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Screen Just Goes To Blank When Play Any Type Of Video


I have an error when i try to play any video from any source either from the net streaming or from the hard drive or dvd rom drive it will play for say 1 to 4 mins approx then the screen just goes to blank with the "no source" error appearing but the computer appears to keep running. I have no choose but to turn off and on again, i have just built the computer from new using asus a8ne board and xfx nvidia geforce 6600 pci express graphics card being the main components.

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