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Old 07-16-2006, 09:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,

My computer has been working fine until recently, but in the last couple of days basically every time i quit a game such a Doom3 or Counter Strike source windows will just hang on a black screen and i have to restart to fix this.

I've tried re-installing my VGA drivers (Latest Nvidia 91.31) but im still getting the freezes.

Im about to try reinstall directX but i dont think that will help.

You guys got any ideas?
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Old 07-17-2006, 06:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've just tried reinstalling the latest direct X but windows is still freezing whenever i quit a game.
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Old 07-17-2006, 09:33 AM   #3 (permalink)
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try uninstalling, then reinstalling the game . do a reboot inbetween the uninstall and reinstall.
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Old 07-17-2006, 05:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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happens with every game i play.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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could be your vid drivers, also check to see if your video card has a fan AND that the fan turns freely ( not binding)
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:20 PM   #6 (permalink)
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run a dual boot system. put nothing on the 2nd partition but games. this will free up any conflict with anything else
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