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Greetings,

Very recently, my Gears of War (Windows) has been crashing on me about every third game, but only while grenades are exploding. This is a new problem, and I can't trace it specifically to any changes that I made in my computer. I have thrown every stability test at my system that I can come up with, and it doesn't seem to be a problem with my hardware. I have reinstalled all of my component drivers, temporarily undone overclocks, and the problem persists. Does anyone have any idea what could be causing this problem?

It's very troublesome because I'm pretty far up the rank ladder and I host regularly. I don't want people to quit coming to my games because of this problem.

Thanks for any help you can provide.
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Originally Posted by kremtok View Post
Greetings,

Very recently, my Gears of War (Windows) has been crashing on me about every third game, but only while grenades are exploding.
Turn down the physics setting - grenades are blowing up your video drivers.

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I don't know really...
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yea reinstall the drivers, check your video card temps.
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Nothing seems to be working, including reinstalling the game. I did discover that the crashes only occur during multiplayer matches, and not during the single player campaign. Does this indicate a specific problem anywhere?

I've got a new Windows 64-bit disc on the way, and I'll be wiping the HDD soon anyway. Still, it would be great to figure out what the problem is in case it persists with a fresh Windows install.

Thanks to all who have and who will try to help!
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All right folks, it's been three days since my last crash, and that makes me cautiously optimistic that the problem has been solved. I'm not sure which of my raving lunatic-like fixes worked, but I'm leaning towards the memory clock on my GTX260. Looks like I may have had it turned up a bit too far. Everything seems to be working well now, and I hope the problem is resolved. Thanks again, folks!
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