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Windows 7: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit


08 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Problem

Hi
i am new to this forum and i dont know if this is the right section to post this

I have installed windows 7 ultimate 64bit (clean install)
and now when i try to install steam games like CoD Black ops, my pc freezes and i have to hard re-boot it.
I can install games that doesnt use steam, i just installed battlefield bad company 2 with no problems.

my pc spec:

Intel core 2 2,13GHz
ATI Radeon 2600 HD pro
5GB ramm
ASUS motherboard
Sound Blaster Audigy

Help me plz, i really wanna play Black Ops


-Damsco


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08 Dec 2010   #2

 

latest video driver installed?

If so, from windows update? Or manufacturers website?
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08 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

yes i have the latest drivers installed
only video card is from manufacture website and the rest from windows update
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08 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Do you already have Steam installed?

Also, have you checked the install instructions for the game?
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08 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

i can install steam with no problem but when i try to install the game then the problem accurs.
Call of Duty Black ops uses steam to install, when it starts to install the pc freezes. i cant even move the mouse.
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08 Dec 2010   #6

 

Do you get any event log errors under system or application?


* I thought I remembered a thread from way back that said something about running games in either admin or compatability mode(s)... can't find it now of course. *
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08 Dec 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

where can i find those event logs?
sorry i am a noob with pc >.<

btw i use microsoft security essentials antivirus
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08 Dec 2010   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brady View Post
* I thought I remembered a thread from way back that said something about running games in either admin or compatability mode(s)... can't find it now of course. *

Steam does not need to be run in compatibility mode, nor does Steam recommend it be run in compatibility mode.....

Quote:
Note:

Please do not run Steam in compatibility mode.
Steam Support

Since this is a Steam based game logic would suggest that the game not be installed in comaptibility mode either.

Are you having any issues with Steam itself?

You might have to check out the game's forums to see what they have to say about the install problems
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08 Dec 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

no problems with steam
only problem is i cant install games that are using steam
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08 Dec 2010   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Game or games? Are you saying any game you attempt to install through Steam won't install?

Is you account in good standing?

You may want to check out the support section - Steam Support
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