IM Having computer Problems with playing SimCity 4

By java_java_java@
Feb 15, 2005
  1. i have the game sim city 4 and was happy to run it, but when i loads.... as soon as it hits the tutorial and my computer restarts. so what i did was go to my computer properties and take off the auto restart option in the startup and recovery settings.
    When i ran the game again, the error was;
    Tect info:
    *** STOP 0x000007E (0xC0000005, 0F733FC3F, 0xF2976A64, 0xF2976764)

    *** viaudios.sys - address F7337C37, BASE at F73370000, Datestamp 4029c2f1

    Now i have no clue what i just typed :knock: , but if anybody does, that would be great.
    As for my specs,
    VIA KT880 chipset Delta MSI motherboard w/ 400 fsb
    1024Mb or Dual Channel (2x512) kingston HyperX RAM
    XP2800+ AMD (333) CPU
    30 gig 7200rpm 133/ata maxtor HD
    128MB FX5200 Video Card by pixelview (it has yet to run at full capibilities)
    350w Power Supply
    and running XP Pro OS

    :hotbounce I am about really to dump this system and build another one with a 64 chip and Asus board with a FX5600 video card and 2gig (4x512)ram, but my bank account says negetive. lol.
    Please help me.
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Problem with VIA audio driver.
  3. java_java_java@

    java_java_java@ TS Rookie Topic Starter

    so if i unistall that driver will it fix it...
  4. nissanman

    nissanman TS Maniac Posts: 247

    WOW!, this post is almost 3 years old! But neway, if you havnt fixed the problem, and still want to then uninstalling the driver might help or you could update your sound card drivers, that could also help...sorry im posting 3 years later, but i saw the post and thought it wud be someting i could work out :p
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