I was setting up a neighborhood in the Sims 2 and my graphics suddenly got strange, so I quit the game thinking my memory might be low and restarted the computer. I went back to the same neighborhood and everything looked fine. I worked in there setting community lots and neighborhood decorations for perhaps 10 or 15 minutes and all of a sudden my computer froze and I got the blue screen error.
I wrote down the following info:
Tech info*Stop: 0 x 0000008e (0xC0000005, 0xbfaf3975, 0xf385e62c, 0x00000000)
address BFAF3975 base at BF9D4000 datestamp 00000000
About three weeks ago I had a problem with my graphics after installing Family Fun and Glamour Life Sims stuff packs with the water in the swimming pools all turning red. I was told by EA techs that I needed to update my driver, but when I checked at nvidia it said I had the latest driver. I have a Nvidia Geforce 4 ti 4600 card. So I asked around and some people suggested that maybe my driver had gotten corrupted and try to reinstall it. I did and the game ran fine with no more red water.
Just last week I got the new Sims 2: Pets expansion, and all the graphics have been looking fine, until tonight. I had been in the build area of a new neighborhood for about an hour when half the buildings I had put in began to lose the coloring on just their lawns. It turned all white but the rest of the lot - like the buildings were fine and the neighborhood lawn itself was fine. As this was a vampire, werewolf neighborhood there were extensive size buildings, lots of castles and stone work, with a more or less heavy custom autumn type terrains - which made me think of low memory right off the bat. I only have a gig ( 2 - 512 matched sticks of ram), which is why I quit. I shut all the way down, waited a minuted then restarted up the computer. And like I said I was barely back to the neighborhood 10 or 15 minutes when I got the blue screen.
Another simmer suggested it might have been a microsoft problem, but I went to microsoft and they said they addressed that problem and fixed it with sp2. I'm running sp2 and have all the latest updates except for the new explorer.
Any suggestions as to what my problem is?
Thanks in advance - Writin_Reg