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Have you tried a reinstall of the game?
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I just re-installed about 10-25 mins ago, started playing. Its still doing it.
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Do you have the latest motherboard chipset drivers installed?
Do you have the latest sound card drivers installed?
Is your motherboard an ASUS?

Run the game with the -nosound switch to see if that stops in from freezing.

Edited by ZEUS_GB, 18 November 2006 - 09:59 AM.

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1. Dont Know
2. Yes
3. Whatever the Dell came with, im not sure.

Ok, ill run it with nosound now.


EDIT: Yeah it still does it with nosound.

Edited by kws_divine, 09 November 2006 - 08:57 AM.

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Download and install the latest motherboard chipset drivers from either the Intel website or the Dell website.
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Im not sure which one to download.... Sorry im not "fantastic" at computers :whistling:
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This one > http://support.dell....mp;fileid=70069

Did the nosound switch work?
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It said it was released in 03 and I got this computer in 04 so doesn't that mean I already have the latest?


And no the nosound didnt work.
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I should have known Dell's drivers would be out of date.

Use Intel's chipset ID utility to find out what chipset you have and post back.

http://downloadfinde...f...43&lang=eng
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A bluescreen with nv4_disp.dll referenced has three main causes:

1. Drive issue - we've ruled this out.

2. Power issue - if you've been using that card in the system for years, and not seen a problem, as well as not seeing any other issues with the computer over all, not likely.

3. Bad card. Does the issue (or any other issue) occur with any other games?


Essentially, when you get that particular error, Windows is just reporting that the last instruction it sent was to the file nv4_disp.dll (the video card driver), and that it has not responded, which generally means that the card itself hasn't responded.
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Zeus GB - Intel® 865 chipset Family

Kurenai - This happens with Day of Defeat, Counter Strike, and thats all.

But also when I startup WoW it will freeze unfreeze freeze unfreeze... and then when I connect to a game in WoW it would lag ALOT. But lets not get to that yet, I dont want to flood Zeus with all theese questions.
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Try installing these > http://downloadfinde...x?ProductID=816

Also check out this article on the steampowered site. Can you try some of the steps on it such as forcing the directx mode and resolution etc..

I would also like you to run DirectX Diagnostics.

Click start > click run > type dxdiag > click ok > wait for the progress bar to disappear > click display > then run both the Direct Draw and the Direct3D tests. Also click DirectX files and check if any problems are found with the files.
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Oh yeah, I forgot. Steam + nVidia = the sound of Valve laughing at you.

So DoD and CS both throw artifacts, and WoW stutters really badly...are there any games or intensive 3d applications which work ok?

If you don't have any others to test, try grabbing Aquamark3 or 3dMark (any of them, really), and see if they throw errors at you as well?
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Try installing these > http://downloadfinde...x?ProductID=816

Also check out this article on the steampowered site. Can you try some of the steps on it such as forcing the directx mode and resolution etc..

I would also like you to run DirectX Diagnostics.

Click start > click run > type dxdiag > click ok > wait for the progress bar to disappear > click display > then run both the Direct Draw and the Direct3D tests. Also click DirectX files and check if any problems are found with the files.


When you say 'these' do you mean all of these? http://downloadfinde.....mp;submit=Go! :blink:

Also, I did the DD and D3D tests, I saw everything that I was supposed to do. And no problems found when I clicked DirectX Filed :whistling:
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The top one is the only one you need.
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