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ati radeon 9600 new drivers cause restarting of computer every 20 secs.

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So my computer is freshly reformatted and I reinstall my video card. which has run fine for a year or so.  I download the latest drivers cause in some games i play the letter is all screwed up.    I install the latest driver and my computer reboots every 20 seconds.  It also skips the account selection screen where you choose which account to use.  So i can run my computer in safe mode but not sure what i should do.  I tryed to unistall the new drivers via add/remove program.  This did nothing to help.  not sure what to do or how to stop my comp from restarting so i can install different drivers.
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Boot into safe mode and remove the video card driver in device manager.  You will want to run in VGA mode until you have the right driver ready for installation.
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Try uninstall then installing the new drivers twice. What you describe has happened to me several times with a 9600. Sometimes though, the latest set of drivers just plain don't work. In which case I go back to the previous ones. But, installing twice has often fixed this. Apps that completely remove the old radeon settings didn't work.
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