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Old January 16, 2011, 09:44 PM
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I can run a 32-bit OS with all my games and not have any troubles with video drivers. But the second I make a clean install of a 64-bit OS none of my games work properly with the video drivers.

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Old January 16, 2011, 09:47 PM
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did u reinstall or just copy and paste?
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Old January 16, 2011, 10:20 PM
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did u reinstall or just copy and paste?
I don't understand what you mean.
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Old January 16, 2011, 10:25 PM
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He just didn't understand your original post.

It's not uncommon to have driver issues with a 64 bit OS, but something that problematic across the board is probably another issue.

Could you provide a list of games? I'm also going to assume it's Windows 7 you're running, like in your system specs. A description of what goes wrong would also be helpful.
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Old January 16, 2011, 10:36 PM
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I have Windows 7 64-bit installed on my PC and none of my game are playable. If I start to play my NFS:Hot Pursuit or log into my WOW. My monitor flickers on and off and when I alt-tab out to the desktop I see an error message "driver has stopped responding and has recovered" I can't seem to find a fix for this problem. I've even refomatted my PC several times. But the same problem pops up everytime. Can you please help me find a permanent solution to my problem.


P.S. I think I might need to buy a new MB,CPU and ram.
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Old January 16, 2011, 11:00 PM
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Well since you've reformatted more than once I would assume software/OS isn't the issue, which leaves hardware, but you said it was working fine with a 32 bit OS? Have you tried going back to the old OS and confirming you can load your games? A live CD might be less time consuming though.

If the problem persists with previously known good software, I'd look into your BIOS settings and then run memtest. If both turn out fine it might be your video card, swap that out if you can get a hold of another card to test.

If the problem goes away with known good software, there might be something that you missed. Best way to figure it out would be to go through everything methodically step by step making sure you didn't do something silly like install the wrong drivers.
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Old January 16, 2011, 11:13 PM
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Are you having issues with other programs? (not games)
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Old January 16, 2011, 11:57 PM
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exactly, can you run furmark,or 3dmark, that's supposed to be ok on the 64 bit side of things. if that dont run either

then it is os for sure, what exactly probably you are missing something, like mobo drivers? or such :)
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Old January 17, 2011, 02:17 AM
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I only asked because certain sound card drivers include something that prevents 32bit apps from working on 64bit operating systems.. but that applies to /all/ 32bit apps. 64bit ones still work just fine. Removal of that file is harmless and everything goes back to normal.

Due to him not mentioning anything other than games seems like it could just be a graphics issue.. but then he might only play games and be using 64bit IE to make his posts. :P
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Old January 17, 2011, 04:01 AM
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Did you make sure to download the 64bit version of your graphic drivers?
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