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Windows 7: Star Wars Battlefront II (from Steam) Runs, but with Black Screen

22 Sep 2013   #1
TheShadbusher

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 
Star Wars Battlefront II (from Steam) Runs, but with Black Screen

About a week ago, I got Star Wars Battlefront II on Steam. It's been playing just fine until yesterday.

(I'm not sure if this is the cause, but it *might* be, so I'll include it) I ran a Malwarebytes scan yesterday like I do every once in a while to check for spyware/potentially unwanted programs, and a few were detected. I removed them, rebooted, and everything seemed fine.

Later in the evening, when I started up SWBF2, the screen went black and stayed black. The audio worked fine, and I was able to control the game normally (I could hear my mouse hovering over buttons), but there was nothing on the screen.

I tried reinstalling the game as well as updating my graphics drivers, but neither of these fixed the problem. Malwarebytes *may* have detected a file crucial to the game as potential malware, so this could be the cause, but again I'm stumped on this one.

Any help would be great.

~TheShadbusher


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22 Sep 2013   #2
AstaLaVista

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

Did you try System Restore going back 1 or 2 days prior to running Malwarebytes? Perhaps a DX file was gutted as well, try reinstalling DX again.

Can you expand on you reinstalling your drivers, many a problem arise when donde wrong.
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22 Sep 2013   #3
TheShadbusher

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

I'll try reinstalling DirectX, then do a System Restore if that doesn't solve it.

I used the Device Manager to update the graphics drivers.
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