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Windows 7: Wolfenstein 2009 probs on 7..

21 Sep 2009   #1

Wolfenstein 2009 probs on 7..

Hey guys just installed win 7 the other day
tried out some games like the latest Turok, works fine

tried out the new Wolfenstein which worked fine on Vista, crashes straight away

* i did the upgrade from vista so all my files and games stayed where they were
* havent tried re-installing wolfenstein yet

any ideas guys? thanks

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21 Sep 2009   #2

Win7 7100 / WinXP SP2

Make it run in Compatibility mode for Vista
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21 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)

To many Variables I think. I would re-install the game just for good measure. If it asks you to install DX9, say yes and finish it

Did you also update your video and audio drivers ?
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21 Sep 2009   #4


umm i tried running it with compatibility for vista still crashes, i havent tried updating video card either, ill reinstall and add direct x 9 and see what happens. thanks guys
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23 Sep 2009   #5
Zeca Urubu

Seven Ultimate x86

Reinstall game, this is a best solution for your problem now
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23 Sep 2009   #6

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

I installed fresh with relatively recent video drivers for a 285GTX card. No compatibility for anything needed, worked perfect through the entire game on x64.
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01 Jun 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

i m using intel 945 express chipset family card...i have also updated the drivers...but still it gives me the error message 'wolfenstein 3d has stopped workin'...i have reinstalled the game too but to no avail...what shd i do....plsssssss help me out !!!!
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01 Jun 2011   #8

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Sadly that chip is really not meant for games and the drivers for it are probaly just not that good, leading to video driver crashes

If you are going to play games like that you should go pop $80-$100 or so for at least a usable "low-end" gaming card like a nvidia 240 or 245 or something.
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01 Jun 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

well man thanks but other games like ea sports cricket 2008, return to castle wolfenstein run well...then this should also run....i m pasting the things i see in DOS error window with the heading 'unable to initialize video system'....see if anyone can help any further....

engine using MMX & SSE & SSE2 & SSE3 for SIMD processing
enabled Flush-To-Zero mode
enabled Denormals-Are-Zero mode
--------- Initializing File System ----------
Loaded pk4 D:/Wolf1/SP/base/assets.pk4 with checksum 0xd942fb87
Loaded pk4 D:/Wolf1/SP/base/shaders.pk4 with checksum 0x924d762a
Current search path:
D:/Wolf1/SP/base/shaders.pk4 (1044 files)
D:/Wolf1/SP/base/assets.pk4 (6421 files)
game DLL: 0x0 in pak: 0x0
file system initialized.
Adding requested language english ... With VO.
Set VO_Lang english
4186 strings read from strings/english.lang
------------ Initializing Decl System -------------
Loading guides.... 209 loaded
------------ Loading global.decls -------------
444ms to load 2124k of maps/game/global/global.decls
-------- Initializing renderSystem ----------
renderSystem initialized.
Couldn't open journal files
execing default.cfg
execing default_keys.cfg
execing gamepadbuttons0.cfg
execing gamepadsticks0.cfg
couldn't exec editor.cfg
couldn't exec autoexec.cfg
------------ Sound Initialization -----------
FMOD Ex: successfully initialized with "STEREO" mode
FMOD Ex: successfully disabled sideback speaker pair (if any)
--------------- R_InitRenderer ----------------
Video resolution
Back buffer: 800 x 600
Letter boxed region: 800 x 600
Initializing Windows Direct3D sub-system
...registered window class
...created window @ 3,22 (806x628)
...getting DC: succeeded
Unable to create D3D Device, error code 0x8876086c, width 800, height 600, multisample 0
...releasing DC: success
...destroying window
Video resolution
Back buffer: 640 x 480
Letter boxed region: 640 x 480
Initializing Windows Direct3D sub-system
...created window @ 3,22 (646x508)
...getting DC: succeeded
Unable to create D3D Device, error code 0x8876086c, width 640, height 480, multisample 0
...releasing DC: success
...destroying window
--------------- BSE Shutdown ----------------

this is the dos window that opens...n the header says...unable to initialize video system...
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