Yes it does look a lot like those on the right, orange vertical lines on black. Sometimes it does this, sometimes the blue screen 'o' death, and once in a while it enters Bizzaro World and shuts down/restarts properly.
I haven't moved it since I've been living here, the a/c is usually on so it's not really hot. Started doing it roughly 3 weeks ago or so.
Gateway emailed, they don't recommend upgrading CPU. They advised I upgrade memory, and warned me about voiding the warranty. I emailed him back and said the warranty expired moons ago, and I have already gone to a 256 card, all the board will allow. I asked again, what general specs are on this K6-2 processor, I have heard about socket 7, socket 5, and things I'm not familiar with, and what should I look for if buying a processor for this board. I know from upgrading the memory you must look for certain specs/slots to match the board. They again said they don't recommend it.
Either they want me to buy a new computer, or they're afraid to admit this board is so weird it won't work.
Anywho, yes, it does look a lot like the link you gave me. You think the video card should be replaced then?
thanks for all the help!