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I had a problem a while back in which a game would only run in windowed mode. Whenever I switched to full screen the application would stay minimized. The game was Asheron's Call. Not a very hardware stressful game. Link to the post here: http://www.geekstogo...or-t151121.html. This was eventually fixed with the help of tech support for the game by deleting the "user.ini" settings file from my documents (which apparently didn't delete during uninstall). Now that problem is back for that game and deleting the user.ini failed to work this time. I plan to get in contact with tech support today about this issue.

I'm posting here because it just happened to another game, Neverwinter Nights 2. This is making me think that it is a hardware problem. My CPU runs a little hot (52-58C) despite all my efforts. I have plans to get a 120mm cooler to hopefully drop it a bit more but I am told that p4s just run hot. Suggestions anyone?

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Problem solved via tech support of one of the games.
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Would you care to share the solution?

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Sure, it was something stupid that I had done. My card has a factory overclock on it. I had disabled the overclock when I was having a bit of heat issues. I disabled it through WinPatrol insted of msconfig. So when I reinstalled my drivers winpatrol was still blocking the file in the driver that overclocks the card. All i had to do was reinable this driver file. It was a simple fix that only I could have figured out. The tech support person had said something like "I have never heard of a problem like this that wasn't driver related." That got me thinking and refreshed my memory on what I had done previously to screw it up.... :whistling:
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