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BC2 Constant PC lock-up. How do you fix this?

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My friend just bought BC2 and he can't even play properly on multiplayer because every 10 minutes his PC freezes. He doesn't have any GPU temp applications open or anything like that.

He has an i7 950 and a GTS 450.

Anyone know what could be causing this issue? He tried uninstalling and reinstalling but the issue still persists.
post #2 of 17
The search function is your friend.
http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/10...-crashing.html
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BC2 Is weird, It will crash on systems for no reason. But make sure he has updated his Punkbuster.
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Have you tried without any background applications running? If he has easytune 6 or other monitoring programs running in background sometimes can lock it up.
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Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post
Calm down ladies, don't get your panties in a knot...

BC2 Is wierd, It will crash on systems for no reason. But make sure he has updated his Punkbuster.
How do you update punkbuster?
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http://www.evenbalance.com/index.php?page=pbsetup.php

Click Windows 3.4, do the captcha thingy, then go update on the Dialogue box after you ran the downloaded .exe

Ipwnnubletz if your not going to post anything meaningful for this guys thread, THEN LEAVE.
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post #7 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post
http://www.evenbalance.com/index.php?page=pbsetup.php

Click Windows 3.4, do the captcha thingy, then go update on the Dialogue box after you ran the downloaded .exe

Ipwnnubletz if your not going to post anything meaningful for this guys thread, THEN LEAVE.
Thanks for the help. I'll update it for myself and him right now. Iv'e never updated punkbuster so it's probably an ancient version.
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Thanks for the help. I'll update it for myself and him right now. Iv'e never updated punkbuster so it's probably an ancient version.
Your welcome, also he woudn't be able to go in certain servers that REQUIRE the newest Punkbuster version...
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post #9 of 17
If you are running MSI Afterburner, turn this off or at the very least disable monitoring when playing BC2.

This fixed it for me, been happy eversince!

Edit: If he's not, then sorry I have nothing else to contribute.
Edited by subnet - 5/28/11 at 10:56pm
post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post
Calm down ladies, don't get your panties in a knot...

BC2 Is wierd, It will crash on systems for no reason. But make sure he has updated his Punkbuster.
This.
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