May 13th, 2000, 08:49 PM
GeForce/Screen Saver Crash
Hello, all! I have a new PC running a Creative GeForce DDR.I have experienced several screen saver crashes using the Win 98 built-in screen savers. The display goes black, or the screen saver graphics slow to a crawl, and the pixels seperate. Then a grey box appears in the toolbar in the middle of the bottom of the Win 98 desktop, with the notation "Screen Saver". Is this a GeForce related problem, or something else, and how do I fix it?? Many thanks!!!!
May 14th, 2000, 03:15 AM
What's your setup. What kind of computer, mother board, how much RAM, Etc
May 14th, 2000, 08:46 AM
PIII 550 MHz
SuperMicro 440 BX
64 MB RAM
Hope this helps!!!!
May 14th, 2000, 02:02 PM
I'd be willing to bet its a driver issue.
Which card do you have, and what drivers are you using?
May 14th, 2000, 04:08 PM
B-Flaps: I'm running the Creative Annihiltator Pro DDR with the factory drivers installed from the Creative CD packaged with the card....thanks for trying to help!!!!
May 14th, 2000, 05:10 PM
I have the same card... I've been using the Detonator drivers with much more luck than I had with Creatives... heck, some of the NVidia demos that came with the card didn't work with their drivers!
Have you tried the Detonators yet?
May 14th, 2000, 08:21 PM
Hi, B-Flaps!! I have not tried the Detonators yet; do you think this might cure the screen saver issue? Current drivers seem to really dislike apps running in background at startup; have disabled many, but some need to keep...thanks loads again!!!!
May 15th, 2000, 10:11 AM
I can't say positively if the NVidia drivers will help you, but using the Detonator drivers helped my system quite a bit!
If I were you, I'd definitely give them a try!
May 15th, 2000, 01:22 PM
Hi,again B-Flaps....will try your advice re: drivers and many thanks for your help!!!
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