Memory Error when trying to open a program/game

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sman789

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anyone know what could fix this...i've tried running ad aware and ran a scan of AVG but nuthin helped

it happens when i try to open up a game

i know it works because the same file was installed in a friends PC and worked

could it be a virus at all...i even d/led Norton to test it and nothing popped up
 
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This error has many possible origins. Virus is not usually a cause.

Do you have the graphics drivers and hardware needed for the game? Is your system updated with Direct X 9b?

Do you have all recommended patched/updates applied to your OS?
 

sman789

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yeah i ran a windows update and everythingis good, i tried running one stick of since i run dual channel, i tried running everyhting at stock speed instead of overclocked

first lines of dxdiag

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System Information
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Time of this report: 10/11/2003, 18:49:54
Machine name: 3000MONSTER
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 1 (2600.xpsp2.030422-1633)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: INTELR
System Model: AWRDACPI
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 1024MB RAM
Page File: 427MB used, 1298MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0b (4.09.0000.0902)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.0001.0902 32bit Unicode

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