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Windows 7: Error while installing Oblivion

02 Jul 2010   #21
benbs

Win 7 x86 build 7600
 
 

hi,
sorry for not posting anything on the last days, i was just too busy (exams )
i finally managed to install it on the VMWare. but it works really slow in low settings, and hardly lags whenever someones trying to attack me...
i set my virtual machine to 2 cores (out of 4) and 768MB of memory (out of 2048). any idea?

and thanks a lot for your help. i really hoped to find a real fix and not a workarround to that problem, but nevermind really appreciate your help X)


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03 Jul 2010   #22
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Up your virtual memory, if you close down all running process that aren't needed you can free up more memory.
I have mine set to a single core and 1024MB RAM.

Here's a few screenies to help, they show my current screen size in windows and the game (everything else was left default in the game) . I played this with another VM already open and some media conversion happening in the OS background. There was no delay in normal walking around or fighting.


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Error while installing Oblivion-vmware-games.-oblivionpng.png   Error while installing Oblivion-vmware-games.png   Error while installing Oblivion-vmware-games.-oblivionpng2.png  
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03 Jul 2010   #23
benbs

Win 7 x86 build 7600
 
 

yeah i raised the memory to 1740 in the beginning, and it was the same...
ill try to lower the resolution of the game and see if it helps..
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03 Jul 2010   #24
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

just remember to leave enough memory and page file for VM ware to run too
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