Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

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Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby thadrine » Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:03 pm

Windows 7 64bit
8gb Ram
ATI Radeon HD 5700 1gb
AMD AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 965 Processor


The game will not start at all normally, saying it is only 32bit compatible , even through dosbox.

Using XL it will only start in a windowed mode. Anything else and it will exit full screen, show a white window and play the music.

I can go through character creation fine, but as soon as the game (3d engine) loads it immediately freezes.

Followed the instructions exactly using vanilla version of the game, plus the 213 update.

I have been trying to get this game to work for over 6 years, any help would be appreciated.
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby jet800 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:20 pm

thadrine wrote:The game will not start at all normally, saying it is only 32bit compatible , even through dosbox.

DXL should be run from windows, not from dosbox. You could run vanilla(of course patched) DF in DosBox to enjoy it.

As for your trouble - have you tried to disable bloom?
And could please upload logfile from DXL directory.
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby thadrine » Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:36 am

Normal for me means "without DXL."


I will upload the log file when I get back home.
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby jet800 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:19 am

So, if I uderstand you correctly you having trouble running DXL and vanilla one under DosBox?
Have you tried to follow instructions about installing and patching DF here?
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby thadrine » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:02 am

Ok
Can not run original under DosBox

Can not run DXL (without dosbox) using descriptions detailed on FAQ. It freezes as soon as the 3d engine engages. I see a cave wall and then it freezes.
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby jet800 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 2:06 pm

Can't really help with DXL, but about your installation of vanilla:
1. Which version of DosBox do you use?
2. You've used own installation media or used downloadable one from bethesda free release?
3. Have altered default config of dosbox?
4. Have you tried alternative dos extender like DOS32A?
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby luciusDXL » Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:38 pm

When launching DaggerXL, are you using the launcher? If you are and it still doesn't work, then most likely there is an issue with the Daggerfall installation. If you get vanilla Daggerfall to work in DosBox - even if its slow or glitchy - then DaggerXL should work on your system.

I'm considering implementing a full installer in the future that should handle this stuff for you.
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby thadrine » Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:03 pm

Just tried it with Bloom turned off.
Nothing will load if run in full screen.
If I run it windowed it will play up until the 3d engine starts and then it freezes.

I have tried running from the launcher (with all the settings off), and the DaggerXL.exe file.

It is a vanilla installation, only change is to patch it 213.

I have also tried to download and intall it all over again.

I have tried this
http://theelderscrolls.wiwiland.net/?ti ... llSetup_EN
And miraculously it works.
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby luciusDXL » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:31 pm

thadrine wrote:Just tried it with Bloom turned off.
Nothing will load if run in full screen.
If I run it windowed it will play up until the 3d engine starts and then it freezes.

I have tried running from the launcher (with all the settings off), and the DaggerXL.exe file.

It is a vanilla installation, only change is to patch it 213.

I have also tried to download and intall it all over again.

I have tried this
http://theelderscrolls.wiwiland.net/?ti ... llSetup_EN
And miraculously it works.

So you got it working in DosBox with Daggerfall Setup but DaggerXL still doesn't run? Or does DaggerXL work for you now?
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Re: Only works in a window, then crashes at start.

Postby thadrine » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:37 pm

Nothing will load if run in full screen.
If I run it windowed it will play up until the 3d engine starts and then it freezes.

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