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Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 86
It has been some weeks I have been expriencing a little problem. When I'm combating in space the game randomly freezes. Acompaning the freeze on the image the sound also freezes. Sometimes the sounds come back and continues to play the background battle soundtrack. With some luck, I even manage to make the game come back as normal. But the more usual is that I have to shutdown the game trough the taskmanager and more rarely it completely freezes the PC, and the BSoD appears. On the BSoD the error name is DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION. When there is no blue screen, I noticed Windows sometimes says that the video driver recovered from a crash.

I'm using Windows 8 on a notebook Dell XPS 15, graphic card GeForce 540M. I already updated my video driver to the lateste version (v 310.90) and the problem persisted. So, I'm out of ideas. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
Pre-forum change name: Captain Wilhelm
Join Date: March 2009
Status: a bit mad for the loss of the data above
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