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Games won't start after installing a new vga?

Q: Games won't start after installing a new vga?

Hi I ve start new after installing vga? won't Games a just bought a new vga Radeon HD I had Games won't start after installing a new vga? GT before Everything was fine I downloaded the drivers played some games and everything was ok Games won't start after installing a new vga? After testing it I decided to uninstall the Nvidia drivers because it seems to me that I didn t need them anymore I did it using the programs and features in Control Panel after restarting the PC the games I tried didn t start Assassin s creed IV Black Flag when I tried to start it nothing happend and nothing changed in task manager Battlefield It says that I need directx which is weird cause I have the newest directx installed on my PC Also KMplayer won t work it doesn t show any video but plays the sound VLC and jetaudio work just fine System Games won't start after installing a new vga? Information OS Windows Ultimate SP Processor Intel Core i CPU Motherboard J amp W JW-H T-PRO RAM GB VGA Radeon HD So what should I do Thanks in advance nbsp

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A: Games won't start after installing a new vga?

Tried uninstalling and reinstalling the amd drivers and it got fixed

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/games-wont-start-after-installing-a-new-vga.198393/
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A:Vista Games All Want to Start Saved Games

I just discovered I have the exact same problem. I have Vista Ultimate (x64). Played Spider Solitaire last night, now it is gone.

Gee, could have something to do with the 17 MS updates that were installed last night?

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A:BSOD When Installing Games on Steam/Launching Games Through Steam

I have disabled my wireless connection and connected to the internet to download using an ethernet cable, and all is going well at the moment.
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A:installing games cd

very few games can be transferred from pc to pc, only small one's that require no installation. You will have to reinstall the games using the original disk and then you may be able to transfer the saved games, etc back into the new installation.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-games-cd.107240/
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Go to this link: http://www.visualtour.com/downloads/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-games-on-xp.750780/
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A:installing games HELP pleaaasee

Can you confirm that file path? Csrss.exe is a windows file, but it shouldn't be located in C:\windows\config, it should be C:\Windows\System32. If it's elsewhere then it might be a virus or malware posing as that file.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-games-help-pleaaasee.833784/
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A:Very low FPS(20) in some games after re-installing windows 7

pump!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/very-low-fps-20-in-some-games-after-re-installing-windows-7.978640/
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Perhaps you can contact the game manafacturers and let them know that your pc restarts after applying a crack for their software?? :)

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/xp-restarts-after-installing-games-105805.html
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A:Problems installing games

contact microsoft
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-installing-games.67298/
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A:CRC error while installing games

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A:Installing old Sierra Games

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-old-sierra-games.905978/
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A:Getting this error while installing games

dude. There is a post 2 above yours with the exact error name as it title.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/getting-this-error-while-installing-games.460989/
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A:games installing but not working once done

What is the exact error message? What games do not work?
What are you system specs?
Make and model of your system including RAM, CPU, video card and audio card manifacturer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/games-installing-but-not-working-once-done.214464/
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A:Problem installing games

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A:Trouble installing PC Games

What are the requirements for the games...re Visual C++?
 
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/507920/trouble-installing-pc-games/
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A:Questions regarding installing games on pc.

'Installing' games does not affect the computer. I have only 2GB of RAM and have about 26 commercial games installed including Call of Duty 2,4,WoW, Far Cry 2, Bioshock, Half Life 2 series, Crysis Warhead etc.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/questions-regarding-installing-games-on-pc.815766/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-dvd-rw-is-not-installing-dvd9-games.167661/
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Is this the same machine that you're being helped with here?

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/989344-decrapifyer-anti-bloatware-mess-up.html

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/having-trouble-installing-games.989924/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/re-problems-installing-games.961234/
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You mention that you replaced the ram, did you ever test it? Just because it's new doesn't mean anything.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/crc-errors-when-installing-games.877221/
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Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/big-problem-installing-games-753777.html
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Did you have these games installed on your computer before you restored it to factory settings?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-installing-games.933231/
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Welcome

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/trouble-installing-games.998440/
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Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) to the desktop.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-shuts-down-when-installing-games.1157600/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/a-problem-installing-seweral-games.670657/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-with-msvcr80-dll-installing-games.781573/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-those-split-filed-games.483259/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/28938-usage-ram-while-installing-programs-games.html
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Code:
TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-224DB SCSI\CDROM&VEN_TSSTCORP&PROD_CDDVDW_SH-224DB\4&AF293AA&0&000000 This device is disabled.
Niet beschikbaar ROOT\*ATITOOLDEVICE\0000 The drivers for this device are not installed.


Test your RAM one stick at the time for eight passes: RAM - Test with Memtest86+ - Windows 7 Help Forums

AMD OverDrive (AODDriver2.sys) is either a stand-alone application, or a component of the AMD VISION Engine Control Center. This driver is known to cause BSOD's on some Win7 systems.


Please uninstall all AMD/ATI video stuff from Control Panel...Programs...Uninstall a program
Then, download and install a fresh copy of the ATI drivers from Global Provider of Innovative Graphics, Processors and Media Solutions | AMD (in the upper right corner of the page)
Use this procedure to install the DRIVER ONLY: ATI video cards - DRIVER ONLY installation procedure
Update Realtek PCI/PCIe Adapters.


Code:
dump_storahci.sys Thu Aug 22 13:40:39 2013 (5215F8B7)
driver created to provide disk access during crash dump file generation
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=dump_storahci.sys

AODDriver2.sys Tue Feb 11 12:06:52 2014 (52FA044C)
AMD Overdrive; also in EasyTune6 for Gigabyte motherboard [br] Known BSOD issues in Win7[br][br]Part of AMD Fuel[br][br]Location: C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Fuel\amd64\AODDriver2.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=AODDriver2.sys

AMDACPKSL.SYS Sun Jun 22 04:31:43 2014 (53A6400F)
included in the AMD/ATI Catalyst WDM drivers package
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=AMDACPKSL.SYS

AtihdWB6.sys Sun Jun 22 04:32:00 2014 (53A64020)
AMD High Definition Audio Function Driver
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=AtihdWB6.sys

Rt630x64.sys Tue Aug 26 08:24:06 2014 (53FC2806)
Realtek PCI/PCIe Adapters
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=Rt630x64.sys

atikmpag.sys Mon Sep 15 23:59:06 2014 (5417612A)
ATI Video driver (remove the Catalyst Control Center and only install the Display Driver)
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=atikmpag.sys

atikmdag.sys Tue Sep 16 00:21:08 2014 (54176654)
ATI Video driver (remove the Catalyst Control Center and only install the Display Driver)
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=atikmdag.sys

Debug session time: Fri Jan 23 23:25:49.308 2015 (UTC + 1:00)
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Mihael\SysnativeBSODApps\012315-8484-01.dmp]
Built by: 9600.17476.amd64fre.winblue_r5.141029-1500
System Uptime: 0 days 7:04:55.033
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Rt630x64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Rt630x64.sys
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc000001d, fffff800d14b4371, ffffd001b57c8b78, ffffd001b57c8380}
BugCheck Info: KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (1e)
Bugcheck code 0000001E
Arguments:
Arg1: ffffffffc000001d, The exception code that was not handled
Arg2: fffff800d14b4371, The address that the exception occurred at
Arg3: ffffd001b57c8b78, Parameter 0 of the exception
Arg4: ffffd001b57c8380, Parameter 1 of the exception
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1E_c000001d
PROCESS_NAME: System
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: MEMORY_CORRUPTION_LARGE
BiosVersion = P1.80
BiosReleaseDate = 10/24/2014
SystemManufacturer = To Be Filled By O.E.M.
SystemProductName = To Be Filled By O.E.M.
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Debug session time: Fri Jan 23 15:47:26.342 2015 (UTC + 1:00)
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Mihael\SysnativeBSODApps\012315-8015-01.dmp]
Built by: 9600.17476.amd64fre.winblue_r5.141029-1500
System Uptime: 0 days 1:03:43.065
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiDeletePteRun+1b4 )
BugCheck A, {fffffa818307b6d0, 2, 1, fffff801ed6e70b4}
BugCheck Inf... Read more

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A:getting BSOD while installing games like LOCO 0x00000101

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IF OVERCLOCKING, STOP AND RESET ALL CLOCKS BACK TO STOCK.

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Info


Problem signature:
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Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 0000000000000068
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A:Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit hangs when installing games

  
Quote: Originally Posted by XpressO


This is my first post on the forums so hello everyone!

I hope you can help me find the problem that's causing my system to hang to the point where even the cursor stops responding and I have to do a hard reboot. No BSOD whatsoever, just a complete halting of everything.

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Hi and welcome

We need a bunch of info. we can start off by helping you generate a DMP file from you hung process. use these to genereate and upload it. http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...g-process.html

If you have no other choice but to force boot, you might waant to see if the hangs happen in safe mode (F8)

Eventually we are going to need you to go into event viewer and see what is logged there,
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A:BSOD Randomly at night AND Sometimes while installing certain games.

Without the crash reports, it is difficult to say what the likely problem is: Please follow the http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html to provide us with the crash reports.
BugCheck 0x124
You have a 0x124 hardware bugcheck. If the system is still under warranty, I would recommend sending it in to have diagnostic tests done and any bad hardware replaced.



   Warning
Before you proceed with the following, answer these two questions: Are you still under warranty? Does your warranty allow you to open up the machine to check hardware? If you are unsure of the answers to these questions, contact your system manufacturer. WARNING: The steps that follow can void your warranty!!!

For your hardware stop 0x124 crash, read through Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try and use the following hardware checks to supplement that link.
If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

If you have an SSD, make sure the following are up to date:SSD firmware
BIOS Version
Chipset Drivers
Hard disk controller drivers/SATA drivers
If you have a Marvell IDE ATA/ATAPI device, make sure the drivers are up to date from the Intel site or Marvell site and not from your motherboard/vendor support site.

Run all but the advanced tests with SeaTools for HDDs.SeaTools for Windows

SeaTools for DOS
Monitor temperatures during the following tests. Use the following programs to monitor the temperatures. Real Temp is a good CPU temperature monitor.
Speccy - System Information - Free Download will monitor all hardware temperatures.
HWiNFO, HWiNFO32 & HWiNFO64 - Hardware Information and Analysis Tools can be inaccurate for CPU temperatures, but is a good program for GPU temperature monitoring.
Use FurMark: VGA Stress Test, Graphics Card and GPU Stability Test, Burn-in Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net to test the graphics card GPU. Let it run until the GPU temperatures even out or until the GPU temperatures reach a dangerous level (you can find the max temperature for your card on either the nVidia or AMD sites; if you are not sure, ask us). The goal is to get a steady temperature, find out if the GPU is overheating, or to see if there are any artifacts present in the test itself: look for strange pixelated patterns on the screen or colors that do not look like they belong. Then use the |MG| Video Memory Stress Test 1.7.116 Download to test your graphics card memory. Let the memory test run for at least seven passes; the more the better.

Run Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95 to determine any hardware problems. Run all three tests for a few hours each. If you get errors, stop the test and post back here.

Follow the steps for doing CPU stress test using IntelBurnTest

Run the boot version of Memtest86+ paying close attention to Parts 2 and 3 of the tutorial. Also, in case Memtest86+ misses anything and comes up with no errors, run the extended version of the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool for at least five passes. These you may want to run overnight since they take a long time to complete (run them an hour before bed each of the next two nights and check before going to sleep that they are still running).

For Part 3: If You Have Errors: If you swap any memory components, follow these steps for ESD safety:Shut down and turn off your computer.
Unplug all power supplies to the computer (AC Power then battery for laptops, AC power for desktops)
Hold down the power button for 30 seconds to close the circuit and ensure all power drains from components.
Make sure you are grounded by using proper grounding techniques, i.e. work on an anti-static workbench, anti-static desk, or an anti-static pad. Hold something metallic while touching it to the anti-static surface, or use an anti-static wristband to attach to the anti-static material while working. If you do not have an anti-static workbench, desk, or pad, you can use your computer tower/case by finding a metal hold in it, such as a drive bay.
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A:Numerous BSODs while playing games and installing

Last night I had another two BSODs. I have attached the files. I also just updated my graphics drivers to the new 11.10 version, so hopefully that will help. any confirmation or telling me what is actually wrong would be greatly appreciated. thanks.

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Process:

Memory:

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A:Getting random BSOD while installing ArcheAge or playing games

Welcome to Seven Forums, captllama. Unfortunately, there were no dump files in your file you uploaded, please make sure your computer is configured for Small Memory dumps
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

Also, the game you are trying to install, you are not alone. We have had several people with the same problems. I may suggest you go to their forums and see if you can get any info from there. If you do, please come tell us, as we would like to know too.

In the meantime, you may want to 0pen a elevated command prompt ( click start, type cmd in the search box, right click on the cmd entry and select run as administrator) in the black box that opens, copy/paste sfc /scannow. If you decide to type it, notice the space between the sfc and the /. It is a system file checker which will scan your system files and attempt to correct any missing or corrupt files. What we want are the results to say windows found no integrity violations. If it says files were found but could not be repaired, close the box, reboot and run it again, after opening the administrative command prompt. You may have to reboot and run it three times for it to repair all system files. If it can't repair them after 3 reboots, let us know.

When you have another BSOD, please run the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions again. Use option #2 and press the Grab All button. Then post it here in a new post and I'll be notified. We debug with the Dump files and without anything much to go on it will be difficult.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/386698-bsod-apparently-when-installing-steam-games-pfn_list_corrupt-4e.html