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Windows 7 64-bit problems

Windows 7 64-bit problems

I've been having problems and cant run battlestations pacific on my pc due to windows 7. It enters the game and runs it completely fine, but after 1 minute or less of playing, the scren goes black and the computer restarts. It cant be the pc's power since it is a brand-new gaming pc. any suggestions?

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Re: Windows 7 64-bit problems

PC Power has nothing to do with restarting whole PC. Slow PC can run game slowly or on low details, or sometimes is not able to run the game, but restarting PC usually means computer problems. As far as we know BSP working well with Windows 7 64bit version.

How about other games, especially new or almost new (which needs modern PC to run them). Can you play these games without any problems?

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Re: Windows 7 64-bit problems

I have other games and they run fine, but BSP is the only one that has problems.

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Did You tried to reinstall game?

Are you sure your drivers and DirectX are up to date?

Can you give us specification of your PC? (especially graphic card) Is this PC or notebook ?

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Re: Windows 7 64-bit problems

No, i havent tried reinstalling and my pc is:
Quad core 2.8ghz
ATI radeon HD5750
1TB hard drive
4GB RAM
direct X11 support
Windows 7 home premium 64-bit

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Do this now

- reduce all graphic quality settings to lowest you can. Try to play with these settings and tell us about effect.
- Try to reinstall game. Sometimes it can helps. Tell us about effect.
check http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catal … ws-7-64bit compare your version of drivers with the newest version which is available on AtiAMD site and try to uninstall old and install the newest version of drivers.

These 3 things must be tested before continuing research.

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is my graphics card really that weak? it could work since this time i lowered the grphics a bit and it lasted longer. I dont wanna reduce it too much though. will reducing antalysis give better performance?

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ill do that later, im gonna lower the resolution to 800x600, texture to medium and disable ocean reflection since it covers most of the map. the problem must be the enviroment which is huge, so i hate to lower the graphics to increase performance.

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Nono - I don't want to tell You that your card is weak. Because isn't. Reduce your graphic settings and try to play BSP just for test. I can't see your PC so i need some info. So do not reduce setting forever - just for test.

Reducing quality of graphic (also resolution - use 1024 low quality for test) will assume less gpu/cpu power. And thanks to that it's possible we can recgnise the reason on restarting PC.

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i do have 1024, but i have 4x antalysis and high texture. ive tried it with medium texture and it lasted longer. i then tried without antalysis, but high texture and it lasted about 5 minutes. i should start with what i said previously and if it works, ill increase bit by bit until i reach the limit.

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In fact it looks like your graphic card is overheated. Battlestations Pacific assuming a lot of GPU power and that game is very sensitive for all GPU problems. Try to lower all disable antialiasing and check that, how long you can play BSP.

PS: With good Radeon 5750 you should be able to play BSP in 1024 resolution all high and with AA.

Additional question
Which other games you have installed on your PC?

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i just tried it, it didnt work but it lasted way longer. it lasted about 3 minutes. i put these settings:
800x600
antalysis disabled
medium texture
water reflection disabled

i dont think it is the graphics. the other games i have installed in the pc are:
GTR evolution
GTR2
battleforge
fifa manager 10

any other help? i really think it is the windows 7. one question, how does installing new drives help? my pc is new, but can it still have old drives?

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All these games are old. Fifa Manager is almost new, but it not need top quality graphic. So in fact BSP is most advanced game you have installed. You can check your drivers version in the Ati control panel under info or about. Remember the latest drivers are 10.3.

If you notice that you have old drivers - download new drivers on your PC, unistall old drivers (from Windows Control Panel), reboot your PC, install new drivers, reboot your PC, try BSP again.

And yes it's possible your drivers are not up to date. Even on new PC. Now i'm out, we can try more ideas tomorrow.

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i just got an email form eidos telling me that BSP is not compatible with windows 7 and they told me to contact microsoft. i did and they told me to contact the manufacturer of the pc. this is a mess. u said that BSP is working well on windows 7 64bit, how do u know?

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Because I have friend who has both BSP and BSM installed on Win7 and everything working OK. I'll ask him tomorrow about version of his Win7. But im sure it's 64bit.

I do not want to write about Eidos, because I would have started to use bad words. Just check their official spammed site abandoned by team and you will understand what im talking about.

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