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Please help, Video card problem

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  • Hewlett Packard
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Last response: in Graphics Cards
December 16, 2011 12:16:05 AM

Ok so i just bought a gigabyte geforce 210 512mb DDR2 for my old hp pavillion, it worked great , started playing tf2 and left for dead 2 with noo problems, but now, i can only play l4d and tf2 for about 15 minutes before the game exiting and getting this error

visual basic c++ library

runtime error

The program has shut down in an unusual way

please contact adminisrator

I have no clue what to do, i need help very fast


I have windows vista 32bit an a amd athlon 64 x2 for my cpu

and the card is nvidia

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a c 254 U Graphics card
a b α HP
December 16, 2011 1:02:44 AM

Do you have the latest drivers loaded for the video card and do you have the Windows dvd handy so you can put the disk in and trouble shoot to see if maybe there are some windows files missing.
December 16, 2011 9:11:27 AM

I first installed the drivers from the disk,and then I installed the latest ones,and no I do not
a c 182 U Graphics card
December 17, 2011 1:42:54 AM

Does the game start laging very badly and then freezs then it crashs to desktop? Then you get the messages? I am just curious.

I had something like that but with out all the stated messages. Mine said something different Had to shut down do to a unknown problem accurd I can't remember the rest.

It turned out to be a over heating problem with my GT 220 and my CPU i3 at the time playing games.