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I just downloaded Metro from Steam, and when I go to start, I am getting an invalid physX driver. I am running a pair of 6850's, so no physX. Is there a way around this? I am fairly new to downloading games.
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post #2 of 8
Delete the "clientregistry.blob" in steam. Start steam up and go play metro 2033.
post #3 of 8
install this:

http://www.nvidia.com/object/physx-9...13-driver.html

If it doesn't help, you can just uninstall it.
    
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I had already tried installing the nvidia drivers, but no change. Already uninstalled them.

I will try the .blob thing above later today when I get home from work. Where do I find that?
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post #5 of 8
there is a folder called install in your steam/steamapps/common/metro 2033......run all those
Edited by Vlasov_581 - 10/13/11 at 5:26am
    
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post #6 of 8
The "clientregistry.blob" is located in the steam folder. I just fixed the same metro 2033 issue by doing this same method on a ati gpu.
* x64 C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam
* x32 C:\\Program Files\\Steam
post #7 of 8
hiya mate, I had this problem,

Go to the install directory for metro, in there look for the nvidia physx installer,
Install this, reboot the machine, if you have steam on auto start, close steam properly and re-open,

If you still get the error, do a search on your machine for the physx.dll or whatever its called and copy it to your install directory for metro,

That should sort the problem out, I have the same problem every time I re-install it
Let me know how you get on,

Cheers
post #8 of 8
Restart your computer.....

I had the same problem and that was the answer
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