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Windows 7: Warcraft III : Very Troublesome Gaming


26 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Edition
 
 
Warcraft III : Very Troublesome Gaming

So I just installed Windows 7 Home Premium. Very nice so far, but can't seem to play Warcraft III, without any lag. Its very choppy, very slow, and on and off playing. My Internet speed isn't too bad = 3Mb/768upload. I used to play on Windows XP/ 1mb/370upload speed and it was fine. But its just gotten worse since I've installed Windows 7.

Can anyone give me some advice on how I can fix this problem?

Thanks.

Computer specs:

System Manufacturer/Model Number Cyberpower PC OS Windows 7 Home Edition CPU Intel Core 2 Duo 8400T 3.0GhZ Motherboard EVGA 750 n SLI Memory 4GB DDR2 Corsair Graphics Card(s) NVIDIA 260 GTX 896MB Sound Card CREATIVE SB AUDIGY Monitor(s) Displays 22- SAMSUNG 1080P LCD MONITOR
Hard Drives 500GB SATA Case AZZA ORION Cooling THERMALTAKE Cooling Internet Speed 3Mb/768k Upload

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26 Nov 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Hi. Sure. Install the latest driver from NVIDIA's website for your card.
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26 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Edition
 
 

Not helping, improves a little but very laggy..?

is it my firewall or could it be anything else?

My IE is fast, I'm using a GIGABYTE WIRELESS CARD 802.5/54MBPS
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26 Nov 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86
 
 

It could be your antivirus, especially if it's AVG. Uninstall to test. Disabling will have no effect.
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26 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Home Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
Hi. Sure. Install the latest driver from NVIDIA's website for your card.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
It could be your antivirus, especially if it's AVG. Uninstall to test. Disabling will have no effect.

I used to have MCafee, but unistalled, and reformated whole PC cause of it.

So I don't have any supplementary Anti virus's on my computer
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26 Nov 2009   #6

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Type system information in the start menu search box then hit enter. Ctrl+S on the screen that opens. Rar or zip the saved file and attach to a post using the paperclip. Maybe I can see something that is causing poor performance.

Which firewall are you running?
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26 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7 Home Edition
 
 

JUST WINDOWS DEFENDER.

Do i have to download a program to .rar or zip a file?
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26 Nov 2009   #8

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26 Nov 2009   #9

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Type services.msc into the start menu search box and hit enter. Disable

NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Driver Service

Go to the start menu, all programs, startup folder and delete both Creative shortcuts.

Install the latest video card driver from NVIDIA's site because you're currently running 9/28/09. There is a new one just now, today.

Reboot and then play a game to see how it is.
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26 Nov 2009   #10

Windows 7 Home Edition
 
 

Its a tad better, but its very pausing while in game, I still lag here and there.. is it my firewall? or security settings? cause this didnt happen with XP with 1MBps, and there is delay between movement.

-Nevermind, its acting about the same like before. Its not gfx problem though cause its fine during singleplayer. Just multiplayer..
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