Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

system blues

  • Please log in to reply



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 5 posts
My problem is:
I have done a complete system wipe and reinstall, I have win xp pro with sp2
in the system I have an MSI kt7 ultra mainboard with amd ath 3200 proc, 768 Mb ddr ram,ATI radeon 9600 pro,SB audigy 2 sound,2X120gig HD maxtor's,1Xdvd-re,1Xdvd-player + floppy.

the system when running just as a desktop is great no probs, can go on the net and browse and i can play dvd's and music all the things that dont seem to put it under much stress?
Now as soon as I put any game on the system and start playing it will Hang the sys
I have a looped sound and the game freezes I have to press the reset button to restart the sys I have no control over the keyboard commands.
The error message reads as follows:


I have been into the bios and looked at the settings and also the boot menu all seems fine? HELP!

would this have anything to do with the cpu or cpu temp? I only get to run any game for about 2 mins max so I dont think it is but any help is greatfully recieved
I have had enough of this prob its ongoing and driving me batty!!!
  • 0




    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 3 posts
i have the same problem. with radeon 9600 and 1gb ram idk y it would just lock up so badly. plz help.
  • 0



    Retired Staff

  • Retired Staff
  • 11,365 posts
separate threads please.....

those error messages are not error messages...they are file names sent to Microsoft if you choose to send them

The error message will be found in event viewer under Applications of System

Start > run > eventvwr.msc

report those back. Look for error that occured when game crashed

Here is the most common issue for common problems

Did the game crash to desktop

Lock up the system
Ram or poorly written program

shut down the system
heat or power supply

These are not 100 percent, but are most common problems

Given your description, check your ram with a memory tester...better yet, remove a stick, play and if it locks up again, switch sticks until you find the bad ram.

Also, update all drivers, game patches and chipset driver.
  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP