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For some reason, I am unable to run Warcraft 3 with the following specs

  • Model: satellite l655d
  • Processor: AMD turion dual-core processor 2.40 GHz installed
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 64 bit, Windows 7

Game was running fine prior to vacation and even during vacation. At first I thought maybe something messed up the graphics card during flight and it was overheating, but temperature shows normal 50-60c.

What can be wrong and how do I diagnosis? This game is very old and should have run fine.

The only thing that I can think of is something happened during the laptop restart. I used to have it hibernate/sleep instead of shut down and after the restart this begans to happen.

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Have you tried restarting normally and then running the game? And have you tried running it from a cold boot (shut down normally, leave it for ten to thirty minutes, then start up)? – Blacklight Shining Jul 13 '12 at 16:22
yes, i have tried both, – Frank Ly Jul 13 '12 at 16:50
You kind of forgot to describe the problem. You say just that you're "unable to run warcraft 3". Well, what happens when you try? – David Schwartz Jul 13 '12 at 21:22
the game lags, and the frames per second are unusually low – Frank Ly Jul 13 '12 at 21:59

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