All games freeze after 10 minutes.

  valfeast 18:58 20 Jun 05
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2.3 Intel XP home NVidia graphics. Onboard sound.
All my games freeze after a few minutes and then come to life again only to freeze again immediately.
Any ideas please

  De Marcus 19:09 20 Jun 05

run dxdiag by going to start, run and typing into the box: dxdiag

See if there's any errors there, and run all the tests.

  CLONNEN 19:40 20 Jun 05

Try updating the NVidia graphics driver.

Also try updating DirectX

  muscic lover 20:50 20 Jun 05

you could see if your disk is very fragmented - and defrag if necessary.

  muscic lover 20:51 20 Jun 05

you could see if your disk is very fragmented - and defrag if necessary.

  muscic lover 20:51 20 Jun 05

you could see if your disk is very fragmented - and defrag if necessary.

  muscic lover 20:53 20 Jun 05

eek! sorry about the above 3 times..... many apologies!

  valfeast 13:40 21 Jun 05

Have tested dxdiag. All working correctly. Version 9.0c. I will now go to the driver and defrag ideas.
Do you think the fan on the graphics card could be the cause? Thanks for the help. Val

  matt1234 14:06 21 Jun 05

what graphics card is it as it may not be able to run the game

  valfeast 18:31 21 Jun 05

Graphics card is GeForceTi 4200. I have run all these game successfully for some time on this card.

  valfeast 18:33 21 Jun 05

Have defragged and downloaded a driver. Thanks for all your help guys. I will see how things pan out

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