Event Type: Information
Event Source: Application Popup
Event Category: None
Event ID: 26
Time: 7:59:04 PM
Problem - game locks up during play - No ryme or reason why.
Platform 2GB WINDOWS XP MEDIA ADDITION(similar to Windows xp Pro)
SP3 latest patches - except for IE 8 not installed because of software compatibility issues
Hard Disk Space 17GB out of 45 GB hard disk with external drive of over 150GB of addition space.
The SIMS software was very recently updated - but the update had little effect
I recently had reduced the demands on the graphics to 800x600 16bit color and I
plucked the text out of a warning message informational see below:
Application popup: Windows - Display Driver Stopped Responding :
The awvid5 display driver has stopped working normally. Save your work and reboot the system to restore full display functionality. The next time you reboot the machine a dialog will be displayed giving you a chance to upload data about this failure to Microsoft.
For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp