I don't know whether this site will help at all, it seems to suggest that your card should be OK as long as it has 64Mb ram of its own.http://wiki.compiz-fusion.org/Hardware/NVIDIA
Given when this is happening, I wonder if it might be a problem with Nautilus, though why it should disappear when you switch off desktop effects I don't know.
Have a go at this. Open a terminal and (with effects switched on) type:
- Code: Select all
Assuming of course you have a folder in your home called 'Documents' if not choose something else.
See if you get any warnings and if possible copy them (or note down the basics if you get another freeze) and post the results here. That might give us a clue.
Fujitsu Lifebook AH532 Laptop. Intel i5 processor, 6Gb ram, Intel HD3000 graphics, Intel Audio/wifi. Realtek RTL8111/8168B Ethernet.Ubuntu12.10 (Unity), Mint14 (Cinnamon), Manjaro (Xfce).