My Games Freeze?

By shanekiller
Feb 5, 2009
  1. Every 5 seconds all of my games freeze while i'm playing them they work fine for 5 minutes then it freezes for 1 second every 5 seconds I uninstalled everything i thought that could be the problem and i took everything off of the start up. This happens on counter strike: source, gunz, call of duty 4, team fortress all of my games.

    My details:

    Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: MSI
    System Model: MS-7320
    BIOS: Default System BIOS
    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.66GHz (2 CPUs)
    Memory: 2048MB RAM
    Page File: 557MB used, 2871MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode
    Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT
    Manufacturer: NVIDIA
    Chip type: GeForce 8600 GT
    DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
    Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0401&SUBSYS_22861682&REV_A1
    Display Memory: 512.0 MB
    Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
    Monitor: Plug and Play Monitor
    Monitor Max Res: 1600,1200
    Driver Name: nv4_disp.dll
    Driver Version: 6.14.0011.6923 (English)
    DDI Version: 9 (or higher)
    If someone could help me that would be great.
  2. rev_olie

    rev_olie TS Guru Posts: 560

    Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling DirectX?

    This is the usual cause of problems like these. With it being a system component you can uninstall but download it from HERE and reinstall.
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