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Got Borderlands on Steam, menu lag, updated drivers, cannot launch game

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So one of my friends gifted me Borderlands, and so I downloaded it etc. (this was yesterday) So today, I tried to play it, it first had to update the game, and it started up OK. But the first thing I noticed was, the game menu was lagging so bad! The mouse cursor was at least 1.5 seconds behind, the and whole thing was chugging along at maybe 2 FPS?

I have my system monitor gadget always open in my second monitor, and my CPU was only using like 2%. Now, if you haven't looked at my specs below, let me tell you have a good PC. OC'd 2500k, 8GB DDR3 @ 1600MHz, and a GTX 560 Ti. I can run BF3 on the highest settings at a playable framerate. So it obviously isn't my PC.

I was running NVIDIA drivers 280 (don't remember the digits after the decimal) and so I just updated to 285. I installed the driver like normal, restarted my PC, and now border lands refuses to even launch! I can see the splash page, but then about 5 seconds later it get a "Borderlands has stopped working"

And so I click OK, and then this additional dialog pops up: 103gy7o.png

Basically, how can I fix this?
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Did you try to verify the cache files?
Right click on the game in steam, properties, local files, then verify cache files.

if that wont work, try restarting maybe?
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Yeah, verifying them worked. Thanks for your assistance!
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