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Random Freezing in Games

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bossdodgers

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#1
Hi

I have practically sorted out all of my problems that i encountered after my SP1 horrors but there is one thing that has still got me.

I had mega problems with all of my games freezing and tried everything including every Driver possible and the best i have got is the games now only freeze for about 5 seconds and then play normally again until the next random freeze which can happen anytime , sometimes every 5 mins and sometimes i can go for an hour. It is very random.

My Specs :

AMD Athlon 1.4 DDR (PC2100)
512MB DDR
Geforce3 Ti 500
Soundblaster Audigy
Windows XP

The drivers i am using now which are the only drivers that let the freeze correct itself after a few seconds are the 40.72 with the fix.

All the other drivers just freeze and stay froze.

I have moved the card away from any other cards and i have tried disabling fast write amongst many other things.

The card worked perfectly before SP1.

I have posted previously about the SP1 and reported interesting info about it.

Does anyone know any good tweaks which may resolve this annoying freeze?
 

Jewelzz

OSNN Godlike Veteran
#2
The thread you started under Hardware was deleted as it's the same thing. You only need to post your question once, under 1 catagory :)
 
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bossdodgers

Guest
#3
I posted it in Hardware and Games because my problem is related to both of these categories because the Games are freezing and it is the Hardware that is causing it.

I would appreciate it if you would re-instate my add into Hardware please as it is Hardware related and i wasnt aware that you could only post once!!!
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#4
If that happenned it would be posted twice again wouldn't it. Honestly everyone that visits this board will see your post here. :)

As for your problem check your cooling. It could be a heat issue.
 

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