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I tried to play dirt 2 this morning to get some eyefinitygasm and... it wont start the game... -_-.. I tried to check file integrity completed but still did not solve issue.

Was working fine before, I dont want to reinstall because I dont want to go through the 40 minute obvious steps before starting a race -_-.

Has anyone else had this problem?
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Try updating your DirectX End-User Runtime
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will do

Edit: DX is up to date, hrmm.. really bugging me. : \\.
Edited by Zcypot - 5/13/11 at 2:02pm
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will do

Edit: DX is up to date, hrmm.. really bugging me. : \\.
iirc, Dirt 2 uses some other sound system
Ah yeah, Blue Ripple Sound! Make sure that's installed
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Are you overclocking? You can not have any over clock in that game period. I have tried it over three different cards (Two Nvidia, one ATI) and nothing works. Just kick up the fan speed. If your not overclocking I would try to reinstall CCC and/or make sure your on the most current version.
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Are you overclocking? You can not have any over clock in that game period. I have tried it over three different cards (Two Nvidia, one ATI) and nothing works. Just kick up the fan speed. If your not overclocking I would try to reinstall CCC and/or make sure your on the most current version.

What? The game knows if you're overclocked
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I have played the game with overclocks before without issues, I dont understand why it would affect me now. Before when it was bugging out it was with games for windows crap.

Also the blue ripple sound software thingy is also installed.

What is does is, Launch from steam, steam box comes out saying preparing to launch, It closes, mouse continues to show like there is something loading, and then nothing.
Edited by Zcypot - 5/13/11 at 5:18pm
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I have played the game with overclocks before without issues, I dont understand why it would affect me now. Before when it was bugging out it was with games for windows crap.

Also the blue ripple sound software thingy is also installed.
If it's the Steam version. Can't you just back it up.
Then delete local content (uninstall from steam list)
Then install it from that backup!

edit, I would delete the save and config files in my docs/my games!
Then try
Edited by ACHILEE5 - 5/13/11 at 5:20pm
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If it's the Steam version. Can't you just back it up.
Then delete local content (uninstall from steam list)
Then install it from that backup!
I will try that, I have never done the backup thing, I not very familiar with it. Ill get back to you guys when I have done so.
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I will try that, I have never done the backup thing, I not very familiar with it. Ill get back to you guys when I have done so.
Did you see the edit?
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