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Q: i cant play cd game on my comp

i cant play a cd game on my comp and now my cd rom wont close

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Preferred Solution: i cant play cd game on my comp

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I really don't understand whats going on i load into a game any game and then after about 5-10minutes my computer just shuts off without warning and then i boot it back up fine.

A:I load up a game play for about 5-10minutes the comp shuts off.

Hi mate,
First of all, maybe your processor is overheating because you have loads of dust inside the case and on heatsink...
Open the case and clean it from dust with vacuum cleaner or with compressed air...
Also check your PSU, if it is older than 1,5 - 2 years, you should try to clean it from dust too... Maybe PSU could not hold and it turns off... Touch the case near PSU after 5-10 min of playing games and check if it is warm... Also check if cooler in PSU is spinning and taking out hot air...
Let us know what you did...
Hope this will help you mate...

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heres the side note on the game below

Note on Windows XP Compatibility for this title: The MIDI music option slows the game engine down considerably on Windows XP. It's recommended to use the CD-DA (full CD sound) music option so that the game plays at a normal speed.

is there any way i can set it up to keep the engine from slowing and not use the cd da,its a pretty old windows game and im sick of hearing my cd rom drive spin.its a cheap and therefor a loud one

thx for the help
should this have gone in the win xp section instead of the gaming section?
 

A:midi music option slows game engine down(slow game play) in windows xp

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I've been having a problem playing games on my compaq pressario windows xp
files download correctly. The screen looks wierd and doesn't play the game correctly and
is very slow.The mouse also hangs up.I get a not responding message.
I just restored the computer with the disk for hp not to long ago.I haven't tryed to play
any games for a while.

Thanks
 

A:game downloads files fine but doesn't play game right.

What game do you have problems with? And where was it downloaded from?
 

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WHEN I GO INTO THE POGO.COM GAME ROOMS FOR SPADES AND DOMINOES, I CAN NOT SIT DOWN WITH THE PLAYERS TO PLAY THE GAME. I CLICK ON THE PLAYER ICON AND ALL I GET IS THE LEAVE SYMBOL ON THE PLAYER AND NO ENTRY TO THE TABLES. ACN SOMEONE HELP ME. I'LL TRIED REBOOTING, WITH NO HELP AND EVEN RAN A SECURITY CHECK FOR VIRUSES WITH MY NORTON SECURITY SCANS AND THAT DID NOT HELP EITHER. I AM ABLE TO PLAY WORD WOMP AND TUMBLE BEES AND OTHER GAMES BUT NOT THE SPADE AND DOMINOES. CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME ON THIS. I WOULD APPRECIATE IT. LOL
FOX JEN
 

A:when I entered game tables I click on a icon play and i still can't sit down to play

Ok, there are many many many threads of this forum relating to Pogo. I suggest you do a quick search of the forums and check if your problem has been solved already. I've never used this Pogo thingy before, so I can't give any other advice.
 

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King-war is a free multiplayer online strategy game that now i am playing. The game is available for web and client. http://www.king-war.com
 

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I run Windows XP with P4 2.0 GHz and 256 of RAM, but when ever i play games online for a short time, my computer freezes. Also, when i play songs for say an hour or even less, the computer freezes. I don't know what is the problem. This happens at least twince in a day.

The other disgusting problem is that, at times, the computer goes off unceremonously whiles working. This also happens at least once in a day.

Buddies, i really need help to solve this problem.

A:My Computer Freezes when i play game online or play music

Sounds like a build up of heat, the most common cause of 'freezing' try running with the case side off and see if there is improvement, if there is you need to add more cooling, making sure your current fans are working properly and are clear of fluff and muck can improve cooling performance dramatically especially the CPU fan and heatsink.

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I have an old Dell, Dimension 4500 and I wan't to put a AGP vid card that can handle Blu-Ray playback, I have a 250 watt power supply--can it be done? I love my old CPU and I don't want to send it to CPU heaven...
System Model DIM4500
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2392 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. A04, 9/10/2002
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Total Physical Memory 1,024.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 115.42 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 2.40 GB
 

A:Want to play Blu-ray on my old comp -- can it be done?

I think that's a P4 2.4 - and it's very unlikely you'll ever be able to get that thing to properly play back a bluray disc. ALL the video processing would have to be offloaded to another card.
 

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Hi i just upgraded my laptop from vista to windows 7 ultimate 32 bit and whenever i go to play a game or sometimes even watch videos my computer will freeze and crash and a few times it came up with the bsod error "Memory management" 0x000000A1 my comps spec are

Amd Turion 64x2 mobile technology
windows 7 32 bit
Nvidia geforce go 6150
and its a compaq presario v6305NR Notebook pc
1gb of ram

A:Comp keeps crashing in game

Hi -

Run Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor --> http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...pgrade-advisor

Please follow these instructions --> http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi I"m Shaleen and I'm new to these forums and I've been having an ongoing problem with my computer for a while. My system info is below not sure why it's so big. Well my problem is with most MMORPGS, when I start any one up I can play from anywhere between 3 to 5 minutes and then all of a sudden my Keyboard and mouse completely stop functioning, I can hear all the sounds and i can see everyone else moving. Sometimes when the lockup happens my character is still moving but I have no control over it I remove my keyboard to see if the character will stop but it keeps running and I have no control over it, I really don't know what could be the problem and any help is greatly appreciated thanks in advance.

System Information
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Machine name: HOME-M7LBMDPVQT
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.070227-2254)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: HP Pavilion 04
System Model: P6319A-ABA 750N
BIOS: Award Medallion BIOS v6.0
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.60GHz
Memory: 512MB RAM
Page File: 352MB used, 896MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)

Card name: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce FX 5200
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0322&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_A1
Display Memory: 128.0 MB
Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: Default M... Read more

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why does this 3-d game keep locking up my comp? its called age of mythology. the requirements are 450 MHz 16 mb video card. my comp is 500 MHz pentium III 192 mb of RAM, and 64 mb video card.
 

A:3-D game locking up my comp

By "locking up" do you mean causing the whole system to freeze, and making you reboot, or just freeze the game?

I did notice your computer specs are barely making the minimum requirements of the game. The minimum requirements mean the minimum that the game will "run" on. That doesn't necesarially mean that it will run nicely.

Do you have the latest version of sound and video card drivers, as well as the required version of DirectX?

If not, try updating those.

Also, what OS are you running?

HTH

-Mark
 

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ok so ill be playing CS:S or Aion lalalalala Restart thats the info so far, i would upload minidumps but i forgot how to change size in win 7

my system specs are availible.

ok so full description, ill be play aion 1-4 hours and some where in that time it will freeze or even do a full black out shut down aka POOF WTF!!!
ill be playing music and playing a game at the same time and it just stops, i know this has to be a hardware thing, bran new win 7 install on a different hard drive,
i think it may be that hard drive, or my video card since they are the oldest things in my pc and my psu

stock cooler on Phenom 1090T
same with video card

if any one can tell me how to change the minidump size in win 7 x64 ill do that and upload a minidump later // never mind it doesnt leave a mini dump oh what annoyence this is
 

A:Comp restarts while in game

have you checked for any error events in the Event Viewer?

sounds like there may be a compatibility issue or buggy driver. have you encountered any blue screens at all or does the system just restart every time?
 

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hey....so i can't play andy videos on my comp(using xp)....or anytime i try to it just comes up with a green screen....
just to be more clear can't play downloaded videos

Any help will do,
Jake,
TEXAS

A:I can't play videos on comp.

Does the sound for the videos play? It may be a codec issue - try downloading and installing the K-Lite codec pack available
http://www.free-codecs.com/download/...codec_pack.htm
With this download you will get the Media Player Classic try opening your videos in this viewer.

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hi i can play video cd amd mp 3 onmy comp haveing problem to play dvd in my cd rom ,, its showing nt any contant only .
plz help me .
 

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I'm fairly tech savvy. I know how to give any info you guys need. My main computer I built. But that's as far as my hardware savvy runs. I'm still learning about all the different BIOS and overclocking stuff. Like I know how to access the BIOS and change things, but I don't know what normal voltages or weird settings are. I just want to answer why my laptop keeps freezing up when I play WoW. It's a new laptop with good specs, it just shouldn't do this. Stock laptop, not built. Let me know what's needed to figure this out. I can provide any specifics you need.

Namely, one problem I keep getting apart from a total freeze is my comp will freeze up for a few seconds, then the monitor goes black, comes back on, and I get a message "Your display driver has restarted." Is that linked to my comp freezing and the sound looping? Or is that a display driver error that's apart from the freezing thing? This will usually happen a few times before the comp just freezes.

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
System Manufacturer: TOSHIBA
System Model: Satellite L455
BIOS: Ver 1.00PARTTBL
Processor: Pentium Dual-Core CPU T4400 @ 2.2GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM

Wait just noticed that.. I don't know EXACTLY what RAM I have... am I supposed to be using 32bit? I've never tested using 64 bit with RAM that may not support it. OR is it 64bit not working well with my GPU? I just don't know
 

A:Comp keeps freezing when I play WoW

check out this website..

www.nvlddmkm.com
 

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ok see my sound doesnt work for some odd reason i try to play music and it says it is being used by another system and ive tryed downloading a new audio player a couple of driver and nothing works please help me undefinedundefinedundefined
 

A:No music will play on my comp. plz help me

Please do not post all over the place. Keep replying to this thread.

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=223299
 

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Please HELP!!!! neither Xbox nor Linksys is of much help....

I presently have 2 comp and 1 xbox live all hooked up to a router - up until about 4 weeks ago I was able to connect to the internet with my 2 comps and xbox at the same time - now i can only get one at time on line.

>>>> The prob started after i had to unplug the Xbox from the Router - now we can no longer connect all 3 items at the same time, not even just 2 of them. It has to be one at a time or none at all.

Does any one know what might be causing the problem? Does the 2 comps and the xbox all need be on a different ip addresses? Please HELP me for Xbox Support nor Linksys Support seems to know what might be going on. Verizon (my DSL server) did mention that it seemed as though the Xbox
"might be" stealing all the bandwith - not for sure!!!!!

I await any and all HELP..... my family needs its 3 way connection back - it is killing mom - lol.

Thx,
Rhapsody
 

A:Networking Game/Comp Prob!

Yes, all three devices need to have unique IP addresses. Is DHCP turned on in the router?

You could always connect each device to the router and check their IP addresses. I'm not sure how to check the IP address of an Xbox but it can't be that hard.

You could alway download this to one of your PCs and install it. Do a scan of the IP range that the Linksys is ginving out (when each device is connected to the router).

It's possible that the Xbox is set to BOOTP or something else and has aquired an IP address and doesn't want to release it. If it's keeping an IP address and the router doesn't know about it the router will try to give out the same IP address which would cause problems for you.

This might come in handy as well.
http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/live/start/connect/faq/workarounds.htm
 

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i need some expert help. i have never played video games on computer, but i know im gonna need a good controller. is there a good one to get that stands out above the rest? i had one before but could never get it to work. probably operator screw up.
 

A:Solved: game controllers for comp.

Well, it depends on what kind of games you want to play. If you want to play first-person shooters, like Half-Life, Call of Duty, etc., then you may find that the keyboard and mouse are easier, and more natural to use. If you want to play sports games, then a controller is definitely a better option. Some games just work better with a controller than others.

Anyway, for the actual controller, I have a Logitech Rumblepad 2 that I use for baseball games, and it works great for me. I've seen many people using an Xbox 360 controller for PC use, and it works great for them. I'd probably try that if I had an Xbox, but I don't, so the Logitech controller works for me.
 

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Hi,

This Pirate King Online installer that I recently downloaded has been giving tough time. Whenever I tried to click on it, it just hangs. I mean literally clicking. I even tried to delete it but it wouldn't let me. I use right click, the delete button, and deleting through command prompt. But it still couldn't be deleted. Any help please ?
 

A:This game installer freezes my comp

hello there i dont know much about 'Pirate King Online installer' or the game itself but still i`ll try to help.
-It may be that after u click it the programs seeks a lot of resources to run and perform further actions..post ur system configuration also. And aslo try to run it again after u have closed all programs (even ur antivirus) and wait for some time..also u can open the task manager nad click on performance tab to see if ur resources are really being used up or something else is the matter.(open the task manger befor starting the game/downloader)
-maybe the program/installer u downloaded has virus/bug/trojan.
Have u seen any other un-usual activity since u downloaded it? like ur system has become slower(while ur nor running this program) or some programs dont respond as quick as they used to be if yes then ur system might have been infected.
-u can downoad a small n free utility called UNLOCKER and use it to see what is blocking u from deleting the files.
-for deleting u can also try this: open task manager-->click on processes tab-->find explorer.exe--right click--end task--yes after this everything will close so dont worry about that n make sure ur not in between of something when ur doing this as u might lose unsaved work. OK after this click on the applications tab or click on the file option-->new task--->browse for that file and see if u can delete it now..whatever happens u can get ur explorer working again by typing explorer.exe in new ta... Read more

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when playing rainbow six raven shield every once in a while my comp reboots for no apparent reason. i have the latest patch and it still happens.
 

A:comp reboots while playing game

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i have an nvidia 6200le.....256mb geaphic card...the problem is tht wenevr i play i game...the computer shuts down after 15 to 20 mins of play....after restarting imm...i check the gpu core temp...its at 95c...wat shud i do....
 

A:Comp shuts down while playin a game

wow 95 C can fry eggs, you need better case cooling or a fan for your card.
 

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From a topic I posted in the Games & Consoles Section
I've seen many routes from complex component-dvi converters ($200+) to simple breakout cables. Anybody have any experience playing console games (gamecube, ps2, dreamcast) on a pc monitor (BTW I have a Samsung Syncmaster 906BW). Is there any way to connect component (RGB) vid to DVI (hd) input without lag or glitching?

Video Card - MSI Geforce NX7600GS 256 PCIE
 

A:How do I play ps2 games on my dvi-in comp monitor?

Don't double post: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic101505.html

Pretty much any time you send an input through a card you will get lag. So avoid that. If you have to convert analog to digital, then its going to be probably some expensive dedicated box.

Anyway I'm closing this thread because you aren't going to get away with spamming your problem in whichever forum you want.
 

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i have a comp that keeps crashing as i play any game.
i have 3.2ghz pentium 4 processor
gforce 256mb 5600 graphics card
my computer just crashes after about 5 mins if im luckyy
 

A:My comp keeps crashing as i play games

Ok we need more info.

What OS (thinking xp)
Latest drivers?
How long has the problem been going on?
Any changes to the hardware recently?
Any error messages? or logs?

and lastly, when you say crash does it reboot? or does it just freeze up?

Sean
 

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When I try to play a DVD movie with NTSC format my comp displays an
error message saying disc has unsupported format. It plays fine on my
TV DVD Player and I can burn copies on my comp but it will not playback.
How can and what must I do to get my comp to accept NTSC formatting?

A:Comp won't play NTSC formatted DVD's

Quote:





Originally Posted by Retiree


When I try to play a DVD movie with NTSC format my comp displays an
error message saying disc has unsupported format. It plays fine on my
TV DVD Player and I can burn copies on my comp but it will not playback.
How can and what must I do to get my comp to accept NTSC formatting?




http://www.codecguide.com/download_kl.htm


^_^

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Ok, so I got a new mobo/processor and now my computer games freeze after playing for a while. It varies from one game to another. Half Life 2 freezes after about 30 minutes, Doom 3 freezes after about 10 minutes, and Vampire Bloodlines only froze a few times the whole time I played it. I could go for hours without it freezing. I'll be playing and the screen will just freeze. With Half Life 2, when it freezes I hear an error sound and then I crash back to desktop. When Doom 3 freezes, I have to restart the computer. I doubt it's an overheating problem, because I can immediately start up Half Life 2 again after it crashes and play for another half hour. It doesn't need any time to cool down. Here are my system specs.
Gigabyte K8 Triton Series (GA-K8NS) with Nforce 3
AMD 64-bit 3000+ running at 2000mhz (10x200)
Geforce 4 ti4600 128mb
512mb Ram
Windows XP Pro with Service Pack 1
Okia Power Supply 350W

I'm wondering if it's a problem with older and newer hardware, because the mobo and processor are new, but everything else is old. And by old, I don't mean OLD, just not brand new. The info I looked up on the mobo said it was compatible with my old hardware. One thing that is suspicious is that one stick of RAM is 2100 and the other is 2700. Could this be causing a problem? I got the RAM from a friend and didn't know it was two different speeds. Also, the Geforce 4 has a new fan on it. The original fan died, so I got a new fan made for Geforce c... Read more

A:Comp Freezes When I Play Games HELP!!

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I recently tryed to play a video that i had downloaded on my computer a while ago in winamp. when i opened it up, winamp came up, but no video screen, so i manually clicked the video button, and it was black. i tryed pressing play and it did nothing. so i tryed opening a different video and same thing happened. i then tryed opening a video in windows media, and an error popped up forcing me to close wmp. im pretty fluent with compuers so i ran spyware and virus scans, and they came up with nothing, and i have no idea why my computer wont play any video i through at it. and help? im running winXP home, Radeon X1300, 1gig RAM, 2.2 Ghz Athalon XP 3200.
 

A:Comp wont play videos?

you may need to see if your videos are in a proper format for playing. find a video and right click and see what type it shows. for example is it avi, mp3, mp4, divx etc, or in your case, wma - windows media file format.
 

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Well, i play runescape, and a few private clients, other games etc.
and anyways like 20mins through my comp just shuts off and starts beeping.
I'm not very computer savy so I only know the basics.So could someone PLZ post a step-to-step guide for me
 

A:Comp resets when I play games?

Sounds like your system CPU or video card is overheating. Take a side off your computers case and play the games that way. Take a look and see if the fans are running and that they are not covered with dust
 

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Hi

Whenever I play a game on my computer (online or offline game) it turns off. I'll be playing the game, then when I'm 5 minutes into the game my screen goes black, and I look at the power button, and it says the computer is off.

Can somebody tell me what it is, and how to fix it? Because I can't play games.

BBG_BULLDOZER
 

A:Comp turns off when playing a game. windows XP

Your system may be overheating. A comuter will auto shut off if it gets overheated. Open up your case and make sure the fans are working properly and they're not too dusty.
 

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Hi

Whenever I play a game on my computer (online or offline game) it turns off. I'll be playing the game, then when I'm 5 minutes into the game my screen goes black, and I look at the power button, and it says the computer is off.

Can somebody tell me what it is, and how to fix it? Because I can't play games.

BBG_BULLDOZER

A:Comp turns off when playing a game. windows XP

welcome to tsf
first go to power options in your control panel and make sure the hard disk never turns off..

then try running the game with the access side off of the computer and a floor fan blowing in

lastly run memtest --1 stick at a time---[ long process ] do it overnight

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Heres WOW's Minimum specs.

CPUentium III or Athlon equivalent

MINe is...Intel® Celeron® CPU 2.40GHz

Computer speed : 800MHZ

MINe is...2.39 mghz

RAM..512
MINE is...512

Videocard 32 MB 3D graphics card with Hardware Transform & Lighting (NVIDIA GeForce2+)

MINE...Intel® 82865G Graphics Controller (Intel® 82865G Graphics Controller)
CDROM 4x CD-ROM drive

Mine _NEC DVD+-RW ND-3450A

Ive heard of people with worse comps playing this and it still works..I have cable.
Also I took a system labs spec and heres the results

http://www.srtest.com/media/srl/...h_all_4.gif I passed the minimum specs
 

A:Can my comp Play World Of warcraft ( specs here)

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For Love of God im searching all over the place for fix for this comp rebooting while running Ragnarok Online with my X800 Radeon XT PE

Error from Event Log

Error code 10000050, parameter1 b86dd003, parameter2 00000001, parameter3 bf8529be, parameter4 00000000
Data : Bytes

0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
0018: 20 31 30 30 30 30 30 35 1000005
0020: 30 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d 0 Param
0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 62 38 eters b8
0030: 36 64 64 30 30 33 2c 20 6dd003,
0038: 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 31 00000001
0040: 2c 20 62 66 38 35 32 39 , bf8529
0048: 62 65 2c 20 30 30 30 30 be, 0000
0050: 30 30 30 30 0000

Data : Words

0000: 74737953 45206d65 726f7272 72452020
0010: 20726f72 65646f63 30303120 35303030
0020: 50202030 6d617261 72657465 38622073
0030: 30646436 202c3330 30303030 31303030
0040: 6662202c 39323538 202c6562 30303030
0050: 30303030

i pray for answers and solutions
 

A:Comp Restart during Ragnarok online Play

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I need a new game to play on the pc
I like to play first-person online shooters like Counterstrike and Halo where I can pwn a number of people in a single server. hehe
I've been considering buying Day of Defeat: Source but wanna make sure i get my money's worth. Is DOD any good? If it is, should i get any other version (earlier like the original) instead?
Price is not a big concern.

Also is Left 4 Dead any good? I saw the gamebox, but it didn't look very good. plus, it only has 4 max internet server players i think
 

A:Need a new game to play!

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I have recently installed a game for one of the boys and when we try to play it we get this:

Fatal Error
Couldn't init 3D Engine in hardward mode: 640 x 480 16 bit
Couldn't init 3D Engine in hardware mode: 640 x 480 32 bit
Couldn't init 3D Engine in hardware mode: 640 x 480 24 bit
No suitable screen mode

Any ideas what's up here?? Pretty "standard" home PC here....13 gig, 64 meg, I'm sure I have a 3D card...? Any ideas? Thanks much!
 

A:Game won't play...!?

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I installed Word Riot Deluxe and it will not play because it says my Flashplayer is 8 and it needs higher..however, I have Flashplayer 10 and it does not recognize it..What do I do???
 

A:Game won't play

reinstall flash?
 

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Is there any way to paly a PS2 game such as "smackdown vs Raw 2007" on PC?
Can I convert a PS2 dvd to a PC dvd?

I have:
Pentium4---2.8GHz----512 MB RAM---128 MB graphics memory card
 

A:Can I play PS2 game on PC?

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I have downloaded two video games into my PC and I can't get them to play. I even tried to download recommended programs to open them but it won't work. I dowloaded Final Fantasy 8 and resident evil 3 nemis. Onto to bitcomet. I'm not sure what other info I can give.
 

A:Getting a game to play.

Please help.
 

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So i have been playing Warhammer 40k up until just about 2 days ago when the game stopped working. When i click on the shortcut to the game i can see and here the computer start to run and i see the disk start spinning on my desktop but the game never starts. i have tried takin the disk out and putting it back in and clicking "play game" from the game menu but the same thing happens.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:My PC game won't play

Ok so there are a few things you should try to get your game working properly again.
-uninstall and reinstall to the game to remove and replace the registry files (one may have been corrupted).
-update your display driver
-update your audio driver
-Make sure you have enough RAM
-Defrag your computer and check for spyware and viruses
-See if there is a noCD patch for the game
-Try a system restore point (maybe an update corrupted a windows file)

Hopefully one of those things will help you out. If not just post back here and we will try something else
 

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A few weeks ago my computer was having problems playing any game for more than 10 min. It would freeze up and become a colored screen with white, pink and black boxes. So then I upgrade my power supply which fixed the problem for a few days and now it's happening again. Could It be that I need to change my graphic card?

Computer Specs:
Intel Core 2 Quad 8300 @ 2500Mhz (27C idle, 35C at load)
8gig DDR2 RAM
650 watt PSU
GeForce GT 220 1gig (not overclocked) (35C idle, 80C at load)
 

A:Can't Play Game

You GeForce card is getting way too hot. Check the fan on the card to be sure it's working and make sure there is nothing blocking the fan on the card. 80C is 176F which is way too hot for any piece of eletronics to be running at.
 

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Ok here it is. I play the game Asheron's Call. As of late i can't get to the game b/c just as it is about to load the character list my screen goes black and the whole computer freezes up. I'm not real good when it comes to technical stuff so i don't know what to do. I've run my first aid program as well and it has come up with nothing. Any idea's on why it is doing this and how to remedy it? I would appreciate any and all help b/c i have to pay money to play it and have not been able to make good use of that money! Thanks and please help.

Angie C.
 

A:Trying to play game and can't! HELP!

Was the game working and then not. What have you changed on your system recently???

HERE is what microsoft says about it.

Apparently they want you to disable 3d acceleration

[Edited by brianF on 04-30-2001 at 04:19 PM]
 

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Graphics problem? I ve got this laptop about a week ago and I successfully installed Windows 10 and all drivers. For two days I am trying to play a game until my office package come home. But every game I installed are not starting. I installed about 6 games that were realeased in years 2009 to 2011. (They dont require high end PCs) After I realised theres something wrong with this pc, I installed some old games to check if they work on this. But they werent working. Instead I got different different messages. I'll show some.   Suprisingly only one worked. Its Starsky Hutch. But its systemrequirements are..        Pentium III 500MHz, 128MB RAM, 32MB graphic card  COME ON THIS IS A CORE i3 7TH GEN Laptop  Heres my Intel HD 620 graphic driver (Just to ensure that its installed)   Heres Direct X system information    And finally Intel HD 620 driver details  Please suggest me what to do. Thanks! My product is HP Notebook - 15-ay101tu

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i have compaq n610c laptop, where i could not able to play 3d game, it will start with vedio & then it will hang the copmuter with background music,earlier i was playing all 3d game but now it not possible tell me solution for this.
 

A:i could not able to play 3d game

i could'nt play 3d game
 

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so I WAS WANDERING IF I CAN UPGRADE MY 32 BIT WIDOWS 7 PRO. TO WINDOWS 8 SO I CAN PLAY MY watch DOGS GAME THAT WONT PLAY WITH A 32 BIT PROGRAM. WILL IT PLAY ON WIDOWS 8?

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I have had black hawk down now for 2 years.recently its refused to play on my pc with windows xp. It gives a message: "Api.dll client not found". could anyone tell me how to fix it. My graphics card is a nvidia geforce 6200 256 mb.
 

A:not play game

Make sure you have the latest video drivers. Re-install the game.
 

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I recently installed a game called Tachyon - The Fringe on my new Dell computer. It was installed without a problem and appears on my Start menu. However, when I click on the icon, my mouse changes to the hourglass but nothing happens. I am only able to access the menu that allows me to choose to begin playing the game. When I insert the CD in the computer after Windows has loaded, an autorun program brings up the menu. When I choose Play, once again, nothing happens. What could be the problem? My computer information is listed below.

Processor: Intel Pentium 4
Processor Speed: 2.0 GHz
RAM: 256 MB
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition
Display Adapter Model: Intel Graphics Platform (SoftBIOS) Driver
Display Adapter RAM: 64MB

Thank you.
 

A:Game Won't Play

Get the latest updates for your game here .
The system specs recommend a hardware accelerated 3D card. In other words a video card but it appears you have "onboard" graphics. I can't say that that's the source of your problem. I'd start with the game patch.
 

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I loaded Garfield Spelling for my son. It seems that it did in fact load. I have it showing in the computer programs and I have an icon on my desktop. When I click on it my screen goes white then mostly black while showing some of the desk top. And I get a message Maestrolearning.exe has problem needs to shut down.
since then
I have deleted a lot off my computer and did multiple cleansings of the c drive and defragmentied. Added malware, ran, and deleted some ad ware (don't know what that is) that was said to be infected. I have done so much that somewhere along the way the pic of my kids I bought off snapfish for my Hy resolution background has disappeared. (do you know how I can get that back?)
I am pretty darn sure I have everthing this game needs but I don't know anything about computers.
game requires,

win 98,me,2000,xp -I have xp
Pentium 200 or better*32mb ram -my tower says pentium III and I think I have about250 of the mb things.
cd rom adn sound card --I watch movies so I know I have it.
60mb hard drive space -pretty sure I have that how do I check????
quicktime 6 or better - I have the 7.2

Thanks for any help, it is greatly appreciated!
What do I need to know before buying games in the future?
 

A:Can not play game.

Malware are a type of trojan that harms your computer. Try using AVG or any other Anti-Virus Programs YOU TRUST. Malware may also infect your computer with pop-ups,un-needed advertisements,etc. Did you try re-installing the program? If you did, close any programs including anti-virus programs or other programs that could interfere the game. I really hope this helps.
 

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I hope you can help i cannot play a game due to an error message saying:"unable to copy the driver file C:\Windows\dirdib.drv to your Windows directory.Your disk may be full"Any way of getting round this?Frog Hop gameLink above ^^^^any help would be much appreciated=)

A:Can't play a game

When you install or run the game, right-click the application and click "Run as administrator". This should give the program the appropriate permissions to copy a driver to the Windows directory.However, I personally would be leery of a game that wants to install/copy a driver to the Windows directory. But, if you want to, that is how to do it (right-click > run as admin).

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