Direct X games crash open gl games don't Tags: PC gaming Crash Games Video Games Last response: February 4, 2007 8:28 PM in Video Games Share engrpiman February 3, 2007 6:39:08 PM Hi, games link AOE 3 and Gta san Andreas crash, but counter Strike source , doom 3, quake 4 and prey don't, i get 80+ fps on them edit: AOE 3 crash reboots the computer , gta crash gives me a dialog box and never opens Here is my system 550 w 34 A psu evga 7900gt asus p5b-e motherboard + latest bios ati 550 tv tuner creative soundblaster audigy 2 zs platinum sound card 2 gigs of DDR2 533 2 SATA hard disks any ideas More about : direct games crash open games engrpiman February 4, 2007 8:28:40 PM thanks , the problem was windows update: number KB917422 if you uninstall it or get the patch it fixes the problem Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Games crashing after 10 minutes of gameplay? Open GL Error: 7? Forum New X800XL, Open GL games dont work, please help Forum open gl cards vs direct x cards Forum Nvidia Gtx 650 ti Boost - Direct X Crashing in Games Forum OPEN GL gAMES @ 60hZ!!!!!!!!!!! Forum Direct X 10, crashing with current games? Forum SolvedDirect X 11 making games unplayable for me while Direct x 9 i can play all games at high fps Forum SolvedIf Direct X 12 is Windows 8+ exclusive how will this effect games? Forum SolvedDirect x11 will it be able to play directx9.0c games? Forum computer crash/restart after open any games or use video call Forum direct 3d/open GL Forum New Computer is on low memory all of a sudden when I play games, "0Kb's of active memory according to Direct x 11" Forum SolvedSharp LC-22D12E TV vs. BenQ GL2450HM for pc games? Forum SolvedGames crashing, and then wont re-open and videos wont play properly until reboot Forum is i7 4790k better than i5 2500k with r9 280x for open world games ? Forum Direct x11 games causing issues. Forum SolvedI reinstalled Windows 7. Can I play the games directly from Windows.old/programsfiles(x86), or do I need to reinstall each one Forum Computer crashes when games are open Forum Cannot select menu options in games with direct x 11 Forum SolvedChoosing a graphics card: ASUS r9 280x direct cuii top vs evga gtx 770 (gaming and video editing) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Video Games categories Console Gaming PC Gaming Handheld Gaming Nintendo Playstation Servers Sims World of Warcraft Xbox 360 !