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Windows 7: Doom 3 Frustrations

23 Aug 2009   #1

Doom 3 Frustrations

Ok so i installed doom 3 no problem everything went smooth, then when i click play, the disc spins and it sounds like it will load, but then its says doom 3 had stopped working and then in the problem details it has this

Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: doom3.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 414a09d9
Fault Module Name: doom3.exe
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 414a09d9
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00236793
OS Version: 6.1.7100.
Locale ID: 1033

I have upgraded all my drivers and i know my computer can handle this game easily. if anyone has an insight to what the problem is PLEASE HELP

(i just wanna play doom )

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23 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64

Do you have the 1.3.1 patch installed that will make it so you don't need the disc in the drive and it fixes some issues and also have you tried compatibility for vista or xp.

DOOM 3 Patch, Doom 3 Downloads, Doom 3 Patches
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23 Aug 2009   #3


ya i have downloaded the patch but somthing entirely new pops up

DOOM win-x86 Jan 16 2007 15:36:51
2327 MHz Intel CPU with MMX & SSE & SSE2 & SSE3 & HTT
3328 MB System Memory
256 MB Video Memory
Winsock Initialized
Found interface: {02F19F67-1E90-4C59-956C-9381CEDF272C} Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter - NULL netmask - skipped
Found interface: {6D48A9D8-115C-4B0E-8DEC-5E56618834FD} Dell Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card -
Found interface: {FB847AFB-EB23-4951-8B67-F0CE4AF9D1A4} Intel(R) 82562V-2 10/100 Network Connection - NULL netmask - skipped
Sys_InitNetworking: adding loopback interface
doom using MMX & SSE & SSE2 & SSE3 for SIMD processing
enabled Flush-To-Zero mode
enabled Denormals-Are-Zero mode
------ Initializing File System ------
Loaded pk4 C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\game01.pk4 with checksum 0x51c6981f
Loaded pk4 C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\game02.pk4 with checksum 0xf3ec6f7
Loaded pk4 C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\game03.pk4 with checksum 0x5d4230ea
Loaded pk4 C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\pak005.pk4 with checksum 0x8ffc3621
Loaded pk4 C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\pak006.pk4 with checksum 0x95b65ab
Loaded pk4 C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\pak007.pk4 with checksum 0x666bdb3c
Loaded pk4 C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\pak008.pk4 with checksum 0x23ae5993
Current search path:
C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3/base
C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\pak008.pk4 (3 files)
C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\pak007.pk4 (38 files)
C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\pak006.pk4 (48 files)
C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\pak005.pk4 (63 files)
C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\game03.pk4 (2 files)
C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\game02.pk4 (2 files)
C:\Users\Nathan\Downloads\Doom 3\base\game01.pk4 (2 files)
game DLL: 0x0 in pak: 0x0
Addon pk4s:
file system initialized.
Unknown command 'vid_restart'
Shutting down OpenGL subsystem
...shutting down QGL
Couldn't load default.cfg

I have no idea what this could be either!
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23 Aug 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64

Try making a new shortcut from doom 3 folder.
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23 Aug 2009   #5


i tried but it had the same affect, it brought up the game stuff like uninstall options, play and of that sort but when i push play it starts to load then says doom 3 has stopped working
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25 Aug 2009   #6

Windows 7 x64 Professional

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ninja View Post
i tried but it had the same affect, it brought up the game stuff like uninstall options, play and of that sort but when i push play it starts to load then says doom 3 has stopped working
I had the same problem but after I downloaded and installed the patch it worked. You get the right patch? How big was it?
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