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Drivers form the interface between external devices such as printers and keyboards, and work in conjunction with the operating system, when a new device requires a new driver to be loaded on to the computer.
Translating commands from a variety of devices with video controllers using joystick software is an application of this technology.
But again: in a less than ideal situation, Windows and the game(s) will function too, but you'll have to defragment much ofter. Oh and again: if you use a software firewall make sure that Windows firewall is disabled. If you have a router with inbuilt hardware firewall, you don't need any software firewall.
Don't use the Windows inbuilt defragger, because that takes much too long. If you have Nero installed with all related software with it, try uninstalling all and delete any remains of Ahead software from the Registry.
Loaded level takes 750 MBDM-RAM-usage-lowest-1024x768_02. In flyover cutscene increasing a little to 768 MBDM-RAM-usage-lowest-1024x768_03. Otherwise, you need Task Manager (Ctrl Alt Del), sometimes twice, to end and get the desktop back.
Gaming at same spot stays at about 750 MBDM-RAM-usage-lowest-1024x768_04. Every time it creates a minidump file (about 66 k B) in the game's directory. In the time of discussion, many people (including myself) were still using a CRT monitor (@85 Hz), and then Windows dropping the refresh rate to 60 Hz was problematic. But under certain user settings blocked the game from running, apparently.
Lack of virtual memory can make Dark Messiah unstable. That's right: old savegames are gone or do no longer work. Open Dark Messiah/mm/cfg in Notepad, find following lines:sv_forcepreload "0"cl_forcepreload "0"change setting to "1".
When the game came out, Windows XP 32-bit was the most popular gaming OS (operating system). So the game is forced to load all textures before the scene starts, which should prevent several hit Enter.
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Buy a third-party defragger (like Diskeeper, O&O Defrag), or use the following light (freeware). If it is not enough, you must create it by deleting files in order to. Nero shouldn't give any problem, i have (part of) the suite installed myself, but maybe 'drive-check' and Roxio software is the culprit here. The suggestion comes from this thread on the Heroes V forum. See this thread: IDirect3DDevice9:: Present() crashes [BFG 7900 GT OC 256 MB].
As soon as you have enough free diskspace left, then proceed with the next step. Also, a Quicktime plugin in Nero might be a cause for problems with the game, and uninstalling that plugin should fix it. Note: this is an old solution from history (old thread). I can't test this myself (don't have the card) so depending on feedback. If not: congratulations on your new card, start a new game and enjoy!
Modems, USB cameras and photo software for digital photography also require drivers.
An added bonus is that many drivers can be downloaded free of charge- allowing rapid adoption of new devices.