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All rights reserved. Also look to see if you have any fan blades broken. Another thing you can do is lower the graphics of the game so your video card and cpu aren't working so hard. I don't know if this helps in any way. have a peek at this web-site

If you can, then disable the onboard Intel graphics in the BIOS while using your ATI card. The time now is 08:03 PM. This only happens in Civ V. windows says something about an input/output error and my harddrive seems to be going out now....

Aesir Rising View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by Aesir Rising Find Threads by Aesir Rising 09-22-2010, 08:24 AM #3 Protoss Join Date: Feb 2010 Reputation: Would a trench filled with mercury stop zombie in their tracks? Something tells me you're not good at social interactions. I really would like to be able to enjoy this game without it freezing my computer all the time, since I paid $50 for it, so a fix for the problem

Because the specific error he got, indicates a hardware failure in your CPU. One of the next leading possibilities is that some component in your system is overheating (an example report here). I have to use the DX9 until they get the problem fixed myself. When this happens, I can't do anything on my computer: Alt+Tab, Ctrl+Alt+Del, even moving the mouse is impossible.

There is a warning posted with it that it overworks one's hardware. RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 8GB CL9 GFX: Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 HDD: Crucial RealSSD C300 128GB (flashed with newest firmware) The system is overclocked to 4.5GHz(tested 1 hour That most likely indicates a hardware failure on his CPU. Login Store Featured Explore Curators Wishlist News Stats Community Home Discussions Workshop Greenlight Market Broadcasts Support Change language View desktop website © Valve Corporation.

Uploaded the logs for reference, thanks. There has only been 1 computer i have ever worked on that had a bsod from dust clogging the cpu and that was my dad's I7 with water cooling. Reply With Quote 09-23-2010 #2 Tech Ian View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Super Duper Member Join Date Sep 2010 Location Support Posts 1,791 Any chance that the blue screen It is possible it triggers something no other game triggers.

Sorry about the missing info. nicolas, Sep 23, 2010 #3 Pyrion Liquid Metal Nanomorph Joined: Oct 29, 2005 Messages: 189 Location: Spirit Lake, ID Symptoms sound similar to the problem I had with running Batman: Arkham Without that ability, the worst they can do is to crash themselves. BTW I'm running ATI 5870 (10.9 w/o hotfix).

I have an ATI HD 3870, with the most recent drivers (or at least as of Monday). Check This Out Make sure you do NOT have that option checked. And no, I didn't install anything else in the meantime. Probably didn't, worth an ask...

Reply With Quote 09-29-2010 #11 Soichiro View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member Join Date Sep 2010 Posts 14 Update: Unfortunately it hasn't fixed the problem after all, and EDIT: Reinstalling DirectX 9.0c and XNLA Framework (or whatever it is called) from the Sol Survivor directory has solved this problem. I used a program to stress test my CPU and discovered it is an overheating issue. http://isospanplus.com/bsod-playing/bsod-playing-wow-code-3b.html Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page...

Here's some suggestions: - Update the SSD's firmware to the latest available version (VERY IMPORTANT!!!) - Slow the memory (RAM) down to the next slower speed (I've only seen one person Building a Syringe Gun Does Sherlock have an eating disorder? try lowering your game graphic specs and or play for around 30 min.

The video drivers crashed from my understanding.

Thanks in advance, Glenn Eric. Then the monitor started to flash between a black screen and the desktop and finally I saw a bsod message and the PC rebooted. Find More Posts by usasma 18 Jan 2012 #3 Glenn Eric Windows 7 Ultimate x64 5 posts Thank you for the quick reply, usasma. And most probably has caused a hardware failure.

Last edited by ArcticDuck; 10 May, 2015 @ 6:08am #6 donald23 View Profile View Posts 10 May, 2015 @ 6:26am I'd recommend starting by turning off any overclock you might have Last edited by Protoss: 09-22-2010 at 07:47 AM. If you ever get curious as to what's causing it to happen, you could try asking someone about it. have a peek here Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Civilization V Support Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Support & Announcements Announcements Forum Support Mafia III Mafia

Why? There are some on the internet for free. Civilization IV BTS Player Civilization V Deluxe Player Steam: Doskias51 Doskias51, Sep 24, 2010 #6 oynaz Chieftain Joined: Dec 18, 2005 Messages: 293 Location: Brøndby, Denmark Doskias51 said: ↑ Turns out After another warm reboot and the installation mentioned above it works again.

Other things that can cause a bsod are bad drivers such as your video drivers if they have recently been upgraded. Or even your sound drivers but these cases are less common. #8 Crazed Possum View Profile View Posts 10 May, 2015 @ 6:35am http://steamcommunity.com/app/8930/discussions/0/558746745637983617/http://steamcommunity.com/app/8930/discussions/0/648814395934068990/ Last edited by Crazed Possum; 10 May, So did a /sfc scan and tried reinstalling some drivers, but I ended up just reinstalling Windows 10 Pro. It was like my Video Card stopped working.

Privacy Policy | Legal | Steam Subscriber Agreement | Refunds STORE Featured Explore Curators Wishlist News Stats COMMUNITY Home Discussions Workshop Greenlight Market Broadcasts ABOUT SUPPORT Install Steam login | language I have a lot of PC games and I've never seen a bsod before on my PC. How was Jim able to space walk when the ship was traveling at .5 c? One of the crashes I got lead to a "Blue Screen of Death" after the crash I decided to try my luck with Alienware tech support: So I contacted Alienware tech

reinstalled everything on the new HDD with as updated drivers as I could... My PC has run fine for around 40 days nonstop, playing various games, etc. The Peculiar File Why would any interstellar starship still bother with streamline body design? We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Pedro II, Brazil's leader and its last Emperor, ca. 1888 [x-post r/colorizedhistory]Cool video showing human population through timeNever really played civ before but it has saved me from a boring day Because the specific error he got, indicates a hardware failure in your CPU. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries.