Steps to reduce game freezing issue on Windows 7 system
Date Added: May 09, 2011
|After Microsoft released Games for Windows the craze for PC game has got a new lease of life and got more teeth to compete with consoles like PS3 and Xbox 360. Today most modern PCs come with high configuration like increased RAM speed, Graphic cards, and better operating system like Windows 7 to support the next generation of games. However, inspite of these improvements some games do hang while playing on the brand new Windows 7 OS.
Compared to Windows XP and Windows Vista, Win 7 has a lot of improvement to support modern games but still due to accumulation of junk data and poorly optimized system these problem still occurs. Here are a few solutions that can help to reduce these problems:
1. Updating Graphic Drivers - Graphic drivers play an important role in the performance of a game and in order to run a game better you need to install the latest driver from the manufacturer's site. Moreover, if your graphic card does not meet the games specification you might need to change the card.
2. Install Latest version of Direct X - Running an older version of Direct X also causes a game to hang on Windows 7 system. In order to get the optimum performance you need to upgrade to the latest version on Direct X.
3. Fix Registry Problem - Due to the accumulation of junk entries in Windows 7 registry the performance of games becomes murky. It is therefore important to get rid of all junk files through the aid of a Registry Cleaner. .
4. Update Microsoft .Net Framework - Game freezing often takes place due to incompatible .Net Framework and the best way to solve this problem is by installing the latest .Net Framework from the official Microsoft website.
5. Clear Contents from Game Cache - Game cache is a location where all the progress made in the game and other activities are recorded. For better performance of any game it is important to clear the cache.
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