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Windows 7: Mass Effect 1 Crash

05 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 
Mass Effect 1 Crash

Hello everyone. I'm currently on Windows 7 Ultimate, 32-bit, and every time I click "Play" in the Mass Effect 1 Launcher, MassEffect.exe crashes.

Now, I have Mass Effect 2 and it runs just fine.

I've tried everything from re-installing, to running as administrator, to running in compatibility mode, etc.

Could someone please help me fix this? I really want to finish the first one before I start the second one.

Thanks.


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05 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

The untouched version of ME will do this under Windows 7 on some machines.


However, there is a fix.

Mass Effect Community - Game Information
Mass Effect Configuration Utility
  • fixed a crash running on certain multi-core AMD systems
  • fixed an issue where video RAM was not being reported properly on certain cards
It says AMD, but I can confirm the unpatched version will do this on some Intel machines as well under Windows 7
This patch resolves the issues.

And if you havent registered for it:
Mass Effect Community - Bring Down the Sky - new downloadable content on your PC
Grab the DLC first & then apply the 1.02 patch.

Hope this helps & enjoy the game.

ME1 is a excellent game.
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05 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

I think I've already tried the patch and still had the problem, but I will re-install and give it a try then get back to you with the results.

Appreciate the help.
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05 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Have a look at this tweak guide as well - TweakGuides.com - Mass Effect Tweak Guide
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06 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Re-installed game and applied latest patch. Still crashes on me...
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06 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Got it working, had to use a NO-DVD Fix and magically it started working...

Thanks for your help guys!
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