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Windows 7: Program has stopped working -_-

08 Aug 2010   #1
tthompsj

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 
Program has stopped working -_-

I'm sure many of us have encountered this problem, and before I hear from people who say "you need to check to make sure other threads haven't been made about this", I already did...and their solutions didn't help. Hence, the starting of my own thread.

I've never really had a problem with computer games on my laptop (Toshiba Satellite A305-S6905) before until I bought and played that cursed Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4. That game crashed and glitched it's way into my personal file of Hell . Ever since I uninstalled and burned the game (okay, I just broke it and trashed it), any game I play on here has been crashing at the title screen with a " ________ has stopped working. Please wait while Windows checks for a solution", upon which a solution is never found. I've researched (aka googled) and a lot of people are associating it with a Flash 10 problem. I did have to upgrade to Flash 10 when I got the Lego Harry Potter so it could be this, but I haven't gotten a fix for it. Anyway, any help whatsoever is greatly appreciated. Seems like I can't play anything on this laptop anymore and it's driving me bonkers.

Thanks in advance


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09 Aug 2010   #2
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Have you uninstalled flash 10?

~Lordbob
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09 Aug 2010   #3
tthompsj

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 

Yes. I've uninstalled it, tried to run a game and still it crashes. I've also downgraded back to Flash 9....still a no-go. However, from what I've read about other people with the Flash 10 bug...even when they've done the same thing...the games/programs still crash.
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09 Aug 2010   #4
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Best case might be to do a system restore back from before you installed the Lego game.

If not, try reinstalling the graphics drivers. Also open command prompt (right click and run as admin) and type: sfc /scannow

~Lordbob
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09 Aug 2010   #5
AstaLaVista

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Best case might be to do a system restore back from before you installed the Lego game.

If not, try reinstalling the graphics drivers. Also open command prompt (right click and run as admin) and type: sfc /scannow

~Lordbob
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+ 1 and while you are at it, do an upgrade to the sound drivers as well... it wouldn't hurt

Even if you do a system restore, I would also do a Fresh Uninstall/Install of the drivers if you see something fishy with the new games you play.
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10 Aug 2010   #6
tthompsj

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 

Nope...didn't work.
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10 Aug 2010   #7
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tthompsj View Post
Nope...didn't work.
Which one?

~Lordbob
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10 Aug 2010   #8
AstaLaVista

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

the more info you provide on the problem, the faster we can help but if we can only assume, the help will slow down.
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10 Aug 2010   #9
tthompsj

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 

system restore didn't work, nor did re-installing the graphic drivers .

I did the sfc /scannow in command prompt and after it finished scanning, it stated pretty much that everything was fine.
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10 Aug 2010   #10
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Pretty much? Did it say that it found ANY violations?

~Lordbob
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