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#3192902 - 01/29/11 10:28 PM Does this game run on windows 7 64bit?
coreyhkh Offline
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I just got the game and I updated it to 2011 and all it does is crash.

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#3193029 - 01/30/11 02:16 AM Re: Does this game run on windows 7 64bit? [Re: coreyhkh]
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I'm running fine on W7-64. It will crash if you ignore the warning and don't install the latest version (2010) of DX9.0c, or if you try to make it work with an integrated Intel motherboard graphics chipset rather than an ATI or nVidia vidcard, or if you ignore the warning in the v2.11 release post and try to run it with a 256MB or less vidRAM card without setting LANDSCAPE_TEXTURE_SIZE = 1024 in bdg.txt. It will also crash if you set it for XP-compatibility instead of running straight up in W7. Get all that right, and it should run with no problems at all.

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#3193342 - 01/30/11 01:32 PM Re: Does this game run on windows 7 64bit? [Re: coreyhkh]
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Ok thanks I will keep playing around with it.

I have a pretty high end system
I7 @3.8GHZ
8GB Ram
5850 - 1gb

I don't have to install the patches in steps do I just updated to 2.11 after I installed it.

I also have the newest direct X

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#3193364 - 01/30/11 01:45 PM Re: Does this game run on windows 7 64bit? [Re: coreyhkh]
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I Got it working it turns out this game does no like dual monitors I turned the one off and the game runs good.

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#3193518 - 01/30/11 04:41 PM Re: Does this game run on windows 7 64bit? [Re: coreyhkh]
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We have never tested or have we worked on Dual Monitors. Sorry.

Maybe someday.........
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