Re: Spontaneous reset - bugcheck/save dump
is your system running hot? your soyo should have come with a smart guardian program that lets you check cpu/system temperature, you might need a new cpu fan. "Shawn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>...
Re: Oregon Trail 3rd Edition DVD - how to run on XP?
Hi Brandy, Before doing anything, Go to the Windows Update site for everything under Critical and Recommended: http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com Another solution is to download and run this patch...
wowexec caused general protection fault in module MMSYSTEM.DLL at 000A:0032
replies , 7/1/2003, 3:58:54 AM
I keep receiving this application error message whem I try to play games. How do I correct it ? Thanks
Re: Multi User installs - are they possible?
I've done some extra research, and every newly created folder is marked as read-only. But I can still move, delete, rename and alter files saved in these folders, as long as I'm logged in as the...
cd key registration storage
replies , 7/1/2003, 4:30:09 AM
I need to know where xp stores the registration of cd keys. I need to reinstall my half life game but it keeps trying to use an old cd key that is stored on the system somewhere.I have uninstalled...
Direct X 9.0a problem.
replies , 7/1/2003, 7:24:26 AM
Hi guys, I'm having problem with direct x 9.0a (my guess). When i try to run this game called BloodRayne on my windows xp, it gives me this error message. A box pop up with the title DirectX8 3D...
Gusee Who - Indeo - 5.0 Q327979
replies , 7/1/2003, 8:18:13 AM
Help! Still get unspecified error unable to open AVi file on start of game even after installing hotfix Q327979. any suggestions?
general protection fault
replies , 7/1/2003, 10:58:25 AM
I have a program called Kid Pix, for my daughter. I had it running fine for a couple of weeks, but then she realised we weren't able to get the backgrounds for some reason. So I uninstalled it,...
Re: DirectX 9.0a problem
Hi RedShadow, Click Start / Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Services Scroll down to "Cryptographic Services", double click it and change Startup type to: Automatic and click the "Start"...
The new Matrix game
replies , 7/1/2003, 9:24:57 PM
Son has a new PC, xp sp1 preloaded, nvidia vid card. So the first thing he did was buy the new Matrix game. It says it loads DX9 (I think the PC has 8.something. Are there any issues I should...
replies , 7/1/2003, 11:38:25 PM
I have a problem with microsoft game mechwarrior4: vengence, when I try to play the game I get a message at the very start with :FAILED (0x80070057-WINERR_One or more arguments are invalid)...
Yahoo Screen Freezes
replies , 7/2/2003, 2:14:01 AM
Anyone know what can cause my pc to freeze while playing Yahoo games. I can be playing any one of the Yahoo games and if I quit one game to go to another one, the game screen that I went to is...
posting for help/ lock-up recovery
replies , 7/2/2003, 12:14:23 PM
i posted a request for help with lock-up recovery yesterday. i saw it posted. i checked back later for a reply and i could not find it. curious. am i missing something here? ...
Allow friend through firewall
replies , 7/2/2003, 4:35:20 PM
I want to allow just my friend to connect so that we can play Empire Earth. I do not want to disable my WinXP firewall entirely (I use a cable connection). I can't find a help topic on this. This was...
NFS 4 Hot Pursuit
replies , 7/2/2003, 4:39:26 PM
It seems this game Need for Spped 4 Hot Pursuit refuses to work under XP (at least the Home ed.) Checked many gamer boards and no one sems to have a fix. Any ideas. Thanks.
Getting Man of War II (SFI) Win95/98 to work in XP
replies , 7/2/2003, 5:10:33 PM
I have tried the Compatability Wizard to get this game to work. The opening movie runs, but that is it... I've run through all peremutations of the CW in trying to get this to run. Any...
Trouble downloading software
replies , 7/2/2003, 7:11:59 PM
I cannot load any software to my pc after upgrading to Windows XP from Windows ME
replies , 7/2/2003, 8:18:31 PM
when i try to play games i get the following message: "your current settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page." This message also appears when i try to view anything with movement...
DIRECT X 9, want to pur DIRECT X 7 back instead
replies , 7/2/2003, 8:46:13 PM
I ussed to be able to play BACK AND WHITE, DUNE and Klingon Academy on my XP PC, but when I installed Direct X 9 from a new game, I lost these 3, and they will not load. Does anyone know how I can...
BLACK & WHITE now STUFFED on XP
replies , 7/2/2003, 8:53:01 PM
I used to be able to play BACK AND WHITE, DUNE and Klingon Academy on my XP PC, but when I installed Direct X 9 from a new game, I lost these 3, and they will not load. Does anyone know how I can...