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Another 'computer freezing' topic

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#1 chucklehead123


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Posted 29 October 2014 - 02:57 PM

Hello folks


My PC has started freezing up and I have no idea why. I'd be grateful if you folks could give me some advice.


I've recently tried to play the new Civ game, Beyond Earth. It loads up fine, then after a couple of minutes gameplay, everything freezes. The screen completely locks up, the colours on screen go weird and the graphics become 'fuzzy' for want of a better phrase. The computer becomes unresponsive. I've tried pressing Ctrl, Alt, Delete a few times and get a loud, continuous 'Beeeep' (actually sounds more like a 'boooop'). This has also started happening when playing Football Manager, despite being fine for a year.


I have no option other than to reset my pc. When it boots back up, there are no error messages at all.


My system is getting on a bit, but is still useable:


Windows Vista

Intel Core 2 Q6600 @ 2.4Ghz

Nvidia Geforce 8800GT

4 gigs of RAM.


Thanks for looking people, I'd appreciate any advice you can give. If I need to supply any more info please let me know.

Thanks, Ian

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#2 bludshot


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Posted 18 December 2014 - 12:29 AM

It suggests overheating of the graphics card. Check your temperatures, clean out the heatsink and fan.


And you may want to update your video card drivers to the latest version.

#3 PuReinSAniTY


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Posted 26 December 2014 - 07:38 PM

As bludshot suggested you may want to update your drivers also have you had any malware infections at all?

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