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Age of Conan (Hyborian Adventures)

Trying to load program - can barely get the disc recogonised (doesn't autoload) then when trying to setup.exe getting back not a win32 application error msg. Windows Explorer keeps freezing and desktop reuturns upon opening the Disc tray. any ideas (yes firewall and virus protection are off) I also have a GForce FX5500 videocard and extra ram in addition to basic a1210n

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  • johnwebber May 20, 2008

    Key Features

    Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows XP Media Center 2005 Edition

    Form FactorTower

    ProcessorAMD Athlon 64 2.2 GHz

    Installed Memory512 MB (DDR SDRAM)

    Recommended UseHome Use

    Processor

    Processor TypeAMD Athlon 64

    Processor Speed2.2 GHz

    Processor ManufacturerAMD

    Processor UpgradabilityUpgradable

    Max Processors Qty.1

    Installed Qty1

    Socket TypeSocket 939

    Motherboard

    Bus Speed2000 MHz

    Video Output InterfacePCI Express

    Memory

    RAM TechnologyDDR SDRAM

    Installed RAM512 MB

    Installed Cache Memory512 KB

    Max Supported RAM4 GB

    Supported RAM Speeds400 MHz

    Number of Memory Slots4 x 184 Pin DIMMs

    Technical Features

    Expansion SlotsPCI x 3

    Integrated Input/Output PortsPS/2 Mouse x 1 · PS/2 Keyboard x 1 · Parallel Port (ECP/EPP/SPP) x 1 · USB 2.0 x 6 · RJ45 Lan Port x 1 · FireWire (IEEE1394a) x 2 · USB 1.1 x 1

    Expansion Bays2 x 3.5" (External Access) · 2 x 5.25" (External Access) · 1 x 3.5" (Internal Access)

    Memory Card SlotsMultiMediaCard · Micro Drive Memory Stick

    Hard Drive

    Controller TypeSerial ATA

    Hard Drive Capacity200 GB

    Hard Drive InterfaceSerial ATA

    Hard Drive Rotation Speed7,200 RPM

    CD / DVD

    Optical Drive TypeDVD??RW Dual Layer

    Optical Drive Read Speed16x (DVD) · 40x (CD)

    Optical Drive Write Speed40x (CD-R) · 8x (DVD-R) · 16x (DVD+R) · 2.4x (DVD+R Dual Layer)

    Optical Drive ReWrite Speed4x (DVD+RW) · 24x (CD-RW) · 4x (DVD-RW)

    Audio / Video

    Audio Output TypeSound Card · Headphones · Line Out

    Graphic ProcessorATI Radeon X200

    Audio InputMicrophone Jack · 2 x Line In

    Video Out Ports15 Pin D-Sub VGA port x 1

    Integrated AudioAC'97 Audio Codec

    Modem

    Modem TypeFax / Modem

    Networking

    Data Link ProtocolEthernet · Fast Ethernet

    Networking TypeIntegrated 10/100 Network Card

  • Brian Canute May 11, 2010

    what is your operating system please

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Have you tried a seperate pci sound card compatible with your game

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