GTA - Vice City blue screening

At the beginning of the game, right after I get my change of clothes and go to the dock, the game blue screens when I get near the dock. It always happens there, but if I avoid that area it will eventually happen anyway...randomly.

System specs:

P4 2.26GHz
GeForce 4200TI AGP 4x 128MB
10GB HDD free
Integrated audio on Intel motherboard

Troubleshooting steps to date:

1) Disabled Anti-virus
2) Upgraded GeForce drivers
3) Uninstalled game, deleted all registry keys, etc...reinstalled
4) Cut back on hardware acceleration
5) Uninstalled XP SP2
6) Rolled back GeForce drivers to various past releases
7) Removed video drivers, reinstalled.
8) Exchanged game for new copy, reinstalled.
9) Installed graphics patch
10) All audio/chipset drivers are up-to-date, no other programs are running in background.

When the game is running, everything is fine. Audio/Graphics are all normal.

Any suggestions?


fixed it

Thanks for the advice, but after viewing the dump log was telling me my smsens.sys file was the problem. This file was part of my audio driver. SoundMax integrated audio on my Intel motherboard. D845EBG.

I reinstalled the driver and all is well now. :)

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