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Old Oct 11, 2002, 04:22 AM
Tenacious C Tenacious C is offline
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Default Slowdown Problems In Games [; ; winXP]

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i installed direct x 9 beta yesterday and since then ive been having some bad slowdown problems in games,on mafia for example i can be driving down a road then the game gets really slow for about 20 seconds then goes back to normal,if anybody can tell me how to uninstall direct x from my computer so i can put direct x 8 back on i would be grateful,or if u can tell me if it is even direct x thats the problem,this slowdown thing also happens to other games i have like battlefield 1942,allied assault and the thing

my pc specs are

AMD Athlon 1600xp
512Mb Ram
40Gb Hard Drive
Gainward Geforce 4 Ti 4200 Graphics Card
Direct X 9 Beta
Windows Xp Pro
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Old Oct 11, 2002, 11:11 AM
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i dont think you can uninstall directx but check this out

***********.freewebs.com/firecat/


dont know if it works for xp though
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Old Oct 11, 2002, 02:26 PM
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Use system restore in XP.
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Old Oct 12, 2002, 04:51 AM
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aye , restore your system to an earlier point if you can . before installing any beta programs you should create a restore point !!! your systems ok !!
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Old Oct 12, 2002, 01:28 PM
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Mine does the same thing, what cause that problem then to play then to slow down for about 20 secs, can any1 help me please

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Old Oct 13, 2002, 07:30 AM
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right,i foudn out what the problem is on my system,its because i have ntl broadband and having software like kazaa,msn,icq etc running in the background affects your computer.

leachy-try turning off background doftware like msn and kazaa when playing games m8 and u shouldtn get the slowdown problems
 

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