> 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
> 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.
> 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.