just bought hl2 today, really lookin forward for a hell of a gamming experience. everything is installed, steam, hl2, and cs:s with no problems. the problems occur when either hl2 is loaded or when i play cs:s. i get an error entitled: hl2.exe application error. "OX......." memory could not be "read" i click ok to terminate the process. this error is consistent.:bawl:
system specs: amd athlon 3200 windows xp sp2 sapphire radeon 9800 pro 256 mb 512 mb ram 80 gb hard drive asus k8v motherboard
1st question is, are your ATI drivers up to date?
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r u overclockein. ? then dont
im using the 4.8 drivers, and im unsure if im overclocking. most likely not. any thoughts on what to do?
4.8? Im usingthe 4.11 drivers.. I thought they were the newest? Anyway, others that are having this issue have deleted their video drivers and reinstalled the newest and it worked.
now im using the 4.12 beta, still hasent fixed the problem :bawl:
Hate to say it, but try to uninstall hl2. delete all hl2 folders Uninstall vid driver reinstall vid driver 4.11 reinstall HL2
Do any of your other games work? Maybe it's service pack 2. I've heard some people have problems gaming because of it.
call of duty and united offfensive both work just fine, its just hl2 that doesnt
You can use this to clean up your system before you re-install.