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This doesn't happen on Linux...

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kickback999, May 28, 2008.

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  1. kickback999

    kickback999 Thread Starter

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    My dad is getting the same problem on his pc that made me delete my Windows install completely.

    When he runs apps that use openGL like the RTCW game, it keeps freezing and looping part of the same sound over and over again for a few minutes. After that it either unfreezes for a minute or two, or bluescreens with some stupid error message.
    It looks a bit like this:
    Stop: 0x000000EA (0x825B0020, 0x825B85B0, 0xF8FE2CB4, 0x00000001)

    As I said this has happened on 2 different pc's with 2 different nvidia cards 4200ti on this one, 6600gt on the other. Only with Winxp on though, Linux works (as always) perfectly, even win2000 worked ok with the cards.

    I have found many reports of this or similar problems and they all say "use a different driver"...
    Tried that and it still bluescreens.

    Can anyone offer me some help? I am not used to having to deal with seemingly unfixable errors so I don't really know what to do.

    I have tried Microsofts idea of looking on the terrible windows update thing, but the only hardware drivers they have for this pc is some sound card driver that makes the sound stop working completely (nice one M$!)
     
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