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SubjectRe: I have come to the conclusion that my computer is an idiot... Reply to this message
Posted byHalcyon
Posted on07/28/04 11:17 PM



> I was getting some weird crashes before the mobo finally died and now that i
> swapped it, it's STILL crashing when i try to run some heavy game or something
> of the sort.

Try burning KNOPPIX and running it for a while and seeing if that crashes too, then you know it's not just the OS.

> But now i installed FarCry and something similar is happening. Once, after a few
> minutes playing, i get a BSD and a full crash, tried it again, and after a bit
> longer, the game just closes out of the blue without any error message. I'm
> afraid to try again and seeing smoke fly off. :-P

Memtest86?

> Does anybody have any idea what the hell might be happening here? I'm completly
> at a loss.
> I've directx9b, ran windows update a couple of days ago, the hds are perfectly
> defragged, the agp and ram slots are squeaky clean, as are the respective
> connectors on the card and ram, the comp hasn't been pushed to any extreme. I
> just can't grasp what the fuck it could be.
>
> FYI, i'm running an XP 1800, 768MB DDR266, GfTi 4 4200 on XP Pro.

Try the "largepageminimum.reg" patch?

> And that's without mentioning the avalanche of bullshit i'm getting from other
> software such as Visualboy advance, ICQ, Video Lan, etc. Computers are an
> extremely annoying hobby.

Weird...

> Could somebody please try to shed some light on the possible causes and
> hopefully, sollutions to this bugger's bullshit?

What's the exact model of your motherboard? I'll see if I can dig something up.



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*I have come to the conclusion that my computer is an idiot...  Death Knight07/28/04 04:27 PM
..Re: I have come to the conclusion that my computer is an idiot...  Halcyon07/28/04 11:17 PM
..*Mobo is an Asus A7V8X-X. NT I'll look into those patches later today.  Death Knight07/29/04 08:01 AM