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I installed a pc dvd game in my computer...the problem is, it hangs during the game. is there a step that i missed or have i installed it in a wrong procedure? can you show me the correct steps installing pc dvd game?

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    Uwe Klopfer Oct 11, 2010

    you operating system (windows) and game and your hardware (graphics card etc) arent working too well together.

    Do you have a graphics accelerator in your computer (something like a nvidia gforce or ATI Radeon ?)

    what are your computer specs ?

    CPU, RAM, Graphics card etc ?

    What game and what version of Windows ?

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There is problem with the installation as there the installation procedure for games or any other software are very simple and straight forward so do not blame your installation.
There can be two reasons why the game becomes stuck
(1)You do not have enough RAM (For instance the game requires 800 MB and your PC has 512MB of RAM)
(2) Your CPU might be slow (like its 800 MHz while the game requirement is 1GHz)
To check this
(1)On the bottom of your Windows there is a task bar.
(2)Right click on it
(3) On the opening pop up menu select "Task Manager"
(4)On the opening window at the top tabs select "Performance" tab
(5)Turn on the game and observe the bar graph behavior of your CPU and RAM and you will easily find out which components of these two are being over used.

If there is lack of RAM or/and CPU you have to upgrade your computer or may be get a newer faster PC.
If you believe that there is nothing wrong with your hardware then check the media of your game. The game software might have corruptions. The DVD might be damaged you might find scratches on the DVD disc when you hold it at a particular angle on the disk.Try another DVD of the same game to arrive up with a solution.

GOOD LUCK !

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

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