Windows xp Gaming issue

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by NightHawk_450, Jul 2, 2002.

  1. NightHawk_450

    NightHawk_450 OSNN Addict

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    Ever time I exit a game, my computer becomes very slow. It is like the game stays open, hogging my resources....can anyone help me??? I am running XP!!!


    AMD Athalon 1700XP
    geforce 2 mx400 64meg
    Gigabyte 7DXR
    Creative Soundblaster live 5.1!
     
  2. EXVITICUS

    EXVITICUS Guest

    yeah same thing happens to me when i play diablo 2 or soldier of fortune 2 ? i dont no wy it does that though :(
     
  3. WhiteKnight

    WhiteKnight Guest

    ...

    I have the same problem, usually i just wait a minute and it's solved :D
     
  4. NightHawk_450

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    I just dont understand it though....You think it would just exit normally!!! My system wqas running ME and the games exited fine.....I need to reboot everytime.....it is a real hassel
     
  5. EXVITICUS

    EXVITICUS Guest

    true but i hate waiting lol anyway i can get this to be a little faster ?
     
  6. WhiteKnight

    WhiteKnight Guest

    EXVITICUS how fast is your computer, mine is 1.6 ghz and it exits games fast...
    :rolleyes:
     
  7. EXVITICUS

    EXVITICUS Guest

    hrm.. lol it never gets that slow that i need to reboot i dont no hrm.. questioning problem there i'd say we need a computer technition to answer that or someone that knows a lot about computers any other there like that ?
     
  8. NightHawk_450

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    I would say that someone would know about this.....maybe it will be realeased in the service pack for XP....I dont know....I just hope so..................makes me so mad1!!!!!!:mad:
     
  9. EXVITICUS

    EXVITICUS Guest

    i have a 1.5 ghz and about 256ram i think its probly the ram right
     
  10. NightHawk_450

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    I have a 1700XP.........256 megs ram........plenty of speed......
    AMD Athalon 1700XP
    geforce 2 mx400 64meg
    Gigabyte 7DXR
    Creative Soundblaster live 5.1!
     
  11. WhiteKnight

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    o ok then it should be ok
     
  12. NightHawk_450

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    what about if I got some new Ram......say another 256 chip????
     
  13. phishhead

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    try using clearmem from M$ it releases ram from the system after a app closes..its like a ram defragger i guess you could call it.
     
  14. NightHawk_450

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    thanks man....I tried it before.....But not for that reason......I will try it now......thanks
     
  15. EXVITICUS

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    where can you get clearmem ?
     
  16. phishhead

    phishhead OSNN Senior Addict

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    get it here ...from the home page
     
  17. sboulema

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    You can get clearmem here
     
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  19. Iceman

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    you might be able to get it here

    not sure though ;)

    :cool:
     
  20. sboulema

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    How many links are there to download clearmem. :D
    Whe could start a thread about collecting links to download clearmem. ;)
    But they are all the same so they count as one. Idea destroyed :(