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Dirt2 freezing during races

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decided to have a blast today and was confronted with this

i have changed graphic settings.started a new game,etc.

the game literially freezes my whole computer to the point where
i have to hard reset it.

i also dont get overheating

ideas guys...:confused:
 
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Try going to My Documents\My Games\Dirt2\Hardwaresettings\
Then rename the extention .xml to .old and relaunch ...you will have to reset up all your in game settings but maybe it will fix the hardloack ups.Good luck:toast:
 
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Did you try Dirt2 fix catalyst driver ?
 
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Try going to My Documents\My Games\Dirt2\Hardwaresettings\
Then rename the extention .xml to .old and relaunch ...you will have to reset up all your in game settings but maybe it will fix the hardloack ups.Good luck:toast:
nah that does not work either
running out of ideas now...:cry:
 
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FWIW, I get occasional crashes (like every three hours of gameplay) in Dirt 2. I have yet to pin it down. Ironically, thats less frequent than I see crashes on some of my kids Wii games :)

How often is it happening?
 
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FWIW, I get occasional crashes (like every three hours of gameplay) in Dirt 2. I have yet to pin it down. Ironically, thats less frequent than I see crashes on some of my kids Wii games :)

How often is it happening?
hard to say how often
varies between 5-20 minutes of play

its only during races
 
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hard to say how often
varies between 5-20 minutes of play

its only during races
Yea that's too often and hard to pin down. Anything OC'd?
 
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Set every hardware at stock settings...and then try game.
 
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Set every hardware at stock settings...and then try game.
have done so

so far so good.
will report back

also there seems to be a few fixes on youtube
that may work
 
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have done so

so far so good.
will report back

also there seems to be a few fixes on youtube
that may work
Anything to report? Silence usually = good.
 

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The latest nvidia drivers caused the game to freeze during races. I'm gonna revert back to older drivers.
 
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Anything to report? Silence usually = good.
yea
basically deleted gfx config in docs
and reset ccc to default

and also reinstalled gfx drivers

hard to say which solved the problem,but i have pretty much
played 8 hours of gameplay without problems

all good..........cheers guys....:toast: