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Demo not working #168562
05/03/04 12:05 AM
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Hi all!

Im new to the boards, but have been playing DD since it came out and absolutley love it

I just downloaded the BD demo and installed it.

Problem is, when i go to run it i get a crtical error and it shuts down.
This happens after the config screen where you select the resolution, and the game doesnt load up at all..

Can any one offer any help, ive been waiting to play this for ages

Thanks in advance!

Re: Demo not working [Re: Gothboy] #168563
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first, welcome to the forums!


glad you could make, gothboy.


hmm, what kind of critical error?



Re: Demo not working [Re: Gothboy] #168564
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send me a mail at yann@larian.com with all informations (configuration, OS, ss of the error message, etc ...), I will try to help you

Re: Demo not working [Re: Yann] #168565
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Ok ive sent you a mail Yann, thanks for the quick response guys

Re: Demo not working [Re: Gothboy] #168566
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your welcome. sorry i can't help yeh, but Yann will do a better job of it then I can



Re: Demo not working [Re: LewsTherinKinslayer13] #168567
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No problem mate!

Im just really looking forward to playing BD, i hope the full game will work for me!

Re: Demo not working [Re: Gothboy] #168568
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lol! so do we all, so do we all.

Its lookin' real slick.

Hope the demo doesn't disappoint you!
Its well worth the wait,


here's to Yann and you fixing your problem! Cheers!



Re: Demo not working [Re: Yann] #168569
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Quote:

send me a mail at yann@larian.com with all informations (configuration, OS, ss of the error message, etc ...), I will try to help you




I just want to use this opportunity to say: I am delighted that Larian shows so much support for their project. I wasn't there for DD demo release so I am unable to compare.
Good job, Larians!

Re: Demo not working [Re: Gothboy] #168570
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Quote:

I just downloaded the BD demo and installed it.
Problem is, when i go to run it i get a crtical error and it shuts down.
This happens after the config screen where you select the resolution, and the game doesnt load up at all..
Can any one offer any help, ive been waiting to play this for ages



I have same problem.
I have installed the demo and DirectX 9 yesterday but i got a critical error too.
I tried all the resolutions, but nothing worked.
I did not think that it could be a problem with the demo, i thought that it was a problem with my own computer.

Re: Demo not working [Re: DEATHATTHEDOOR] #168571
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Do you guys have the latest video drivers?

Re: Demo not working [Re: Merendrious] #168572
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Well Yann helped me with that problem, I uninstalled my old drivers and then reinstalled the new ones, it seems to work now .
And yeah, the support is great

Re: Demo not working [Re: Merendrious] #168573
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Quote:

Do you guys have the latest video drivers?



No i have very old ones, because i don't know where to find the latest ones and i am scared about downloading something bad.

My card is : ATI tech - 3D RAGE LT PRO (english).

Re: Demo not working [Re: Barta] #168574
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Ok, this is messed up. Iím writing this offline, because Internet isnít working right now.
I was bored, couldnít go online, so I played the Beyond Divinity demo. I pressed new, made my guy (for some strange reason in went to desktop when I entered a name, but that might be because aim was messing around) but then I did everything, pressed OK for the DK and the game crashed! It said ďBeyond Divinity has had a failure (or something) and will now close, we are sorry for the inconvenience, if you were doing work the data may be lost, etc etc, send or donít send to Microsoft, well, crap, internet doesnít work, so I canít even send it if I want to!

What to do? If I canít play now, but had no problems before!

Duron 834 Mhz
256 Ram
Geforce 2, not sure how much memory.
19.5 or so GB hard drive.


DOH!



yea, internet started working again!





Re: Demo not working [Re: Barta] #168575
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Hello Barta,

go to http://www.ati.com/support/driver.html

click on your OS > Graphic Driver > Rage Pro Family

Re: Demo not working [Re: Yann] #168576
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@ Yann
Thanks a lot for your quick answer.
I am going to try your solution, i hope that it will solve the problem.

Re: Demo not working [Re: Barta] #168577
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Remeber to uninstall the old ones first, Barta

Re: Demo not working [Re: Yannos] #168578
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I have installed the new drivers and now i have no problems to play.
Many thanks for the help.

@ Yannos
No i did not uninstall the old ones. I did not know that i had to do it and i have just seen your message.
I guess that i will have some problems later.....

@ Yann
It was nice to meet again the Deathknight and i took a female character for the hero.
I am really happy to discover a part of the game, i do not know

Re: Demo not working [Re: Barta] #168579
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No i did not uninstall the old ones. I did not know that i had to do it and i have just seen your message.
I guess that i will have some problems later.....


Uninstalling old drivers is usually not necessary, but is a little bit safer / more reliable (the drivers are suppose to be able to update themselves properly, after all). I almost always just update drivers; if that causes a problem, or doesn't help a problem I'm having, I can try an uninstall / re-install.

Re: Demo not working [Re: Raze] #168580
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Thanks for your answer Raze. If i have a problem later i will uninstall and re-install.

Re: Demo not working [Re: Raze] #168581
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I said it because when I simply updated, it still didn't work, only after uninstalling and then installing it would work . But you are right, normaly you can simply update without having to uninstall the prior drivers.

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