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NT 4 WKS reboots when screen saver comes

By mep ·
I have Windows NT 4.0 SP3-4 on a DELL Optiplex Gs+ workstation.

Whenever the screen saver (blank-default) is activated, the sys tem reboots.

Any ideas?

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by mkelley In reply to NT 4 WKS reboots when scr ...

Weird that you would post this question in this forum, but here goes, Make sure you are running SP4, and then install or reinstall the correct video card drivers. Then reinstall sp4.

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by alan_macdonald In reply to NT 4 WKS reboots when scr ...

Does the system also crash when you do a "Preview" of the screensaver, or only when the screensaver kicks in itself?

Have you tried using another screensaver? Does this also crash your system?

Try reinstalling Service Pack 4 if selecting another screensaver has no effect.

Also, make sure you have the latest video drivers for your card. Check the Dell website incase newer drivers have been released:

http://support.dell.com/filelib/system.asp?sysid=PLX_PNT_PNT_GsPlus

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by danfalconar In reply to NT 4 WKS reboots when scr ...

You probably have some missing or corrupt DLLs... Re-install your video drivers (and verify that its the correct one), and if that doesn't work, try re-installing SP4.

You can also use Microsoft REGCLEAN, to clear up your registry, which is available freely from Microsoft's support website. Maybe that will help.

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