My computer completely freezes when I play online video (especially Hulu) in fullscreen mode. Any help?
Fullscreen Hulu Freezes my PC.
I have what I consider to be an extremely capable computer: AMD Phenom II Quad core black, running two Radeon 4850s in crossfire mode. OS is Vista 64 Ultimate, 4 gigs ram. However, when I expand video like Hulu to fullscreen, it plays the video for maybe 30 seconds, then the screen goes black. Sound continues to play in the background, but my cursor moves VERY slowly over the black screen, and there’s a 5-6 second delay between moving the mouse and the cursor moving. Then the computer freezes completely, requiring a reset.
Fixes I’ve tried:
Updated all drivers to latest versions. (Radeon drivers, Vista SP2, newest flash version, etc.)
I’ve tried running it in 5 different browsers (Opera, Safari, IE8, Chrome, and Firefox.) All of these are the latest editions, and the freeze happens in all of them.
I’m kind of worried that my power supply might be a bit low for my setup, it’s a BFG 550W. It meets the guidelines for running both my graphics cards, but just barely. However, the computer has been running fine and plays all games fine. Could an anemic power supply cause this video problem?
I’m pretty computer-savvy (I built this one), but this problem has me completely frustrated. Any help would be greatly appreciated.