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Old May 25, 2009, 06:39 PM
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Default Left for Dead issues.

Just got a DVD Version of L4D at Walmart for 29CDN. Good game and all but even once in a while it stutters so badly that it freezes UNTIL I press Ctrl Alt Del. Then it works fine.

Until it decides to do it AGAIN.

Another issues is somethings it will go into a 3D mode. Strange since I have the 3D glasses receiver OFF to begin with.

I know that it is not my PC....Tri Sli 260 216 55 nm cards and a pair of Vertex 120GB HDDs....there should be no reason why it is doing this. Yes EVERYTHING is fully updated ( Windows GPU APU game....everything!) and the temps are below 70c for the cards and the CPU.

Ideas? No other game but this one does this.....
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Old May 25, 2009, 06:47 PM
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it has something to do with multi cpu processor under the games option's turn it off. sorry if a little vague been awhile since i had it installed.
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Old May 25, 2009, 06:48 PM
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try changing the multicore rendering in video settings, maybe?

edit : ninja'd...yep, what gingerbee said, it's called multicore rendering. Turn it off.
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Old May 25, 2009, 07:40 PM
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If that doesn't work, try using the command "mat_queue_mode -2" in the console. That should disable the multicore rendering.
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Old May 25, 2009, 07:54 PM
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It is off....still happens.
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Old May 25, 2009, 11:23 PM
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I had the same "issues" with it...the only game that does this....gave it to my son!!
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Old May 26, 2009, 04:33 AM
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LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!

"I love you son...have a busted game. " :D
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Old May 26, 2009, 05:58 AM
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When I get home tonight I will send you an autoexec for you to place in your folder to try out some things. I can't remember all the console commands but it may just work.
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Old May 26, 2009, 08:03 AM
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If multicore rendering was already off, maybe try it on???
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Old May 26, 2009, 10:58 AM
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"I love you son...have a busted game. " :D
He's got it working fine on his Asus Laptop....didn't like the game enough to start "tweaking" it...
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