Mass Effect crash on startup

  1. Posts : 913
    Windows 7 x64 Professional

    Mass Effect crash on startup

    Game installed and patched. On starting the game get crash message:

    Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
    Application Name: MassEffect.exe
    Application Version: 1.2.20608.0
    Application Timestamp: 4a55ff66
    Fault Module Name: MassEffect.exe
    Fault Module Version: 1.2.20608.0
    Fault Module Timestamp: 4a55ff66
    Exception Code: c0000005
    Exception Offset: 008b784d
    OS Version: 6.1.7601.
    Locale ID: 1033
    Additional Information 1: 0e99
    Additional Information 2: 0e9901819966b8ee29afe09e61cc8826
    Additional Information 3: f3b8
    Additional Information 4: f3b80781c29e5227c466095aa7be8231

    What's happening and how do I fix it?

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  2. Posts : 3,168
    Windows 10 64bit

    Try running the game as admin and setting to xp sp2 compatibility mode for the mass effect launcher in the installation directory and the main exe.
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  3. Posts : 913
    Windows 7 x64 Professional
    Thread Starter

    Yeah that occurred to me shortly after I posted. All sorted now... :)
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  4. Posts : 3,168
    Windows 10 64bit

    So it worked, that's great news! Glad it's all sorted now.
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