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    mac running windows 7 crashes

    I have a macbook pro that is dual booted with windows 7. For some reason when I am running windows the system crashes. The keyboard is lit but black screen and no opperation. It seems to happen when I am in IE9 and click on a link in a website. I dont know if that is coincidence or if I have a hardware problem. Can someone give me some help to diagnose the problem

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    Thanks for your help Train. I had the same issue. This time it did something a little different. Instead of a black screen it rebooted and gave me the message that window had shut down improperly

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    That is standard after a crash reboot like that.
    So,
    How To Disable the Automatic Restart on System Failure in Windows 7
    http://pcsupport.about.com/od/window...-windows-7.htm

    Now you should get a error type message.
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    Thank you Train. I have also downloaded the latest video driver installed it. So far I have not had additional problems. I will let you know if i do. Thank you for your help.

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    Might want to burn those video drivers to a cd against possible future need.

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    Unfortunately I am still having the same problem. I really thought the video card was going to be the problem. Should I install it again this time using the clean install rather than the update?

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    After uninstalling from add/remove [or whatever 7 calls it]
    Do not reboot at this time.
    Go into device manager and remove the video card
    Only now, reboot.
    When Win 7 comes up, reinstall the drivers.

    That should get rid of any corruption in the video drivers.
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    I tried to do as you requested. When I do the uninstall, before I reboot, the video nVidia option is removed from device manager. I went ahead and rebooted, and reinstalled the drivers. I had the same issue. This time is happend in firefox not IE9 so it appears it is not and IE9 issue.

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    Gots me beat, soerry but that is the best I can do.
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