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G505s CPU "throttling" while playing light games

Question: G505s CPU "throttling" while playing light games

I purchesed my refubished G505s back in 2014. I orignally got it for playing minecraft with my friends, but we have moved on the League of Legends since then. I started playing League in mid 2015 and I had no problems running it. Until a couple months ago when my FPS would ramdomly drop to around the 20 FPS range from about 50-60 FPS. Last night it happened again while I was playing a game and I thought it might have something to do with my processor because I have an intergated card. I opened task manager and sure enough my CPU speed had dropped from the normal 2GHz to 850MHz. I called it throttling for lack of a better term, I do not know what is causing my processor to do this, or how to fix it. Somebody please help. The Specs for the model I own are as fallows:AMD A10-5750M APU with Radeon HD graphics6 gigs of DDR3 800Mhz I terabyte 5400rm hard driveWin10

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I've been playing games on my new i5 6400 for around a year, after my PC had some issues, and I had to get a new processor. For that year, whenever I played any games, such as Overwatch, Rainbow 6 Siege or Paladins, my CPU would run at around 50-75% of the capacity. This kept my PC pretty cool, and the games ran fine on Medium to High for ages. Recently though, pretty much every game I play has been throttling my CPU and sometimes my GPU at 80-100%, most of the time being at 100%. I am scared of playing anything anymore because I don't want to ruin the PC or any of the parts because I am a student (Games Art) so I don't exactly have much money to use.

I've tried scanning my PC for any problems (malwarebytes), I've tried lowering the graphics settings of the Games I play, I've tried monitoring the Temperature of the CPU to see if It starts to Bottleneck, which it hasn't been doing.

If there's anything I can do to fix it, It would be greatly Appreciated.

My specs for my PC are

i5 6400 2.7Ghz
GTX 1060 6gb
12gb RAM
Windows 10
64bit
 

Answer:CPU Throttling at 100% when playing Games.

Another thing, Its not anything to do with background apps. I was Playing overwatch and had Task Manager open, and overwatch Took up 93% of my CPU.

Usually its around 50%
 

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I bought my laptop last year around October. So its been over a year.I have the bios update installed(V2.05). Recently when I try to play high graphics games(FIFA14) my laptop stops charging and shows plugged in not charging. It returns to normal after some time after closing the game. The game also lags when this happens. I have set the Lenovo Energy Management battery setting to Maximum Battery Life, but no change. The same thing happens when the battery is set to "Balanced" or "High Performance". Also when I ran a hardware scan recently the Video card's "stress test" failed(Result code WVC00R000-HJ9D6J). Can somebody please help me with this. 

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So, I'd like to start off by saying that I purchased this laptop in September for university, and I have had nothing but problems with the thing. It is poorly made, overheats, and appears to be bipolar in that it decides when and when the webcam wants to work. All in all, I'm a moderately laid back guy, as long as I can use the laptop for what I want, none of that stuff bothered me, however, one BIG problem that is really bothering me is the cpu throttling. I purchased this laptop advertised as "2.5GHz up to 3.5GHz with Turbo Boost", so, after having to manually research and download the required software to boost my laptop (with no guidance from Lenovo), I expected it to run at a minimum of 2.5GHz whilst gaming. Wrong. In actual fact the CPU locks itself at 2.05GHz after a couple of minutes of gaming. This is outrageous and quite frankly unacceptable. I would not have bought the **bleep** thing even if it ran at a steady 2.5GHz, I bought this thing because it says it went higher Quite frankly I have never been that disappointed in a product that I felt the need to post about it on a forum. Anyway, what are my options? I don't want to send it in for repairs, thermal paste, etc, the thing is new and quite frankly if it needs thermal paste it should have been added before it was sold. Regards,Jake (one very unhappy customer)

Answer:G505s throttling CPU...

I've noticed that it only throttles whilst running fullscreen applications, which is annoying because running games in windowed mode is more gpu intensive anyway.

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This is really frustrating, my cpu can't decide what frequency it should be at when I'm running fullscreen applications. It keeps jumping between 900, 1400, and 2500 mhz. No this isn't the charging issue and my bios is 2.05. The other issue I have is that I can't use turbo mode because when the cpu hits 75c, it downclocks to 2000mhz. I'm better off running at 2500mhz, but I can't even do that! This isn't an issue in windowed mode though so it must be some wonky software issue. I'm using windows 8, not 8.1, I've deleted most of the shovel ware and I haven't instaled anything I think would cause this. It didn't always do this. This problem started on day two. I know the laptop's fine, I really like it, but I just can't stand this crap. Anyway, please help me out of you know anything about this issue. Even if you don't know, just tell me how your g505s runs and how hot it gets so I can know if there's something actually wrong with mine. Okay I guess it's happening in windows too. It's different for every game. It'll stay at 2.5ghz just fine in a stress test, but a game that hardly uses 50% of the cpu? It just freaks out. I think there is also a heat issue here. Even after downclocking to 2000mhz, the cpu still hits 74c in bf4, which by the way is being bottlenecked very hard by the slow cpu. Minimum settings 20-30fps. This is very frustrating. I'm about to give up for a bit and blow off some steam playing bf4 on my desktop, high settings 1080p at 60 fps.

Answer:G505s random cpu throttling!

Hi Ryan82994,   Welcome to the forums,Well you should not worry about the throttling btw just to make things clear what CPU do you have under your G505s hood ?and yea you should not worry about the throttling, I got an i5 which powers my G770 and it keeps jumping from 798-2.30Ghz I believe in full screen applications your CPU frequency increases depending on the system load you can google up intel speed step technology below is an example of my G770's CPu frequencies   hope this helpsregards





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I just recently upgraded to Windows 10, and am now having some serious throttling issues. If I play any form of game, my CPU clock speed will fall to only 900Mhz, rendering anything unplayable. I've checked the temperatures and it only ever gets as high as 65-70c before throttling itself. This used to happen on Windows 8.1, but only when it gets to above 90c, and it goes down to 2Ghz, which was fine. I have updated the GPU driver from the Lenovo website, and the BIOS seems to still be version 3. Does anyone have any idea what the problem is? edit: Ok, so I've come to learn a bit more, it seems if I disable Turbo Core, it messes up everything, so I won't use that anymore.

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Hi guys, this is my second BSOD post, this time it's for my own desktop. I've been playing Dying Light recently, and have been experiencing CTDs and BSODs during playing, had been playing for around 20 hours in total and had 2 BSODs and about 4-5 CTDs. I never had any problem with other games.

After the 1st BSOD, I looked at the event log and did some research and thought it's probably a faulty display driver, so I rebooted into safe mode and did a DDU, and installed the latest WHQL driver. But just now I was playing with a friend, had 2 more CTDs and another BSOD, so I've no idea how to fix this now. Please help...

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My son's G505S was plugged into his monitor via the HDMI cable all night. He could not get it to respond this morning and said the orange battery light was blinking. He has complained that the battery life was poor. It was bought in July of 2014. Should he keep it plugged into via HDMI all night? Could it cause it to overheat? 

Answer:G505S blinking battery light

hi hingram,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
If the G505s' battery is 100% charged and the machine was left ON while plugged-in to the external monitor via HDMI then it's likely that this caused the battery charge to drain.
 
If the machine was put to sleep or was turned off while plugged-in to the external monitor then this shouldn't drain the battery as the machine will not draw out power in this state.
 
In event that you see a fast blinking amber light then this indicates either a problem with the battery or the connection of the battery to the machine. To check, try reseating the battery and observe. In addition, you can also type powercfg /energy on an elevated command prompt to see what are the apps/devices that you can turn off to save battery life.
 
- G505s Battery Light Status Indicator (page 31 of the HMM).
- Use PowerCfg in Windows 7 to Evaluate Power Efficiency (works also in Win8/8.1)
 
As for keeping the HDMI plugged-in all night, this is fine and will not cause any overheating issue as long as the laptop is put to sleep or in a shutdown state.
 
 
Regards

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While plugged in , the power light indicator and the battery indicator started flashing and then my laptop stopped charging. I removed the battery for about 5 minutes and then insterted it back in, and it started charging normally again. And again after few minutes both the lights were flashing and the laptop stopped charging. And as of now, the laptop has completely stopped charging. I checked for the AC adapter with my other lenovo laptop , and the adapter is working fine. What should I do? I have posted the same question earlier too but wih no response. 

Answer:Lenovo g505s orange indicator light flashing

thematrix01 wrote:While plugged in , the power light indicator and the battery indicator started flashing and then my laptop stopped charging. I removed the battery for about 5 minutes and then insterted it back in, and it started charging normally again. And again after few minutes both the lights were flashing and the laptop stopped charging. And as of now, the laptop has completely stopped charging. I checked for the AC adapter with my other lenovo laptop , and the adapter is working fine. What should I do? I have posted the same question earlier too but wih no response. hi check your laptop without battery or reinstall OS & which OS ur using it mayb battery or sumtime the charging connecter also 

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Hi,My G505s notebook is not booting up at all. When the power cable is plugged in the battery lamp keeps flashing light & nothing happens ahead? Pls help what could be the problem for & how to resolve?
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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Hello, I have a question. My Lenovo Yoga 720 15.6" doesn't overheat, although I've noticed something rather odd. When I play Fifa 17 with the charger plugged in, the fans are very loud and the laptop gets pretty hot. When I play Fifa 17 on battery only (charger not plugged in) the fans are quite silent and the laptop doesn't get hot at all. Why is that? For all I know, I would expect the exact opposite...Thanks in advance!Kind regards,Tijs

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 720 15" : hot when playing games on charger, cool when playing games on battery???

The CPU runs at full speed when it is plugged in and runs more slowly on battery to save power.  Faster = more heat.

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Hi, My lenovo g505s has stooped charging and both battery and power tlights are on (white ) when Ac power is not plugged in. When I plugged in AC power both light will start blinking (power white battery orange). Is it a software problem or problem with the pin of power. My battery and charger are working fine.(checked on another laptop). Please help out. 

Answer:Lenovo G505s Not charging both battery and power light are white.

From your service manual (available on the Support tab for your notebook) ... it says that your blinking while is sleep mode, the blinking amber indicates charging battery.  If your lights are fast blinking (less than one second apart) it may mean something different.
 
Would try removing battery and AC adapter, press and hold power button for 30 seconds then release.  Reinstall battery and AC power then start the notebook using power button.  Run Lenovo diagnostics and have it check the battery for faults.
 
Good luck.
 
CB
 
 

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I've heard about this decreasing performance..... Does this have something to do with the I7 Turbo Boost program that came with the laptop? I just put that in the recycling bin. How would I know if my CPU is overclocking itself to 3.0 Ghz(Stock is 2.4 Ghz)? And then throttling because of heat?

Answer:How do I know if throttling is occurring during games?

hi Poor_PCGAMER,
 
Regarding your questions:
1. If you're referring to the IntelŪ Turbo Boost Technology Monitor, this is a monitoring app created by Intel to see if the CPU is using the turbo boost feature. This app doesn't trigger turbo boost.
 
2. To know if your CPU is overlocking (via Turbo Boost), try to:
a. Download & install HeavyLoad (free stress test utility to test the GPU & CPU)
b. Download & install Coretemp (32 Bit 64 Bit) (CPU Monitoring Tool)
c. Set the power settings to high performance
d. Open Heavy Load and configure it to stress test the CPU
e. Run CoreTemp and monitor your CPU frequency
 
If the frequency goes above 2400Mhz then Intel Turbo Boost is working. If the max temperature hits 90°C and the frequency drops below 2400Mhz, then your CPU is overheating and is throttling down to protect the CPU.
 
Sample image
 
If your CPU is throttling down due to heat, you may need to clean the heatsink, CPU fan, vents, and re-apply a good quality thermal paste (i.e. Noctua NT-H1, Tuniq TX-4, or Artic Silver 5).
 
 
Regards

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Seems like everytime that I play a graphics intensive game, the Lenovo G505s has a keyboard that gets hot, making it hard to play. I have the latest bios update, but is there anything else I should be doing? 

Answer:g505s: Hot keyboard when playing MMORPGs

hi Wurlitzer,
 
It's possible that the PC is squeezing the APU to render the MMORPG that your playing. Try checking the CPU/GPU temps (i.e. using HWmonitor or similar app) to see if it's overheating.
 
If you get values around 85-95°C or 185 - 203°F then you may want to check if the vents are blowing hot air (this ensures that the fans are working properly).
 
You may also want to consider the following::
1. Get a better cooling in the room
2. Elevate the laptop (preferably in a 30° on the battery area to get a better air circulation)
3. Get a laptop cooling pad or a dedicated fan to cool down the laptop
4. Replace the stock Thermal Interface Material with a good quality TIM (i.e. Noctua NT-H1, Tuniq TX-4, or Artic Silver 5)
 
 
Regards

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Hello, I'm new here. For the past couple of months my laptop starts to throttle it's gpu at 67C,  which is quite low. I have turned off hp coolsense and have selected high performance but no use as it's locked at 67C. The gpu is GT 740M 2gb DDR3. Nvidia control panel also is configured for best performance as well.  Please help. Updating nvidia drivers don't help as well. I have updated the pc software from hp updates directly too, so I don't think it's due to bad updates. By the way I'm not sure if this throttling issue was there from beginning as I didn't use a monitoring application until I noticed the massive fps drop in games after a minute or so. Thanks in advance. 

Answer:Nvidia gpu throttling at 67 degree celsius and makes games l...

TessellatedGuy Please uninstall the Intel HD and Nvidia driver Reboot Install first the Intel HD driver Reboot Install the Nvidia driver Please check the Bios and uefi version Install all other 10 drivers  

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Hey, today I received my G505s. After a few minutes of use, I discovered that when I listened to music or played games, a static sound was present, even when I stopped the audio. I was using my headphones. I also tried different head phones, but there was no change. Please help!













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Answer:Lenovo G505S static noise when playing audio

hi andreG,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Please try disabling Audio enhancements
    http://technicallyeasy.net/2010/09/how-to-disable-audio-enhancements-windows-7/
 
Also disable the Microphone and check if the problem will be fixed.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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Hi all!So it's been something like 1.5 years since i bought lenovo G505s and i still encounter unexpected low performance in games with it. What i mean here is that on my prev. notebook of hp brand, which was pretty **bleep** budgety thing with its discrete ATI 5470 and some dual-core AMD processor going between 1.6Ghz and 1.9Ghz, i got perfect performance in "League of Legends" - around 60 fps, but this **bleep** thing goes from 20 to 40 in there (even if at start it sometimes shows 80-100) and lags even in that lil "Antichember".Also it likes to lock CPU speed on 1.8Ghz scale whenever i run any game - even so the game is set to "High performance" mode and processor output is set to perma 2.1Ghz in AMD Vision.So, were this issues fixed since the last i checked on it, which was near a year ago or so? Though it probably doesn't matter to anyone here, depending on response for this i'll decide my future attitude towards "Lenovo" products in general - even more so in context of me buying new computer soon enough. Windows 8.1 in use here. 

Answer:Lenovo G505s - Performance in games issue

Without knowing a bit more about your computer, it would be difficult to be specific about an answer.Generally, if you are using an AMD APU (A Series) that combines CPU with GPU the performance will be less than if you have a dedicated card. It is better than Intel HD graphics that are present with i-Series chips, but still less than dedicated would be and is industry wide.If you intend to game I would suggest looking for a dedicated graphics card (mobile version) instead of relying upon embedded options..

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Hello all,

I've been having a few problems with my laptop since I bought it. The problem mainly occurs when I'm playing a game (usually xcom: enemy unknown or deus ex HR at the moment) but has occurred when I'm browsing the internet (albeit far less often). The BSODs appear to be random but I'm using a blue tooth mouse and have noticed the BSOD will usually happened if I'm using it. I've also noticed that my laptop screen with black out for a split second on games that are quite graphics intensive for my system.

Its been frustrating me a lot so I reinstalled and fully updated windows 7. The GPU drivers are all up to date also.

I've attached the SF file that is required and would greatly appreciate any help.

Thanks for your time

Answer:BSOD whilst playing various games. Also happens when not playing games

Welcome to the Forum.

Just to make a note, you are having lot of different codes:

Code:
BugCheck 4E, {9a, 1c2cb0, 3, 0}
BugCheck A, {0, 2, 1, fffff800030c5e4e}
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff800033f55b0, fffff8800e164e00, 0}
BugCheck A, {5a31618, 2, 1, fffff800030e80d8}
BugCheck 1E, {0, 0, 0, 0}
BugCheck D1, {5b, 2, 0, fffff88000e11993}
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff800033db5b0, fffff8800b079f40, 0}
BugCheck D1, {5b, 2, 0, fffff88000e78993}
BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff8800144b039, fffff880037473d8, fffff88003746c30}
BugCheck 19, {3, fffffa8011ca7f40, fffffa8011ca7fb0, fffffa8011ca7f40}
Free up the start up:
Startup Programs - Change
Your antivirus is the only thing that's really needed there.

Run a system file check and disk check on your Hard drives:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Disk Check

Trend Micro can be a cause of BSOD's. Uninstall for testing purpose.
Sony Firmware Extension Parser driver - 2007 version has BSOD issues in Win7
Western Digital SCSI Arcitecture Model (SAM) WDM driver [br] 2008 driver version has known BSOD issues in Windows

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Use Microsoft Security Essentials & t... Read more

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I've been having this issue for nearly a year now (probably around 9 months). It started after my little sister made me get a virus by her trying to download something onto my laptop. I've since taken it to a reputable computer shop as well as followed instructions from other computer wizs and I think it's no longer there. Issue is, my computer has kind of developed another problem after that. It freezes on it's own sometimes, when I pick it up or even when it's on a desk and immobile. It would also freeze when I play a game sometimes, loud buzzing sound as the game continues in loops I believe. I had BSOD problems earlier this year that was solved (Apparently. I haven't gotten any in about 4-5 months) when I had Windows 7 but this issue still persists.

When it would freeze and I manually turn off my computer and turn it back on, the laptop would sometimes say no wifi could be detected. At all. Not mine, not my neighbors, nothing. I've never really taken it out of the house so I don't know if it'd act the same elsewhere. I would then shut it down and take out the battery for 30 seconds before putting it back in. Sometimes the wifi would work then or I'd go connect it to my Internet Modem and the wifi would start working over there too.

So I'm not sure what's causing this problem. It's not overheating as I had it cleaned less than 4 months ago by a professional. I've had this laptop for two years and I really wanted it to last me at least 4 because I'll be going into an ani... Read more

Answer:Computer Freezes when playing games and when not playing games

Hi ... Welcome to Ten forums ... If I'm correct you did upgrade your laptop to windows 10 and are activated, if so ? I would recommend you do a clean installation of windows 10

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I keep hearing about how the G505s has a dual graphics mode.What confuses me is that when I am playing some adobe flash games online, I am noticing considerable lag, while some Win8 App games and MMOs run perfectly fine along with having quality graphics, there is no lag.Why would certain flash games online, (I can give you the links, if you would like), gives noticeable lag while other high end MMO games run ok?Also, I'm confused on how to access/enable dual graphics mode. What I am thinking is that my computer is using the basic video card, and I would like to switch to the advanced/2nd video card.Is there a fix for this, or is it normal for some games to lag on the G505s? 

Answer:G505s: Adobe Flash Games Running Laggy & How to Enable Dual Mode?

hi Wurlitzer,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you share What browser are you using is it IE or Chrome?
Can you also share 2 of the site where you play the games.
 
Best Regards
Solid Cruver





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Hello sevenforums Community,
since about month im getting Bluescreens, which never happened before in 4 years.
It usually get the when i watch streams on twitch (which didnt happen since 1 week on my account though) or currently while playing League of Legends.
But they dont come every game, so i can for example play 4 games in a row and nothing happens or i get 3 one them in one game. Also they can come at any game time. It is kind of random to me how they appear.
The last two days I got about 7 so i really need help from u guys.
In the last two weeks i always got this message (STOP : 0x00007A (0xFFFF6FC50023598,0xFFFFFFFFC000000E,0x000000002A991880,0xFFFFF8A0046B30BE) ) without a sound and the pc didnt instantly reboot.
But the last days the Blackscreen stayed like 4 second so i couldnt see the error message on it, so i dont know if the error changed but there was this buzzing sound.

I really appreciate help (and sorry for my english skills ^^)

Answer:BSOD while playing videos or playing games (LoL) Error STOP : 0x00007A

Code:
DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (d1)
An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If kernel debugger is available get stack backtrace.
BugCheck D1, {44, 2, 0, fffff8800406a8c1}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athrx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athrx.sys
Probably caused by : athrx.sys ( athrx+5c8c1 )
Do you have the Atheros Network Adapter installed on your PC? If so, please update it and let us know.
The other dmp file wasn't too helpful - not sure if it was my windbg or if it was just corrupted.

Also can you run chkdsk?
Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

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So I recently opened my CPU because it was lagging and I thought maybe a little clean up might do the trick. So I softly brushed the drivers inside the CPU to get some dust off. However, when I turned on my PC, it seems that whenever I watch videos or play games, a loud crackling sound comes out from my speakers. I don't know what is causing this.

I have tried disabling my drivers (sound and display) but to no avail. However, if I mute the volume on my sound driver, the sound disappears. Which lead me to the conclusion that it might be a conflict of sound and display.

Since the problem only occured when I opened my CPU and cleaned it, it might also be a wiring problem or something.

Can someone help me on this?

Answer:Crackling sound in speakers when video playing/playing games/anything with graphics

Have you tried a different set of speakers? Make sure the speakers are all the way plugged into the jack.

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The title speaks for itself, i have dump files listed below, and i would really like to fix this problem. Thank you in advance.

Answer:BSOD playing some games/recently playing FIFA World

Welcome.


Code:
Built by: 7601.18409.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
Debug session time: Wed Jun 25 18:40:06.502 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:09.767
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8007fe08f8, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD
PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7601.18409.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
Debug session time: Sun Jun 22 03:33:23.804 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:06.240
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8007be55d8, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD
PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7601.18409.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
Debug session time: Wed Jun 18 15:45:19.162 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:07.333
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8007b727c8, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD
PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint. Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress. You can read more on this error an... Read more

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I just updated and rebuilt my PC and have reinstalled Win 7 64 bit and am constantly getting a BSOD while using the PC. Specifically while downloading/installing/playing games. I have also had the error occur just while surfing the internet.
From the program Blue Screen Viewer it seems to be caused by ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0 and/or ntoskrnl.exe+7e769
I can not find any solution to fix this issue, I have updated drivers, I have ran the Microsoft memory checker, , I have changed out my memory, tried 2 other video cards, tried two different wireless network cards, now on wired connection, I even changed motherboards, got the errors on both SSD and HDD. The only things I haven't changed out is the PS and CPU, since I am using the PC to write this I am ruling out the CPU as the issue.

I have used Memtest86 and prime95 to test the memory and CPU, nothing is coming back with errors or issues. I did run driver verifier and got two .dmp files for some specific files but not sure what to do with those now. They are included in the attachement

It seems to be software/driver issue but I can not figure it out.

Any help would be great, thanks!

Answer:BSOD downloading games/playing games/using internet 0x00000007F

Welcome
Your reports are not definitive and educated guess says that this is the cause of your problem
What is the asushwio.sys file?
Make a system restore point and then uninstall the associated software or update driver.

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Last summer I was downstairs on my pc connected to an ethernet to the router. Internet was great no problems really.. I have a twin brother who is upstairs and he used wireless he lagged alot and he only had problems if I was on my computer and that went on for a while. I have a grandfather who sat infront of me while I was on my pc and I couldnt do it so I moved upstairs but I didnt have a wireless pci adapter for my pc I had a wifi adapter which you plug in the wall to wirelessy connect to the router downstairs and I just put my pc's ethernet into the wireless adapter. I used that for a little bit until I couldnt take the high ping I was getting in game servers forcing me to just move my pc in the corner of my room and I havent been on it since. I have been playing ps4 using a wireless connect to the router downstairs. I have connection problems off and on but not every day. I today just got back on my pc and I am expieriencing constant lag and disconnection from games and discord. My router is the NightHawk AC1700 ,my Adapter is a tplink adapter. What can I do to increase my internet speeds I just dont want so much lag and horrible ping when I play my pc games with my friends.. and a reminder my router is downstairs with the modem.
 

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Hello All

I have an HP Pavilion p7-1254 (at least started as that, had some stuff upgraded, explained below), AMD A6-3620 2.2Ghz Quad Core with AAHD2-HL board; save you the time of looking it up if needed. What happens is the system with will just freeze. Occasionally the audio that was playing with stutter infinitely like a skipping CD. Rarely I notice the system will stutter once or twice before totally freezing, happens in a couple seconds. But mostly, it just stops. When it freezes, the only option is to hard reboot.

I have had this problem for quite some time, probably about a year or two. At first I really didn't notice any consistency in the crashes, seems totally random. Some times it would freeze while browsing any random page, be it videos, forums, ad ridden or ad free. Any browser as well; Chrome, Firefox, IE. It also crashes when playing some games although not other games that have higher requirements; e.g. Guaranteed to crash, probably within 10 mins, if I play '8-bit Boy' on Steam (about as low res as implied) but I can go on 4 and 5 hour binges on Elder Scrolls Online or Skyrim with no crashes. I have recently noticed that YouTube videos (any video) is a guaranteed crash within a 20-30 seconds.

I have tried everything I have been able to find to do, to try and fix this issue; but none have worked. So far the hardware parts that have been replaced with new components are the RAM (now 2x4GB GEIL Enhanced Corsa PC3-12800), HDD (now 2TB WD Cavi... Read more

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Hello guys. So here is my issue i dont really know how to specific it further then this still hope it will help.

I have been getting BSOD for a while now and it's getting to the point i cant do a single thing on the computer. I did the config for dumps and so on and ended up with this RAR file with all the info i assume. I mostly get the bluescreen when i try to watch anime etc on googlechrome. It never works it's a matter of seconds before the BSOD comes. But when watching it on other browsers like opera it works just fine "mostly" even there it bluescreens from time to time. And then there is when it's most fatal, Playing onlinegames. Whenever I play online games like World of warcraft, League of Legends, Heroes of Neweart etc etc etc i risk getting bluescreens. It differs very much from game to game how often the bluescreens appear and it seems to not be preformance related since sometimes i play constantly for hours when maxing out games and pushing the computer to it's limits when it comes to frames. And still the bluescreen lies in dorment waiting for a more suitable interrupt for me. From the looks of it the bluescreen is related mostly to my operatingsystem more then commponents after i looked at the dumpfiles via "Bluescreenviewer".

I'm pretty clueless when it comes to this and i hope you guys can help me with this. also this is my first post so I maybe did this typical "bad thread", Still i hope this will get me atleast closer to... Read more

Answer:BSOD When playing games and playing flash player.

Hello Simon, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, and post back with the needed information. One of our BSOD experts should be by afterwards to further help.

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Hello All

I have an HP Pavilion p7-1254 (at least started as that, had some stuff upgraded, explained below), AMD A6-3620 2.2Ghz Quad Core with AAHD2-HL board; save you the time of looking it up if needed. What happens is the system with will just freeze. Occasionally the audio that was playing with stutter infinitely like a skipping CD. Rarely I notice the system will stutter once or twice before totally freezing, happens in a couple seconds. But mostly, it just stops. When it freezes, the only option is to hard reboot.

I have had this problem for quite some time, probably about a year or two. At first I really didn't notice any consistency in the crashes, seems totally random. Some times it would freeze while browsing any random page, be it videos, forums, ad ridden or ad free. Any browser as well; Chrome, Firefox, IE. It also crashes when playing some games although not other games that have higher requirements; e.g. Guaranteed to crash, probably within 10 mins, if I play '8-bit Boy' on Steam (about as low res as implied) but I can go on 4 and 5 hour binges on Elder Scrolls Online or Skyrim with no crashes. I have recently noticed that YouTube videos (any video) is a guaranteed crash within a 20-30 seconds.

I have tried everything I have been able to find to do, to try and fix this issue; but none have worked. So far the hardware parts that have been replaced with new components are the RAM (now 2x4GB GEIL Enhanced Corsa PC3-12800), HDD (now 2TB WD Cavi... Read more

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Hi Guys,

I have issues with my desktop. I randomly get the bsod (kernel data inpage error). I thought it started after I installes the new ATI drivers. So I tried older drivers but without any result. After that I thought it was an issues with Win 7 64bit. So I installed 32bit. But still I get the bsdod.

can you please help?

Win 7 32 bit
oem original
hardware about two years old.
I have a new installed os.The old one started giving trouble after 2 years.

Answer:BSOD randomly after playing games or playing movies )

SP1 isn't installed, please do the following:





Quote:
Installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1
1. Visit the PC manufacturer's website and update ALL drivers. DO NOT use Windows Update or the "Update drivers" function of Device Manager.
2. Check Device Manager for any unknown/disabled devices - if there are unknown/disabled devices, fix them with the latest drivers from the device manufacturer's website (not the PC Manufacturer)
3. Visit Windows Update and get all updates (may take repeated visits)
4. Visit Windows Update and get Service Pack 1 (usually under Important Updates). Read these notes for installing SP1: Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center
5. Visit Windows Update and get any other available updates. May take repeated visits, but keep it up until you get several "Windows is updated" results.
If you're having difficulties with installing a Service Pack, please use the SURTool from this link: What is the System Update Readiness Tool?
Also, check out this troubleshooting link from Microsoft: Troubleshoot problems installing Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

I have had limited success in installing updates/Service Packs when using a "clean boot". I suspect that I'm just bypassing the problem - and that it can come back to bite me in the butt later on.


You have an 802.11n USB Wi... Read more

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A friend of mine is having bsod issues when playing certain games, example:

Rainbox six siege,
Battlefield One (BETA)
and a few others.

Wondering if anyone can give us a clue as to the cause.

Windows Format is done, but to no avail, memtest has been run, and disk checked.

Answer:BSOD when playing games intensive games 0x00000124

Edit: sorry about the bump.

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A friend of mine is having bsod issues when playing certain games, example:

Rainbox six siege,
Battlefield One (BETA)
and a few others.

Wondering if anyone can give us a clue as to the cause.

Windows Format is done, but to no avail, memtest has been run, and disk checked.

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Hello, first time poster looking for help as I can't diagnose my issue after trying numerous things. Currently when I play a game the BSOD happens randomly, I can go a whole day without it, or it can happen frequently. It happens the most when I close or exit a game, then it'll kick to a blue screen.

I really appreciate what you guys do and I hope I followed all the instructions right on how to post my logs and stuff, here's the attachment and some basic system specs:

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
I have reinstalled to this computer numerous times.

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad q9550 @ 2.83 ghz

GPU: Radeon HD 5770

Mem: 4 Gigs of Memory

Motherboard: p5n32-e sli nforce 680i chipset

Answer:BSOD Playing various games, closing games, no overheating.

Before we can even begin to find the underlying cause you need to update the following drivers. Especially asacpi.sys. Yours is from 2005


Code:
ASACPI.sys 3/27/2005 10:30:36 PM
Lycosa.sys 1/18/2008 4:51:42 AM
nvm62x64.sys 10/17/2008 5:01:06 PM
netr28x.sys 2/25/2009 11:02:09 PM
How To Find Drivers:




Quote:
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.


- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference Driver Reference
Driver Reference Table

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Hello guys, my new PC had BSOD when playing games or playing music with window media player,
can somebody help me out? Thanks a lot

System Specs has been updated.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 3076

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8007C307C8
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

debug-meteor5210-xxxx.zip

Answer:BSOD when playing games or playing music

Hello and welcome meteor mate I know I can dig them out of the debug stuff but some system specs are needed mate for starters
System Info - See Your System Specs

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Hi my computer freezes when I play some video games and also when I play AVI files (if I play mpeg files they work just fine, no freezing at all) But the thing is when I play games or AVI files my computer will freeze randomly (5 minutes, 30 minutes, just randomly sometimes it won't freeze at all) I don't know if it's the memory or not, here are my pc specs:

Windows XP SP2
AMD Athlon 1750 Mhz
1.00 GB of RAM
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200

So if you guys can help me, it would be greatly appreciated thank you!
 

Answer:Freezing while playing games and playing AVI files

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WHEN I TRY TO PLAY CERTAIN GAMES IN POGO GAMES IT TELLS ME " GOOGLE CHROME BROWSER 42 & ALL FUTURE VERSIONS OF CHROME WILL NO LONGER SUPPORT JAVA GAMES" AND I NEED TO DOWNLOAD INTERNET EXPLORER 11 TO PLAY POGO GAMES.  THIS LAPTOP ALREAY CAME WITH  INTERNET EXPLORER 11, AND STILL WON'T ALLOW ME TO PLAY  CERTAIN GAMES IN POGO. WHY NOT?  WHAT IS THE PROBLEM? AND WHAT CAN I DO TO CORRECT IT?   HELP!

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Hello guys, when i was playing Dying light i suddenly got a blue screen i hope you guys can help me out thanks a lot and have a good day i also took a screen shot of my blue screen
Os Windows 8.1 64 bit Pro version
Also my computer spec
Case:Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower C
Monitor:BenQ RL2455HM 24-inch LED 1ms
Motherboard:ASUS P8Z68-V GEN3
Cpu:Intel Core i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz
Memory:G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB DDR3
Graphics Card: ASUS STRIX GTX970 4GB SLI Support
Power Supply: SuperNOVA 850 B2
Sound Card: HT | OMEGA Claro Halo
Hard Drive 1: Samsung SSD 840 Pro Series (128GB)
Hard Drive 2: Seagate Barracuda 1TB
Mouse and Keyboard: Razer DeathStalker,Razer Naga Hex

Answer:Got Blue screen while playing Dying Light

Please use the tool again and upload the zip file, there are lots of files missing.

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Hello,

I would appreciate help figuring out how to fix the bsods i am experiencing.

While playing torch light 2, the game both crashes to desktop as well as bsods.

Attached are my dump files.

Answer:BSODS while playing torch light 2, error 10e, 07e, 0d1 and more

Its been a while since I visited. Looks like the preferred debug tool has changed. Re-posted using SF Diag.

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CPUID, W7, 400W, plenty of air, disc space.

So the low-down: I have a 3650HD (which I need to upgrade, but should not be an issue in this case) and two DVI monitors connected. One is an Acer 22", the other 19" Hanns-G (at obviously different resolutions). I have the latest drivers (I've tried unistalling, reinstalling, installing old drivers). Despite this, in just about every game (generally 3D installed games, not flash or anything) I have tried, after some period of time it freezes (the game itself, I can use alt-tab, etc to switch to desktop and everything runs fine, except for an eventual notice that the game or video driver has stopped working [i.e. most valve games tell me hl2.exe has stopped responding/working]). Quality of graphics do not seem to matter very much (I usually make it through about 1 min of Crysis before the issue popping up, same as COD4 on low settings).

Any ideas? Also note I have tried disabling the second monitor and get the same results.

Edit: Other forums have suggested a better PSU is needed, so that may be the problem.
 

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I played through the entire game, no problem, but now I am starting to get BSODs when Demolishers charge at me and knock me down. The first time it happened the computer just locked up with a black screen, sound continued to work but it wouldn't accept any sort of input and I had to power down. Second time it happened I get a BSOD. I used to get BSOD's on this computer related to flash player but that has since been resolved with newer graphics drivers. The problem isn't related to overheating, I have a new case that has a ton of airflow and I have the card set to automatic fan control and I can hear the fan getting fairly loud during game play so I know its properly dissipating heat. Let me know if I can provide you with more information to help diagnose my problem.

Thanks for your time.

Edit:
I used windows update for the first time in 2 years and installed 100+ updates. I also checked my Graphics drivers and found there is no new update. I ran FurMark burn in test to see if that could detect anything and it gave me no errors or artifacts. I also included a new DM Log Collector zip that shows all the recent updates. Still getting the BSOD after updating windows.

Answer:BSOD Playing Dying Light, error 0x0000124

Hello and welcome to SevenForums!

The cause of your problem is the hardware. Run MemTest86+ for 8 passes, IntelBurnTest and Seatools for DOS and Windows.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use
CPU - Stress Test Using IntelBurnTest

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For some reason my computer just wont work. I just built it and installed all the drivers. All the parts are compatible and everything is up to date. When I try to install games it either says Empire Earth Catastrophic error, No other information is given. When I try to install Command and Conquer Generals it says that a file is corrupted. I havent tried my last game because im afraid of the results :). One thing my friend and I think is possible is that it is the CD driver. It is a benq x56. But then it why would it read the driver cds. Its not the game because they are major brands.

Answer:Can't install games + blinking orange light

hey ComputerBuilder,

try installing the games on another computer to see if you get the same results.

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I have been told (Not asked!) by wife to buld a pc for the younger one. The pc need needs to be have a grahpics card that will play these CD rom games like football, harry potter etc. would a MX440 or FX5200 AGP x8 64MB or 128MB card suffice for this job ? As the price jump is a little high for FX5900 cards.CPU & memory is 2GHz XP2400 and 512MB PC2100 DDR to be running XP.So will I get away with a GeForce MX440 or FX5200 card for the job please.

Answer:MX440 or FX5200 AGP x8 Card for light games ?

Of course these cards will be absolutely fine. A lot of tosh is taked about graphics cards - only the latest high power games require top class graphics cards , and even then they will run adequately on lesser cards in most cases.

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It doesn't happen often but sometimes it freezes for a second while loading a certain game which works fine on another day and gives BSOD. Sometimes it happens after I've loaded the game and am in the moment of playing. My hardware is more than enough for the games I run and I even run them on low-mid even though I can manage high settings. The games I usually run are CS:GO, League of Legends and Modern Warfare 3 [rarely play; received 1 BSOD while loading it]

I've uploaded my dump files.

Thank you.

Answer:BSOD playing video games / loading video games [MEMORY_MANAGEMENT]

Hi miqballin.

Code:
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*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1A, {41201, fffff6800001aca8, 8080000019905825, fffffa8003e5ded0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+136f2 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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According to Carrona.org, STOP 0x0000001A: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
Usual causes: Device driver, memory, kernel

So what you are to do here is

► Enable Driver Verifier.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

► Test the RAM modules.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Run it for at least eight passes. Preferably overnight.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 710 11IKB 80V6, which has an i5, 8gb of RAM, and an SSD. This is NOT a WIFI issue. For months, this laptop was capable of running youtube videos properly, and running The Binding of Isaac ( a very non-demanding game, one which this laptop meets its requirements). Even simultaneously.. Now, when I go to Youtube, the home page is very slow. When I play a video, it is somewhat choppy, and sometimes stops loading completely. The same happens on Twitch dot com. It is very slow to load.  Oddly enough, if I play The Binding of Isaac, and it starts to get slow - sometimes it will become fast again (for a short time) if I quit the game, and restart it. Even Spotify starts up slowly. All other functions of this computer are fine. The task manager tells me it only runs at 15% CPU and around 40% RAM when I run the programs  listed above, simultaneously. And I have a lot of space left on my SSD. The battery/power settings are at High Performance. AND I frequently scan with my Webroot Anti Virus. I hardly download anything at all on this computer as well. Only word and excel documents for school. I shut off my computer daily as well. My drivers and Windows 10 is up to date.. What is wrong with my computer? Can this be replaced under the 1 year warranty? I loved this computer until this week.

Answer:Yoga 710 suddenly slow- choppy videos and light games

A little update:This has been an issue all week. But AT THIS VERY MOMENT, Youtube is completely fast and functional.The Binding of Isaac was very slow, but I put it in Windowed Mode, then back to Full Screen, and it become faster like that. It would get slow again, but once I switched levels, it would become fast again. WHYYYYY

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Question: playing new games

i have recently purchaced F.E.A.R. & rainbow 6 lockdown.i have a 2.4gig pc with 120 hard drive,1g of memory & nvidia 9550 graphics card with the latest graphics driver.even with the lowest settings,these games stutter & struggle to play on my machine.do i need a new graphics card & has anyone else had this problem with the latast games

Answer:playing new games

I have a Amd 64 40002GB of RAM6600GT 128mb pci-eASUS A8N-SLI motherboardand it struggles with F.E.A.RThe processor and RAM are top class but the graphics card is whats holding me back. If i bought a 7800gtx i could max the game out but at the minute im not prepared to do that. I can run F.E.A.R with everything on medium but when i turn it to high it gets jumpy.My advice buy as good a card as you can afford. Im currently bidding on a second 6600gt on ebay and if i win i will run them in SLI

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First off I am new to all this
I have win xp home, and would like to play old games (such as Full Throttle)

I have tried the win xp compatability mode with no success.

Have downloaded scummvm and dos box but I simply dont understand how to use them.

I looked at vm ware which allows multiple systems such as 95 and 98 but I dont see how that works because of the more powerfull system I have (which I assume would be too powerfull for the old games) ie 1 gig ram 128 vid card athlon 3000+

I tried to buy a win 98 PC but it seems harder than I imagined.

One person was reluctant to sell me a reconditioned xp when I asked him to uninstall xp and put in win 98.

I am rather puzzled I thought it would be simple to play old games but apparently not so

I would appreciate any help to enable me to play these old classics. Such as what system I would need, Or help re VMSCUMM or DOS BOX

Thank You for your advice

Jean Bloom
 

Answer:would appreciate help playing old games

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Question: Playing ps2 games

Hello all,

Can somebody help me please, i have downloaded a game, and was wondering how i can play it on my ps2. It is a ps2 game out run coast to coast. I tried burning it with nero burner on to a dvd and that didnt work?? do i have to do something with my ps2??

Can some body please please please help as i am a out run die hard fan............
many thanx......
 

Answer:Playing ps2 games

We do not help with pirated games.
 

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Question: Playing Games

Hi Guys, Went onto my usual games website and was told that I needed Flash Player...that was the addon in IE that I disabled...see other message!Installed Flash and Shockwave and it still demands Flash Player. Also why does Adobe Reader stop me from closing because it's still reading PDF files. Slow reader?I don't know. If it's not the PC...it's the lap top.CheersMoll

Answer:Playing Games

Try thisUninstall click hereInstall click here

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Please help.I would like to play my games without having to use the cd/dvd each time.Is this possible and if so how (I have heard something about making an image).

Answer:Playing games without CD

Yes, make an image with your burning software then mount it on deamon tools click here and then you can play your games without the disks or you could get a NO DVD or NO CD Crack which do the same ( let you play without disks ) and its easier.Mark

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Question: Playing games

Hi,Not really sure if this is the right place to post - I don't really have much of a clue what I'm doing with computers. I've had a Dell Dimension for about a year and a half, about a month ago I reinstalled XP. I could only get the CD and DVD player on the cd drive thing (samsung cdrw/dvd sm-352f ) to work and it wouldn't recognise games - the screen froze every time I put one in the drawer. I downloaded the driver from the dell website for the samsung cdrw/dvd sm-352f and it worked fine for about two weeks before the same thing happening again. This time I've tried to download the driver again, and although it seems to install it doesn't fix the problem of not being able to run games. If anyone could help, I'd be very grateful, I'm experiencing football manager withdrawl symptoms  :-/

Answer:Playing games

Did you get this machine new? What model? What is the service tag for the machine? (It should be on the side of the case). Do you have any spyware/adware/virus protecion in place and being used? Do you have a shiny Windows CD if you should need to reinstall?

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I want to play some Grim Fandango on my Windows 2K professional, does anyone know of a program (other than DOSBOX) that can do that?
 

Answer:Playing Win 95/98 games in 2K?

Have you tried running it in Compatibility mode.

Go to Start -> Run, and enter:

regsvr32 %systemroot%\apppatch\slayerui.dll

This should add a compatibility option tab.
 

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Question: Playing Games

I have recently had a serious operation and am confined to the house for at least another eight weeks.As I have quite a few PC games is it possible to play them through my television set it is a modern set with all the right sockets I believe.I could play them using my wifes laptop and I have a external DVD/CD drive.If it is possible what do I need and what is the procedure.

Answer:Playing Games

This may help; click here

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I am having some problems games at the yahoo site. Under ctrl panel i see that I have Java installed. these games were playing ok but not I can only access 2 games. Here is the HJT log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:15:46 AM, on 3/9/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRmlnkA.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRshutA.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRmlnkA.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\BellSouthBrowser.exe
C:\Program Files\BellSouth\Alert Manager\BellSouthAlertManager.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
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is there software out there that i can see what fps i am runnning at
 

Answer:how do i see what fps my games are at when playing

what games you play? Games have commands you enter to see your fps.
 

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hey i am getting bad fps while i am playing games. can someone help me. the specs of my computer are:

160Gb harddrive
amd athlon 64 2X dual core prossecor 6400+ 3.20GHz
nividia geforce 8400 GS 256MB
2GB RAM
550W power supply

i also have windows vista on the computer
 

Answer:i am getting fps while playing games

Your 8400gs may be part of the problem you MIGHT want to upgrade that. The other problem you might be having is Windows vista is trying to run Windows Aero while you are playing those games. If you can tell us what version of vista you have... like home basic, home premium, Vista ultimate or business. Your processor is plenty fast. I can run vista on the Model under yours perfectly with 4gb ram. You may want to upgrade your RAM after a while because 2 GB might not be sufficient to multitask (well) in vista.
Try going for a 512 MB Video card. Try this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130380 or if its not in your budget try this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102719
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My specs
AMD ATHLON 64 X2 6000+
7950 GT 512 MB (i think this is a KO edition)
4GB DDR2 800 or pc6400
Internal 250gb SATA
internal 80gb SATA
internal 60gbX2 IDE
External 500GB USB
External 160gb USB
External X-fi 5.1 surround with optical
550W PSU
 

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Does anyone else's phone get EXTREMELY hot when playing games? I play Chaos & Order, and usually end up playing like 5 minutes at a time because my 920 gets HOT... Like I-can't-even-touch-it HOT! But anyway, my real question is: Does that problem persist on these new Quad Core phones? (1520,930) I am thinking of upgrading to the McLaren in November so any info on that is greatly appreciated! Viva La WP! ?

Answer:920 Getting HOT while playing games!

If you play games on a mobile . YES they do heat up because your processor is running at its MAX. I can not hold my ipad when I play games like infinity blade 2. Or asphalt 8, subway surfers on my lumia 920.

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i have i3 processor and have 2gb ram and window 7 ultimate operating system but without external graphics card.can anyone suggest what are the games i can install and play

Answer:playing games

You must have integrated graphics. It would help to know details about that. The answer is likely to be simple games only.

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I have an Old Dos Game that I was able to find in bin format and was trying to figure out how to play it on Windows 10. I was trying to figure out DosBox but maybe it's just me but it's too complicated.

Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks

Answer:Playing Old Dos Games

With DOSBox things are rather basic since I can easily run some old 8bit dos games on the 64bit Windows 10 as well as previously seen on the 64bit Windows 7. With a basic entry to mount the game's program folder on a virtual drive you then simply type the name of the main executable to see it run.

One classic title was the 8bit Duke Nukem where the first entry was "mount c: c:\duke nukem 1" where the custom folder had to be created for the old game since that didn't have any installer. Once mounted I simply typed in "dn1" being the "dn1.exe" file for starting the game up. The game loads right up!

A PC World article on DOSBos makes for a good read along with the Wiki and other sources since this is an easy one to learn how to use. The PC World article can be looked over at: How to Use DOSBox to Play Classic Games | PCWorld

The dosbox.com wiki is seen at: Basic Setup and Installation of DosBox

And then there's the How-To-Geek site for another guide. How To Use DOSBox To Run DOS Games and Old Apps

With a newer game that is more involved like the Duke 3D sequel with a Dos/9x capable installer you would need a different type of emulator since DOXBox is intended mainly for the stand alone type games that simply unpacked into a folder from a cd collection if not bought back then on a floppy disk. A lot of those old titles are now if found totally free to download since they were long ago discontinued since at this late date who would still b... Read more

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when i play rise of nations first the games starts getting slower then theres black and green colors fluttering in the background then it freezes and i have no other choice but to restart and when i play battle field 2 theres just fluttering colors in the background and its pretty slow i don't know how to fix this i hope some one can help me

My SPEC ARE:
AMD athlon x2 4600
1x 512 mb of ram
GeForce 7900 gs with the latest drivers
1x 500 gb hard drive
msi k9n4 sli motherboard
500 wat thermaltake power supply

p.s.
also when starting the computer up the screens aren't aligned
 

Answer:Help In Playing Games

that sounds like an obvious graphics card issue, could possibly be defective or theres a driver conflict or some other conflict with your monitor, quickly try re-installing your video drivers. If that doesn't solve anything try contacting the manufacturer.
 

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Hi,I have upgraded my packard bell to a compaq system. the packard Bell has a number of older games on it which are getting old, but my kids still like to play them (such as The Sims). They still want to play them but I want to keep the Compaq for newer games and not load on the older ones, to save it from clogging up. Is there a way I can run the Packard Bell standalone and access the files / games on it through the compaq. For example leave the sims disc in tray 1 of Packard Bell and then put an icon on compaq desktop to play it? Also could I install MS word and excel on the packard Bell and then access them through the compaq, to save installing them on two pc's???Packard Bell is running Media Centre and the compaq is running pro.Any Comments appreciated.Thanks :)

Answer:Playing games through a different PC

This could be achieved in theory by using a wireless network setup and sharing the optical drives on your old machine... however as far as I am aware, you will not be able to run office without installation to your new machine. In order to setup your network, you would need to purchase a wireless router and set this up on your new machine... file and print sharing should be enabled and you would be able to access files that you choose from both machines. I am not sure how well the games will run but a wired connection with a hub would be your other option.

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Have been given a number of old games ie

grim fandango
alone in the dark 2 and 3
LBA 1 and 2
time commando
full throttle
and a number of lucas arts classics

I have looked at dosbox and after i download it I get lost trying to figure it out. So I thought I would buy a PC from ebay to play them.
Unfortunately most dont seem to know if the above games will play on the systems they have for sale ????.

One fellow said he would make one for me for $100.00 if I gave him the specs. So can somebody give the the best specs to play the above games

I think to start off win 95 or win 98 / pentium 4 / 32 MB video card and about 2 GB ram I dont know what else I need. Can anybody help out.

thanks
 

Answer:pc for playing old games

If I were you, I would build a basic home system with Windows Pro. You have the advantage of playing older games and a more advanced system. Though it may cost more, you may find Windows 95, 98 even ME, to be way too ancient. Unless you have grown up with those operating systems all of your life I'd understand.
 

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I have an Old Dos Game that I was able to find in bin format and was trying to figure out how to play it on Windows 10. I was trying to figure out DosBox but maybe it's just me but it's too complicated.

Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks

Answer:Playing Old Dos Games

With DOSBox things are rather basic since I can easily run some old 8bit dos games on the 64bit Windows 10 as well as previously seen on the 64bit Windows 7. With a basic entry to mount the game's program folder on a virtual drive you then simply type the name of the main executable to see it run.

One classic title was the 8bit Duke Nukem where the first entry was "mount c: c:\duke nukem 1" where the custom folder had to be created for the old game since that didn't have any installer. Once mounted I simply typed in "dn1" being the "dn1.exe" file for starting the game up. The game loads right up!

A PC World article on DOSBos makes for a good read along with the Wiki and other sources since this is an easy one to learn how to use. The PC World article can be looked over at: How to Use DOSBox to Play Classic Games | PCWorld

The dosbox.com wiki is seen at: Basic Setup and Installation of DosBox

And then there's the How-To-Geek site for another guide. How To Use DOSBox To Run DOS Games and Old Apps

With a newer game that is more involved like the Duke 3D sequel with a Dos/9x capable installer you would need a different type of emulator since DOXBox is intended mainly for the stand alone type games that simply unpacked into a folder from a cd collection if not bought back then on a floppy disk. A lot of those old titles are now if found totally free to download since they were long ago discontinued since at this late date who would still b... Read more

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I have an Old Dos Game that I was able to find in bin format and was trying to figure out how to play it on Windows 10. I was trying to figure out DosBox but maybe it's just me but it's too complicated.

Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks

Answer:Playing Old Dos Games

With DOSBox things are rather basic since I can easily run some old 8bit dos games on the 64bit Windows 10 as well as previously seen on the 64bit Windows 7. With a basic entry to mount the game's program folder on a virtual drive you then simply type the name of the main executable to see it run.

One classic title was the 8bit Duke Nukem where the first entry was "mount c: c:\duke nukem 1" where the custom folder had to be created for the old game since that didn't have any installer. Once mounted I simply typed in "dn1" being the "dn1.exe" file for starting the game up. The game loads right up!

A PC World article on DOSBos makes for a good read along with the Wiki and other sources since this is an easy one to learn how to use. The PC World article can be looked over at: How to Use DOSBox to Play Classic Games | PCWorld

The dosbox.com wiki is seen at: Basic Setup and Installation of DosBox

And then there's the How-To-Geek site for another guide. How To Use DOSBox To Run DOS Games and Old Apps

With a newer game that is more involved like the Duke 3D sequel with a Dos/9x capable installer you would need a different type of emulator since DOXBox is intended mainly for the stand alone type games that simply unpacked into a folder from a cd collection if not bought back then on a floppy disk. A lot of those old titles are now if found totally free to download since they were long ago discontinued since at this late date who would still b... Read more

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Ever since I had windows 10, a game that I often play on windows 7 has stopped working so I am unable to use this game on windows 7.
I can understand Microsoft wanting to get people to move over to windows 10 but it is really unnecessary to stop things working on windows 7 just to get people to give up windows 7. We have paid good money to get windows 7 in the first place and support
doesn't end until 2020.
I even had to reinstall win 7 a couple of times to get it to work but to no avail. The most recent reinstall of windows 7 enabled me to play the game I wanted to play. The last time I was able to play this game was this morning. Then this afternoon I got
round to catching up with all the updates for win 7 - guess what happened, the game stopped working. So it's obvious one of the updates stops the program from working.
I'd appreciate having this update withdrawn and a replacement put in place so we can continue to use win 7. Either that or post some instructions on how we can restore the program to work.
Thank you.

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BECAUSE I WANT PLAYING NARUTOSHIPPUDEN ULTIMATE NINJA STORM 3 IN PC naruto is the best i want playing form 14 years old ilike very much naruto shippuden

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Please someone help me... I've got a Carrera 253cb win xp geforce ti 4200. I'v been trying to play games on it ie age of empires and a chopper sim but after about 15 mins pc crashes sent error report to microsoft but all it says is that its an unknown device driver. been on phone to carrere when i found out that pc had no dvd software (by mistake) they say. told that this is the prob having doubts . why does game play for so long then crash without dvd software and does anyone think software will make a difference ?

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hello,my computer bugs me for some time now and i just cant figure out why..while I'm playing games at my computer (almost every game) my CPU usage is rising up to 90-100% because of the system idle process.now, i know its normal, but its happening only while I'm playing and its driving me crazy!!(cant play games smoothly at all).is there a way to solve it? plz plz plz thank you so much.yoni.

Answer:cpu is at 90-100% while playing games.

Thank you johnw, don't want to be to optimic but I think the problem solved, the ONLY thing I changed was the power settings ( to the highst mode ) . Could it be it? I mean, is that logical?

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Insurgency for me... I'm kinda addicted.

Answer:What Games are you playing right now?

Mad Max and GTA V/Online mostly.

Waiting for the Hearts of Stone DLC to drop for Witcher 3 before I jump into that game. Might try some Batman Arkham Knight soon now that it's been patched up a bit.

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Hi, im new here, i felt this was the place to post my problem.

When ever i am in the middle of playing a game, all of a sudden the screen goes black for a few seconds and then when the display does come back up, i get this animated fuzzy screen with the game still running. the only way to get it back to normal is to Alt+Tab out of the game and maximize it again. But after a minute or so it comes back again. this happens to most of my games.

I have the very latest Nvidia drivers and still i get the problem.
I know it might be something to do with my graphics card... maybe adjust some settings... i have tried changing the refresh rates.. but didnt work.

Can someone help me? I have uploaded a video if you dont get what i mean.

http://rapidshare.de/files/31180122/CIMG0529.mpg.html

my system spec:

Amd AthlonXP 2500+
768mb RAM
GeForce4 Ti4200 64mb
120GB harddisk
Win XP SP2

Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Help Playing Games (please Help)

cpu and ram should be good for most games, the gpu is a litle low on memory with 64mb.. what games do you play?
 

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I have just bought no one lives for ever and have installed it on my pc when Icome to play it. it keeps on telling me to put disc 1 in which I have allready got in and will not playany help out there please, ps i have got xp thanks

Answer:playing games

Do other disks work in the drive, Compost? Are there any cracks or scrathes on the game disk? Have you tried washing the CD in a warm, slightly soapy solution? Have you tried cleaning the drive's reading heads? Last thing I can think of, is to check the games home site to see if there are any issues/patches with/for the game.

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when i play neopets games and win it will not let me send score init says shockwave movie has errors that cause this problem is there anything i can do it plays alright on internet explorer thank you for the help
Rose

Answer:playing games

Hello, Rose. I searched for your problem, and found a topic with a user having almost exactly the same problem, even for the same game. Here is a link to that topic

http://forums.techguy.org/games/1364...en-trying.html

The user claims they uninstalled then reinstalled Shockwave, and it fixed the problem. But...

You may wish to check this link FIRST http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/welcome/ to see if your Shockwave player is working and or up to date. IF yours is working, you will see the animation on the page, if not, it will ask you to install the Shockwave plugin. I clicked it myself, and it says that I need to install the missing plugin (Shockwave).

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Question: playing games..

sorry if this is in the wrong forum.

Is it normal for my cpu usage to be 100% while playing a game?

Answer:playing games..

I would say so. The way most new games do frame managament (time-based), it uses all resources available.

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Question: IE 7 Playing Games

Hi there,
I have a problem with browsing web pages. If i go to a search engine and do a search, a list of sites come up and i choose a link that may interest me. My problem is that when i click on a link, it takes me to another site that i didn't want. I then click back, click on the original link, and then i go to that link. I suspect it could be a Virus/Malware/Trojan problem but thought i would post here 1st thinking it could be something in my advanced settings for IE 7. I have IE7 on because i had problems with IE8 (not related to this problem).
Have been into IE tools and reset all default options, have also run scans with AVG, SpyBot, MalwareBytes, and CCleaner, as well as Reg cleaner. All say everything is fine, thus why i have posted here first.
All help appreciated and thx in advance.
Stoo

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games not playing
Hello . What I need is a little advice...

I noticed that the computer was running slow so I clicked on my computer and went into performance and saw that only 37% resources were free. I called Dell and they made me go into msconfig and had me UNCHECK many many items so that all the icons that were in the system tray are now gone. No big deaL but we have noticed that some of the games that I downloaded from the web no longer work!. Like a game called Snood. I downloaded it again but to no avail. It says you have to have Direct X version 7 to play the game but upon searching my files I have version 8. Do I download their version and overwrite the newer version with the older one??? Will this screw anything up??? What to do. I can tell you that now when I right click on my computer and look into the performance tab there is now 83% resources FREE. Wow. But what do I do with the games that no longer work. What could be the reason that they no longer work? I even RECHECKED all the boxes that they had me recheck just to see if they would work and they still do not work??? What could have happened. I even did a system restore to the day before the unchecking of the startup items and still they did not work. Once again what do you suggest I do and how do I correct it.? thanks. Once again everything seems OK and even faster but these few games like "HOUSE of THE DEAD" and SNOOD which were downloaded from the web no longer work. Everything else is fine.
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Answer:games not playing

Hiya

Is this the version that you have of SNOOD:

http://www.snood.org/

It looks like a Demo, so maybe the timer has run out. Did it have a 30 day expire date?

Do you have anything left in the startup? Lets have a look:

Go to Run and type MSINFO32
On the left choose Software Enviroment, then Startup Programs. Copy/paste the list here.

Also, go here and download AddAware http://tomcoyote.com/lsindex.html

Download and run, ensuring that Deep Registry scan is enabled. Remove all except any references to Web3000 or new.net. If you're unsure, copy/paste the list here.

Also, whilst you're there, download and install RefUpdate to get the latest updates. Just click Connect.

Installing Direct7 over 8 won't do any good. In fact, not sure if it'll let you.

Also, where did you get HOUSE of THE DEAD from?

Regards

eddie
 

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Hi guys
At present I play MMO's through a 'ProLite E227HDS iiyama led 22" Monitor'. I'm finding the playing area to be too small. Especially with all the in game information that needs to be on the screen at all times.
I've looked at getting another larger monitor, but they seem a bit pricey for my pocket at this time. So, I happen to have a 'Toshiba REGZA 32" led/lcd TV' that I'm not using. I connected it to the PC and it displayed on the screen. However, only in a relatively small, square area in the middle of the screen. The only way I've been able to get it to fill the whole screen is by stretching the picture.
Q - Does anyone know how I can get it to use the whole screen and keep the aspect ratio. When I connected it then I used D-SUB, because that is how I was connecting to the monitor. I have since changed the way I connect to the 'iiyama' I am now using DVI. However the TV doesn't have a DVI socket. The other connection choices are...
HDMI x 3 and LAN

Answer:Playing MMO games on a TV via my PC

With the HDMI connection you should have no problems. Go to the control panel and set the screens to appear for the same desktop on both.

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Is there any way to play a 95/98 compatable game on XP? (Balders Gate 2 specifically)
 

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Jane's "WWII Fighters" does not function properly in WinME. Electronic Arts tells me that many of their games will not detect WIN2000 as an optimized operating system and therefore may not install properly. Anybody got a solution? Thank You.
 

Answer:Playing games in ME or ME playing games?

I installed Combat Flight Simulator 2 on windows ME and works just fine.
 

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Over the years I've collected some games that I've never gotten around to playing or feel like playing again, but it appears that XP is not as friendly with some of them. I know there is a compatibility mode selection in XP. Would I select that for the installation exe, or the exe that actually runs the game, or maybe both? Is there a checklist of things to try before resorting to using an imulator?? Thanks!
 

Answer:Playing old games on XP

Ya, you could try compat mode but very few DOS games, if any, worked for me in XP, I can't recall. DOSBox and DroptoDOS are good. Easy to install and use.
 

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In my pc games are not playing?

Answer:games are not playing

why my pc is not playing games

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Insurgency for me... I'm kinda addicted.

Answer:What Games are you playing right now?

Mad Max and GTA V/Online mostly.

Waiting for the Hearts of Stone DLC to drop for Witcher 3 before I jump into that game. Might try some Batman Arkham Knight soon now that it's been patched up a bit.

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The computer in question has XP home edition on it. It used to play games "Battlefield 1942, Age of Empire and Myst to name a few. Now the game freeze shortly after the games starts. Done 2 installs in 4 days of Xp one with direct x 8.1 which game require and one with 9 both installs with latest drivers to the best of my knowledge, and the pc locks up when games are played the rest of the time everything seems to work fine. These games used to play but will not run right at the moment. this problem has existed for several months now so I don't think it's related to sp2 release. Can anyone
point me in the right direction?
 

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Hey there,

I can't remember the command line in the Properites section of a game icon. It would allow you to redirect the game to a different directory, rather than using from the CD-ROM. Does anyone know how to do this?

Thanx!!!
 

Answer:Playing games without CD

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Been playing some Assassin's Creed Origins...

Answer:What Games are you playing right now? [2]

Looks great seek

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well i say games, ive only had a pc capable of playing decent games for a few days, so i downloaded a demo of doom 3 and i just wondered why my fans dont speed up whilst playing? it just seems to stay the same as when its not under load? is this because doom3 isnt "taxing" my system therefore nothing gets so hot to require fans speeding up?

Answer:when playing games...............

The only fan that is going to speed up is the cpu fan in most cases and You probably don't need it to speed up and that is why it isn't. Check your temps with speedfan or eversthome or I like people to use the software that comes will almost all boards. (then you are 100% sure the readings are accurate) What board do you have.?

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Hi,Just a quick question regarding playing PC games.I have been given an old PC game "Alien v Predator" and it wont play on my machine!I have Windows XP and the game specifies Windows 95/98.Does this mean my system is too good to play this game?

Answer:playing PC games

Some old stuff won't work on XP. You could try right clicking the .exe file that is the game; select properties; then compatibility. In this you will see options to run in "Windows 95" mode or whatever.I've never tried this myself, but have a go...it may work!Skeletal

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Hello . What I need is a little advice...

I noticed that the computer was running slow so I clicked on my computer and went into performance and saw that only 37% resources were free. I called Dell and they made me go into msconfig and had me UNCHECK many many items so that all the icons that were in the system tray are now gone. No big deaL but we have noticed that some of the games that I downloaded from the web no longer work!. Like a game called Snood. I downloaded it again but to no avail. It says you have to have Direct X version 7 to play the game but upon searching my files I have version 8. Do I download their version and overwrite the newer version with the older one??? Will this screw anything up??? What to do. I can tell you that now when I right click on my computer and look into the performance tab there is now 83% resources FREE. Wow. But what do I do with the games that no longer work. What could be the reason that they no longer work? I even RECHECKED all the boxes that they had me recheck just to see if they would work and they still do not work??? What could have happened. I even did a system restore to the day before the unchecking of the startup items and still they did not work. Once again what do you suggest I do and how do I correct it.? thanks. Once again everything seems OK and even faster but these few games like "HOUSE of THE DEAD" and SNOOD which were downloaded from the web no longer work. Everything else is fine.
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Answer:games not playing

hmm, tried downloaded latest version of DX? Just let it overwrite anything that may be there. Just a thought....
 

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How good is the TV for displaying PC game graphics? I have an Xbox and Alba TV and the picture/graphics are brilliant. I presume this is what the TV out feature of the grahics card is used for? Would you also overcome the problem with high response rates of some TFTs?Just imagine those big Rome Total War battles on a large TV screen :-)

Answer:Playing PC games on TV

I would probly think they were very blury.Probly crud graphics just as they would be on a PS2.I really cannot sit and play a PS2 because of the graphics its really slow and jerky,and the game programmers try to use a trail technique to fade out the all the bumps,of course it hardly works and gives the screen a cloudy affect.Xbox graphics on a tele are not bad,but everything is out of proportion,and sound doesn't go in time with the picture.You can indeed plug a S-Video cable from your TV-out port to your tele and see the screen as normal,but like i said it will probly be blury.I prefer classical CRT's to TFT because they have a more colourfull picture,although to be honest the TFT's give a crisper picture."Just imagine those big Rome Total War battles on a large TV screen :-)"Just imagine those big Rome Total War battles on a Digital projector,huh? ;-)

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I am trying to install a disk with super nes and nes games on it, but when I try to play snes games it says incorrect command line parameters. It does allow me to play nes games with my wingman game pad but not snes ones. Can anyone help me out
 

Answer:Playing games on PC

I'm assuming your using an emulator to run the games? What emulator are you using? The problem might be specific to the emulator, and its a bit hard to help unless we know more details. Try to post as much information about the problem as possible, and we will try to help.
 

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Question: HDD playing games

I tried the forums but was unable to find anything help full in this issue so posting it now.
My secondary 80GB SG Barracuda is gone crazy. the problem is that the HDD gets undetected when its being written. If I copies anything from it or in it (any partition) it vanishes from windows and even from bios. After a couple of minutes I can re-detect it from the device manager. and its fine till I try to access it. After trying so many things I was able to copy data from 1 partition with old DOS based ghost.exe, by making image of the partition.
I'll salvage the data by using ghost but can my hard drive get repaired?
 

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Hi i need some advice i have got a Time Computer with AMD Athlon (tm) XP 1800+ 1.54 GHz 224 MB of Ram with a Pro savage grphics card i have not got a lot of money to spend but need to up date my Graphics card as a lot of the games will not play any help thanks.

Answer:Playing Games

click here any help?

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Hi guys,
I'm planning to make an order on simpleshoppinglink.com buy I'm still thinking: I want to buy a powerful machine for playing new big games and decided to ask someone's thoughts about it. So what would you buy for playing games: PC or Laptop?
If you choose PC: i7 4790k or i7 4930k? or another proposes?
If you choose laptop: which one?
 

Answer:What would you buy for playing games?

An i5 with a good video card. Games are GPU intensive so you'll need a video card to handle the latest games with 8 gigs of memory.

I personally play on a PC. There are those who play on a laptop. It boils down to a personal preference. if you need the mobility you go laptop. However, I can build a PC significantly cheaper.
 

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