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Crashing to desktop/Have dmp file

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July 27, 2009 1:23:46 AM

I'm playing Dawn of Discovery and have been getting the BSOD usually while playing it. I recently put a big fan next to my case to fix that problem so I bought a GPU cooling attachment. However, now when playing I've been crashing to the desktop. I have a brand new computer, running Vista 64 and have no problems with any other games. I have a dump file that it spits out but am unsure how to read it. Windows debugger reads it but says nothing useful to me other than "not having the right symbol" or something like that. Does anyone have any suggestions?

I can email the dump file if anyone knows how to properly view these .dmp files...

Here's hopin' someone knows. Thanks.
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July 27, 2009 4:38:07 PM

Might just be the game?
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July 27, 2009 4:53:39 PM

It's funny because this is one of the few PC games I've actually bought rather than pirated because in my opinion the developers earned my coin - then to have it not work is sorta ironic.
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July 27, 2009 10:07:33 PM

Here's another error message I've been getting:

Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WMI
Date: 7/27/2009 5:56:32 PM
Event ID: 10
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Sol
Description:
Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is corrected.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WMI" Guid="{1edeee53-0afe-4609-b846-d8c0b2075b1f}" EventSourceName="WinMgmt" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49152">10</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2009-07-27T21:56:32.000Z" />
<EventRecordID>875</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
<Channel>Application</Channel>
<Computer>Sol</Computer>
<Security />
</System>
<EventData>
<Data>//./root/CIMV2</Data>
<Data>SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99</Data>
<Data>0x80041003</Data>
</EventData>
</Event>
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