Windows XP crash problem

By xharkityx
Apr 23, 2007
  1. In the last week I have just started getting windows crashes during games. So I am guessing it is graphic driver related but I'm not positive. having alot of problems with it, otherwise my comp runs fine. Posting dumps now. Thanks!
  2. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

    They all point to ati3duag.dll which is part of your video drivers.

    From HERE

    a. Check for game patches:HERE

    b. Make sure you meet the game's minimum video and system requirements;

    c. Latest DirectX from: HERE

    d. Download the latest Catalyst driver for ATI. Win XP/2000: HERE

    The latest video drivers sometime don't work with a particular game.
    Try an older (WHQL) driver, or a Beta driver, or even an Omega driver instead:

    BETA Drivers: HERE OMEGA Drivers: HERE
  3. xharkityx

    xharkityx TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Downloaded the new drivers and havn't had a problem since. Thanks for your help! Sorry for the long response time but wanted to make sure it was running well, as it was an intermitant problem.
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