Guybrush Threepwood™ Dec 15, 2012 @ 9:10pm
TF2 CRASH TO DESKTOP
Will this ever get fixed?

Random audio stutter then TF2 screen minimises and then I cant get back to the TF2 screen and have to end task. Ridiculous problem thats been happening for a long time and I am not the only one. I've tried all so called "fixes" but really they are just guesses because nobody "REALLY" knows do they.

The commonality is the fact I am running Win7 64bit and all others who have reported this problem have the same OS. No other game crashes this way. Its a TF2 thing
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FalconWraith Feb 2, 2013 @ 11:30am 
I have the same bloody problem! It only started about 2 weeks ago, the audio stutters and the damn game minimises, then crashes when I try to use it again. I have Win7 premium 64bit and it just keeps happening. I JUST WANT TO PLAT TF2!!!!!!!
GreedyLoU Mar 18, 2013 @ 6:07am 
I am having this problem as well off and on for a year or so now. Any fixes?
MADHATTER Mar 18, 2013 @ 1:06pm 
Yep same here, I thought it was windows 8 being on an SSD hard drive. The game crashed on me 3 times yesterday. Sometimes it doesnt crash or freeze for days worth of playing. It is very annoying.
TLE | Schatzquatch Mar 22, 2013 @ 5:40pm 
Ayyyy! Same...
Slend[oWn][HEOR] Mar 23, 2013 @ 8:21am 
I fixed this by geting a new computer,try geting a new computer than,doesnt work? ask valve i guess
Guybrush Threepwood™ Mar 23, 2013 @ 1:11pm 
Originally posted by lisanal:
I fixed this by geting a new computer,try geting a new computer than,doesnt work? ask valve i guess

If I got new hardware everytime a software company fudged their code I wouldn't have any money left to buy food.

I fixed this by setting TF2 to use DX8.....♥♥♥♥ing ridiculous!
valve have massively gone downhill, i doubt i will be spending any more money with them, thats a guarantee
Badbutcher Mar 23, 2013 @ 1:14pm 
its from W7 100% sure i have played tf2 on my 7 year old pc with no problems that had XP
Guybrush Threepwood™ Apr 2, 2013 @ 3:20pm 
Ok I'm 100% certain I've found the root cause of the problem. I've unticked "Use glowing effect" in multiplayer advanced options.

This option is the wallhack technology that valve introduced for objectives recently and obviously didn't do sufficient testing and placed that responisibility on me, the customer

I can now play the game using DX9.
vartti Apr 17, 2013 @ 5:32am 
its not w7. I have the same problem with my windows XP
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Date Posted: Dec 15, 2012 @ 9:10pm
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