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Strange graphic problems
« on: August 07, 2009, 04:40:37 AM »
Got a strange graphic's problem. Since I tried to reconfigure my NWN graphic card settings, I can't access the game anymore in DM mode. My screen just shows the NWN-cursor but the rest remains black. I though can hear the background music and also can click on icons, which I don't see. I sometimes have the same phenomenon when in player mode, but not always.

My graphic card is a : NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS

Anyone can help me?

currently I run:
-: Curse of the Wolf :-
-: The Curse of von Zeklos :-

failed.bard

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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2009, 09:22:50 AM »
An incompatable refresh rate maybe?  I'm not sure why it would affect DM mode and not single player, though, unless they configure seperately.

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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2009, 09:28:42 AM »
Is your system a dual-core computer?


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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2009, 10:50:06 AM »
No dual core. And in general it effects both modes. I can just access player mode over the toolset more or less without problems.

currently I run:
-: Curse of the Wolf :-
-: The Curse of von Zeklos :-

failed.bard

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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2009, 12:35:49 PM »
Have you tried setting the graphics back to a minimal setting?

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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2009, 12:42:43 PM »
I know way back when there was an Nvidia driver update that did that. Lot of people had problems, cause it would load but the screen was black.

Make sure all your drivers are up to date, and it may come down to you needing to put your card settings back the way they were

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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2009, 12:56:46 PM »
Yes make sure most your graphics card and computer is up to date on drivers.

BUT!

Have you recently just installed a certain driver? I know sometimes I installed the latest on my old video card and I had to roll back to older ones to make NWN work again.


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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2009, 03:21:11 PM »
yeah, I think I recently updated to the newest one...  :ahem:

Perhaps I need to set them back again...

currently I run:
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-: The Curse of von Zeklos :-

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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2009, 03:24:23 PM »
yeah, I think I recently updated to the newest one...  :ahem:

Perhaps I need to set them back again...

Yea, try that and see what you get. Pretty confident that's the problem, if it happened straight after your update.

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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2009, 01:39:31 AM »
It's been a continuing issue with nVidia cards. I had this for a while too. Rollback to the previous driver.

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Re: Strange graphic problems
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2009, 08:55:50 AM »
*Pats his computer* My windows 98 still keeps its honorable spot on my computer table...


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