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Doom 3 - Freezing Question

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Gumps
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Doom 3 - Freezing Question

Post by Gumps » Wed Oct 13, 2004 6:48 pm

I have purchased and tried to play this, unfortunately I have been unable to get more than 3 minutes into the game. Everytime I press tab to pull up the journal (PDA) the game locks up on me. Completely. I have to reboot my entire system.

Any thoughts? I have a decent card in the Radeon 9800 Pro and I have turned off my virus software. Again, any thoughts?

gorky1
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Post by gorky1 » Thu Oct 14, 2004 6:09 am

That sounds like a video driver crash to me. Sorry if it's obvious, but have you got the newest/best for D3 ones?

Gumps
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Post by Gumps » Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:45 am

I thought I did. I guess I can go look see if they have put anything new out within the last two weeks.

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Kraegor
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Post by Kraegor » Thu Oct 14, 2004 11:35 am

dont forget sound drivers.

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doom3 runs pretty stable afaik so if you are having issues it's prolly drivers.

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Post by Vidiot » Fri Oct 15, 2004 6:00 pm

Try turning your sound accel down a notch to two. If you have a soundblaster card that can fix a lot of random crashes you get on some machines.

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Maxarian
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Post by Maxarian » Sun Oct 17, 2004 12:51 am

Gumps, I had the same exact problem.

I turned down the sound acceleration and it worked like a charm.

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