TechSpot

My computer Freezes and crashs randomly.

By tommygun0
Jun 14, 2006
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Erm.. Lets get to the point, My computer freezes whenever i try to play games such as Half Life 2. Now, this is not a game problem, Because it ran fine on my old computer, Which was more.. How to put it.. ****. Well.. whenever i try to play Call of Duty 2 it runs fine and never freezes. Whenever i try to play Half Life 2 when i first get on my computer, thats when it freezes. But if i leave it for 20 - 30 mins, and it has warmed up, it runs ok, but i still have the odd freezes now and then. It never freezes at desktop, just in Half Life 2 and Habbo Hotel.

    Please, Help me

    Tom
  2. tommygun0

    tommygun0 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ANy help? please..?
  3. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Posts: 1,598

    Go to mobo website and check for chipset driver updates.
    Also download the latest video card drivers for your card.

    Can you give us your system specs: mobo, RAM, video card, OS, PSU watts and make, how many amps on the 12 and 5 Volt rails. Check this off the label. See the piuc in my sig line below.

    Cheers.
  4. korrupt

    korrupt TS Rookie Posts: 1,060

    Update your bios and mobo driver, also graphics card drivers. Make sure your hard ware is not overheating.

    Regards,

    Korrupt
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.