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Windows 7: Half-Life 2 problem on Windows 7

01 Jun 2012   #11
Katanyavich

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Ah, here you go.

These are largely the default settings, except for the resolution and aspect ratio.

I dropped it into windowed mode to get the screen-dumps and switch between windows.

I'll play with the settings a bit more, tho.

There's a screenshot there, as well. I have an 18.4" 1080P full-HD screen in this
lappy, so it does look pretty good....




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01 Jun 2012   #12
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thack3r View Post
I have the latest drivers 12.4 and running the game on 1920x1080, it's the non-steam version

@Katanyavich please post a screenshot with your video settings in the game.Thanks!
Hmmm.... perhaps I'm missing something because my version of Half-Life 2 says Steam is required to play the game.... so if you have the "non" steam version, it's a warez version, and thus we don't support piracy here.


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All Half-Life 2 players on PC are required to have Steam installed and a valid account in order to play.
Source: Half-Life 2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The installation from the game disc for all Valve games prior to Half-Life 2 will no longer work. These games need to be downloaded and installed through Steam.
Source: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...1737-PGJN-6294. That basically says Half-life 2 is a Steam based game.

Also - Is steam required to play half-life 2? | Valve News and Discussion | ValveTime Forums and Articles on Steam Games and Valve Products

And I know my game is Steam based as well, so yeah....

Good luck.
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01 Jun 2012   #13
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

No Steam probably means someone butchered the game in an attempt to get it to work and broke it.
Although a huge issue in and of itself, another problem is that you may have a few unwanted little presents hiding in your PC somewhere as well.

As mentioned, we can not and will not help with issues such as this.
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02 Jun 2012   #14
Katanyavich

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
No Steam probably means someone butchered the game in an attempt to get it to work and broke it.
Although a huge issue in and of itself, another problem is that you may have a few unwanted little presents hiding in your PC somewhere as well.

As mentioned, we can not and will not help with issues such as this.

Don't get up me, I had NO idea that it was/may have been pirated.

But rest assured, I'll be having words with the person who sold it to me.......
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02 Jun 2012   #15
thack3r

Windows 7 32Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thack3r View Post
I have the latest drivers 12.4 and running the game on 1920x1080, it's the non-steam version

@Katanyavich please post a screenshot with your video settings in the game.Thanks!
Hmmm.... perhaps I'm missing something because my version of Half-Life 2 says Steam is required to play the game.... so if you have the "non" steam version, it's a warez version, and thus we don't support piracy here.


Quote:
All Half-Life 2 players on PC are required to have Steam installed and a valid account in order to play.
Source: Half-Life 2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Quote:
The installation from the game disc for all Valve games prior to Half-Life 2 will no longer work. These games need to be downloaded and installed through Steam.
Source: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...1737-PGJN-6294. That basically says Half-life 2 is a Steam based game.

Also - Is steam required to play half-life 2? | Valve News and Discussion | ValveTime Forums and Articles on Steam Games and Valve Products

And I know my game is Steam based as well, so yeah....

Good luck.
Thanks, A LOT!

@Katanyavich I have tried with your video settings but nothing changes..
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02 Jun 2012   #16
Katanyavich

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

No worries, Thack3r...
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02 Jun 2012   #17
thack3r

Windows 7 32Bit
 
 

I have also a 22" 1080p FULL HD monitor..but now i thought that maybe i need some version of microsoft visual C++ installed or some version of .net framework, but i don't know which one
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02 Jun 2012   #18
thack3r

Windows 7 32Bit
 
 

anybody?
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03 Jun 2012   #19
Katanyavich

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Ah, sorry, mate....

I'm running .NET Framework 4 and Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable.

I've no idea whether they are actually needed for the game, tho.....
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03 Jun 2012   #20
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Go here, Half-Life 2 on Steam HL2 for $10 bucks. $40 bucks for the complete HL2 series (minus Episode 3... D: )

$40
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Buy Half-Life Complete

Includes 10 items: Team Fortress Classic, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Half-Life, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life 2, Half-Life: Source, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two
$100 (You save about $90 bucks buying this set)
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Buy Valve Complete Pack

Includes 24 items: Counter-Strike, Team Fortress Classic, Day of Defeat, Deathmatch Classic, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Ricochet, Half-Life, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero Deleted Scenes, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life 2, Counter-Strike: Source, Half-Life: Source, Day of Defeat: Source, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, Half-Life Deathmatch: Source, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Portal, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead, Left 4 Dead 2, Portal 2
It is so cheap these days there is no reason to pirate HL2.
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