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Dec
23
comment Modern Warfare 3 crashes my computer in the middle of game
To be honest, I think this is kind of a waste of time -- he already tried disabling on-board sound and using an external USB sound headset. That should, at least if @carlo did it right, definitively rule out the on-board audio because it isn't being used.
Dec
22
comment Modern Warfare 3 crashes my computer in the middle of game
@carlo did furmark pass overnight? If you can pass Prime95 overnight, Memtest86 overnight, Furmark overnight.. you're pretty solid.
Dec
19
comment How do I unlock the missing cheat and skater in Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2?
OP edit makes this answer .. not so good
Dec
19
comment Is there any way to see kill/death ratio per weapon, map, or kit?
you can try an alternative stats site like bf3stats.com
Dec
18
comment I can't find any multiplayer games for Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox 360
if you got an answer (per your blog) can you self answer your Q with the relevant details so that others can find it, etc?
Dec
18
comment Operation and Control of EOD Bot
EOD bots can spot enemies as of the latest patch as well, that is worth mentioning.
Dec
16
comment Modern Warfare 3 crashes my computer in the middle of game
wow, your bad memory passed an overnight run of memtest86??
Dec
16
comment Modern Warfare 3 crashes my computer in the middle of game
there are rumblings of some very obscure sound chipset incompatibilities in some games. If you have access to an externally connected USB sound device (headset, etc) try using that and disabling the on-board sound to see if the problem goes away.
Dec
11
comment Battlefield 3 keeps crashing
your graphics driver was the same version both before and after the video card update? It is definitely true that the older your video card is, the more neglected it tends to be in terms of driver support and updates...
Dec
10
comment Can exploding ammo crates cause damage?
why don't you test this hypothesis? blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/12/…
Dec
8
comment How do you make a backup of save games and patches?
this is either too broad (how do I back up any game on PC?) or combining two things that are dissimilar and utterly disjoint (how do I back up random completely different game #1 and #2?) I guess we'll try for the broad version.
Dec
7
comment What is Skill in Battlefield 3?
this definitely penalizes those players who rank up fast (spend more time playing, etc), since they're going to be encountering lower level people almost all the time by definition... but over time it should settle down as those who play, all rank up to "near" the same levels.
Dec
6
comment Is “lag compensation” affecting my performance?
this is apparently adjustable per the latest Dec 6th patch
Dec
3
comment What good is the “Support” class in Battlefield 3? How do you play it effectively?
mortar -- available only to support -- is also great for digging out a team of snipers. That really should be mentioned here.
Dec
1
comment Battlefield 3 keeps crashing
it is unclear if you are referring to singleplayer or multiplayer. If MP, it is "normal" for the game to crash every so many hours.
Nov
28
comment How do you get a service star for the Medkit?
isn't the medical ribbon and 50 ribbon medal enough?
Nov
28
comment How to automatically join a squad when joining a server
what they need to add back is the "automatically join a squad" checkbox they had on the Battlefield 2: Bad Company (and I think BF2 too?) level loading screens!
Nov
22
comment Does Kinect work with a projector?
@bud the projector is 8 feet above the ground, per the diagram. You can stand in the middle of the room easily without blocking it.
Nov
22
comment Why do video game framerates need to be so much higher than TV and cinema framerates?
@tzenes it is relevant because 24fps is pretty much unplayable in any kind of game where you need rapid response (FPS, etc) and yet movies seem fine with that framerate. The whole FPS debate comes up a zillion times a year and there needs to be a canonical answer.
Nov
22
comment What is the range of the EOD bot?
@guy science takes work