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When I play Bf 2142 sometimes it completely freeze my computer. No sound nothing. I cant alt tab out or anything...as you could tell with the alt tab part im in vista. Is it my GPU overheating becuase I keep it oc'ed high. Thanks.
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Could be overheating. Do you know what your temps are?
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When I play Bf 2142 sometimes it completely freeze my computer. No sound nothing. I cant alt tab out or anything...as you could tell with the alt tab part im in vista. Is it my GPU overheating becuase I keep it oc'ed high. Thanks.
I actually have a similar problem and I think it's actually PunkBuster tweaking out on you. Sometimes mcaffee determines punkbuster to be a Trojan (?), so it freaks out on me and makes 2142 start stuttering like hell and making high pitch squeals at me, forcing a reboot.

I'd just tell your Firewall software to block PnkBustrA.exe from running since PnkBustrB.exe actually seems to work for me.
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I forgot to add. That sometimes the game closes out and tells me that pnkbstrB.exe has stopped working so i have to restart....temps are like...59 idle and 88 playing.
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I forgot to add. That sometimes the game closes out and tells me that pnkbstrB.exe has stopped working so i have to restart....temps are like...59 idle and 88 playing.
WOW, that's hot man... clock down please. And yea, Punkbuster keeps fricking up my 2142 sessions and I hate it! EA needs another patch!
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88C is normall. as unoverclocked its like 84C
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post #7 of 7
Happens all the time. It's some instability within the game itself, not your computer. Don't sweat it too much, it's EA's fault
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