Knanalt Dec 19, 2012 @ 3:42pm
I need some help, guys. L4D2 is glitching out big time.
Whenever I start the game it does all of the intro stuff and loads the menu just fine, but when I start a campaign it gets weird after the first couple seconds. The screen flashes black every couple seconds and the audio sounds like a broken record, repeating tiny bits of a sound clip over and over again. This is also happening in Portal 2 for me so if anyone knows how to fix this oyur help is greatly appreciated!
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PfcAHunter Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:00pm 
it might be that u need a better computer but yeah i dont know i just hope u fix it good luck
Knanalt Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:08pm 
It worked fine on this computer up until now, and I've tried deleting the files and re-downloading so I'm not sure if the computer is the problem or if it's just a corrupted file...
Jones Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:09pm 
Have you tried downloading a new driver for your graphics cards?
Knanalt Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:17pm 
Not yet.
Adrian Shephard Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:03pm 
that's not happening to me but the witch keeps on flashing like blue and green and yellow I have screen shots to proof it why is it doing this?
Oldskoolgam3r4 Dec 19, 2012 @ 10:16pm 
check integrity of your game cache under properties , local files .
Oldskoolgam3r4 Dec 19, 2012 @ 10:17pm 
or defragment the game cache .
Knanalt Dec 21, 2012 @ 1:49pm 
I checked the integreity and i defraged the cache but it's still not working. I also found this file on my computer called left4dead2_crash_20121221152615_1.mdmp this appeared after the game got all weird. Would that have anything to do with the problem?
Hydra_360ci Dec 21, 2012 @ 2:19pm 
If it's happening to more games than only one, it sounds like something is dying on your PC.... probably the video card.
Knanalt Dec 21, 2012 @ 3:24pm 
Weird, 'cause it's only those two games that have the problem. the problem with L4D2 started before the problem with portal 2, so...
Dirkus Mar 15, 2013 @ 9:08pm 
Similar problem, just showed up in the last couple of months, worse with add-on levels, running a local-only (LAN) server with another co-op: video freezes, audio repeats the last 1/3 second over and over, usually recovers after 10 seconds (varies, sometimes drops client). Upgrading graphics driver didn't help; no audio driver update available; but I didn't change anything. It used to work, and now it doesn't, so I suspect I got a "free upgrade" in L4D2.
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