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Windows 7: GTA 4 crashes on startup


07 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
GTA 4 crashes on startup

Hi! I am new here, actually my first post.

I am having a problem with my game which i just bought. Whenever i start my game i log in thorough social club, i easily get logged in but then when the game starts my screen goes black and then after 5 secs i get a error that Grand Theft Auto has stopped working windows is collecting information.
I have tried every thing, i searched every post, i even contacted rockstar games about the problem but they didnt reply!
I tried the following things:
1. running the game the compatibility mode (windows vista and windows xp)
2. ran the setup in compatibility mode (windows vista and windows xp)
3. installed games for windows client.
4. updated the game.
5. tried all the things after updating the games.
6. re installed the game more than 10 times.
7. re installed vcredist and other microsoft's softwares.
8. dissabled firewall.

I have a original game and have complete edition of the game which includes both the GTA 4 and EFLC.
Please help me to run this game.


my system configs are
windows 7 ultimate 64bit
4 gb ram
2.6 ghz dual core processor
512 video memory

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07 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

We need more detail, what GPU do you have? dedicated or integrated?
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07 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Geforce 210 512mb
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07 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

GTA 4 Minimum System Requirements
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz or equivalent AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4Ghz
Memory/RAM: 1GB for XP and 1.5GB for Vista
Video Card: 256MB NVIDIA 7900 or 256MB ATI X1900
Hard Disk Space: 16GB free
Operating System: Windows XP SP3 or Windows Vista SP1

Basically what you need minimally to run the game.

Is this running on a laptop or on a desktop? If it's a laptop, I doubt it'd run very well, even with those specs.
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07 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

No, I am having desktop, and this game works with this graphic card!
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07 Jan 2013   #6

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by excalibur4 View Post
No, I am having desktop, and this game works with this graphic card!
So you've ran it before?
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07 Jan 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This is a common privilige error for this game, follow these steps and then test.

Go to the source file (where the .exe is)
Right click
Properties
Compatibility
Run the program as an administrator

Oh and congrats on pooping your seven forums cherry hehe awright
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08 Jan 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erick Aguilar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by excalibur4 View Post
No, I am having desktop, and this game works with this graphic card!
So you've ran it before?
Yes, the game worked for only 4 hours, then i switched off my pc but when next day i tried to run it, the error started coming! And now i have re installed it so many times but still the error comes up.
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08 Jan 2013   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iroro View Post
This is a common privilige error for this game, follow these steps and then test.

Go to the source file (where the .exe is)
Right click
Properties
Compatibility
Run the program as an administrator

Oh and congrats on pooping your seven forums cherry hehe awright
Still not working!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2013   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by excalibur4 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iroro View Post
This is a common privilige error for this game, follow these steps and then test.

Go to the source file (where the .exe is)
Right click
Properties
Compatibility
Run the program as an administrator

Oh and congrats on pooping your seven forums cherry hehe awright
Still not working!
It has been happening to me lately, hopefully someone can help with the problem.. or Rockstar come up with another patch to address the issue.
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