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WINDOWS 7 VIDEO CARD CRASHES AND COLLAPSES

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November 3, 2011 11:49:13 AM

I REALLY NEED HELP WITH THIS GRAPHICS PROBLEM
EVERY TIME I PLAY PSF (SOLDIER FRONT) MY SCREEN COLLAPSES AND CRASHES :sweat: 

I DON'T KNOW WHETHER IT'S OVERHEATING OR SOMETHING SIMILAR TO THAT
BUT I HAVE INSTALLED ALL THE DRIVERS AND THEY ARE UP TO DATE

I'M RUNNING ON :

PROCESSOR: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80
OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
MEMORY: 2GB DDR RAM
MANUFACTURER: DELL COMPUTER CORP.
SYSTEM MODEL: DIMENSION 3000
GRAPHICS : Nvidia GeForce 6200
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A03
HARD DISK: 160 GB

HOPE SOMEONE HELPS ME :cry: 

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a b Î Nvidia
November 4, 2011 1:38:53 AM

Windows 7 on a P4 w/2GB RAM might be the problem. But try cleaning the system first with CCleaner. Do the Clean and Registry both.
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

Btw, you may want to uninstall the driver again, boot into Safe Mode, and run Driver Sweeper to uninstall any remnants of the old Nvidia GRAPHICS driver(s) that could be causing issues. Then re-boot to windows and re-install the newest driver.
http://phyxion.net/item/driver-sweeper.html
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a b Î Nvidia
November 4, 2011 7:06:06 AM

Chlil out with the caps...........
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November 4, 2011 8:22:09 AM

my father just recently replaced the Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80 to 3.0 but still it just hangs up and have to restart it manually .do i have necessarily change my graphics card?
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a b Î Nvidia
November 4, 2011 9:23:02 AM

Crashes, right?
Are you sure your PC is fulfill all the game's requirement? Because your PC is very old/outdated for today's standard...
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November 4, 2011 9:38:02 AM

1. Outdated PC.
2. Dying GPU.
3. Dying PSU.

Any of the three. You just have to test it out what it is.
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a b Î Nvidia
November 7, 2011 1:24:04 AM

hell_storm2004 said:
1. Outdated PC.
2. Dying GPU.
3. Dying PSU.

Any of the three. You just have to test it out what it is.

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November 7, 2011 6:18:19 AM

have you done a good physical inspection of the cpu cooler and the gpu card? i found if you have an airflow through the case these points will collect dust - in the gpu this will render its fan/heatsink less effective or even useless and once the gpu temperature rises sufficiently theres more chance of something dieing on it

if you have played the game (im not familiar with that game) before it suggests that either cpu/gpu is now struggling as above or something has already died - the parts are dated and only have limited lifespans

open her up and have a good close inspection and report back id suggest

vista and win7 do struggle with 2gb ram imho


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November 7, 2011 7:06:59 AM

psu damged.... sounds like it cant supply the power required... or ur gpu is v.bad... which it is :p 
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