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Windows 7: Ati/amd card running phyX?BSOD playing APB


12 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 64-Bit
 
 
Ati/amd card running phyX?BSOD playing APB

I know this is a graphics card forum part.. but i've been experiecing Blue screens of death called dxgmms1.sys happens when i play APB-reloaded i know for a fact this is direct x issue.. people i have a ati radeon hd 4550 and apb reloaded uses phyX engine which is by nvidia so i have phyX installed on my computer... which im pretty sure ati cards arent allowed to run but i like playing this game so is that the problem or is direct x interfering with stuff.. thanks awnser are appreciatied

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13 Sep 2011   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

You might want to post your dump files at crashes & debugging to find out for sure what the guilty party is.....
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13 Sep 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Try playing the game without Physx installed and it won't work at all. Physx works in one of two ways,

1. GPU assisted Physx which only works on Nvidia cards, and the game must have been coded to use it as well.

2. Software Physx which is used on any video card, or if the game wasn't written to use GPU assisted Physx.

According to here,

PhysXInfo.com - Projects using PhysX SDK

this game only uses software Physx regardless of which video card is used. Might want to make sure you have the latest drivers for your card,

Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7

the latest Physx software,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 9.10.0513

and the latest DirectX is installed,

Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - DirectX Redist (June 2010)
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