How to resolve game driver conflicts?

Question

The problem I have is when i am in a game and then exit the game the computer restarts.

everything in my computer is updated everything. Then the computer will restart then windows won't start saying it lost a file because of the shuting down uncorrectly.

Thanks for the help

Answer

This question was answered on October 23, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Make sure you meet all the required system requirements of the game(Processors, Memory, Hard Disk space, Operating System).

Update your video card driver.

Visit your hardware manufacturer site to download the latest Driver and important updates.

Update your system files using Windows Update

In Windows XP Home Edition, you must be logged on as a computer administrator to install components or modify Automatic Updates settings In Windows XP Professional, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings might also prevent you from completing this procedure.

Windows Update is a catalog of items such as drivers, security fixes, critical updates, the latest Help files, and Internet products that you can download to keep your computer up-to-date.

Open Windows Update in Help and Support Center

On the Windows Update home page, click Scan for updates

Click Yes when prompted to install any required software or device drivers

Note

Windows Update scans your computer for outdated system files and lets you replace them with the most recent versions

Update your video card driver.

Visit your hardware manufacturer site to download the latest Driver and important updates.

*If nothing works try uninstalling then reinstall the game

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Posted by gilbert of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 23, 2004