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Ok so here is exactly what I did.

1.I was in safe mode and updated driver sweeper.
2. My computer rebooted
3. I uninstalled the updated version of my cards drivers
4. I put in the disk that comes with my computers (it's called drivers and utilites)
5. Installed the driver for the video card that came with the disk
6. rebooted
7. started again in safe mode (yes those green and red dots were popping up again)
8. updated drivers in safe mode for that driver (it's driver 8.5)
9. Back to square one...now im lost.

PLEASE HELP ME!
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post #12 of 30
Green and Red dots hmmm, almost sounds like the card is dying, but your initial response for what the BSOD said was definitely driver related.

What happened 2 months ago that started this? Driver update, gpu change, OS change?
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Originally Posted by Faster_is_better View Post
Green and Red dots hmmm, almost sounds like the card is dying, but your initial response for what the BSOD said was definitely driver related.
I'd have to agree with this,can you install the card into another pc or use a different card in the current pc to test?Also Event Viewer might give you more info on the cause.

EDIT:May also be of help.
http://social.answers.microsoft.com/...7-4db5c247b391
Edited by reezin14 - 1/17/11 at 12:26pm
 
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Basically, what happened was at home I was watching a you-tube video and when it was over I went to go down and get something to eat. Anyways when i came back I noticed that there was thing called ultra defragger or something of that sort. Anyways I ran Malware bytes and it destroyed the virus. Fast forward to a week later...and all of a sudden my computer just crashes. I wonder what it is...and then i see green and red dots starting to pop up. sometimes both. Sometimes green and sometimes red. Anyways I notice that the error code says that its 0x000116 and that it says atikmdag.sys. I ended up talking to Mycleanpc.com, but their service didn't do anything to fix the problem. After that I've tried uninstalling drivers, reformatting my computers, I've ran a system restore as well. And I myself don't what it is either. I talked to Dell tech support and they suggested things that might cause the problem but in the end they recommended that they should come out there and Install a new video card and hard drive (i have my computer under warranty.) Also I don't what caused this it worked perfectly fine up until the past 2 months ago. Ran all my games, everything I through at it, and now I'm running everything in safe mode or I log into my computer for a little while and hope my computer doesn't crash. Cause when my computer crashes the mouse freezes up and when i try to move it, right where my mouse is, it has like 2 small but straight lines, screen blacks out and then computer restarts with those dots....
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If it's artifacting then it's a hardware issue.
An unstable card can cause BSOD's that look like driver problems.
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wait what?
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So is it my graphics card, or a graphics related issue?
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If you see random colors or shapes, it's generally an indication that your graphics card is essentially on it's way out.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
If you see random colors or shapes, it's generally an indication that your graphics card is essentially on it's way out.
+1, after reading through the thread it looks like your going to need to get a new card, because it's dying.
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