Sounds like hardware failure to me. Two or three areas are suspect.
RAM and video hardware.
Rationale -- Advanced Video functionality tasks the above more heavily.
Run A good RAM test/exerciser program. Microsoft has one available via the
help and support options.
"Kakarot" <Kakarot@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I have the dell 3007fp (30" lcd) and after a few minutes of running my
> computer, the desktop gets all messed up (scaling etc?). If I double
> anything, the windows appears empty, i cant right click. I have installed
> all the vista patches I know of, updated the bios, video drivers, chipset
> etc... If I log off and back in, it works for a few seconds and then
> up again.
> In xp, I have NO video issues at all.... in vista, it takes seconds to
> up. The desktop becomes unusable. I tried repairing vista, any
> recommendations would be appreciated.
> Sometimes it says explorer has failed and restarts, then it works for a
> minutes.... other times, it blames the nvidia driver.