the recovery wizard offers no help because when i click on the "search for a solution" nothing really happens.

Ive read that the catalyst drivers may casue this but other than that ive already reinstalled vista and ran burnin test for about 20minutes with only my dvd failing becasue the disc i used to test was scratched
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logitech wireless 480w Antec neo Antec p-180 logitech wireless 
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post #2 of 3
Even though you've reinstalled it still BSOD's?

Take it back and demand a replacement because it's faulty.
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1x320GB, 1x750GB CD/DVD+-RW Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 & Arch Linux 64bit 19inch Acer X193W 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 @ 2.6 Ghz I forget. nVidia 8400 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x320GB, 1x750GB CD/DVD+-RW Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 & Arch Linux 64bit 19inch Acer X193W 
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Logitech UltraSlim Pathetic 350w Cube 2 Quid Bargain Bin Thing 
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post #3 of 3
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Can i do that? i didnt pay the extra like 150 for the "service plan" or any of they're extra stuff
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Intel 3.4ghz prescott asus p4p800-e deluxe windows prof. Sony sdm-hs75 17" lcd 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech wireless 480w Antec neo Antec p-180 logitech wireless 
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CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Intel 3.4ghz prescott asus p4p800-e deluxe windows prof. Sony sdm-hs75 17" lcd 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech wireless 480w Antec neo Antec p-180 logitech wireless 
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