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Windows 7: Mass Effect crash on startup

29 Sep 2013   #1

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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29 Sep 2013   #2

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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29 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7 x64 Professional

Yeah that occurred to me shortly after I posted. All sorted now... :)
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29 Sep 2013   #4

Windows 10 64bit

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