new games only work once

  homebrew-stu 15:01 02 Aug 04

i have gotten some new titles like farcry,ravenshield,maxpayne2, and when i install them i can play them but next day there,s no chance it keeps going back to windows desktop.i,ve installed the latest drivers for my graphics card etc but no joy
any idea,s anyone

asrock k7s8x motherboard
athlonxp 1700
aopen 64mb 8x-agp grafix card
256 mb ram

anyhelp greatfully accepted

  zootmo 16:18 02 Aug 04

Is your Dxdiag reporting as O.K ?

  Forum Editor 20:38 02 Aug 04

so I'll move it there now.

  TommyRed 21:28 02 Aug 04


  safemode 21:33 02 Aug 04
  homebrew-stu 17:56 13 Aug 04

would flashing the bios do anything

  Billy911 18:52 13 Aug 04

Try lowering your screen resolution. I had a game that kept going back to the desktop so I changed my screen resolution from 1024x768 to 800x600 then the game worked. When I finished playing I changed it back. Worth a try.

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