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  1. #1

    ArmA2 Major freezing after 15 minutes

    Hello all, i'm having some trouble with my ArmA2.

    Just to note, I can usually play A2 on 'High' Settings perfectly, with no issues.. but around this month, i've had troubles on Multiplayer only,.

    After about 10 minutes of playing normally, the game freezes, and then stays frozen, and every 30 seconds, it stops freezing for about a second, then goes back to freezing. I find this really frustrating as I have to restart the game to play another 10 minutes.

    I have Duala Mod pack installed, as well as a language change mod from German to English. this only happens on multiplayer.


    Thanks for the help.

  2. #2
    Just installed A2 Free to try and counter this problem.. no solution, all it says is 'ArmA 2 Free has stopped working'. Why can't I just play again like I used to? Just removed all mods.. and all language addons, and re-installed BattlEye. I am going to throw my computer out of the window soon.

    Any help is appreciated, thanks.

  3. #3
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    I would start by making sure all hardware is ok.
    check your systems temperatures and fan speeds, make sure all fans are dust free and work fine.
    try running a memory check wouldnt hurt either, though faulty ram would probably rather crash the system completely.

    something must have changed on your system, either hardware wise or software.
    check your task manager for running applications and services and see what else might be hugging resources.
    do a virus / malware scan.
    theres a lovely app called "game Booster" that disables all unnecessary background applications to make sure nothing hogs resources.
    posting system specs or dxdiag report might help some hardware savvy people here pin point a problem too.

  4. #4
    Hello,
    Your computer specs, and version of game and what your running would provide some more details.
    We get the idea its freezing but it can be anything, thing Im leaning towards is your gpu overheating, but we wont know
    til you give us some computer specs, as well as what your running, any mods, how many, how are you launching them ect,.
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    Here is my DXDiag report:
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    System Information
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    Time of this report: 5/5/2012, 22:19:08
    Machine name: DESKTOP-PC
    Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120305-1505)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: OEM
    System Model: OEM
    BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
    Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5300 @ 2.60GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.6GHz
    Memory: 4096MB RAM
    Available OS Memory: 3326MB RAM
    Page File: 2532MB used, 4117MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    User DPI Setting: 120 DPI (125 percent)
    System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
    DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
    DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

    The issue is, i'm getting two types of problems.

    It always starts after about 10 - 15 minutes in game; and what happens is on ArmA2, it will freeze for 10 seconds, then resume for about two seconds, then freeze again, which leads me to think this is not an FPS error, as it runs perectly fine for that two seconds.

    On ArmA2 Free, it will simply minimize the game screen and just pop up with an 'ArmA2Free has stopped working'.

    For Gunter;

    Mods - I have removed them all.
    Version: 1.11 on both A2 and A2Free.
    Launching: Right click on application --> Run as Administrator (Does the same error if I click normally too)


    Thanks for the support.

  6. #6
    This problem still persists, and when I just attempted to launch ARMA2, it simply blackscreened and forced me to do a restart.


    I am stuck with playing ARMA2Free for multiplayer (which will only last 15 minutes a time) and ARMA2 for campaign/missions.. something is definitely not right here.


    Thanks.

  7. #7
    Hi, can you post what temperatures are you getting at load ( after said 10-15 min) on you CPU and GPU?

    Did you overclock you gpu card? (You didn't say what graphic card you have btw)

    Also, playing all high on E5300 - stock? Not likely. Try lowering all to low medium and see if crashes happens again

  8. #8

    Crashing

    Hi all,

    I saw this thread and decided to post to see if anyone could help me. basically my problem is pretty much the same except my computer pretty much crashes randomly. I could be able to play ArmA 2 online for an hour and my computer would crash, next time it could be 5 minutes, then maybe 2 hours, then maybe I could literally get into a game, take a step and it would crash. More often than not it will say "ArmA 2 has stopped working". This has been going on for a while and I'll be honest its starting to get really annoying. I downloaded 'Razer Game Booster' as someone suggested on here to see if I could maybe optimise my comp to run a bit better and I did the crash report and it came up with this. I hope you can in some way tell whats going on with my comp by this because honestly, I haven't got a clue.

    Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333)
    English (Regional Setting: English)
    BIOS Date: 11/12/09 20:24:51 Ver: 08.00.14
    AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 965 Processor (4 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
    Memory: 4096MB RAM
    Available OS Memory: 4096MB RAM
    Page File: 1519MB used, 6669MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
    System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
    DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
    DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514


    12 - Event Log
    ----------------------------------

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 6:32:31 AM
    1202 - Source : SideBySide
    1203 - Description : Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe.Config" on line 0. Invalid Xml syntax.

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 6:29:05 AM
    1202 - Source : Application Error
    1203 - Description : Faulting application name: Fuel.Service.exe, version: 1.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4f7e4d8c
    Faulting module name: Device.dll, version: 4.1.0.0, time stamp: 0x4f55e10b
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x00000000000033c1
    Faulting process id: 0x644
    Faulting application start time: 0x01cdeb91f4d845a0
    Faulting application path: c:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Fuel\Fuel.Service.exe
    Faulting module path: c:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Fuel\Device.dll
    Report Id: 4fbc8ab0-5787-11e2-9ebe-90e6bad94a29

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 5:57:05 AM
    1202 - Source : Application Error
    1203 - Description : Faulting application name: Arma2OA.exe, version: 1.62.100.296, time stamp: 0x50d4357e
    Faulting module name: unknown, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x018cd93c
    Faulting process id: 0xeb0
    Faulting application start time: 0x01cdeb8a74bcd900
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead\Expansion\beta\Arma2OA.exe
    Faulting module path: unknown
    Report Id: d7148f30-5782-11e2-8988-90e6bad94a29

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 3:03:17 AM
    1202 - Source : Application Error
    1203 - Description : Faulting application name: Six Updater GUI.exe, version: 2.9.7.16, time stamp: 0x500f2464
    Faulting module name: clr.dll, version: 4.0.30319.296, time stamp: 0x50484aa9
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x001b01d6
    Faulting process id: 0x11d4
    Faulting application start time: 0x01cdeb7741ec462c
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\SIX Projects\Six Updater\Six Updater GUI.exe
    Faulting module path: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\clr. dll
    Report Id: 8fd5863c-576a-11e2-8988-90e6bad94a29

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 3:03:17 AM
    1202 - Source : .NET Runtime
    1203 - Description : Application: Six Updater GUI.exe
    Framework Version: v4.0.30319
    Description: The process was terminated due to an internal error in the .NET Runtime at IP 6C5001D6 (6C350000) with exit code 80131506.

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 3:02:15 AM
    1202 - Source : Application Error
    1203 - Description : Faulting application name: Arma2OA.exe, version: 1.62.100.296, time stamp: 0x50d4357e
    Faulting module name: unknown, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x168bd1ff
    Faulting process id: 0x7e4
    Faulting application start time: 0x01cdeb7525c9fb6c
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead\Expansion\beta\Arma2OA.exe
    Faulting module path: unknown
    Report Id: 6b0e64cc-576a-11e2-8988-90e6bad94a29

    1201 - Time : 1/5/2013 9:29:19 AM
    1202 - Source : Application Hang
    1203 - Description : The program Steam.exe version 1.0.1595.686 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
    Process ID: 64f0
    Start Time: 01cdeae30b6e9648
    Termination Time: 10
    Application Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe
    Report Id:

    1201 - Time : 1/5/2013 7:53:17 AM
    1202 - Source : Application Hang
    1203 - Description : The program arma2oa.exe version 1.62.100.296 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
    Process ID: 19e4
    Start Time: 01cdead69b6a7698
    Termination Time: 1
    Application Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 2\Expansion\beta\arma2oa.exe
    Report Id: df2d91a9-56c9-11e2-90eb-90e6bad94a29

    1201 - Time : 1/5/2013 6:00:21 AM
    1202 - Source : Application Error
    1203 - Description : Faulting application name: Six Updater GUI.exe, version: 2.9.7.16, time stamp: 0x500f2464
    Faulting module name: clr.dll, version: 4.0.30319.296, time stamp: 0x50484aa9
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x00003e1e
    Faulting process id: 0x754
    Faulting application start time: 0x01cdeac63338e5ec
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\SIX Projects\Six Updater\Six Updater GUI.exe
    Faulting module path: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\clr. dll
    Report Id: 21cbe8bc-56ba-11e2-90eb-90e6bad94a29

    1201 - Time : 1/5/2013 6:00:20 AM
    1202 - Source : .NET Runtime
    1203 - Description : Application: Six Updater GUI.exe
    Framework Version: v4.0.30319
    Description: The process was terminated due to an internal error in the .NET Runtime at IP 73EC3E1E (73EC0000) with exit code 80131506.

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 6:32:30 AM
    1202 - Source : BugCheck
    1203 - Description : The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000001a (0x0000000000041284, 0x000000001ad8e001, 0x000000000000a4d4, 0xfffff70001080000). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 010513-47361-01.

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 6:32:20 AM
    1202 - Source : EventLog
    1203 - Description : The previous system shutdown at 22:29:45 on ‎05/‎01/‎2013 was unexpected.

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 6:29:05 AM
    1202 - Source : Service Control Manager
    1203 - Description : The AMD FUEL Service service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 1 time(s).

    1201 - Time : 1/6/2013 6:13:53 AM
    1202 - Source : EventLog
    1203 - Description : The previous system shutdown at 22:12:43 on ‎05/‎01/‎2013 was unexpected.

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