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Hey,
I just finished installing Vista Ultimate 64 bit and SP1. I'm trying to play TF2 right now, but after about 20 seconds of playing, the game will "glitch" and flash my character a few feet behind where I was just running, and it makes for an extremely difficult time playing. Any ideas on what could be wrong/fixes? I've installed the latest nVidia drivers and I've also tried reinstalling the game, and have messed around with the in-game video settings, but nothing seems to work.
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internet connection?

are you downloading anything while playing?
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Nope...I downloaded/installed TF2 last after taking care of everything else after formatting and throwing Vista on.
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Hey,
I just finished installing Vista Ultimate 64 bit and SP1. I'm trying to play TF2 right now, but after about 20 seconds of playing, the game will "glitch" and flash my character a few feet behind where I was just running, and it makes for an extremely difficult time playing. Any ideas on what could be wrong/fixes? I've installed the latest nVidia drivers and I've also tried reinstalling the game, and have messed around with the in-game video settings, but nothing seems to work.
I recently went from Vista x86 Home Basic SP1 to Vista x64 Home Premium SP1
and I realized it needs more ram, believe it or not, TF2 maxed out actually needs a good chunk of memory, plus a 64 bit code is longer, therefore the system takes up a bit more memory

I would have the same issue as you, as well as funny glitches with the sniper, and with the zooming on on ppl that just killed you

4GB of G.Skill is already shipped and on the way to my house,
consider doing the same
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if your on a wireless connection, that may be the problem.
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Yea, I'm on a wireless connection...but the adapter is suppose to be really good, and TF2 didn't glitch or anything on XP with the same adapter.

As for the RAM, I had a slight feeling it might have been that, because running at idle (mostly), it's taking up .99 GB, so I guess I'll consider upping my RAM once I get some cash or something. Thanks for the help guys. +Reps
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post #7 of 7
I second the memory.

I went from XP running 2gb, installed vista x64 and everything was slow (games that is) until I realized I had the other 2gb (of a 4gb matched kit), sitting on my shelf. After the memory upgrade all games play fine, except DiRT which won't run under vista x64 and GoW which won't run at all on xp or vista.
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