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Windows 7: Combat Arms Not Wanting to Work

22 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
Combat Arms Not Wanting to Work

I have recently tried to get back into playing Combat Arms, however, it does not want to seem to run under Windows 7 at all. It ran fine under Windows XP.

I have added the program to my Comodo Firewall trusted programs, but it doesn't seem to be a firewall issue. I have tried running it under XP/Vista Compatibility, and it still does not run. I have tried adding the .exe file to the DEP list, but that doesn't fix the issue either. Running as Admin does nothing.

I have a dual-boot machine with XP and Windows 7. I hardly ever go into Windows XP, and I'm not exactly willing to go into XP just for a single game (every other game I play is on 7).

Has anyone else made this game work with Windows 7 at all? I've already searched the other threads here, but none of them are related to my problem. It's not a DirectX problem, it's not a graphics card issue (seeing as I highly doubt new drivers will make it work, simply because if it would, my driver version is newer than said game). It's not a memory problem (I have the RAM), it's not a HDD space issue. It obviously has to be some type of problem with something, but I don't know what. Others have said it works fine under their own Windows 7 machines (both 64bit & 32bit).

Help would be appreciated, thank you.

Edit: When I mean "not running", I mean that the game will get to the point of the "little guy running in the corner", and then when it's done loading, I will get an error stating the game has stopped working.

Edit2: Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BEX
Application Name: Engine.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 50f4cd5b
Fault Module Name: Engine.exe
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 50f4cd5b
Exception Offset: 002a723b
Exception Code: c0000417
Exception Data: 00000000
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 3cdd
Additional Information 2: 3cddbb525ec96f137caaee16742eab71
Additional Information 3: 31e7
Additional Information 4: 31e768d184a2c48017b16c8f97e63041

My System SpecsSystem Spec

22 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)

Is this an Offline or Online game? if Offline, have you tried shutting down the internet, AV and firewall just to see if it starts w/o it? Once it does, it would be easier to troubleshoot the issue.

What about Patches? are there any you could update?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit

Online only. No singleplayer at all.

It's very similar (copycat) to Battlefield Play For Free.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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