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I was playing splinter cell, and there's one part where it shows a cutscene after you climb up a ladder. Each time, (I tried several times) it freezes for a few seconds, then the screen goes blank, and the monitor says "out of range." I have to manually cut the power, and the restart to get my monitor working. Is this a video card driver error, or is it a messed-up game?

EDIT: now it just reboots completely...anyone know what's going on? I already tried reducing the resolution, and stuff like that.
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Which SC? The first one, Pandora Tomorrow, or Chaos Theory?
    
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The original.
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You're playing at a reso supported by the monitor? (dumb ?)

Have you updated the game to the latest patch?
    
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Yes and no. I'll try downloading the patch now. I'll porst back to let you know if it worked.
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I've heard of a couple stories where the game crashed because it wasn't patched. It did it on some systems and others not.
    
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post #7 of 8
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Nope still didn't work....always crashes on that cutscene.

EDIT: Here's the windows error, if that tells anyone anything. \\

C:\\WINDOWS\\Minidump\\Mini103106-01.dmp
C:\\DOCUME~1\\PATRIC~1\\LOCALS~1\\Temp\\WER2.tmp.d ir00\\sysdata.xml

Note: Patrick is my windows username. (Named after me, of course - nice to meet you, too.)
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Please? Anyone?
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