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When playing Dark Age of Camelot, my computer suddenly freezes or reboots without warning.

When playing Dark Age of Camelot, my computer suddenly freezes or reboots without warning. I have 512 megs of RAM or more in my computer. What could be the problem?

This is a known issue with Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition , Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition , Microsoft Windows 98 , Microsoft Windows 95 directly from Microsoft when there is 512 megs of RAM or more installed on your PC. There is a workaround, which is the following:


Use the MaxFileCache setting in the System.ini file to reduce the maximum amount of memory that Vcache uses to 512 megabytes (524,288 KB) or less Users have to remove the additional RAM temporarily to allow the system to boot before the procedure can be performed.

Remove enough system RAM to bring the total below 512 megabytes.

Restore the power source.

Start the computer.

Locate the SYSTEM.INI file (usually located at C:\Windows\SYSTEM.INI).

Right-click the SYSTEM.INI file and select the Open With... option.

Select Notepad from the program list.

Click the Ok button.

Locate the [VCache] section in the SYSTEM.INI file.

Change the MaxFileCache setting to a value less than 524288 (kilobytes).

Example: [VCache] MaxFileCache=523264 *If there is no MaxFileCache entry, please add it and set the value as show in the example above.*

From the Notepad menu, select File > Save.


Close Notepad.


Shut the computer down.



Disconnect the power source.

Reinstall the system RAM removed in Step 2.

Start the computer. It should boot normally.}}

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