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Yesterday, i formatted HDD and installed Windows. I also removed all Video Codecs with Zoom Player Pro (it has a function to edit Registered Video Codecs, and uninstall them and install only Windows Native ones) All I can Feels like nothing I do concerning the graphics is of any help. Only some random games (even old ones) freeze after playing for a while pc freezes while playing games solved My PC Screen freezes all the time while playing any game !

Does he have onboard video and a agp card? software to rip audio music albums... But there are a few good ones on pc, that I think are worth buying for. I was at the point where I was going to shelf this game until they hopefully patched it.

Select the entry entitled ATI Software Uninstall Utility, and click Change/Remove. 3. But was the 12-24 hours a typo, did you mean 12-24 passes or am I suppose to run the program for that many hours? Can you get a hold of another graphics card you can try?

I was running a GeForce 7800GT videocard. O4 - Global Startup: hpoddt01.exe.lnk = ? Regarding overheating, i did actually check this and cpu and mobo temps are all operating well within upper temp limits under heavy loads so i don't think that's the problem. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now

Thanks very much, daniboy007 I just figured out how your site worked.. Next, please scroll through the list until you find an entry called DAO 7. If it is happening more and more start with the above and let us know how you make out, Mike Os i have------>windows xp sp2I followed your options and these were I got an extra 80mm fan and pointed it directly at the GPU, but the problem persists.

Although I think I had the game installed a few weeks before my problems. The freezes happen the most in the overworld and not so much in cities or dungeons (although it can still happen). http://forums.bethsoft.com/index.php...ezes-outdoors/ There are two fixes. Thank you, appreciate the help.

Also - i've been using onboard sound - could this cause complications with games? This is a time consuming procedure for sure, but a good way to attempt to isolate the problem.Arrow down to the More Information section.Click on the plus (+) sign next to Also my specs are similar as well, and I use win XP. Stay logged in Sign up now!

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/170681 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? It could give a hint as to what is causing the freeze. After reformatting I only installed the following: MS office, malwarebytes, avast antivirus, msn messenger, firefox, google chrome, and an online game. Jul 4, 2007 #14 Terabass TS Rookie Ok so I installed every ATi Catalyst driver from first version to Version 4.6.

ian83000, Oct 11, 2003 #3 ian83000 Thread Starter Joined: Jul 21, 2003 Messages: 8 What other information can I supply that may get me some help ?. If the graphic card is the reason, what do you think happened to it for it to causes freezes? 12-31-2009, 06:43 PM #11 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft I continued using my computer and turned off automatic updates in order to keep the system exactly how it was so no new drivers would automaticly install. I have called ATI and they said my settings are fine.

Oh, I also just ordered a new AMD Athlon 64 3000 because someone said that it may be better for gaming. It occurs the most when I am running an online game which I use to be able to run perfectly with any freezes. Also, I just started COD WAW up and just 3s into loading it the screen froze again (new record) :P.

Lets hope it plays well too Jan 12, 2006 #16 daniboy007 TS Rookie i neeed real help Alright, my PC freezes and crashes when i start playing a 3d mmorpg

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Verification of proof concerning the supremum of a set. I went through all of the hotfixes on my computer removing each one, and then multiple ones until I found an end to the freezing. solved PC freezes while playing some games. And than, install video driver, and sound card driver...no problem, playing video.

I mean, I just download "Rappelz" and it froze again, after creating the character, just when i logged in the game. As I said, it's just video that he's having problems with. How can asymmetrically powerful states be balanced? (AKA why don't legendary heroes rule the world) Why do my users 're'select the amount in the cart? I have scanned my system for viruses and I only use mozilla firefox so spyware is kept to a minimum.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? F.E.A.R, Call of duty, Half Life 2, WoW is incredible, no arguments there. A lot of games (Such as BF2) require a later videocard because of all the shaders in the game. lavenders2100 View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by lavenders2100 Find Threads by lavenders2100 11-15-2011, 02:40 PM #2 BINGO777 Join Date: Jul 2010 Reputation: 0 Posts: 84

Sure the game is playable, but this little freezing is frustrating and it makes the skyrim experience unenjoyable. While I prefer the Western Digital Dos CD, you can try the Windows version:Run Western Digital Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows:Follow this link, arrow down, and click the "Download" button to download