Often you can't do anything about a bug, like an interface problem or something hardcoded into the game. But problems like memory leaks, or blue screens or crashes can be fixed rather easily in most cases with some very simple steps on your part. First off, It's important to be aware that many people have pirated copies of the game. The pirated copies would usually be Beta versions, and would generally have problems which were corrected by the time the game went to Retail. If you happen to have one of these pirated copies, well, you know why it's full of bugs and why it keeps crashing. You get what you pay for If you bought the retail version and are still having problems, read on i) Run windows update. This will fix MANY computer gaming problems including audio video and memory issues. Make ABSOLUTELY sure you are running service pack 2. To do this click start/control panel/system and look in the general tab. If it doesn't say service pack 2 you are seriously out of date. ii) Update your audio and video drivers. Go to the web site of your audio card, and video card makers, and enter the support/drivers section of the web site. Download the latest drivers and install them. This can make all the difference in the world iii) Download and install an Anti-Virus program. There are lots of free ones online and they do a good job of keeping your computer clean from viruses which seriously slow your computer down iv) Download at Spybot search and Destroy, as well as Microsoft AntiSpyware. You can also run Adaware for extra protection. Use them to make sure your system is free from spyware which seriously slows down your computer and eats away precious memory needed to run the game If you do these 4 steps, you will likely clear up MOST of the bugs people are talking about here. Hope these tips may be of use to someone.