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Problems with games using 3D or/and OpenGL - Display

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Hello everybody,
Here are
Specs of my comp:
Athlon 1600+
GeForce2 MMX 64MB
CMI8738 Sound card
WinXP Pro OS

Problem: Few months ago I had Win98 OS and i played games such as Morrowind and Quake III
without any problem. I didnt play for some time and when few days ago I tried to play Morrowind introduction went well but when real play started, game freezes or goes very slowly-frame by frame in few min.
I decided to change OS and install new drivers and directx for my VGA card, so i formated my system partition and loaded WinXP pro.  But problem remains.
I checked and there is'nt any heat problems.
Games as Diablo LOD, Heroes of Might and Magic III and Civilization III work fine, but Quake III and Morrowind (which use OpenGL) do not.
In dxdiag there are no conflicts but my graphic and sound card are sharing same IRQ .
My graphic card does 3D tests for directx7 and directx8 withouth problem.
Formated again and
I didnt instal directx9 couse Morrowind requires only directx8.1 (which i had installed with WinXP)
and im not sure is my card directx9 compatibile. Problem, ofcourse is still there.
In Morrowind I have to exit by task manager and in Quake in often happens that i got message of device failure.
If there's any other info you need yust ask.
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