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Right click the games .exe and disable desktop composition on the Compatibility tab.
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Are you using more than one monitor?
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post #13 of 42
I have always fought this stupid message. Not sure what it is even reading. I have 12 GB of ram and it still pops up when I am playing some games. It has happened as far back as I remember, even when I had an AMD video card and only one monitor.
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by exnihilo View Post

Are you using more than one monitor?
Yes
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Originally Posted by Wheezo View Post

I also get this, on a select few games and at random times. Really annoying 'cause it always pops up during gameplay and takes all the focus away from the game.
I just disable visual themes/desktop composition via the application's .exe. That way it switches to basic when you start up, and brings back aero when you're done. Not sure how to fully disable this though, I have seen complaints about it since Win 7 has been out on the market.

Now that sounds like a solution.

Can you further explain how to do that?
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Never seen that message, but there is another one that I get no matter what game I play. As soon as I open the game, my Wife yells "Turn that thing off!!!". Any idea how to get rid of it?
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post #16 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by JTHMfreak View Post

RAM might be full, do you turn your computer off regularly? I used to get that message a lot when I left my pc on all the time, now that I regularly shut it down I no longer get the message.

I will have to keep an eye on the task manager when I play BF3 next but i'm fairly sure that it's not full. I turn my PC off every night and very, very rarely leave it on overnight so this isn't the problem.

EDIT: I use 4.3GB with Steam, Origin, TS, Foobar and BF3 playing.
Edited by Crooksy - 12/11/12 at 3:30pm
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post #17 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by macman2212 View Post

Yes
Now that sounds like a solution.
Can you further explain how to do that?

Do the below to the .exe or desktop shortcut
Quote:
Originally Posted by trojan92 View Post

Right click the games .exe and disable desktop composition on the Compatibility tab.

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Originally Posted by Jras View Post

Never seen that message, but there is another one that I get no matter what game I play. As soon as I open the game, my Wife yells "Turn that thing off!!!". Any idea how to get rid of it?

yes you need to remove wife.exe from the life.exe archive
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How much memory is used by dwm.exe when you get that message?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jras View Post

Never seen that message, but there is another one that I get no matter what game I play. As soon as I open the game, my Wife yells "Turn that thing off!!!". Any idea how to get rid of it?

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That message is about video ram, not system ram.
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