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Windows 7: FALLOUT 3 cant install patch 1.7

15 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 pro
FALLOUT 3 cant install patch 1.7

When I install the patch, the install crashes at the end as it tries to load the game. The game ran pre patch and is a fresh install. There is no error message.
System Information
Time of this report: 1/15/2010, 18:15:20
Machine name: DAD-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model: GA-MA78GM-US2H
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5600+ (2 CPUs), ~2.9GHz
Memory: 5120MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 5118MB RAM
Page File: 2503MB used, 7731MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 64bit Unicode
DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Display Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 8800 GTS
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0193&SUBSYS_040F19F1&REV_A2
Display Memory: 2596 MB
Dedicated Memory: 293 MB
Shared Memory: 2303 MB
Current Mode: 1280 x 1024 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: SyncMaster
Monitor Id: SAM01BB
Native Mode: 1280 x 1024(p) (60.020Hz)
Output Type: DVI
Driver Name: nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
Driver File Version: 8.17.0011.9562 (English)
Driver Version:
DDI Version: 10
Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 11/20/2009 18:34:54, 11775080 bytes

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro

If you have Games For Windows Live, and you should since you have Fallout 3 installed, make sure you're logged into your profile, then try the update. I had the same issue awhile back and this worked for me.

Good luck.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 FALLOUT 3 cant install patch 1.7

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