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Tea Sipper Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:26pm
Portal-2 Constantly Crashes My PC Into Rebooting Help!!!
IDK If Its The PSU Or Overheating Or The GPU Or Even The CPU. Just Help Me Please...
Last edited by Tea Sipper; Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:27pm
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Des Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:44pm 
If you're using Win7, it shouldn't crash, is it a cracked version?
It could also be a defective processor, one of the cores could be bad.
And are you overclocking anything?
Des Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:45pm 
Could you post what you're using on your PC?
And tell me your OS, please tell me if anything is cracked.
Tea Sipper Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:53pm 
Its A Cracked Version Of Win 7 Ultimate

Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 9300GE
Cpu: Amd 64 X2 5200+ Dual Core 2.7GHz
PSU: 420 Watt
Memory: 4 Gigs (2x 2GB sticks)
MoBo: Gigabyte GA-MA78G-DS3H

Nothing OverClocked Or Broken.
Tea Sipper Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:00pm 
I opened the cheats window and it stopped crashing (soo far..)
I tried reseating the cpu,ram, gpu. New power supply, and even re-downloaded the whole game.

The strage thing is when it crashes there is no B-S-O-D, Errors. Nothing. Just a full re-boot
Hells Rejection Apr 22, 2013 @ 12:19pm 
i just got a new pc can run this 10 x over at the same time but it keeps ♥♥♥♥ing crashing my pc resalting in a reboot
class101 Apr 22, 2013 @ 2:13pm 
Try this hack, it updates the Nvidia timeout value in Windows that is set very short by default, with some cards it's problematic and the patch here solves a few issues

create a patch.reg with this inside and double click it

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers] "TdrDelay"=dword:00000014 "TdrLevel"=dword:00000000

If it does not change or cause you problems you can revert to default with

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers] "TdrDelay"=- "TdrLevel"=-

TdrDelay is set to 20sec in my sample, you can try other values but never go below 2 which is Windows default
Hells Rejection Apr 23, 2013 @ 2:06am 
did not help at all
shthouserat Apr 23, 2013 @ 3:00am 
same problem here, it gets to the load screen then my pc just goes to reboot
shthouserat Apr 23, 2013 @ 3:15am 
i've got nothing pirated. all of my other games work fine and nothing else on my pc seems to be malfuctioning. starting to look like there's a whole lot of people with this issue and no real fix so far
Hells Rejection Apr 23, 2013 @ 3:28am 
woot i got a diffrent responce now it runs and blue screens and reboots but the end resalt is the same :P
class101 Apr 23, 2013 @ 3:53am 
Me I get crash to reboot often in Portal 1, but none yet in POrtal 2, using 314.22 nvidia drivers
Last edited by class101; Apr 23, 2013 @ 3:59am
Hells Rejection Apr 23, 2013 @ 4:31am 
me 2 class101
class101 Apr 23, 2013 @ 4:44am 
Maybe has something to do with Windows, I play on Windows 8
badboy466 Apr 23, 2013 @ 4:53am 
Maybe it has somthing to do with Valve being stupid lazy basterds not letting us play the games we spent our money on!!!!
Hells Rejection Apr 23, 2013 @ 5:03am 
lol badboy im feeling your pain i just got the game 4 my bro to play multi player both running windows 7 he can play it no problem and i cant :( so its not the OS
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Date Posted: Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:26pm
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