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Centre Parting 03-03-2009 12:49 PM

Re: Possible motherboard issue
It may be of some use to know that a bad PSU will cause VGA, IDE and random
reboot issues.
Might be worth swapping out, first - as HW issues should always be
eliminated in the case of such odd behaviours. wrote:
> Hello,
> Need some help in troubleshooting an issue for my uncle. He has a
> 2 1/2 year old Gigabyte AMD motherboard with a 3200 Athlon 64
> processor. Recently he has been having issues with programs crashing
> in Windows as well as an issue with when he moves his mouse, the
> video goes crazy until he stops. Other times everything will be ok.
> What we have done so far was re-image his machine with a snapshot I
> took when I built his machine back in 2006. We also checked for any
> bad HD sectors with HD Tune and ran a memory test with memtest. The
> checks passed and no bad sectors were detected. He said that he did
> notice an issue with a USRprbd driver recently. He called Gigabyte
> and they immediately blamed the issue on the O/S and old him to
> reinstall it. I'm thinking either the IDE controller is failing or
> something is wrong with the MB. What do you all think?
> Thanks for your time,
> Nick

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