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Q: Solved: Vista gaming issues!

Are there any games that work on Windows vista home premium? The only one that has worked for me is Realflight g3.5....Tigerwoods 05,nascar simracing and mvpbaseball 2005 do not work at all.Is this fixable right now???

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A:Vista Gaming Issues!

Have you tried setting it to run in compatibility mode? Try setting it to run in compatibility mode for XP SP2, and Run as Administrator. Just a guess, but worth a shot
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A:Gaming issues on Vista 64

Have you patched the game? if so, was it with the autopatcher or stand alone installation?
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A:XP and Vista LAN issues for gaming - what's the source of the issue?


I guess I don't feel bad for not figuring it out - everyone I've talked to can only suggest the only standby "turn off your firewalls." Hmmmm.
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They have a Windows Vista Performance Guide over at Anadtech, where they discuss the ups and downs on, amongst other things, gaming on Vista.
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A:[SOLVED] Vista and 3 Issues.......

Hi Wackster71

1) For this IE behavior in versions of Windows other than Vista, you'd be able to change this back to defaults by unchecking the "confirm open after download" option in the "Advanced" settings of "File Types" for the filetype in question in Windows Explorer's "Tools"/"Folder Options" menus. But in Vista, to undo the preference, you have to edit a Registry value --- specifically: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\AttachmentExecute\{0002DF01-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} --- you have to delete the value for the filetype you wish to return to defaults from that list. For all the details, here's a nicely thorough article over at "My Digital Life" ---

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Best of luck!
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A:Solved: Diablo 2 issues with Vista

I just changed the settings from 3D to 2D with the VidTest and it cleared right up. =D Diablo 2 now runs great!
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Ultimate, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
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A:[SOLVED] Vista freezing issues

bump, plz help, it annoying
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A:Solved: Vista Networking Issues

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

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A:[SOLVED] Vista x64 SP1 BSOD Issues

Hi. . .

Alot of guesswork here, but that is the nature of many BSODs in general.

Click on the Live SysInternals Autoruns link in my my sig area and save the autoruns.exe file to your desktop. Then download the attached zip and extract the batch file to your desktop. Both files must be on your desktop. Then go to desktop, right-click on the batch file and run as Administrator. It will take about 5 minutes for it to run. The output will be in a folder names TSF_Vista_Support in your documents folder. Zip it up and attach. If >1.96mb (zipped), take some of the dump files out. 1.96mb is the post limit.

I cannot stress the importance that both the batch and exe (autoruns) files must be on YOUR desktop and the batch file must be executed at an elevated admin level.

Let's cut some of the guessing out - run the Vista Driver Verifier.
START | type cmd.exe | right-click on cmd.exe uptop under programs | Run as Administrator | type verifier & hit enter - the Verifier screen will appear | do the following:


1. Select 2nd option - Create custom settings (for code developers)
2. Select 2nd option - Select individual settings from a full list.
3. Check the boxes? Special Pool
? Pool Tracking
? Force IRQL checking4. Select last option - Select driver names from a list
5. Click on the Provider heading - sorts list by Provider
6. Check ALL boxes where Microsoft is not the Provider
7. Click on Finish
8. Re-boot

If the Driver Verifier (DV) finds a violation, it will result in a BSOD - usually a 0xc4 - but not always. It will verify your drivers 1-by-1, so it will take some time. To see the status of the Driver Verifier, bring up an elevated command prompt, type verifier - but this time select the last option on the first screen - "Display information about the currently verified drivers..". If you find your system to unstable (the verifier generally consumes CPU & RAM), turn if "off" and re-boot. To turn the Driver Verifier off, bring up an elevated command prompt and type verifier /reset then re-boot.

If you get a verifier-enabled BSOD, get it ASAP - go to \windows\minidump - get it, aip it up and attach.

Any ? - please let me know.

Regards. . .


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A:[SOLVED] Vista issues - not sure if this is virus related

Run System Restore - choose a restore point prior to installation of Pinnacle Studio 14 -
START | type rstrui

Uninstall Zone Alarm.

Install ALL outstanding Windows Updates, including Vista SP2 - Vista SP1/ SP2 Prepwork - MVP

Try Pinnacle install again.
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A:[SOLVED] To All Who Exp. Vista SP1 Mouse/Keyboard Issues

I hope my fix helps you and countless others. I have spent hours online reading posts; especially from, "Miracle workers," who seem to have special knowledge, but what I noticed is that all advice was common sense troubleshooting that helps the same issues, but outside of the Vista Service Pack 1 glitches; stuff most of us would try on our own before even researching online! There are no, "Special," ways you can fix either Mouse or Keyboard problems through your Device Manager, or any other way with the Service Pack 1 issues; however, through much trial and error methods I've used - I have found the steps that indeed worked for me, and should work for everyone. There are no methods through your control panel; none, and no manipulation involved, and it all comes down to the Service Pack, and other updates/hotfixes.

My problems:

After installing Service Pack 1 I did not have the ability to use my USB Mouse. The same USB Port worked with other USB hardware devices, and the same mouse worked on different pc?s. After performing the Steps 1-3, that I outlined for you below, my USB Mouse was restored; however, I had a new problem; my Keyboard didn?t work at all; none of the functions; including the touch pad. Once I performed Step 4, that I outlined for you below, the Keyboard was restored. Now everything works! This was all trial and error, but it paid off. I did not come across anything online at all that helped me with this, so hopefully this, too, will work for those of you who are getting nowhere slowly with all the crap people are saying works and does not.

Step #1: Uninstall Service Pack 1
Go into your Control Panel, Programs, Install Updates, Right Click on Service Pack 1 and Uninstall it. Restart Computer.

Step #2: Reinstall Service Pack 1 Standalone KB936330
The first link below will take you to a page where you can download this in either 32 Bit or 64 Bit. The second link will take you directly to the 32 Bit Install. Restart Computer.

Step #3:Install Update KB947562 (For Compatibility Issues) ? Restart Computer.
This should restore your Mouse. The Update is below.

Step #4: Install Update KB947821 (Readiness Tool) ? Restart Computer.
This should restore your Keyboard. The Update is below.

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A:Solved: Vista wireless connection issues

Welcome to TSG.
From the failing laptop,may we see :
Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

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Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.


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If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

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maybe instead of uninstalling it, try installing the newest version of the driver? I would also run a memory test on it. Even a windows memory test would suffice. Give it a shot.
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Hi -

I'll take a look through your system & see what I can find out. I do need system info - please follow THESE instructions.

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A:Gaming issues

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A:Solved: Deletion issues and Can I bypass the initial Logon in Vista?

how to enable Auto-Logon for Vista:

1. Click the Start button, type 'netplwiz' and hit enter or click that name on the Start menu.

2. In the GUI window that comes up uncheck the "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer' box, then click 'Apply'

3. In the new dialog box that opens type the name of the account you want to auto-logon by default. If the account is not normally passworded then leave the password blank, if the account is passworded then enter the password where indicated. Click OK your way out of both dialogs.

as for your problems with deleting/moving files: the problem is known as "Vista's Long Goodbye" yet to date microsoft has failed to tackle the issue, more here:
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A:[SOLVED] Windows Vista Virus Issues --MAJOR PROBLEMS

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Gateway FX: P-7811FX

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A:Windows 7 Gaming Issues

you may need to talk to your manufacturer if it's a namebrand PC/laptop, or your motherboard producer if it's custom-built as there can be problems with Windows 7 which can be solved by upgrading your BIOS(apparently)
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only install a BIOS "if your manufacturer tells you to" only.
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A:Router and IP gaming issues

To get your real IP
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A:FLASH Gaming Issues

1. Install Google Chrome...

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A:Gaming issues...This is a tough one

Win ME is the problem, it is not gamer friendly as 98 was, it should have never been released. save the nickles and get the OEM XP and perhaps another stick o the Rambus, b4 you can't find it any more.
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A:Gaming Computer Issues

Are you sure you have your monitor set to the right port? If so, test using another cable and/or port before moving on to problems with the machine.
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A:BSOD issues while gaming

Hi Heimdall,

This looks very similar to another thread in this forum that zigzag3143 has troubleshot. Check it out and see if that advice works for you. If it does, please post back in this thread.

Your mini-dump Debug Code:

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Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02c61000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02e9ee50
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* *
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 50, {fffff8a18afd1dc0, 1, fffff880043cf421, 5}

Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : dxgmms1.sys ( dxgmms1!VIDMM_DEVICE::RemoveCommitment+31 )
Followup: MachineOwner
0: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
Invalid system memory was referenced. This cannot be protected by try-except,
it must be protected by a Probe. Typically the address is just plain bad or it
is pointing at freed memory.
Arg1: fffff8a18afd1dc0, memory referenced.
Arg2: 0000000000000001, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation.
Arg3: fffff880043cf421, If non-zero, the instruction address which referenced the bad memory
Arg4: 0000000000000005, (reserved)
Debugging Details:

Could not read faulting driver name
WRITE_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002f090e0
fffff880`043cf421 ff0b dec dword ptr [rbx]
TRAP_FRAME: fffff88005fff690 -- (.trap 0xfffff88005fff690)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
rax=0000000008000400 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=fffff8a00b3d71d0
rdx=fffffa80078a8230 rsi=0000000000000000 rdi=0000000000000000
rip=fffff880043cf421 rsp=fffff88005fff828 rbp=0000000000000000
r8=fffffa80078a81e0 r9=fffff8a00b3d71d0 r10=fffff8a00a4f34a0
r11=fffff8a00b640010 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000000000
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000000000000
iopl=0 nv up ei ng nz na po nc
fffff880`043cf421 ff0b dec dword ptr [rbx] ds:00000000`00000000=????????
Resetting default scope
LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002d50b91 to fffff80002cd2f00
fffff880`05fff528 fffff800`02d50b91 : 00000000`00000050 fffff8a1`8afd1dc0 00000000`00000001 fffff880`05fff690 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`05fff530 fffff800`02cd0fee : 00000000`00000001 fffff8a1`8afd1dc0 fffff8a0`00000000 fffffa80`000000aa : nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x40f5b
fffff880`05fff690 fffff880`043cf421 : fffff880`043c85c0 fffffa80`057f6000 fffff8a0`0a4f34a0 fffffa80`057f54b0 : nt!KiPageFault+0x16e
fffff880`05fff828 fffff880`043c85c0 : fffffa80`057f6000 fffff8a0`0a4f34a0 fffffa80`057f54b0 fffffa80`057f5630 ... Read more
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