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I can't seem to run 3DMark06 all the way through. I get a "can't find novodeX thread" error after Firefly Forest. It just starts to run the 3rd test, Canyon Fight I think, then CRASH.

I had problems running '05 at first too, and it crashed after Firefly also, but I seemed to have resolved them by messsing around with some BIOS settings, and plugging in my 19" monitor (as opposed to using my 24". The 24" only has a HDMI input and I use a DVI to HDMI adapter cable. I thought that might be an issue.).

Games however seem to run fine.

I've tried everything I can think of. I returned all my overclock settings back to normal, uninstalled and reinstalled my video card and tried older drivers that I KNEW worked before, uninstalled and reinstalled Futuremark, installed the "hotfix", uninstalled and reinstalled Direct X 9c (I'm using Windows XP), and I even went to an Aegis site and tried downloading some physics drivers and installing them. Nothing's working.

Anybody have a clue?
Thanks!
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Looks like I stumped the band.

I wonder if when I ran "Easy Cleaner" (a registry and duplicate file cleaner) it blew away something I needed...
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Originally Posted by 70_Malibu View Post
Looks like I stumped the band.

I wonder if when I ran "Easy Cleaner" (a registry and duplicate file cleaner) it blew away something I needed...

Stumped

Quick g00gle search turned up some Ageia physics crap.

Try a system restore.
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Quote:
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Stumped

Quick g00gle search turned up some Ageia physics crap.

Try a system restore.
Crud.

Yeah, that's why I tried downloading some physics drivers from their site. Nothing.

*sigh... I suppose I can try a system restore.
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Crud.

Yeah, that's why I tried downloading some physics drivers from their site. Nothing.

*sigh... I suppose I can try a system restore.

why the system restore? Is 3Dmark06 verry important?
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Not REALLY, I suppose. I have a new video card coming and just wanted a final score on the X1950 Pro so I can compare it with the new one (8800GTS G92). At least I got an '05 score, but everyone else is using '06 for the most part.
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Great. No system restore points before I used the registry cleaner. :swearing::swearing::swearing: It wont let me go back to Feb. either.

I will not reinstall XP.
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