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Old June 1st, 2006, 12:25 PM
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Half-Life 2

I finally had gotten Half-Life 2 installed in my computer and plays good for the most part. From time to time when I come to a scene like when the trains are running the game kind of sputters and spurts and skips like a record or CD. I disable everything when I play it but doesn't help. Is there a patch or anything to download to help this?
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Old June 1st, 2006, 01:48 PM
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have a look here
there is a patch available
read this first
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Old June 1st, 2006, 01:57 PM
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I clicked to go to where the patch is and when I go to download it, it takes me to an IQ test????????
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Old June 1st, 2006, 02:04 PM
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stranger things have happened i suppose.. i will have a look and see if i can find it
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Old June 1st, 2006, 02:07 PM
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If you insist on not paying for the game, and would like to resolve the bugs you've been encountering, such as the game crashing on "auto save", or when you click F6 (IE: the quick save button), or the sound stutter, or that thing you've been hearing about where something happens as soon as the game frame rate drops below 5 fps, then you should definitely take our IQ test. This will first of all take your mind off half-life 2 long enough for some cracker or make up a patch for you to use, and second of all tell you how smart you are.
sorry but if it is an illegal copy we cant help you if you have a genuine copy you should update using the game
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Old June 1st, 2006, 03:02 PM
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whatever dude
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Old June 1st, 2006, 03:04 PM
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Does that mean you do not have a legal copy???
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Old June 1st, 2006, 03:33 PM
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If you've got a legal copy it will update to the very latest version as soon as you double click on it via Steam. If it's illegal, tough s**t, that will teach you to buy an original copy.
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Old June 1st, 2006, 04:19 PM
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I don't have an illegal copy!!!!!!!!!! I bought it off amazon from a place that had too many copies and it came with 5 discs!
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Old June 1st, 2006, 05:24 PM
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I don't have an illegal copy!!!!!!!!!! I bought it off amazon from a place that had too many copies and it came with 5 discs!
Then you should be able to update with the game
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Old June 2nd, 2006, 05:23 AM
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Update or not.....it seems like you need extra RAM if you ask me. Before I upgraded my RAM, HL2 did the same thing as with yours, but now RAM is upgraded and it runs fine all the time.
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Old June 2nd, 2006, 08:50 AM
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I don't have an illegal copy!!!!!!!!!! I bought it off amazon from a place that had too many copies and it came with 5 discs!
otherwise known as a place flogging illegal copies and making people think they are legit - the Steam patcher will catch them and that's why you can't patch it and probably why your media was unreliable (previous post).

Try reporting it to Amazon.com but you're probably S.O.L.
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Old June 5th, 2006, 01:35 PM
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It's not illegal..........I repeat it's not illegal. It turns out the the first of 5 discs were bad and didn't install right. They sent me another one and plays fine now!!!!!!!!!!!!! Peace!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old June 5th, 2006, 01:45 PM
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^^ glad you got it sorted.
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Old June 5th, 2006, 02:04 PM
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Thanks!!!!! It was worth it because now I see why people say that this is the best game ever made. I usually don't buy computer games because I have a PS2 but looks like Half-Life 2 won't be made for that.
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