- installed any new software or updates recently?
- installed any new plugins or scripts?
- tried rolling back the OS to restore point prior to the problem?
- had any problems with other software that may be graphic instensive?
- had power interruption while the computer is on recently?
- had any slow downs other than in shaded mode?
- any other symptoms or information that might shed light on the cause?
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