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I was playing dead space 2, just about to open a door then BAM! this come up. I hate windows 7.

    
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PEBKAC

Unstable overclock or faulty component/setting/malware.
Or just another crappy sub-beta quality release that's been unleashed upon the world as a 'real product'.
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PEBKAC

Unstable overclock or faulty component/setting/malware.
Or just another crappy sub-beta quality release that's been unleashed upon the world as a 'real product'.
I've overclocked my CPU, I will try take off the OC and see what happens, Thanks.
    
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Was this a legit or a "illegitimate" copy.
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chapter 7 before opening the door to the solar panels? BUY THE GAME

Otherwise, I have no idea.
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Always hate that pop up.
I save often for games that allow it, been playing Oblivion and I crash at random so many times probably due to the mods.

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chapter 7 before opening the door to the solar panels? BUY THE GAME
This may sound silly but if its a known crash in the cracked version and your telling him to buy it, how would you know about it.
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Always hate that pop up.
I save often for games that allow it, been playing Oblivion and I crash at random so many times probably due to the mods.



This may sound silly but if its a known crash in the cracked version and your telling him to buy it, how would you know about it.
I was gonna say, how the hell does he know what part of the game I am at
    
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It's always funny when people don't know how to pirate a game correctly and they come to OCN looking for help.
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its JUST as I go to open this door.
    
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I have a legit copy through the EA downloader; I'm not hinting at what the OP is running, just noting it.

I just played through the entire game today, on my sig rig. Everything's been OC'd. I also forced the maximum settings through the Nvidia CP (including replacing the in-game Vsync with the CP Vsync to get rid of the floaty controls and get a proper framerate).

I didn't crash at all. The only problem I ran into was that a portion of a level failed to load after exiting an elevator, but that was fixed by going back up the elevator and coming back down. I didn't experience any glitches beyond that.

It seems that any problems people are reporting are either from cracked copies, or very isolated scenarios.

EDIT: I'm going to just chime in and say there's probably no fix for it. If you're running a legit copy, try a re-install of the game. Make sure you back up your save data if you do so.
Edited by EfemaN - 1/30/11 at 2:42am
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