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COD 4 with ATI 3850

When I start up multiplayer I get "iw3mp.exe stopped working" I have Vista with AMD 64 x2 5000 and the game worked fine until I put the video card in. I tried disabling the HD sound that is built into the card.

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Re: COD 4 with ATI 3850

I think you need to re-install a driver in for vedio card since you put a new one.

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