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Can anyone tell me why Fallout 3 GOTY edition keeps freezing after playing a certain time? Already updated the video card driver. Windows updated. Using Windows XP. Display card is ATI HDI48XX series. Already in windowed mode, no vertical sync, chose medium graphic details.


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Do you have a multi core machine with more than 2 cores? –  Frank Mar 23 '11 at 11:30
3 cores.......... –  lamwaiman1988 Mar 24 '11 at 1:16
Just FYI, the game is buggy and freezes alot... –  Andy Jun 12 '11 at 18:33

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There seems to be a problem with multi core processors and a suggested fix can be found here. Although it states to be for Win7 I heard it work for other windows versions as well.

Not sure if it's gonna solve your problem, but you might want to give it a try as it's simple to test out (and to reverse the changes if it's not helping).

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That doesn't help..........thanks. –  lamwaiman1988 Mar 25 '11 at 13:42
I found out that is not the fallout_default.ini in the fallout 3 installation folder, it is talking about something like C:\Documents and Settings\user\My Documents\My Games\Fallout3, and there is a fallout.ini, change that, it really work, thanks! –  lamwaiman1988 Mar 25 '11 at 15:43

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