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Windows 7: Crysis wont launch W7 beta 1 7000 x64

10 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 7 RCx64 (previously Vista x32)

Ok - I'm still using the Win7 RC ver and there was early posts about issues with installing software pior some patch\update. The issue I had was where the Anti-Virus software had not installed correctly (installed prior the Win7 patch\update) and was blocking Crysis from installing (strange as the AV was running\updating and other games had installed ok...).

  • Ensure there are no traces of the game on your c:\
  • Disconnect you pc from its internet connection.
  • Uninstall your Anti-Virus and reboot.
  • Try installing Crysis again.
  • If all ok, re-install your AV software and update it (ethernet cable back in now of course).

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10 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Both Machines

And you can just try it to install it using Windows Vista or Windows XP compatibility mode, which some times can help.
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28 Apr 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
How I got it to work

I was getting the black screen hang at start up too. I just found the Crysis.exe file in the Bin64 folder and changed it to Vista (Service Pack 2) compatibility mode. Works like a charm.
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