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Dr. Durr

Doom 3 crashes

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I bought Doom 3 on Steam a few days ago, and it was running great until I reached EFD Junction 6, then after killing the enemies there, I turn around. Then the game crashes saying:

The NVDIA OpenGL driver lost connection with the display driver and is unable to continue.
The application must close. Error code 8"

I have to open the task manager before I can Alt-F4 out of the game.

These are the system specs:
Operating System: Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium, 32-bit (Service Pack 2)
DirectX version: 11.0
GPU processor: GeForce 9600 GT
Driver version: 275.33
DirectX support: 10
CUDA Cores: 64
Core clock: 650 MHz
Shader clock: 1625 MHz
Memory clock: 900 MHz (1800 MHz data rate)
Memory interface: 256-bit
Total available graphics memory: 1279 MB
Dedicated video memory: 512 MB GDDR3
System video memory: 0 MB
Shared system memory: 767 MB
Video BIOS version: 62.94.3C.00.00
IRQ: 16
Bus: PCI Express x16

Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core
RAM: 2.00 GB
System type: 32-bit Operating System.

I really don't want to go back to the Xbox port because of how cut down it is.

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You will find that the error message is telling you exactly what is happening. See if updating your graphics drivers solves it.

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