WatchDog Posted August 6, 2018 Report Share Posted August 6, 2018 Hello Fellow WatchOut ops, On a recent show, I had subscribed to an E2 EDID of 2880 x 720 using an AMD FirePro W7100. This particular EDID, combined with how WO digs into the GPUs, has potentially caused irreparable damage to the GFX card. I've found that a display set to that format would begin to cache and receive it’s files/data on a WO update, but would then just freeze in a state where it displays it’s display name. Once in that state, a forced exit of Watchpoint would be the minimal that is needed to be done to resolve. In one instance, I had to turn the hardware off, only to find that it never booted into Windows again. From that point on, that machine would boot to a screen that pertains to an error in the Windows installation. But it gets better! Any time I would image a new OS from a different computer, the resulting cloned disk would render the same results in this particular machine. The newly cloned OS would be able to boot to Windows in another working computer, but once inserted into the original machine, it would incur the Windows error and then that SSD would incur the same failure in any other working machine. Further testing needs to be done to discover exactly what components may have played a role, but I hope this info helps prevent problems for others. I will post official findings when thorough testing has been completed. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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