Video Freezes with Win2k
I've got a Creative Annihilator 2 (Geforce 2 32 meg DDR) and since I installed windows 2000 it causes my computer to crash within a minute of loading counterstrike when i have hardware acceleration enabled. I downloaded the newsest drivers from nvidia and creative and it didn't help. any ideas?
A couple possible issues here:
AMD chipset requires the AMD AGP patch to run 3D apps correctly. <A HREF="http://www.amd.com/products/cpg/bin/" target="_new">http://www.amd.com/products/cpg/bin/</A>
VIA chipset requires the VIA 4-in-1 patch installed. Latest official version is 4.32v. <A HREF="http://www.viahardware.com/download/index.shtm#agp" target="_new">http://www.viahardware.com/download/index.shtm#agp</A>
You might need a better power supply. If you're not doing a sick amount of hard drives, 300W is usually fine as long as it is an AMD approved PSU. <A HREF="http://www1.amd.com/athlon/power" target="_new">http://www1.amd.com/athlon/power</A>
Let us know how it goes.
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heres the entire set-up:
Epox 8K7A+ with 512 DDR
Creative Annhilator2 32 DDR
20 gig 7200 RPM ultra UDMA HD
300 watt Sparkle (AMD approved) power supply
I'm downloading all the drivers you guys suggested now but the via site is really slow, I'll post again when i get them all installed
If you are downloading them now, I take it they werent installed before, chalk it up to another non driver update issue. It should run fine after the neccicary drivers are installed.
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