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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #50 on: February 08, 2014, 03:21:47 AM »
0xa0000001

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #51 on: February 08, 2014, 05:01:54 AM »
No, it says something INITIALIZATION FAILED.


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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #52 on: February 08, 2014, 11:12:55 AM »
HAL_INITIALIZATION_FAILED

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2814803

I have no idea what any of that means.
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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #53 on: February 08, 2014, 12:16:51 PM »
yea thats not my screen shot. I was unable to get one when my computer crashed. its a generic one. my error message is 0xa0000001

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #54 on: February 08, 2014, 12:48:12 PM »
Problem with the ATI drivers, could be a half-dozen things. Hard to say, and I have very little experience with ATI. :/ All you can do is google things like "0xa0000001 NWN" and see if you can find anyone out there who's come across a solution.
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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #55 on: February 08, 2014, 01:43:11 PM »
Not sure how helpful this is, but I'm posting it anyway:

Had a similar problem with Windows 8.1.

I reverted back to 8 and it now it works fine.

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #56 on: February 08, 2014, 01:54:34 PM »
I am unsure if its 8.1, there's nothing to suggest there is, but there is also nothing to suggest it isn't. I am thinking the dual core and the video card is the problem. I may take this machine back and get the smaller one, with an Intel card rather than AMD. Non of the fixes I've found in the NWN support channels seem to be helping.

-Shiny water is off (regardless, I don't even make it pas the loader screen where you select Play, DM, Toolset, Options, ect.)
-Skyboxes are off
-Afinity is set to -2, -1, 1, 0, so on. I've tried every setting.
-Compatibility is set to every possible variation available, and I cant even access config anymore.
-reinstalled several times
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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #57 on: February 08, 2014, 02:04:41 PM »
I am unsure if its 8.1, there's nothing to suggest there is, but there is also nothing to suggest it isn't. I am thinking the dual core and the video card is the problem. I may take this machine back and get the smaller one, with an Intel card rather than AMD. Non of the fixes I've found in the NWN support channels seem to be helping.

-Shiny water is off (regardless, I don't even make it pas the loader screen where you select Play, DM, Toolset, Options, ect.)
-Skyboxes are off
-Afinity is set to -2, -1, 1, 0, so on. I've tried every setting.
-Compatibility is set to every possible variation available, and I cant even access config anymore.
-reinstalled several times

I run NWN currently with Windows 8, not 8.1, using a quad-core setup, with dual video cards, and it runs perfectly.

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #58 on: February 08, 2014, 02:23:30 PM »
Did you do something special? Anything i may have over looked?

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #59 on: February 08, 2014, 02:50:30 PM »
Also, incase this helps, this is what i am working
http://www.toshiba.com/us/computers/laptops/satellite/L870/L875D-S7332

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #60 on: February 08, 2014, 03:27:40 PM »
Turn off ALL your visual settings (Antialiasing, etc). Sometimes there's a conflict with the game trying to do anti-aliasing while your video card tries to do it as well.
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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #61 on: February 08, 2014, 03:44:32 PM »
Well im in the win 8 clubnow, and no matter the compatability setting i use i get a compatability error when i try to boot up the game.  My graphics card is an invidia gforce 635 im thinking its not compatable with the game but i didnt see anything about it on google. Any ideas crom you computer geniouses out there on how i can get it working? Oh im running a new Dell XPS.

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #62 on: February 08, 2014, 03:47:51 PM »
Yeah i got it working on the first computer I upgraded to, which had windows 8. The Asus I got didn't run it well, it was all blurry. This one just wont even start up the movies, sometimes not even the launcher.

I am starting to think its corrupted or broken RAM.

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #63 on: February 08, 2014, 05:06:27 PM »
I installed my latest video drivers, and other needed hardware drivers, when I reinstalled Windows recently.
Other than that, I didn't do anything special.

EDIT:

In looking at your specs, it may have something to do with the AMD chipset. Does it use the integrated AMD graphics,
or a dedicated card?

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #64 on: February 08, 2014, 08:27:40 PM »
I installed my latest video drivers, and other needed hardware drivers, when I reinstalled Windows recently.
Other than that, I didn't do anything special.

EDIT:

In looking at your specs, it may have something to do with the AMD chipset. Does it use the integrated AMD graphics,
or a dedicated card?
Intigrated i believe but i havent opened the case to see.

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #65 on: February 08, 2014, 08:28:38 PM »
oh and i upgraded to 8.1 and still wont work.

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #66 on: February 08, 2014, 08:32:31 PM »
I installed my latest video drivers, and other needed hardware drivers, when I reinstalled Windows recently.
Other than that, I didn't do anything special.

EDIT:

In looking at your specs, it may have something to do with the AMD chipset. Does it use the integrated AMD graphics,
or a dedicated card?
Intigrated i believe but i havent opened the case to see.

That was more directed at Tycat, but you shouldn't need to open your case to find out. My suspicion is that it might have something to do
with the AMD processor for Tycat, but Dell rarely uses AMD chips so... idk. I've seen NWN run fine on Windows 8 PCs with Intel graphics from
both Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge. Possibly Haswell causes an issue? It shouldn't be the OS. Are all your drivers up to date?

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #67 on: February 08, 2014, 10:26:37 PM »
Well I got a final return on that last machine. It was having other problems besides NWN. It would bog down severely running too many programs. Something that any other computer should be able to handle with 1 gb of ram. So I got something else, and everything is a-ok now. I think it was the AMD and some broken ram drivers.

4th time is the charm?

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #68 on: February 08, 2014, 11:26:43 PM »
Well I got a final return on that last machine. It was having other problems besides NWN. It would bog down severely running too many programs. Something that any other computer should be able to handle with 1 gb of ram. So I got something else, and everything is a-ok now. I think it was the AMD and some broken ram drivers.

4th time is the charm?

I sure hope so. Mind you, it's going to be a crap shoot from here on out. OpenGL is becoming obsolete and as new hardware and software comes out, it's going to be harder and harder to find a rig that'll run NWN.
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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #69 on: February 08, 2014, 11:50:34 PM »
Well I got a final return on that last machine. It was having other problems besides NWN. It would bog down severely running too many programs. Something that any other computer should be able to handle with 1 gb of ram. So I got something else, and everything is a-ok now. I think it was the AMD and some broken ram drivers.

4th time is the charm?

I sure hope so. Mind you, it's going to be a crap shoot from here on out. OpenGL is becoming obsolete and as new hardware and software comes out, it's going to be harder and harder to find a rig that'll run NWN.

Well, this version of OpenGL. However, doesn't NWN run under DirectX on Windows?

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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #70 on: February 09, 2014, 12:09:06 AM »
Well I got a final return on that last machine. It was having other problems besides NWN. It would bog down severely running too many programs. Something that any other computer should be able to handle with 1 gb of ram. So I got something else, and everything is a-ok now. I think it was the AMD and some broken ram drivers.

4th time is the charm?

I sure hope so. Mind you, it's going to be a crap shoot from here on out. OpenGL is becoming obsolete and as new hardware and software comes out, it's going to be harder and harder to find a rig that'll run NWN.

Well, this version of OpenGL. However, doesn't NWN run under DirectX on Windows?

Not that I'm aware of. All of my crashes are caused when the OpenGL emulator thing seizes up. :/
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Re: Windows 8....
« Reply #71 on: February 09, 2014, 12:13:37 AM »
I am having some issues. Everything is playing beautifullly - the graphics, the art programs i use, nwn, my windows, everything. In nwn i am seeing large red blocks. I am going to tweak some settings and see if i can't fix it. And yea, even the sales guys told me my problems were trying to run nwn