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Windows 7: LOTR Battle For Middle Earth 2

26 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
LOTR Battle For Middle Earth 2

Loaded LOTR Battle for Middle Earth 2 and its expansion pack The Rise of the Witch-King. Patched both games before trying to play them. When the game loads i only get to the loading screen before it crashes/fails to load.

Have updated all drivers for video card, sound card and so on.

Computer specs:

Windows 7 64 bit
Mother Board MSI 790 FX-GD70
CPU AMD 3 at 3.4 gighz
Ram 8 gigs at 1600 mhz
Video Card ATI 4850, 1 gig of memory

Please let e know if theirs a fix for this or not.

wilekcmc

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12 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7
 
 

I`ve got the same problem here. I have 2 pc. One is a Dell Vostro 430 and LOTR BFME 2 doenst work.
On the other pc it work great. The other pc has 2 gb ram , intel E8400 and nvidia gf-250.
Both computers have Windows 7 installed from the same DVD. Both computers have 191.07 nvidia drivers.
The instalation was exactly the same on both computers.
The error is: "Runtime Error! Programs: ...game.dat
This application has requested the runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.



Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wilekcmc View Post
Loaded LOTR Battle for Middle Earth 2 and its expansion pack The Rise of the Witch-King. Patched both games before trying to play them. When the game loads i only get to the loading screen before it crashes/fails to load.

Have updated all drivers for video card, sound card and so on.

Computer specs:

Windows 7 64 bit
Mother Board MSI 790 FX-GD70
CPU AMD 3 at 3.4 gighz
Ram 8 gigs at 1600 mhz
Video Card ATI 4850, 1 gig of memory

Please let e know if theirs a fix for this or not.

wilekcmc
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Found the solution... I bet you have a big monitor, as i do. It seems EA doesnt like big monitors. So the solution is to add an Options.ini in the C:\Users\[your login name]\AppData\Roaming\My Battle for Middle-earth(tm) Files folder (or C:\Documents and Settings\[your login name]\Application Data\My Battle for Middle-earth(tm) II Files if you use XP) and put the following content in that new created file:
AudioLOD = High
HasSeenLogoMovies = yes
IdealStaticGameLOD = High
Resolution = 1024 768
StaticGameLOD = High
TimesInGame = 5

Please tell me if it works. (i havent reached home to test it, but i`m pretty sure that`s the problem because i have 2 different pc. One that works and one that doesnt work. The one that works has a 1280x1024 maximum resolution capable attached to the comp. The other one who doesnt work has a 1920x1080 res)
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13 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Test it and it works. 100%
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19 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7
 
 

hello.
I got almost the same problem.
I can`t find file options.ini in C:\Users\[your login name]\AppData\Roaming\My Battle for Middle-earth(tm) because its empty.
I have Windows 7 ultimate 32-bit installed on my computer.
I have lotrbfme2 installed od D drive not on C. Its this important ?
can you help me ?
thanks
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23 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7
 
 

The file options.ini DOES NOT exist. Create it yourself.
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25 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7
 
 

I did but it isn`t working.
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29 Nov 2009   #8

Win 7 64bit
 
 

Not sure if it was your fix, or trying to run from the CD instead of the shortcut, but it works. However, i still had data left over from my old install on XPSP3 and it started right up using it.
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29 Nov 2009   #9

Win 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PaToX View Post
I did but it isn`t working.
Make sure in the Control Panel -> Folder Options that you have Hide extensions for Known files types UNchecked and that the .ini file isnt really a .txt.
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06 Dec 2009   #10

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Furball Zen View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PaToX View Post
I did but it isn`t working.
Make sure in the Control Panel -> Folder Options that you have Hide extensions for Known files types UNchecked and that the .ini file isnt really a .txt.
I did and it is a .txt file. so how do I change it to be only .ini ?
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