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#1 9 years ago

hey everybody,

awhile ago i installed BC on my Vista laptop. unfortunatley, i modded it a bit too much and it crashed. so i left it untouched for about a year, then uninstalled it a couple months ago when i needed the space for Left 4 Dead. today i tried to reinstall BC, which i did. But when i started up the game, i saw............nothing. There was just the black screen! (no gold cursor though?!) so i thought the game was just loading and left it to itself for and hour. when i came back, nothing had changed. anybody have an idea of whats going on an possibly a solution? note: i havnt modded this install of BC

thanks, cwag123321 :confused:




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#2 9 years ago

ok when you uninstalled BC you did delete the left over folders right??

I'd uninstall BC then delete the left over folders and start again with a clean 1.1 patched BC.




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#3 9 years ago

yes i did delete the left over folders. but the fresh 1.1 version of the game still crashed. now ive just found a way to still play the game, by starting it from the menu from the disc. but, i cant mod it that way. it seems that when the game is accessed through the shortcuts it wont work.:mad:




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#4 9 years ago

ya sure the shortcuts are pointing to the right directory??

also since this is a vista install you may have user rights issues.... try running it under admin...




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#5 9 years ago

okay,

so i just deactivated Vista's user authorization program, and it worked. (for some mysterious reason, it really has nothing to do with the game) but thanks for all your help.

cwag123321




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#6 9 years ago

actually it does, I don't have vista but it sounds like that is the feature that controls user rights, you could have also done what Neb suggested and given yourself admin privileges.




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#7 9 years ago

i am an admin already i dont share my computer with anybody. but oh well