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Game flcikering then crash...


FPCH New Member
Mar 21, 2008
I have had this problem for a few months now and its really starting to tick me off. The computer was completely fine and could play everything i had installed. But a few months ago, i went onto Guild Wars and there was some random flickering i thought it was textures but i might be a mixture of texture flickering and just random flickering. Its alright for about 2 minutes then it starts flickering, then the screen will go black and it will then return to normal with the game still running, then flickering again. It will do this about 2-3 times then it will completely crash the computer forcing it to restart.

Any Help?


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Have you installed any other CPU/Memory intensive programs lately that may be sucking resources?


FPCH Long Term Member
Jan 9, 2008
34° 12' 35" N, 118° 29' 21" W
Yes I would tend to agree as well that as long as you've not installed any recent software or Microsoft updates that it could be a heat issue.

Take the side of the computer off and see how dirty it is inside. I'd use some compressed air in a can that you can buy from the local PC store in your area typically. Some say to use a vacuum but I'm not too keen on that idea myself and often a vacuum is not as good as directed air blast from a can.