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Let's see here.
A friend of mine has trouble keeping BC2 running. It freezes, and the sound loops.

Does not happen in unranked servers > Punkbuster problem > Friend does not have Afterburner running > ???

He tried running the PC on safe mode already.
***, I want to wreck enemy teams with this guy in Heavy Metal with the Apache + alt fireee!

When I say "a friend of mine", I don't actually mean me. I cured my problems by closing MSI Afterburner a few months back...
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That happens to me in games when my video card needs more volts to keep up with my overclock.
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Same here.I had to back off on my gpu overclock.

I didnt pay attention to the match/server type though.
    
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Does he have any other monitoring program running in the background besides Afterburner? Like GPU-Z?

I used to have those crashes even with AB closed, so I closed basically everything I didn't need (like D3DOverrider, RadeonPro, Speedfan) so tell him to check that.

Also, he can try going back to stock on everything, but if it works on unranked servers it probably won't make any difference.
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No, he closed absolutely everything and even booted in safe mode to try to play.

I'll ask about the overclock, but if it was the overclock, wouldn't it be the game and not punkbuster?
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no idea
Edited by Bartouille - 5/26/11 at 6:57pm
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no idea
That explains a lot. I wish 180,000 OCN users would tell me the same thing.

Anyway, it turns out that it was some sort of problem with his onboard sound... no clue. He bought a dedicated sound card from best buy (*shudder*) and it's been smooth sailing apparently.
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