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13 Jan 2009   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM
 
 
DOOM3 - Windows 7

Anyone got DOOM 3 to work with windows 7? , when i load it up i get annoying out of sync waves going down the screen. Also everytime i set widescreen and restart the game it goes back to 640x. I tried autoexec.cfg and setting that to widescreen but it still starts up as a really low res!

Not the only one
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13 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 64bit/Windows Vista Ultimate 64bit
 
 

It needs some sort of patch I would suppose. It needed one for vista so the same one may work. It also may be that you have the 64 bit version of windows, not sure if thats a problem.
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14 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

yeah Im getting these lines too, hurts my eyes :/
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14 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100
 
 

edit:

it would seem using the windows update drivers, doom 3 works perfectly fine, but trying to use any recent drivers will break most ID (Doom/Quake, etc) or OpenGL based games.
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16 Jan 2009   #5

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM
 
 

Fixed with 181.22 beta nvidia drivers woohoo!

EDIT : Maybe not , its flickering again
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21 Jan 2009   #6

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM
 
 

Did anybody fix doom 3? or find out why it was flickering like crazy in windows 7 any driver apart from the pos winu one
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26 Jan 2009   #7

Windows 7 (7127)
 
 

I played at a lan not too long ago with the Windows 7 7000 beta... worked great. did you patch the game? 1.3v is latest i think
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26 Jan 2009   #8

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

using the nvidia stock drivers on my 9800GTX+ I had those horrible flickering lines with DOOM3 and wolfenstein on steam , unninstalled the card completely and allowed windows update to install drivers and that fixed it and all my other games
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27 Jan 2009   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Yep, dont use the vista drivers as the WU ones are specific for Windows 7.
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27 Jan 2009   #10

Windows 7
 
 
i got it to work

i dont know if any of this is relevant but here it is:

dimension 9600
2.4 ghz p4
768 ram
ati sapphire radeon 4600 256 mb vram

i divided my 80gb drive in to 2 40 gb parts. installed xp and all drivers ect.
mounted windows 7 beta 7000 in daemon tools in xp and installed into seperate part

got all drivers workin

booted xp and installed doom 3 and played awhile... worked fine

booted windows 7

went into xp drive where doom 3 installed.

ran from that directory without even installing it in windows 7

all done from original PURCHASED oem game also

works fine no problems

make sure disk is in the drive

BUY THE GAME
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