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Windows 7: Some games stop working after one/two uses

04 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Some games stop working after one/two uses

Hi, basically, i can open game fine for the first time and maybe even a second time, but after that the game crashes when trying to open it again and the infamous "program has stopped working" message comes up.
What is wierd though is that if i make a copy of the files before i ran it (game folder for example) and after it stops working recopy them back the game can run again like before (only once or twice)
I have tried multiple searches /fixes online.
I am unable to system restore to a previous point where it worked fine.
I have tried uninstalling programs that may have been the cause to no avail.
Also, it happens to most games but for some reason has not affected my APB Reloaded game folder, which i can open and run flawlessly.
Many other games both in my C drive and my D drive dont seem to run properly.
For now i just copy and paste the game folder to make it run able again but it is tiresome for files over 5gb etc.

My system:
ASUS N53JF Laptop
Intel i5 2.53ghz
Nvidia GT 425m
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Things that i have tried:
sfc / scannow on elevated cmd prompt
Full anitvirus scan (COMODO)
Full malware scan (Malwarebites)
Clean boot (No startup stuff except microsoft)
Uninstalling and reinstalling in several locations
Ran CCLeaner

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04 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux

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04 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Ah yeah sorry i forgot to mention that i have directx11, i have tried to update but it just says i have the latest version already, thanks anyway
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08 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Still cant find the fix to this error, this is the error report i get from event viewer:

Faulting application name: LoLLauncher.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x4dc01720
Faulting module name: LoLLauncher.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x4dc01720
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x001f100d
Faulting process id: 0x10f8
Faulting application start time: 0x01cc6e3fa363f254
Faulting application path: C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\RADS\projects\lol_launcher\releases\\deploy\LoLLauncher.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\RADS\projects\lol_launcher\releases\\deploy\LoLLauncher.exe
Report Id: e12f6f18-da32-11e0-b9ea-74f06dbd2bab

Any help would be great
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08 Sep 2011   #5
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Try running the game without using the launcher! Browse in windows explorer to the install location and find the .exe that launches the game, if this repeatedly runs succesfully then replace the shortcut path to this new .exe.

If the game is an online game (i'm not familiar with it) then bypassing the launcher will mean you miss updates and it may become impossible for you to connect. If this happens try running the copy of the launcher so it updates and then change back to the game .exe again.

Good Luck!
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09 Sep 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Haha thing is the launcher opens 3 programs at once (stupid i know) and i cant manually open the game program because it says to use the launcher when i try -.-

It is an online game, and its really annoying as its just on my laptop whilst my brothers computer is completely fine, even my 3 year old desktop works fine -.-
Thanks for the try anyway.


Clean boot works! Before i tried running the program that previously had "program has stopped working" message but when i tried a copy from fresh, it ran multiple times without fail, so now i am in the process of eliminating services / startup programs.
I will mark as solved if i do solve lol
Any help is still welcome
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18 Sep 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Turns out it was my antivirus - it would recognise it as a threat after it had opened and therefore did not allow it to be reopened - the copies being the same as well.
Surprised the antivirus didnt detect any viruses or warn me even though i put it under safe files, anyway, thanks for the effort
Marked as solved
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