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Does anyone know what this means? It won't let me right click on it, left click on it or anything. It's just sitting there doing nothing. I tried Googling the problem, but all I could find is that the system is out of virtual memory. I'm not sure that's possible because I have 4 gigs of physical ram and a system set size of 3881mb paging file.

P.S. The only program that was running at the time was the Sims 2 game.
post #2 of 10
It just might be a display problem I get the triangle when I oced my gfx's card to much,others seem to think that it is a problem with IE and Vista, heres a link that might help you out.
http://forums.pcworld.com/thread/21379
 
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Did you see that in device manager?
    
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i don't know about vista, but that sounds similar to the error given in xp when there is a duplicate name/IP on a network.
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@markt It will appear in the lower right-hand side on the taskbar.
 
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can you put up a screen shot of it?
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Is this the error saying the display driver has failed and now has recovered?
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Guys, I got home from work today and it is gone. Hmmm... everything is working just fine. Thanks for any replies. I will grab a screen shot if it comes back later.
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Originally Posted by stanglx302 View Post
Guys, I got home from work today and it is gone. Hmmm... everything is working just fine. Thanks for any replies. I will grab a screen shot if it comes back later.
It might have been a video card error that used to be an issue in Vista. If it happens again, try updating to the latest graphics card drivers and make sure your card isn't overheating.
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It's an nvlddmkm-related TDR. Read more about them here:

LINK

Most people are no longer experiencing this error unless they have an aggressive overclock. Unfortunately, I had a terrible time in early 2007 figuring this one out... but I've solved it on all our systems since then. If anyone's still having these on a regular basis, let me know!
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