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little rusty robot

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« on: October 19, 2009, 06:46:18 am »

Everyone hates to hear this complaint, but I can't seem to get the game to run long enough to solve the dog/umbrella/magnet "quest".  The game locks up, soundtrack remains, and the only way I can get out is to CTRL/ALT/DEL my way out, ending the game.

I know this is a Flash based game, so I did confirm the latest version is installed, which it is.

I paused all antivirus (avast) agents, quit every process that I knew was not needed, (java update, quicktime...always hate these stupid update checkers, and more.)

So...what's the deal?  Anyone have a suggestion where to start to look for Flash complicators?? 

WinXP SP3+ all security patches
Intel Core2 2.13
4 gig RAM
Nvidia GeForce 7800 GTX
captain robot
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« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2009, 06:50:27 am »

Did you disable hardware acceleration in Flash Player? Click on the ABOUT inside the game menu, if you don't know how. It's supposed to help.
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« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2009, 02:14:23 pm »

When does the lockup exactly occur? After you do something precise? Pressing a button, walking to this zone etc...

You don't need to install Flash in order to play the game, it's all prepackaged in the executable. Try ivi's suggestion, but I found that in my case it was better to enable it. I don't think this has anything to do with it but did you overclock your hardware?
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