before i reformatted, half life 1 wouldnt run, and now it still wont run, i get so close (the loading screen for the map) and then either the game goes back to desktop, or the pc restarts, anyone else have this problem with any games? and if anyone knows, what is the solution?
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3rd July 2004
OoOoOoO.... Somethings missing, you sure when you reformatted you re-updated all drivers and patches and whatnot...
yeah everything this is so annoying, because it means i wont be able to play any games
Cpt. Sephirothhalf life 1 wouldnt run, and now it still wont run
What Operating System do you use?? Half-Life was designed for Windows98, and is not very compatible with WindowsXP.
What Video card are you using? HL1 uses nVidia TNTs and TNT2s, as well as Voodoo2s.
What HD format? Fat32? or NTFS? NTFS is more secure, but Half-Life 1 was designed for Fat32.
People who know what they're doing have gotten it to run on a...
AMD 64 WindowsXP on an NTFS drive. with a Geforce 6600GT.
Half-Life 1 requires 32mb you got that much right? :p :rolleyes:
Need some more info to fix the problem.
Windows ME NVIDIA TNT2 Model 64 Amd Athlon Processor 192 Ram NTFS (i think) but before my last format, it was working fine, and all that time before it, it was working fine
:EDIT: Its Actually Fat32
Cpt. Sephiroth NTFS (i think) :EDIT: Its Actually Fat32[/QUOTE]
LOL, WinMe doesn't support NTFS. I have run Half-Life on Me, Thats not the problem.
Your system meets the ideal requirements Specs, except it has a weak TNT2. 3DFX rules! A Geforce 256 is compatible, as well as a Geforce 4 MX440.
Hmm, try an older version of the TNT2 drivers, or a Half-Life patch?
Hmmm, it had to do with your configuration... You formatted whatever would allow it to work...
Ok, Have you been online without an Anit-Virus program? Or a Firewall?
Vivendi Universal, Valve's Half-Life GOTY Updates. ^ All I could find...
[quote=http://www.voodoofiles.net/vb/archive/index.php/t-1872.html]...the newer the drivers the less support for the older cards. i find dat i get higher benchmarks while using older drivers....
...detonator 6.50 worked good, but detonator 3.xx were aversome....
Try this site. NVIDIA DRIVERS, BIOS AND UTILITIES
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3rd June 2004
Way back when, I used to run Half Life against a TNT 1 16MB under Windows ME. BTW Monster user is correct about NTFS. It's not supported for ME. I was using the Detonator 28.32, and later the 30.82 drivers. Both worked flawlessly.
i am trying it now, i have only just got back from school, hopefully it will work thanks anyway, i did say i have FAT32 instead of NTFS
Cpt. Sephiroth i did say i have FAT32 instead of NTFS
^ he did... Why it needs repeating I don't know. I quoted that part in my post, its the part I was "LOL"ing about.