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Computer Crashing because of WoW

Discussion in 'Games' started by ericw21, Jan 23, 2011.

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  1. ericw21

    ericw21 Thread Starter

    Jan 23, 2011
    Ok, here's the issue... when i log into World of Warcraft, choose my character, and after the game loads, and im actually in-game, i get about 1 to 2 minutes to play before WoW completely crashes my computer (computer completely shuts down, it turns off). This just started about 5 days ago and i've tried everything i could think off. i ran a temperature check to see if things were getting too hot.. that wasn't it. i updated my graphics card driver, which did need an update ...but it didn't help. i restored my system to a later date when WoW was working, that did nothing. I ran full scans of my computer to check for viruses, it found nothing (and my computer seems perfectly fine except when i try to play WoW). I tried deleting certain folders in the world of warcraft file to see if it was any of the addons i downloaded for the game or any of the custom interface changes i made that were causing the problem and of course, you guessed it , i had no luck once again. I did a full uninstall of WoW, then reinstalled it and it still doesn't work. i even opened up my computer and carefully cleaned it out a bit because it was rather dusty, but still no results. i seriously have no clue why this is happening. it is as strange as it is frustrating, because it worked fine for the first two months i had it installed, and now all of a sudden it keeps crashing my computer. I don't pay Blizzard $15 i month for their game to crash my computer repeatedly. i'm in desperate need of some good advice. please help :(
  2. ww6


    Jan 18, 2011
    How many wats is your power supply?
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