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WoW makes my computer Restart


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Hey guys, I installed World Of Warcraft a couple of days ago and everytime i play this game it either makes my computer restart or shut off completely i have all the requierments to play that game but i have no idea what is making my computer shut down evertime i play
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Rods, Do you have DirectX 9c and the updated Video Driver?
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yes i have them both updated but i dont undestand why it makes my computer restart i can play Battlefield2 and Starwars Galaxies just fine without any problems
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Hey Rods,

Can you post us your System Specs. This will make it easier to help you.

Jazza!
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hi,

download everest - http://www.majorgeek...wnload4181.html then post back your specs.

cheers...xxx1
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k heres are my system specs
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CPU Type AMD Athlon XP, 1800 MHz (13.5 x 133) 2200+
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Video Adapter RADEON 9550 (256 MB)
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Audio Adapter VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller
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C: (NTFS) 33008 MB (10694 MB free)
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DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)
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Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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Your sound is onboard?
If so WoW doesnt support Onboard sound or graphics.

You will need to buy a sound card.
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so having a soundcard onboard it will make my computer restart or shut down completely
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i installed a new driver on my video card but that doesnt seem to be the problem my computer still restarted while i was trying to play World of Warcraft
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I'm not saying that your onboard sound would make your computer restart but if your sound card drivers have crashed, the game trying to use it could cause it to restart. It is a long shot but may happen. As I say before WoW doesn't surport onboard sound or graphics.

Have you tried installing WoW manualy. The auto installer may have missed many files causing the game to crash and restart your computer to help save your files.

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onboard sound card doesnt make your computer restart when trying to run World of Warcraft. My brother's friend was able to run wow without a problem with the onboard sound card.
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Yes i have tried reinstalling WoW 3 times but everytime i try to play i it still will make my computer screen go black or shut down and restart
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i installed a new driver on my video card


Have you tried rolling back a driver?

Do you have anyother Graphics/Video card you could try?

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nope i havent tried rollingback my driver i will try though thanks
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