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My Games Minimize

DiscoDudeDave

FPCH New Member
Joined
Mar 3, 2007
Messages
4
#1
Hi,
I have a problem with my games, every 10 minutes or so they minmize, and because they are all stream loading, they freeze when they maximize again. These games are : the elder scrolls oblivion, zoo tycoon 2 and dawn of war. I dont have anything running in the background, and i disabled my screen saver so it can't be that. I know i dont have any viruses as i had a full system scan a few days ago. Please help.
 

DiscoDudeDave

FPCH New Member
Joined
Mar 3, 2007
Messages
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#3
I checked all my specs, and im have the recommended amount. Oblivion is the worst case so here are its minimum specs:
>windows xp
>512mb RAM
>2 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent
>128mb Direct3d compatible video card and Directx 9.0 compatible driver.

I checked and my computer has all of these. Also my game is opening fine and playing well, it just randomly minmizes in game. Hope that was a help :/ i doubt it though.
 

DiscoDudeDave

FPCH New Member
Joined
Mar 3, 2007
Messages
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#4
I have found out why my game keeps minimizing. A little window keeps popping up and closing again very quickly, and it doesnt do anything except minimize my game. I need to know why my game doesnt just stay on top of this window and ignore, and how to fix it.
 

danzil

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Joined
Jun 29, 2007
Messages
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Location
Gloucestershire
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#5
go to start run then type in msconfig.
in the startup tab list all that is in there,and post it back.
have you updated your graphics card drivers.
regards
danzil