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Windows 7: Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 - Whole system freeze

03 Nov 2009   #11
nicknack

Windows 7
 
 

I have the same problem.

Complete crash non recoverable.

could everyone who uses this game please post what make/model their graphics card is? I think its an NVIDIA issue. (newer cards)

Im running win7 64

E6600 Processor
P5B moth
4gb ram
Nvidia 9800GT graphics card
2x250gb HDD's Raid0 2xnon raid.


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04 Nov 2009   #12
AeonGamer

Win7 7100 / WinXP SP2
 
 

Win7 Pro 32bit
ASUS M2N-E Mobo
AMD Athlon 64 x2 3 Ghz
ATI Radeon HD 4670 1GB
4GB DDR2 Ram
3x250 GB HDD

And yes RCT2 still works fine for me so long as I tell it NOT to run on anything other than XP Compat
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05 Nov 2009   #13
spleenharvester

Windows 7 Home x64
 
 

Same here, specs in dropdown. Total freeze, however audio still works (doesn't loop?). Everyone in this thread who has problems has an 8800 of some sort (inc. rebadges), I thought it could've been a G92 problem, but the 8800gts is a G80...
Occurs in RCT1 too, it didn't do it early on in the RC, since a few months back with the late RC/RTM it's started doing it. Windows or driver update perhaps?
Can't find any fix atm, I've got around all problems with the other games so far under Windows 7 (inc. Chaos Theory FTR), but I can't figure this one out.

For the record, it's not an x64 problem, either - my RC was x86 and still had issues.
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06 Nov 2009   #14
Millionaire2K

Windows 7
 
 

I have this same problem

Specs:
32bit

Intel Q9450
2gb ram
Nvidia GTX 280 graphics card

I had this problem with the RC and now in the final. Before I did a clean install I put Vista back on my PC for about a week to test if the game crashes. After MANY hrs and lots of days I never had a single problem running the game with this hardware under Vista. Then I did a clean install of 7. About 5 mins into the game it locks up my PC forcing a reset. I try again and I can play for an hr then again it locks my PC.

After installing 7 (final) I knew I wanted to solve this problem so I only installed drivers and this game b4 I tested it. I didn’t even have my security software installed yet. Like I said I got about 5 mins in b4 it crashed.

Since then I attempted to run the game in all the compatibility modes to see if one worked but still the same result (Some didn’t even load the game).


Anyway I hope somehow this could get solved. RCT2 I’ve been playing since it came out and have no plans to stop now.

By the way, it runs GREAT on my Vista laptop, but I like playing on my desktop.
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16 Nov 2009   #15
Millionaire2K

Windows 7
 
 

Anyone know anymore about this?
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17 Nov 2009   #16
nee5

Win 7 7600
 
 

Me too, i use
7200 GS
8600 GTS
and now using GTX 275

All of those graphic cards give freeze, WTH?
Should we make petition to Nvidia about this, it's very annoying.
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17 Nov 2009   #17
AeonGamer

Win7 7100 / WinXP SP2
 
 

sooner you tell nVidia the sooner they can probably help you out in fixing it.
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17 Nov 2009   #18
nicknack

Windows 7
 
 

ok well it has to be an nvidia issue.
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17 Nov 2009   #19
Millionaire2K

Windows 7
 
 

Ive tried some diffrent settings and the following has worked so far (1 day no crash). You all should see if it works for you.

In game compatibility select the following:

Run compatibilty mode for Vista SP2

Setings check the following:

Run in 256 colors
Disable Visual Themes
Disable desktop composition
Disable display scaling on high DPI settings


Again it worked for a day so far. I don't know if you need all that selected thats just what I got so far. Im gonna run the game and let it sit to see if it still happens.

HOPE THIS HELPS!!!
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17 Nov 2009   #20
Millionaire2K

Windows 7
 
 

NEVERMIND!

It just crashed after about 20mins same results. I wonder why sometimes I can play for a few hrs. but most times 20mins tops.
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