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Windows 7: Fallout 3 Crash Problem (I have tried nearly everything)

25 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
Fallout 3 Crash Problem (I have tried nearly everything)

Hi, I wanted to ask because I am getting seriously pissed off at this, but my problem is that FO3 keeps crashing on steam. I bought the steam version of GOTY because it was on sale for 10, although the problem is that it keeps crashing, I have tried every fix possible but still doesn't fix it. Is there any other ways to help me? Thanks.

System Specs:

GPU: ATI HD 6770
CPU: i3 550 quad core 3.20ghz
RAM: 8 gig ddr3
OS: Windows 7 64 bit.
Native Screen res: 1600x1200, Gaming res though is 1400x900 or 1280x960

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25 May 2012   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

What precisely happens when the program "crashes'?
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25 May 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
What precisely happens when the program "crashes'?
Everything stops moving, it's like a freeze that lasts forever.
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25 May 2012   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

and if you use the
CTRL + SHIFT + ESC key combo do you get to the Windows Task Manager?

If you:
WIN | type Resmon.exe | ENTER
then do you get to the resource monitor?

WIN=key with microsoft logo on top.
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25 May 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
and if you use the
CTRL + SHIFT + ESC key combo do you get to the Windows Task Manager?

If you:
WIN | type Resmon.exe | ENTER
then do you get to the resource monitor?

WIN=key with microsoft logo on top.
Yep
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25 May 2012   #6

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Next time it hangs,
run resmon.exe and go to the CPU tab.

Do you see an entry in RED there?
If yes, right-click on the entry and choose Analyze Wait Chain.
Keep going down the chain.
When you get to end of chain then choose to end that process.
Take a note of the process and also see if you are then "unhung"
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25 May 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Next time it hangs,
run resmon.exe and go to the CPU tab.

Do you see an entry in RED there?
If yes, right-click on the entry and choose Analyze Wait Chain.
Keep going down the chain.
When you get to end of chain then choose to end that process.
Take a note of the process and also see if you are then "unhung"
Thanks, I will try this.
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25 May 2012   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

I know you said you tried everything but you might want to look here - Tips on Troubleshooting Game Issues
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26 Jul 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
I know you said you tried everything but you might want to look here - Tips on Troubleshooting Game Issues
The game runs at like 100 - 150 - 200 fps before the crash. :/
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28 Jul 2012   #10

Ubuntu 12.10
 
 

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