help! problem with vista on MBP

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by hasek3139, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. hasek3139 macrumors 6502

    Mar 4, 2009
    i have a unibody macbook pro 2008

    and i installed vista home premium with updates

    and when i play dawn of war

    the game keeps freezing and quitting at random times

    everything else works fine, but only the game quits

    and i use the 9600 ge force card

    any ideas?
  2. gugucom macrumors 68020


    May 21, 2009
    Munich, Germany
    It could be an over heating problem due to insufficient cooling with the Windows drivers. Go to the Nvidia web site and have it analyse your graphic driver. It will offer you a download which you should install. If that doesn't help you may be just asking too much from a mobile system in terms of heat transfer. You can potentially reduce your settings.
  3. hasek3139 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 4, 2009
    yeah but my frend has an MBP his is the one above mine with 2.8 ghz and 4g RAM , but still 15 inch and he doesnt have problems and i did the nvidia thing and it didnt work

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