Please check out the FAQ
for Propellerhead Reason 5 and 6 -
If you have Reason 6, the upgrade to Reason 6.5 is free. The same is true for Reason Essentials and the Reason Essentials 1.5 upgrade. You can download the upgrade HERE
. When you access the download page your upgrade license will be issued to your account. Once you have received your license you can add it to your Ignition Key for offline use.
If you have Reason 5 or earlier, or Record, you can upgrade to Reason 6.5 in two ways: with the Reason Upgrade or through Balance with Reason Essentials
Also check out Pro Tools 8 compatibility and upgrade information
You may be missing drivers or updates for both programs -
>>"I saw on another website that it might be the NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 graphics card"<<
Make sure that you visit the NVIDIA site to check for Graphic Card updates -
Your Graphics card is a bit on the "basic side" for the work you are doing, as my fairly basic XP SP3 Pro has a NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT card istalled
Also I would look at replacing, or at least test
your Power Supply Unit
EDITED to check links -
Edited by noknojon, 27 June 2012 - 12:17 AM.