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Hi,
could you be more specific with the name of the game you are trying to play. Also check the games hardware requirments match with the hardware in your system.


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Posted on Oct 01, 2008

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Hello sir, i was playing fifa 08 in my pc for long days.But now a days as soos as try to load the game PC will be automatically shut down and closed.Please help me to fix it.


Hello,
There may be 2 reasons..

1. Installation problem.. Try uninstalling the game and reinstall again..

2. Your game require a graphic card. make sure your pc is having one. and make sure your pc meet all the minimum requirements to play the fifa 08 game..

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I am not entirely sure what is causing the problem, but I have a feeling it may have something to do with you using Windows 7.

The reason I say this is because the game does not officially support Windows 7. If I'm right about this, then I might have a solution for you.

Maybe if you run it in compatibility mode for XP or Vista, it'll work for you. See the icon on your desktop for the game? Right click it and select Properties. From there, click the tab that says Compatibility. Then look where it says Run this program in compatibility mode for: and check the box, then select either one of the Windows XP's or the Vista's. Click apply and then okay.

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Haha. Not laughing at you.

If you try to play games that old on a new OS like Vista, it won't go. You would have to try to run the game in compatability mode. Which means when you ry to install the game, right click and propeties and check the tabs out.

I tried playing a game from the 90's too, on my computer with Windows Xp, and it did the same thing. I tried lots of stuff, but then I just didn't have time to mess around with it so I left it.

What I'm trying to say is, that Vista is too ahead for the game software. And vise versa. The game code is too old for Vista. Vista would have to downgrade to play the game and that could bring some problems. The computer prosseser would have to work harder and that could cause the game to lag and even the whole computer to lag. LAAAAAG real bad.

Anyways, keep trying and hope this helps.

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That is your problem. If the game is not compatible with Windows Vista, It won't play it, or play it normally. What I mean is that the game is pretty old (in date created), and the software used to create it was not meant for Vista. Because Vista came afterwards (I think). And Vista has to downgrade while running the game. But it could only downgrade so much. And when it downgrades, it's actually working harder to play the game than having a whole bunch of stuff open at the same time. Vista playes it, but only for a while, because it's not going to downgrade any more.

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2. Make sure you have a correct of driver of your video card. If you're not sure download it and install it again on you computer.

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