Mine does work for some reason then some days it's doesnt read the disk then some days it error messages.. Lool..
Hey Fella's If you're getting C++ Runtime Error then chack your'e CD-ROM Drive and if you're still in warrenty you should be able to get a new one!!
Same thing's happening with KotOR and Vista here as well, what a pain... I'm digging into it, and it seems to be a video issue, at least with mine... you can tell, because if you double-click the icon, click "configure", and then click auto-detect, when it fails, look at the details, and the video it detects comes up as null, so I'm currently trying to find a way (or a decent driver that'll appear in Vista to KotOR) to have KotOR detect that this system more than surpasses the specs and for the game to actually be able to run smoothly in Vista. As for:
Red Rebel;3451450I'd kill Microsoft and buy a Mac if more games were made for it.
...ya' know, I so hear you on this; in fact, think the next system I'm going to purchase is a Mac. Granted Mac doesn't have much software for it, but did you know most all Macs now come with built-in Windows emulators? Meaning you could buy the Mac and still run all the same Windows stuff on them. (Slight disclaimer: It has been reported the windows emulators both on Mac and Linux tend to also emulate some or many of the Windows bugs, while at the same time the system/operating-system is much more stable and better at recovery.) Q:-)
t551;3467607If Vista has some of XP's backward compatibility capabilities, you could try running the application in Compatibility mode for XP or an earlier Windows OS. (This is a veeeery long shot, almost certain not to work) In XP, Compatibility mode can be found by right-clicking on the .exe file, selecting 'properties', and then the compatibility tab.
Good idea, but I've tried it already with no luck. Saddly, the "compatibility" option that Windows offers is rather sad at best... most software I've tried this option on it doesn't exactly seem to run it in the other OS settings at all. Think it was more or less a carry over of the old "setver" command/sequence that was found in the very early days of Dos. Q:-)
egjason;3475377Hey you Guys I posted this link on Bioware Forums, BUT you must have an nVidia Graphic card this helped my KOTOR Work on Vista and this should work with KOTOR 2 as well!!!;);););););););):D:D:D:D:D:D:cya: Windows Vista Downloads - Drivers, Wallpaper and Podcasts - NVIDIA ENJOY!! egjason BTW Don't bother using Compatibility mode it does crud
Hrm, well, I already did the video driver option already last night and still had the same problem... however, I just now went to try the motherboard driver option, and it says page cannot be found... dag-nubbit! :(
Well, gonna' try the sound off idea and the motherboard update from nvidia above that I read... I should warn people that might not already know... or at least this has been my experience with KotOR... should your game keep crashing out while trying to load save games... eventually the save game gets deleted (aka: doesn't show up anymore under 'load')... which tends to stink after you've played a good amount of gameplay time into the game! :(
Well, good news... for anybody having an issue with sound, you may be able to play WITHOUT turning off the sound... the solution can be found here: LucasArts Technical Support Forums Turns out it's an issue with the channeling/routing of the audio data in Vista, since Vista's sound setup works differently than previous Windows OSes. At the end of that link, there should be a link to download Mss32.dll; just replace it over top of the one in the KotOR2 directory and it supposedly should work... I did that and also to be certain put it in my system32 directory. Will test my KotOR2 now and perhaps maybe I'll find out my issue wasn't so much with graphics (even though the auto-detect says "null" for video) but rather with the sound. Will let ya's know how it goes! Q:-)
I had this problem, something to do with the cd check, downloaded the no-cd patch and it worked.
w00t, w00t... it works great! Have graphics at full/max settings and cruising right along in the game now! Anybody having problems with Vista/KotOR2, I highly suggest the Mss32.dll fix, seems to be the ticket! w00t :^D
If you have problems on KOTOR with vista, update your game version to 1.3 and it will work, somehow it does.