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Windows 7: Can't Launch Counter Strike: Source Please help

11 Aug 2009   #1

Dual Boot Windows 7 Build 7600 RTM 32-bit and Ubuntu Linux
Can't Launch Counter Strike: Source Please help

Whenever I try to launch counter strike: source the box comes up saying launching counter strike source then dissappears and nothing happens. counter strike source worked fine on my computer when it was running with xp.

Here are my specs. Im running Windows 7 32-bit Build 7100.

Intel Pentium 4 CPU 1.8 GHz
2048MB RAM (Just recently upgraded from 512mb)
DirectX 11
ATI Radeon 9200 Graphics Card

Please help.

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11 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I got same problem!

So i downloaded steam and the files. and all games works perfectly exept Counter Strike source.
The thing that happens is that when i start the game i see the backround image and it says loading.
and nothing more happens. tho if i mouse over the menu you can hear the sound from it. and the mouse pointer will turn into a | when mousing over the console. problem is that i cant see the menu or console! it just says loading!

This is the stuff i have tryed:

Changing ressolution
Changing the dx level
manually entering a new ress
updated gfx driver
update direct x
reinstalling the game (still same problem, due i deleted all game files before reinstalling it)
then after reinstalling do all above

This is realy anoying me. so i hope for a quick answer.

Thanks for all help!

btw: i got team fortress 2 witch is source engine aswell and that one works fine =/

and ye. when i run 800x600 on cs1.6 the edges of screen is just black. any way to make is stretch to whole screen ?
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11 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Ok i somehow fixed it!

Ok i got this fixed now.

what i did:

Right click on the desktop. click on Nvidia controll panel.
in there go to display -> adjust desktop size and position
Then use nividia scaling worked for me!

Also i use the commands: -dxlevel 90 -w 1920 -h 1080 under launch options to set the ressolution.
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