Software or Hardware problem?

By imaginationer
Mar 1, 2010
  1. This is my notebook spec

    Intel(R) Core (TM) 2 solo CPU U 3500 @1.4 GHz 1.4CHz
    Ram 3GB
    Geforce G 105M Cuda 512MB
    Directx 11

    Well its only 3month since i brought this notebook and it was all working fine until
    2weeks ago when i try to install need for speed: shift
    and it some how change my directx....
    then i try to play the game but i was too laggy so i uninstalled it

    but now i can't even watch a movie with out the short pause in sound and graphic
    i can't even play the counter strike condition zero and warcraft 3 with out lagging?

    i won't is this got to do with my hardware or software?
    anyway of fixing it?

    BTW before i had installed Prototype and it change my directx to 9.0c (it was 10 when i brought it) and it was working fine.
    but when i install NFS shift it changed to DX 10

    and now i update my computer it was DX 11 and the short pause got more frequenly

    anyone got this problem?
  2. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869   +8

    If your laptop came with a windows vista back-up cd, use it. Be sure to back up important files
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