hi i downloaded a demo of family feud party online i tryed to play it for an hour and could not get into a game. then my free trial was up . i tryed downloading it again but it wont let me play, is there any way of deleting all the data so that i can try again thx
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Hi, I have xp, and Mcafee, all updated, I use adware and spybot tooThis VBS/Demo-GFI is showing up in my Mcafee, I don't think it's a bad thing; but I don't know how to get rid of it. Mcafee says (in the program) it can't get rid of it) and their on line help was useless!would anybody know how to get rid of this? thanks so much!! Moderator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal
Run The Windows OneCare Free Scan (on-line scan)To run the Windows One Care Free ScanGo to Windows Live Onecare Free Scan site using Internet Explorer. It will say "Get a free PC safety scan"http://safety.live.com/site/en-us/default.htmMake sure you click "Full Service Scan" in the middle of the page and not the "Try It Now Free" offer on the right side.Allow the download of an Active X component.Choose "Complete Scan" in the window that opensClick "Next"Do not click on anything else that offers you a free trial or to sign up if you live in the US.Allow it to scan - it may take quite a while, possibly two hours or so depending on the size of your hard drive is and how fragmented your registry and drive may be.After completing the Windows OneCare Free Scan run both Adaware and Spybot Search and Destroy from safe mode, updating each program?s malware definitions before you reboot into safe mode to scan and allowing both to fix what they find.If you do not already have these freeware aps installed on your computer, you can get them at the following sites:*AdAware SE: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download506.html*Spybot S&D: http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.htmlFollowing that that I suggest you post a ?HijackThis? log in the ?Hijack This? Logs and Analysis Forum for expert assistance with your malware infection.Read the pinned post in our ?HijackThis Logs and Analysis? forum, here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malwa... Read more2 more replies
I ended up with this virus on my pc. I ran microsoft security essentials and malware bytes and got rid of the virus, sort of. Now when I open internet explorer I get internet exploer cannot display the webpage. I have also ran Ad-Aware, IEfix and IE8-rereg. I have to search for alot of files for IEfix and it still can not complete. I have also deleted and reinstalled internet explorer. The computer loads slowly and opens pages slowly also. I have run hijack this and here is the report. Thanks for any help.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:34:45 PM, on 12/1/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 SP3 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.ex... Read more
I ended up with this virus on my pc. I ran microsoft security essentials and malware bytes and got rid of the virus, sort of. Now when I open internet explorer I get internet exploer cannot display the webpage. I have also ran Ad-Aware, IEfix and IE8-rereg. I have to search for alot of files for IEfix and it still can not complete. I have also deleted and reinstalled internet explorer. The computer loads slowly and opens pages slowly also. I have run hijack this and here is the report. Thanks for any help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:34:45 PM, on 12/1/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 SP3 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exec:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.ex... Read more
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I downloaded both free demo's from Novalogic.com; Blackhawk Down and Deltaforce:xtreme, however when joining the multiplayer online I get an error message -4. Does anyone know what the error code means or even if the online part is still available to play? I used to play the xtreme online a few years ago. Great game.
thx to anyone who can enlighten.
Welcome to TSG.
Not familiar with them, but at a guess, I would say that it is limited in services by being demos.
Demos are just to try for a short period and have limited functions.
i was just wonderin if there's a way to expend a demo trail for a software?because i tried deleting it from the registry but it still wont work,there is noway in hell i'm going to pay $19.95 for a audio enhancement software for Winamp by the name DFX.
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Bioshock has received many great reviews - the trailers/TV ads looks quite good... and its using the new Unreal3 Engine....
So far, I am not impressed with a game that can't even start.
First, I have downloaded two different versions of an Offical Demo from reputable websites... Each version is 1.9GB in size! For such a well funded game and lots of TV marketing (Unreal has never been on TV) - the first DEMO creates a crappy game setup folder like this:
<drive>:\BioShock_PC_Demo_FF\raid10\temp\manager\nfdekpwgaj\BioShock PC Demo
WHAT IS THIS GARBAGE?! Unprofessional... Anyways, near the end of the install, the Windows Installer window POPS up, showing various optional instructions you could choose - for the Installer - means nothing.... only OKAY button is available anyways. The game says its installed. Click on the ICON and wow, an error pops up saying:
''This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstall the application may fix this problem''
I redownloaded a version from the offical site, the installer is not 5 sub-folders deep, but the game still refuses to run.... a lot of people are having this same problem.
So after 4GB of Downloads, 4 installs... this "cool" game is useless.
Next... This game has severe DRM... you are allowed ONLY 2 installs of the game. After that, your disc that you paid $50 is dead. Well, you can UNINSTALL the game and regain your "credit" - b... Read more
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Looks promising for a demo soon , theres no way im commiting to this one before ive played a demo , heard too many bad things
Arma 2 demo expected soon! - Armaholic.com
I've read a few reviews about this and Operation Flashpoint 2 and both look quite good, but at the moment I've leaning towards OF2. Will see how the demo is for this, though.10 more replies
Hi I just want to say that i'm surprised battlefield 2 worked on my pc cause "AMD Athlon" isn't even in the supported list i didn't touch any settings and loaded the sp part and walk about there was no shadows or decals but the frames were surprising i didn't see them but it must have been 60 or more.
I have just changed my Geforce 3 for this card.
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i am trying to play BF2 on my pc but its is somewhat choppy. how can i make it smooth? i am running an AMD Duron 1.3 ghz pc with an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro. 512 ram. sound blaster audigy 2 zs platinum.
i have not tried to play single player, but it is choppy online.
Hi, I downloaded the Area 51 Demo, and installed it, and everything went fine, except it won't run. I double click the icon on the desktop (and I tried directly from the game folder) and nothing happens, my PC thinks for about a second, then nothing, I don't even see anything new in the process list. I've uninstalled it, redownloaded it, reinstalled it, to the same problem. Any ideas? Everything else runs absolutely fine on my PC. Thanks guys.
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hi guys, its me krissie aka byrdbabe, i've had to get a new email addy as it seems someone has hacked into my old one an its no longer of use to me...
anyways, i have another user on my comp who seems to be in the bad habbit of picking up new malware and viruses on a daily basis, the latest one is Loverspy demo..
any help on ditchin this bug would be great..also if you could take a peek thru the hijackthis log an see what else may be sitting there, would be greatly appreciated..
thnx again, krissie
Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 7:44:08 AM, on 3/20/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A940\dlbabmgr.... Read more
You have an outdated version of HijackThis. Click here to get the latest version of HijackThis and run it.
Before you give us a new log here, if we gave you instructions for a fix, please do the fixes first and then post the new log with this updated version.
1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in y if you agree. The result.txt file will open up in Notepad. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. We do not need the original hijackthis.log (unless we ask for it). Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.
Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.
Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that 'Display the contents of system folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options'... Read more
Is it just me or is call of duty 4 the shortest ever demo ... seriously?
A small firefight, take out a few tanks, take out some resistance, blow up an AA gun and call for air support and it's over.
One and a half gig download for 15 mins ....if.
I played through it once...didn't really like it.....played it once more and thought maybe I was a bit hard on it and it was OK.... and then uninstalled it.
What is even worse for this game is that there was no multiplayer at all and when you compare this to other demoes that came out recently..ET:QW and world in conflict .. well I was disappointed.
I was looking forward to this game and now probably won't buy it ... roll on brothers in arms and UT3.
ET QW is the great game i played
Give activision a feedback whether call of duty 4 demo will be on a multiplayer.
I have a Toshiba Satellite L305 Series Laptop
2 GB of RAM
Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
About 6-8 months ago, my laptop was Windows Vista, and I had installed Battlefield 2 demo and it worked perfectly fine. Now, My laptop is Windows 7, it is the exact same computer but different Operating System. And now, when I try to run Battlefield 2 demo, the screen just goes black, it doesn't crash to desktop or anything like that, it just stays black and I have to shut down the laptop and restart.
How do I fix this? I have tried re installing this twice from multiple locations.
Thanks, Help is appreciated.
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This is the only place I can think of to put this, but I downloaded the demo (73) constantly at between 250 and 275kb/s. Now, this i believe it impossible considering i have a 512KB/s modem. The average I get to is 60-70.
I thought that there would be an error with the game, but it works perfectly.
I got it from www.happypuppy.com just after i had downlaoded their file swarm.
Is it possible to harnis that speed and apply it to all downloads, or was it a flook? sortry for terrible spelling there..
the probably just have the file on a server that doesnt get much use
I've downloaded the Crysis demo about 4 times from different places.
Each time it finishes downloading I go through the installation process. Once the installation process is done and it says it was successful, I go to play the game but there is no shortcut. In fact there's no files on my hard drive (other than the download file). I've tried rebooting, with no luck. I can view the Add/Remove Programs list, and it's in there, but the game is nowhere to be found.
Is this a problem with Vista? Or was I just really unlucky and dl'ed 4 corrupt files in a row?
Thanks for any help!
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I downloaded Spilt Second demo the other week. It loads up and after the logos etc it crashes back to my desktop and with an error saying that windows has closed this program. My graphics card is a ATI X1200 which has the latest drivers.
Hello Love Vista,
Try the following:
Uninstall the game.
Before re-installing, do the following:
Press the Windows key + R
Type in the Run Command: msconfig
Click the "Services" tab.
Check the box entitled "Hide All Microsoft Services"
Click "Disable all"
Restart your computer, and re-install the game.
Enable all the services using the same process.
I just downloaded the FEAR SP demo and it installed properly, but when I try to play it it crashes to the desktop before it even gets to the first screen. I disabled the "Sound" and it seems like that was the problem. I updated my drivers (SB Audigy Platinum) and also disabled Hardware acc in DX and still same problem? If I go into the config and disable sound I can play, but not with the sound on. So not sure what else to check..any info can appreciated!
I got a few problems with the demo F.E.A.R. The first is that I have to disable sound for it to work. The other thing is when I am able to play the game, In the very beggining after the car drops me off in that little alley way, I seems to be dropped off behind the car? and I have no way of getting around the car and I can't seem to find anyway into the building? Any info??
F.E.A.R. ** spoiler alert **
First, playing this game without sound is removing a big part of what makes it so good. They did a tremendous job using sound (and silence) to set a mood that gets you so on edge while playing that its hard to stay in your skin. My phone ringing (real one not one in game) has made me almost pi** myself while playing it.
After you are dropped off in the ally, move forward and go right to find a boarded over doorway. To get through, you need to break the three small boards that are over it. The other boards won't break. (use your melee instead of wasting ammo on them) Go through the door, look around until you find the unlocked door that's near a flaming barrel. Move up to it and open it with the use key (unless you changed the defaults its F), then head inside to find yourself in a dim storage area. Get used to breaking things in the enviroment, F.E.A.R. uses the havoc engine and a lot of things you aren't used to are interactive and can be moved or broken. In fact you will frequently have to break ventilation grates, windows, boards and so on to find a way out of a level ... or even to flank a big group of badies before they break up and flank you.
I downloaded and installed BF2 Demo. Once I tried to play, the screen goes to full screen (black of course) then clicks back to the desktop. I have been told that my Nvidia 440 does not support Direct X 9 and something about pixel shading 2.0 ...or something along these lines. Could someone help me get this working, even at a lower graphics quality. I want to buy the game and will probably get a better video card later, but I want to see if I like it first. Thanks for any suggestions.
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Hi, I downloaded a Battle for Middle-Earth II demo. I liked it so much I bought the full game. The thing is, the file I downloaded to be able to install the demo version won't delete. It keeps saying its in use by another program. Can someone please help me?
This will tell you what program is using the file:
Then just end that program and delete the file.
Alternatively, you can boot into safe mode to delete it.
Ok, I just downloaded Crysis SP demo and it split it self into two diff files. one that is zero bytes called Crysis_SP_Demo.exe , and one that is 1.77gigs called Crysis_SP_Demo.exe.part. My question is how do i link them together so i can play it?
ok so i got it running and this might sound like a contradictory question but...... How do i split into two equal parts so i can send it to my laptop. (i have an outdated cpu with a low grade video card)
You need a 8800 and windows vista, enjoy.
I request that you post some screenshots of teh beauty though
You need a 8800 and windows vista, enjoy.Click to expand...
You know, I really hate these statements. You need a *DX10* card, doesn't have to be a 8800. Well, at least soon it won't need to be a 8800.
Also, "teh beauty"? One, you can use DX10 features in OpenGL through extensions. Two, how does DX10 make it more beautiful? For example, Crysis will run on DX10 AND DX9, and in whichever mode you run it you will have access to ALL the eyecandy.
Just installed my new TV which is "HD Ready" and unfortunately HD channels are not due to be broadcast until after Xmas in the UK.
What I want is a HD demo DVD or a file download from somewhere to get some idea of how clear its going to be. I've seen these on TV's in stores but have been unable to get my hands on one. Any ideas?
I understand that this post may be deleted because I am asking for a way around a password. I have had my posts delete on support websites already, but i thought it was worth another try.
I was wondering if there is anyway of bypassing passwords on windows vista? I just bought an ex-display PC, but for some reason, PC World hadnt reformatted so it was a clean start for me to use. So now im stuck with a PC that has a pc world demo account, that is passworded. I basically have no way to get onto the PC.
I tried pressing F8 on start up, and selecting the repair PC option, but I still need the password for the PC world account. I have contacted the support guys, but they are telling me to take it back to the store. I would like to find another way around it if I could before I have to take it back. (Its pretty hard for me to get there cos i cant drive)
Any help would be appreciated. The PC is a Dell XPS.
Hi there protocoldroid
Welcome to TSF
As with other forums that you have mentioned - it is also against the rules of this forum to help with any illegal activities.
I would advise that you take it back to PC World and let them deal with it as it is basically their error/problem.
Expect this post to be locked soon by a passing moderator.
Hello, my computer has been infected with malware. It started off with Google redirecting sites about a week ago. That has subsided, but when I woke up this morning, a program called SWP2009 demo was running, just like a rouge malware.
It pretends to find infected files that are not really there, and if I put the window box in the corner, I can use the computer. I tried running Malwarebytes, but a Windows Security alert pops up at the bottom of my screen saying "Application cannot be executed. The file mbam.exe is infected. Do you want to activate your antivirus software now?" Currently the message says the file wuauclt.exe is infected.
I cannot access the task manager long enough to do anything. When I press Ctrl + Alt + Delete, the window flashes for a second, and then disappears. The same security message appears saying taskmgr.exe is infected.
Little yellow shields with exclaimation points collect on the bottom of the screen, whenever i scroll over them, they disappear. The shields then begin to recollect.
I'm new here and I would appreciate any help on this issue. Thanks!
I downloaded hijack this, but my computer will not let me run the program long enough for it to log anything.
As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.1 more replies
my uncle downloaded this program and now you cant run a scan or install software and it has lots of pop ups
Click here to download HJTInstall.exe
Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
Click on Install.
It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
Download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.
Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here.
Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
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Here's one for you guys,
I downloaded the FEAR demo from the VUGames site the other day, updated all the drivers on my system (which meets minimum requirements), and still the game will not run. I went into the configuration utility and set the game on 640x480, just to see if it would run correctly on my system. Everytime I click on the icon I am directed to this website http://promos.vugames.com/feardemo/, and even that site will not load. I'm trying to run the demo because I plan on going to get FEAR by the end of the week. Any suggestions, something I may have overlooked?
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me and my boy are trying to play some demos online and we're trying to play medal of honor.
both the allied assault multi player and breakthrough demos just open then crash back to the desktop on my pc....whats up with that?? what can i do to make them work....i have a 256mb gfx card..
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I downloaded the demo for BF 2142 to make sure I liked it afore I bought it. After install, I started it, the screen goes black... then it says that the game has stopped running. I have tried running as admin, different compatibility settings, nothin' works. Any help would be fantastical! here are my specs...
Vista Home Premium
Intel core 2 duo processor (64 bit, 1.8ghz each core)
Intel graphics media accelerator 950. (256mb)
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Pasting in contextual information from another post. ~ OBwell i got hit by the SWP2009 demo virus today, and im having difficulties removing it since i no longer have a valid regrun which would normally take care of all my virus needs. i really noticed a problem when in firefox google is redirected to scam websites when i click on hyperlinks. if i type the actual url into the browser the site works which how im posting this.. i tried installing a new firewall as well as a notifier listed on this site but it caused me not to be able to use my internet. speaking of my internet lately its being pretty slow as in taking 10 min to load a 40 second video (i have DSL and can normally download files at 180kps) lastly when i click on files, or folders it gives me a error saying "This file does not have a program associated with it for preforming this action. Create an association in the Folder Options control panel." if i click okay then the file or folder opens.End of added material. ~ OBDDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Games at 18:06:13.54 on Sat 03/14/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.427 [GMT -4:00]AV: Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)AV: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 3.0 *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated)FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *disabled*============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\... Read more
i believe i fixed the problem. i downloaded avast, ran the scan during the boot process and it removed 12 infected files mostly in the system files. the swp2009 demo is no longer no the system, and when i click a google search it takes me to the correct site.2 more replies
Every time I try to play the Lost Planet Demo I am given an error message that my PC settings need to be changed. I have done this and am now at the lowest settings for graphics, but still receive the message. Any suggestions?
Pentium 4 HT 3.2 GHZ
1 Gb of RAM
240 Gbs Hard Drive
High Speed Internet
OS - Windows XP
CPU - Intel Pentium 4 supporting HT technology
RAM - 512 MB (Windows XP) / 1 GB (Windows Vista)
Hard Drive - 8.0 GB
Resolution - 640x480
DVD-ROM drive - DVD9 compatible
Video - VRAM 256 MB, DirectX 9.0c / Shader3.0, NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or greater
Sound - DirectSound compatible. DirectX 9.0c
Peripherals - Mouse, Keyboard
Internet environment - Internet connection required for activation and online multiplayer play.
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For some reason I've tried installing it on a few machines and it just crashes...no error message; it just crashes. I'm still doing some troubleshooting but I'm wondering if anyone else has had problems with the demo. I downloaded it from here and I'm starting to wonder if it's just a bad file. The machines I'm installing on aren't exactly gaming rigs. One's a stock Dell Dimension 4600C and ones an Optiplex GX240. The minimum requirements are a 2.0 GHz single processor + 512 MB of ram which both machines have. I don't believe the demo requires a DirectX 10 card either...any suggestions?
edit: I got the file to work on a different machine, but I'm still open to suggestions on this PC.
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I just started to get this fake antivirus popup to force me into purchasing it, then since I didn't give into it, now it redirects my Internet Explorer all the.
I need help removing this nasty infection.
Thanks in advance!!
Sorry, I'm running XP Pro
As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.12 more replies
I've try to play fifa 16 demo via origin.but it didn't run when i click on play.i have performed clean boot but it didn't work even after that.i'm having
windows 8.1 Enterprise.i also had this problem with fifa 13 game.please help me regarding this matter. Thank you
I am having problems with the Battle Field 2142 Demo. When I am playing it will just randomly quit and say, "BattleField2142.exe has encountered an error and must close". I don't know exactly why I am getting this. I did go to www.systemrequirementslab.com and I didn't meet minimum requirements because it said the 6600 GPU wasn't supported. Could that be the culprit? It said for the recommended 5800 or above.
I am lost... Please help.
Minimum Requirements: http://img100.imageshack.us/my.php?image=battlefield2142bullhonkfu5.jpg
Recommended Requirements: http://img81.imageshack.us/my.php?image=battlefield2142bullhonkyo3.jpg
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I have downloaded battlefield 2142 multilayer demo.
here's my problem.
as I enter the log in screen asking for a user name and password, I clicked the create new account button as I do not yet have an account.
But everytime I try to contact the b2142 master sever, it gets timed out.
My internet speed is at a fair rate, I do not have any third party firewall and my system specs are more the the minimum requirements what seems to be the problem?
I presume the account is to be free because it is a demo.
I downloaded the UT2004 demo for Mac and went to open it when I got this message;
"Unable to unarchive "UT2004-MAC-Demo3334.dmg.bz2" into "Desktop". (Error 2 - No such file or directorv.)
Any ideas how to run it guys?
Perhaps redownload... and ask this question in the MAC section - REASON why I say this is because there not many Mac users come to the gaming section and the error may not be game issue, but a general software problem.
Good luck! UT04 is still a pretty good game for its age - but the BIG problem I see that it appears that the full version is not supported or never came out. There are no patches available for Mac. Which means it will not connect to current online servers.
Thanks for looking. I have been searching for other posts with this problem. But could not see the fix.
There is a program in the system tray that wants me to buy. Antivirus System Pro
A demo program that wants to scan the compter. It shows all kinds of fake viruses. Even though I tried not to run it. I could not find it in the remove program list of add and remove
This program is not in the task bar of all users on this compter.
And only that user can not view most websites in internet explorer.
Can you help me remove the demo program. Norton found some kind of trogen fake
file but it could not delete it.
Here is what Norton Antivirus said:
Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
Click for more information about this threat:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:10:56 PM, on 6/22/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Virtual Token\vtserver.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
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Can someone help, ive got a new computer and i downloaded bf2142s demo. Before when i tried to play it came up with some letter and numbers, i checked here and people said to download the lates version of direct x9.0c. I did that and it stoped showing that, instead it showed a black screen and said that bf 2142 stopped working, then said that a problem had caused it to stop working. But it doesnt say what problem, so please can you tell me.
My computer is a Gateway, Intel Core Duo Processor E4300, 1.8GHzShared 2mb L2 cache, 800Mhz FSB, Intel Graphicis Media Accelerator 950,PC-I Express slot available, Optial Drive, Double Layer Multi-format DVD+RW, Hardrive 250 GB, Dual Channel 2048 Mb DDR2, Intel 10 100 Mbps Ethernet LAN.
Thank You for any help you can provide
Welcome, well consider about your video card, your video card is having problems because its onboard and its really bad for games. Did you try lowering the settings?
downloaded the benchmark, installed it, and when i try to launch it it gives me an error shown in the pic below
p.s. i have the newest red faction , and section 8 games they run perfectly normal on highest settings... my video card is ati radeon 4600 series v9.9
O/S win xp pro, sp3
dx 9c is up to date
seeing how most of others have no problems with the demo i cannot understand whats wrong
I wanted to make sure this game would run on my system (my system supposedly exceeds requirements). System info is listed in the signature.
After I installed I tried to run and I got a message saying
"modified code not allowed. Please reinstall the game"
I have no clue what caused that error.
You need get an update (which is no longer hosted by the Unreal Tournament folks). http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=192270
Well, someone or something downloaded a copy of the powereraser demo onto our computer, and now whenever we try and get rid of it, it just keeps coming back. We use the Opera browser, and it seems to be attached to that. we tried deleting the folder that contained the demo, but it came back! The files were permanently deleted and they came back! So, can someone help us?
Have you tried "Spybot - Search and destroy", yet?
Hi... In the past, I've been able to download a new demo after my old one expired. I tried to do the same today and everything runs smoothly, as in the past, until I try to open Nero and it says that my demo version has expired. Has Nero stopped renewing demo versions or I am doing something wrong? My OS is win98se with IE 6.
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I can't uninstall ProText (an indexing program) demo and there nothing in Add/Remove software for me to get rid of this useless program.
I'm using WinXP Home -- will TweakUI safely remove this program?
This support page will show you how to do exactly what you want.
Hi, im not new in this forum i had this problem long time ago.And cant resolve it until now.
Im 99% sure this was from my faulty video card.Its an XFX HD4870 512mb no worries its has lifetime warranty, im start thinking to rma my card.
So Bccode 124 can be cause by faulty card too?
When the game start i got all green screen and the is no terrain and grey screen its only happen 5 sec then the game start normal.And this only happened today,yesterday was fine.
I saw a thread in here that had a site where you could download a program that would allow you to do practice runs of a windows xp installation without actually doing it... and now I cannot find it. Can anyone quick reference this program..
I have a program, that offers a free demo for like 50 min. And even though i reinstall, and delete all the files, it still remembers that i used it already. Does anyone know, if theres a secret file it loads to somewhere or sumtin?
Pleaseee please help
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A few hours ago my computer became infected with this virus caused by Security Suite Demo and anti malware doctor, both of which somehow got on my computer (which is running Windows xp) without my knowledge.
I already looked at the fix for security suite on this site and did and completed exactly what it said, but lo and behold the virus still remains on my computer.
I already ran Malwarebytes, SUPERAntiSpyware, and Spybot - S.A.D, but they have all found absolutely nothing. I ran then all while in Safe mode. As when I try to open program on the normal mode it just says the .exe is infected and won't open.
Any help would be appreciated, thank you.
Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include the link to this topic in your new topic and a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Once you have created the new topic, please reply back here with a link to the new topic.1 more replies
I am running an eMachines with MS XP Home with SP2. My PC recently froze and when I rebooted I was unable to access any devices attached to USB drives or access the Internet. The taskbar won't appear and when I click the Start button nothing happens. Drag and drop functionality is completely disabled, but I am able to copy files using the CMD prompt and the xcopy command. By using this I am able to access devices attached to USB ports.
When I open Task Manager the CPU is running at 100% and there is one application running (SWP2009 Demo).
I'm guessing this is a virus which has gained control of my system.
I tried downloading Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, but when I attempt to install it I get the following error message:
Run=time error '372':
Failed to load control 'vbalGrid' from vbalsgrid6.ocx. Your version of vbalsgrid6.ocx may be outdated. Make sure you are using the version of thecontrol that
was provided with your application.
Before we start fixing anything you should print out these instructions or copy them to a NotePad file so they will be accessible. Some steps will require you to disconnect from the Internet or use Safe Mode and you will not have access to this page.Please download DrWeb-CureIt and save it to your desktop. DO NOT perform a scan yet.Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".Scan with Dr.Web CureIt as follows:Double-click on drweb-cureit.exe to open the program and click Start. (There is no need to update if you just downloaded the most current versionRead the Virus check by DrWeb scanner prompt and click Ok where asked to Start scan now? Allow the setup.exe to load if asked by any of your security programs.The Express scan will automatically begin.
(This is a short scan of files currently running in memory, boot sectors, and targeted folders).If prompted to dowload the Full version Free Trial, ignore and click the X to close the window.If an infected object is found, you will be prompted to move anything that cannot be cured. Click Yes to All.When complete, click Select All, then choose Cure > Move incurable.
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I was wondering if there was a Demo of Visual Basic out there on the 'net (any version) or if old editions of VB was still sold for cheap anywhere. I just want a compiler to use while I'm learning. If I like it, I'll buy the full version. Please let me know. Thanks!
I don't know if this will be of any use to you, but:
A few days ago I downloaded a fully functional, totally free Visual Basic compiler. It's called "Envelop" and looks vaguely like the state-of-the-art applications you normally pay hundreds of pound/dollars for.
It's a hefty download +/- 8MB, but you can do it in sections, which is handy. I've tried it and it IS fully functional. Definitely worth a try in my humble opinion.
Hope it helps.
windows demo download like the one if you go to best buy or sams club computers they have something called windows demo it on the main screen its like a windows tour kinda like windows xp tour thats already in windows xp though but i want it could you please help.
hi hope this is what your looking for http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...-US/demos.mspx5 more replies
I just dont get it! How does a demo just end after a set amount of days? Ok I got a demo and I liked it but not the price.
Is this safe to ask what makes them work?
I want to make it work again but cant until I know what makes it stop. Is this ok to ask? I wont ask no more until approved.
Just like an alarm clock.
The program has encoded a date after which it's not supposed to function anymore.
I guess you could wait a period of time, and try a fresh trial download, but is
If one likes a program, one buys it, or finds a free alternative.
Can someone please advise us on what software we can use to demonstrate the different warnings that ATA can produce?
thus far we have only been able to use an illegal DNS zone transfer to trigger an ATA response.
I tried every bit of software that ships with Kali Linux, and ATA did absolutely nothing...
Good evening to everyone out TSG land, my problem is that last week I installed a software demo program, and after looking at it I went to uninstall it and got a message that read "Unable to locate the installation log file."
Now on my desktop I have about 20 icons of various parts of the program that I can't get rid of. Any suggestions as to how I would go about getting rid of the program would be greatly appreciated.
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Ubisoft has released a playable demo of Anno 1404, giving you the chance to try out the PC version of this game where players will get to know the culture and technology of the ancient Orient while learning the tricks of local trade, diplomacy and economy in order to build their own metropolis. Known in North America as Dawn of Discovery, Anno 1404 will be available on June 26th, for PC, Wii and DS.
Anno 1404 US Demo (1.68GB)
Anno 1404 UK Demo (1.68GB)
Anno 1404 German Demo (1.66GB)
Anno 1404 French Demo (1.67GB)
I like collecting store demos of products, and one that's caught my attention is the one for Windows 8. It plays a little "here's what your computer can do" video over and over, and lets you use all the features.
I notice it has a sample Microsoft account called Allison Brown.
I've tried copying all the hard drive contents off one of those demos to a flash drive, but it won't run on my regular computers. I also notice that if I use the "reset your PC" option on the kiosk demos, it'll turn into a regular Windows 8 without the demo stuff.
Is there some special installation disc/flash drive for retailers? I'm just curious - it's OK if nobody's allowed to distribute it due to legal reasons, but I was just curious how that demo was installed... obviously just copying the executables and trying to run them does not work.
I've even seen Windows RT demos with the Allison Brown account!
On that note, there used to be a "Windows Demo Experience" for Windows 7 that would show your computer's specs in a nifty little screen - same thing applies to that, I tried copying the files (I even used clonezilla and made a complete clone of a kiosk demo) and it doesn't run on anything. I'd love to know how to get a copy just for informational and collection purposes.
store demos ,wouldn't they just be a DVD and play in and DVD player or computer dvd player with the right software.
win8 doesn't have a dvd playing software by default some of us VLT player free on the net
so i have halo demo or trial installed (whatever you want to call it) and whenever try to run the program it will say HALO like its about to start but then it will minimize to the desktop and i cant make it come up again. sometimes i can here the music in the backround but usually not. I have already tried reinstalling it and everything.. PLEASE HELP! oh and by the way it used to work fine before but now it doesnt. oh and also when i close it it says "gathering exception data!" so i dont know
Windows XP proffesional SP3
2GB of ram
I wanted to try Homefront error to know if I could run the game, but I keep getting this error. I have posted on this forum multiple times but no one helped me with my problems. So before you ask, no I dont have latest drivers, because they cause my PC to freeze so I had to downgrade to march 2009. Why is my PC freezing from new drivers? No idea, no one here helped me when I asked.
Anyways here is the error:
Intel Core Duo E7300 @2,66Ghz
Ati HD radeon 4670
Thanks in advance, hopefully.
I've been trying to run a Mass Effect 2 demo I got off Steam, and when I do, it gives me the following error message:
"Mass Effect 2 demo has stopped working.
Windows can check online for a solution to the problem."
I hit the details tab, and recieved the following:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: MassEffect2.exe
Application Version: 220.127.116.11
Application Timestamp: 4bfcd1b3
Fault Module Name: MassEffect2.exe
Fault Module Version: 18.104.22.168
Fault Module Timestamp: 4bfcd1b3
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00a042fa
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
All help is appreciated very much.
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looking for a fairly high-end game demo to download to test a gaming computer i'm thinking of buying; crysis 2 takes too long to download: do you know of a fairly high-end game demo out there that won't take too long to download ? thanks
Best graphical stress test/benchmarks currently are Unigine Heaven (229MB), Furmark(3.7MB) & 3DMark Vantage(free version, 384MB).
Heaven and Furmark in particular are geared as much toward stressing the system as benchmarking, so be prepared for a bit of heat off the GPU.
i'm looking for a fairly high-end demo, eg, crysis 2, black ops, etc. the crysis 2 demo isn't working, metro 2033 is a possibility; please let me know title, website if you know of any; thanks
You already have a thread going here: http://forums.techguy.org/games/1026440-game-demo-high-end.html
I just downloaded the crysis demo, to check it out, and when I load it it just goes black and nothing happens...I have to go to task manager to shut it down?
Its a new Vista 64 install, so far most things have gone well, I have a few issues I cant figure out when I try to watch video in Explorer, and my HP printer, but all else is fine?
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why does my battlefield 2 demo not working it install and every thing goes well and then ofter i try to play it the screen flash to black about 3-4 second and goes back to window can some one help me please
What are your pc specs? It's quite possible that your current PC is too slow and won't be able to run it.
If your PC can run it, your graphics card's drivers may need updating, and this may be causing the game not to be able to run.
Sorry if this didn't help
If someone would be so kind and tell me how to uninstall the powereraser demo software from my computer. I have been trying to get rid of it for weeks, and I have tried everything. It doesn't come with an uninstall ortion, and it doesn't show up in the ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS in the control panel.
If there is no remove feature then delete its folder and use msconfig to remove the start up entry
Well I downloaded this twice due to problems the first time round, thinking that it may have been a bad download, I tried again, but the problems are still there
Crackling sound, like static behind units, no marching sounds, infact if I was honest the sounds in all are pretty lame, when you compare to Medieval 2 the sounds in that for gunpowder units were simply terrific, but in Empire they seem somewhat poor, anyone else tried the demo and feels the same?
I hope that this is only down to it being a demo, some on official forums have said that Steam did cock up some of the files, how true this is I don't know, again it is all just guessing from people, until official word comes out, we won't know, but to say I am disappointed is an understatement, such a shame as I had really high hopes for this game, I'll still buy it but hope that these things can be addressed.
Also no blood effects, and for a war game its poor, again maybe a demo thing? if they have gone down that route then its not good at all
But my main concerns are that and the sounds, long load times don't particularly bother me, but I also had a crash trying to play the Brandywine battle, so things are a bit touch and go with this
Just hope it gets sorted that's all, or that it is as I have said down to it being a demo, only thing that makes me doubt this, is I think the demo for Medieval 2 was much better and no problems, I am worried, anyone else?
Jekyll and Hyde
Got the excact same problem myself. I actually made Dell come and repair my speakers because i thought they were the problem. Got the same problem with Medieval actually. Those static noices.
I'm gonna wait until i get the full version and check if i have the same problem. Got the problem with long loading screens as well. Guessing it's the demo that's not as good as it should be? Anyone else experiencing the same problems?
hello all...im having trouble getting rid of nero 7 demo on my brothers computer. It points to the file mfc71u.dll which i have found to be in another burning program named Sonic and from searching online its in Roxio software as well. I have run some clean tools off of nero's site but to no avail. running xphome sp2. Please let me know if any other info is needed. thanks
You'll probably have to get rid of Sonic. I'll take Nero over Sonic anytime.2 more replies
Ok I've looked around and couldn't find anthing to tell me what to do in this Demo,
I'm just walking around aimless, thx all.
Haven't played the demo in a while; are you in the city where people are walking around?
If so, go to the right, you will notice a dumpster I believe, get on top of that, jump over a fence, and there should be a ladder somewhere near the other side of the fence.
I'm looking for a downloadable demo for command and conquer red alert 2, anyone know where I can find one? I have XP Pro. Also, there are a bunch a different C&C/Red alert titles out there, which one is the best. I was looking for one like an older version I had, where you could drag your cursor over some troops, tanks, etc and tell them to go attack the enemy......... Any opinions/help????
Also, does anyone know of a place where I could just download it, that is reputable, (sp), instead of waiting for bestbuy to get it in for another week????
Can anyone please help me!
I recently installed UNREAL TPURNMENT 2003 DEMO and
when tried to run it the following error is shown.
" UT2003 Build UT2003_Build_[2002-09-13_17.31]
OS: Windows 98 4.90 (Build: 73010104)
CPU: GenuineIntel PentiumPro-class processor @ 798 MHz with 126MB RAM
Video: Intel(R) 82815 Graphics Controller (2656)
Your graphics card is not supported - please consult the FAQ
History: CheckDeviceCaps <- UD3DRenderDevice::Init <- UGameEngine::Init <- InitEngine "
In the read me file it asked for Directx8.1b which I did but the same error is shown.
My pc specs are
Intel original M/B 815EEA and Win ME , 128MB SDRAM, with on board graphics video and audio and no other Video card.
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i just downloaded and installed the demo for shadow ops red murcury, from game spot. when i try to start it i get this message... RM.exe unable to locate dll the dynamic link library d3d9.dll could not be found in the specified path c:\program files\atari\shadow ops red murcury sp demo\system\;.;c:\
WINNT\system32;c:\WINNT\system;c:\WINNT;c:\WINNT\system32;c:\WINNT;c:\WINNT\system32\Wbem. any ideas???
Install the latest version of DirectX, 9C, and make sure your other drivers are up to date.
im currently creating a screen saver typed......thingy...for my clan.
my question is, ive just found out that half-life game's will record demo's of you game's, i was wundering how\what to use, to render and view these recorded demo files.
Thanx for any help given
Sorry if none of this makes any sense
u can view the demos ingame just type play demonamehere,dem (u may or may not need the .dem dont remember)
Just wondered if anyone else was having a problem getting the Battlefield 2 demo to work? I have installed it and all drivers are up to date, but when I double click the icon the screen goes black for about 4 seconds, then I am left with Windows. No error or anything, it just doesnt work. My PC meets the spec (P4 3ghz, 512mb ram, Win XP SP2). Not so sure I want to buy the game now :S
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Can anyone tell me why need for speed underground(demo) won't work when i click on it. The screen just turns black and go back to the desktop.
please help me!!!!!!!!!
First make sure you meet the Minimum System Req.. If so then check out the tech support topics provided by EA:
I really loved the old classics like Wolf 3D, Blakestone ETC. but have been unable to find the shareware versions of these titles for download. Does anyone know of any good sites (not warez) that I could download the shareware version from. I really have a hankering for blastin some pixelated aliens.
Thanks a lot.
Note: i am not suggesting anything ILLEGAL here I just wan't the free shareware version that everyone used to get.
I've used these guys before, and they are good. (Nothing illegal)
Download.com is another possibility for newer games.
Last night after arriving home from thanksgiving I got online and immediately recieved a popup from my task bar saying my computer was at risk. An unfarmiliar program icon appeared in the task bar and began scanning. It was SWP 2009. I've downloaded SAS and Spybot S&D but neither of them are able to update their definitions. What do I need to do to get rid of this mess? Thanks.DaveLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:31:48 PM, on 11/27/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16915)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:WINDOWSSystem32smss.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32winlogon.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32services.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32lsass.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32Ati2evxx.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exeC:WINDOWSSystem32svchost.exeC:Program FilesSymantec AntiVirusSmc.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedInkKeyboardSurrogate.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesSymantec SharedccSvcHst.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32spoolsv.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesAppleMobile Device SupportbinAppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:Program FilesBonjourmDNSResponder.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exec:WINDOWSsystem32lkcitdl.exec:WINDOWSsystem32lkads.exeC:WINDOWSSYSTEM32WISPTIS.EXEc:WINDOWSsystem32lktsrv.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesLogiShrdLVCOMSERLVComSer.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesLogiShrdLVMVFMLVPrcSrv.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32Ati2evxx.exeC:WINDOWSSystem32tabbtnu.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesMotiveMcciCMService.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32ctfmon.exeC:Program FilesCommon Fi... Read more
Hello,We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up.My name is Syler and I will be helping you to solve your Malware issues. If you have since resolved your issues I would appreciate if youwould let me no so I can close this topic, if you still need help please let me no what issues you are still having, in your next reply.Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)Then please post back here with the following: log.txt info.txtThanks18 more replies
In anticipation of my upcoming (or so I thought) purchase of Doom 3, I downloaded the demo to give it a test run. Boy, am I glad I did! Here's my problem: I run the program and it goes through the loading screen with the Mars background. Then, the screen goes black. Almost 30 seconds later, a pointer appears in the upper left, and the music starts. About 30 seconds after that, the Doom 3 logo appears with a series of buttons at the bottom. About 30 seconds later, a picture of Mars appears behind the logo, and every 30 seconds after that, the picture of Mars rotates a little bit. I am unable to move the pointer at all unless I happen to be moving the mouse when the picture of Mars rotates. When I enter the Task Manager to shut Doom 3 down, it shows Doom 3 alternating between a status of "running" (for a couple of seconds) and "not responding" (for about 30 seconds.)
Here are my system specs:
Intel P4 3.2Ghz
Intel D865PERL Motherboard
eVGA Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 (128 MB Ram)
1 Gig ddr 333Mhz RAM (2 DIMMS of 512 Mb each)
Sound Blaster Audigy 2
Since this problem, I have updated my BIOS, video card, and sound blaster with the latest versions (clean installs of the video card and sound card.) I have uninstalled and reinstalled the demo after each, I cleaned out my registry, and I have tried Activision's suggestion of setting my desktop to 800x600 with 32-bit color. I have no CD-burning or copying software other than Roxio on my system at a... Read more
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I am using Windows XP Pro on a pentium 4 1.3 gigs 256 mb ram. I have installed the SP1 pack for windows XP. I have checked my deirectX and it shows as version 8.1 and I ran all the tests which came up positive. The problem is when I try to start the game the first three screens are fine when the game loads up. Then right at the point when a race is beginning the graphics get all messed up. There's like a rainbow prism coming from the left hand corner of the screen and it covers the whole screen eventually.......Let me know what this is why its happening if you know? How can I fix it? I have tried downloading the directX version 9 beta but everytime I try to download it from the microsoft page it tells me a network connection can not be processed even after I turn off my firewall.....Maybe you can suggest a different website where I can download the latest beta version of directX 9.
What is your video card:
Control Panel | System. Device Manager.
Under Display will be your card. Also, rightclick, choose Properties, then Driver tab. Whats the version?
Does this just happen on this one game?
Try lowering the Graphics Acceleration:
Control Panel | Display. Settings tab. Advanced. Troubleshooting tab.
Move the slider down one notch to the left, and retry the game. Remember the original settings.