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All games freeze costantly after 5 mins.

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June 6, 2012 8:41:05 PM

Recently all of my games(even stupid 2D games) freeze on my laptop.It's just games and the computer itself doesn't freeze at all.
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System Information
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Time of this report: 6/6/2012, 13:34:48
Machine name: OWNER-VAIO
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120330-1504)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Sony Corporation
System Model: VPCF226FM
BIOS: BIOS Date: 05/04/11 08:36:21 Ver: 04.06.03
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.0GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8174MB RAM
Page File: 3437MB used, 12907MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 120 DPI (125 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: UnKnown
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode
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Display Devices
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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GT 540M
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0DF4&SUBSYS_9089104D&REV_A1
Display Memory: 4050 MB
Dedicated Memory: 978 MB
Shared Memory: 3072 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (59Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: unknown
Monitor Id: CMO1601
Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (59.940Hz)
Output Type: Internal
Driver Name: nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
Driver File Version: 8.17.0013.0142 (English)
Driver Version: 8.17.13.142
DDI Version: 11
Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
HELP PLEASE :( 
June 6, 2012 10:08:14 PM

Could be a number of things.

Try reinstalling the nvidia graphic drivers to begin with.
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June 6, 2012 11:26:47 PM

navidmoezinia said:
Recently all of my games(even stupid 2D games) freeze on my laptop.It's just games and the computer itself doesn't freeze at all.
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System Information
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Time of this report: 6/6/2012, 13:34:48
Machine name: OWNER-VAIO
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120330-1504)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Sony Corporation
System Model: VPCF226FM
BIOS: BIOS Date: 05/04/11 08:36:21 Ver: 04.06.03
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.0GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8174MB RAM
Page File: 3437MB used, 12907MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 120 DPI (125 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: UnKnown
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode
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Display Devices
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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GT 540M
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0DF4&SUBSYS_9089104D&REV_A1
Display Memory: 4050 MB
Dedicated Memory: 978 MB
Shared Memory: 3072 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (59Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: unknown
Monitor Id: CMO1601
Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (59.940Hz)
Output Type: Internal
Driver Name: nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
Driver File Version: 8.17.0013.0142 (English)
Driver Version: 8.17.13.142
DDI Version: 11
Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
HELP PLEASE :( 



Try and go back to the 296.10 nvidia driver the 300... series make trouble with any gpu that is NOT the new 600.. gpu serie. I had system freeze with my 560Ti and the new 301.42 driver :( 
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June 7, 2012 12:53:04 AM

golfdk said:
Try and go back to the 296.10 nvidia driver the 300... series make trouble with any gpu that is NOT the new 600.. gpu serie. I had system freeze with my 560Ti and the new 301.42 driver :( 

I had freezes before updating.
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June 7, 2012 2:12:15 AM

You are using an external monitor? Just asking because a resolution of 1920 x 1080 seems a little bit uncommon for a laptop. That resolution is also asking a lot from a GeForce GT 540M (in games at least, desktop environment shouldn't matter).

If you had freezes before updating, too. It's most likely GPU overheating. Still got warranty for your laptop? If not open up and clean it yourself. If you do, sent it in.
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