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#1 13 years ago

Hi I'm new here and hope someone can help me out i have install sfc3 onto my system and i've up dated the direct x to the updated 9c fix the game starts up ok but when i time to fly the ships it keeps blanking out and giving me the following code Unhandled Exception! in Version 1.00 Build 435 SFC3.exe caused an EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION in module d3d8.dll at 001B:0285A710 EAX=00000000 EBX=000003F2 ECX=0EDCE264 EDX=0147C000 ESI=0000041C EDI=014780E0 EBP=00000416 ESP=0012FBD0 EIP=0285A710 FLG=00010293 CS=001B DS=0023 SS=0023 ES=0023 FS=003B GS=0000 001B:0285A710 (0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000) d3d8.dll ~ can anyone tell me what i need to do to get it running




Greenvalv

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#2 13 years ago

You got WinXP? If so, right click the Desktop shortcut, go to Compatability tab, and disable Visual Themes. I would suggest you get either the 534B or 534C patch, they include the DirectX 9 fix.




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#3 13 years ago

yes, god yes.. The stock game is sooooooooooooooo buggy, and although the patches didn't fix all the problems, they DEFINATELY help.




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#4 13 years ago

this game was made when DX9 was still 8.1 so the newer version conflict with newer version an XP SP2 has destroyed sfc3




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#5 13 years ago

I've got XP SP2 on my new computer, and got SFC3 to work with a breeze. What I did was....... well, I think I'll make a thread about all the troubles with compatability and have someone sticky it......




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#6 13 years ago

ok i hear you but i'm new to these name where on the desktop do i find this shortcut cause i not finding the tab you mention




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#7 13 years ago

I meant the game's shortcut......