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Game Crashing

I've been enjoying the latest Hitman game, sometimes it will let me progress through an entire level with not trouble. But a lot of times the game just crashes. I'm running the game on the lowest settings. For the most recent crash I copied the error information:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: hitman.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 581360ee
Fault Module Name: hitman.exe
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 581360ee
Exception Code: 80000003
Exception Offset: 00000000043940ca
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: ce20
Additional Information 2: ce20fcb5b8aaa4bb81c747babd0eccc9
Additional Information 3: d939
Additional Information 4: d93940dd9cb86daca76f783173e9a116

My computer's specs are below:

Windows 7 Home Premium -- Service Pack 1
Alienware ALIENWARE_X51_R2
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40 GHz
Memory (RAM): 16.0 GB
64-bit Operating System

Does anyone understand what this means and how to fix these annoying crashes.

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Clarification Request
That's not enough to nail the fix.

In reply to: Game Crashing

Let's start with machine age and if you are keeping up with a monthly canned air to the vent cleaning.

Also, lowest settings? Is there a reason for that?

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In reply to: Game Crashing

Take the cover off and give the innards a good cleaning.
Leave the cover off and power it up.
Verify all the fans function.
Run the game and test.

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