I couldn't see a "Problems" area so I've posted here.
I hope someone can help me...and most likely others.
This is the fourth time this game has crashed on me. The first three times were fortunately (if you can call a crash that) near the begining of the game. This last time was after a week of playing it!!! Yes, I look around a lot
I read through other people's problems previously and have been taking backups after each session and made sure I was on the latest official video drivers, using default settings with nothing fancy on the graphics front, had it patched to v1.2 and always checked for updates on the game front...etc.
I thought I was safe.
I've tried restarting the game but it crashed back to the desktop straight away. I've tried deinstalling the game, removing any files left over, copying the sav and backups of the sav folder back in but with no joy - it crashes each time right at the start - I'm guessing something is corrupted.
For what it's worth here's the core of my system :-
Motherboard: Abit NF7-S with v18 bios
CPU: AMD Barton 2500+
RAM: 2 x 512Mb 3200 Twimoss
Video: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro
The system temp is around 24c while the Processor is at 37c.
I have had no problems with any other game at any point relating to heat, video drivers, sound drivers or games in general. In actual fact I've had no problems at all with anything since I built it six moths a go.
I am basically so miffed with this that I realy want to go through another week or so just for it bomb out on me and corrupt the save files or whatever it does that makes it unplayable again.
So my questions are -
If I send a copy of my dxdiag output will someone actually get back to me?
Has anyone done this, if so what was the reply. Was it of use?
Has anyone with this problem tried loading a copy of someone elses save files up?
Are there any other options I have?
PS I'm in the UK so I'm off to bed now but I'll check back here in the morning. Thanks again.