HL2: Episode One Constantly Crashing

By cfitzarl
Oct 14, 2006
  1. I can't figure this out, on my parents computer (see profile), HL2: Episode One keeps crashing when in a load area or on heavy load during gameplay. I tried reverting drivers, and lowering video settings which didn't really help. It's happened around 6 times so far.
  2. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Hi cfitzarl,

    Can you check the computer's temperature (GPU, CPU, etc)?

    Maybe it is overheating, especially if you have a Prescott CPU.

    Regards :wave:
  3. zazazoom

    zazazoom TS Rookie Posts: 84

    i agree with wolfram, it also could be faulty get any error messages? or it just freezes?
  4. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,975   +9

    I lowered some of the graphical settings even lower and the game is now working fine. My friend had the same problem on a different computer.
  5. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Who knows what happened. But if it works..... Enjoy it :)
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