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Windows 7: Pc crashes when playing any game

09 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Pc crashes when playing any game

I've been having a problem for sometime now.
Computer games make my Pc crash. This happens about 10-15 minutes after I start any game. However, most games only crash when the window fits the whole screen and some games crash whenever it fits the whole screen AND whenever the game is resizable

For example, whenever I play Runescape in fullscreen, it crashes in about 10 minutes after I start the game. This doesn't happen whenever I have it in a resizable window. However the game, Minecraft, crashes in fullscreen AND in a resizable window.
I already tried updating my drivers but according to my computer, my drivers are all updated to date.

Here are my specs:

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.110408-1633)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Inspiron 580
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8120MB RAM
Page File: 4620MB used, 11616MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

DirectX Debug Levels
Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GT 220
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GT 220
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0A20&SUBSYS_069A10…
Display Memory: 493 MB
Dedicated Memory: 1007 MB
Shared Memory: 3582 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: DELL ST2210
Monitor Id: DELA058
Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (60.000Hz)
Output Type: HD15
Driver Name: nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll…
Driver File Version: 8.15.0011.8627 (English)
Driver Version:
DDI Version: 10.1
Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 6/26/2009 17:01:00, 9476608 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: Yes
WHQL Date Stamp:
Device Identifier: {D7B71E3E-4960-11CF-DD52-912602C2C535}
Vendor ID: 0x10DE
Device ID: 0x0A20
SubSys ID: 0x069A10DE
Revision ID: 0x00A2
Driver Strong Name: oem57.inf:NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.…
Rank Of Driver: 00E60001
Video Accel: ModeMPEG2_A ModeMPEG2_C ModeVC1_C ModeWMV9_C

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 64b Ultimate

Hello Pablosonicfan, welcome to SF!

Can you please post your dump files and other info as per these instructions:
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2011   #3
Dai T99

Windows Home Premium 64bit

Hi Pablosonicfan .don't have any solution but the same has been happening with me for the last 4 weeks or so, point is I have exactly the same graphics card as you. Fallout 3, Fallout New Vegas and Sims 3 all used to run fine but now crash after almost exactly at the same amount of time, about 8 minutes. Everything is dead apart from the no signal message on the monitor.
Not much help in the way of solution, but shows it does happen and I have yet to find a way around it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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