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Old 05-26-2011, 09:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, wondering if you could help me.

My computer freezes every time I try to play a pc game, and my audio goes crazy and the screen goes mad too:

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In the video, I try to play tdu2, but then it freezes.

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Old 05-26-2011, 09:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You didn't have to show us Vista starting up, the problem is the game.

Do you have the latest drivers for your GFX card?

What temperatures are you getting on your CPU as well as your GFX? Get HWMonitor and post a screenshot.
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Old 05-26-2011, 11:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have an ati radeon hd 4670, and i do not have the latest drivers. the problem is, when i update them, it mucks up my cd drive so it doesn't work. i'll try it though and see how i get on...
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What does that have to do with your CD drive? Get the latest drivers off here: AMD Graphics Drivers & Software
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Try doing a fresh install of the drivers. Download DriverSweeper. Uninstall your current graphics drivers. Boot into safe mode, run DriverSweeper and haev it take care of any remnants of the old drivers (just the graphics drivers). Boot back into Windows proper. Now install the new drivers.
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Guide in my sig for DriverSweeper if you want the instructions laid out different.
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Were can I download driver sweeper?
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Guru3D - Driver Sweeper (Setup) download from Guru3D.com
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It has no link on the page...
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