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: ForumOpen Gl , Geforce 2 MX, and crashing ForumNew X 800XL, Open GL games dont work, please help Forumopen gl cards vs direct x cards ForumOpen gl 4.0 vs direct x 11 Forumdirect 3d/ open GL ForumDirect x 11 games causing issues. ForumOpen gl graphics ForumDirectX vs. Open GL ForumOpen GL Problems On My Soyo Dragon Plus ForumOpen gl vs D3D ForumOpen GL Forumopen gl problem ForumIs ATI Fire GL X 1 128mb an AGP Pro card? ForumDo AMD Cards have "terrible Open GL performance" compared to Nvidia? ForumGPU Driver error when games crash ForumOpen GL ForumIntel & Open GL ForumNeed advice on a build Forumbest PC games in 2004 and under. ForumYour most wanted PC Games of 2007! More resources Read discussions in other Video Games categories Console Gaming PC Gaming Handheld Gaming Nintendo Playstation Servers Sims World of Warcraft Xbox 360 !