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I played the game for 19 hours without any problems and now it is giving me such a hard time.

i fire up the game and then go to the main menu and choose load my last save. the game goes to the load screen for like, a half second and then completely crashes like i alt+f4'd it.

im in the process of reinstalling the game right now so hopefully that will fix it.


anybody else have any other solutions to try? not playing this game makes me feel bad because i love it SO MUCH.
 
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Have you done anything with the PC sound yet?
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Using legit copy? Not a cracked version?

I take it you havn't installed any new programs since its stopped working?

Are other games loading and crashing as well since this problem occurred or only skyrim?
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Had a friend with this problem. he tried everything there was, even re installed. then randomly the next day he reinstalled again and it worked fine.

Honestly the game is just really buggy in that regard...
    
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

I played the game for 19 hours without any problems and now it is giving me such a hard time.
i fire up the game and then go to the main menu and choose load my last save. the game goes to the load screen for like, a half second and then completely crashes like i alt+f4'd it.
im in the process of reinstalling the game right now so hopefully that will fix it.
anybody else have any other solutions to try? not playing this game makes me feel bad because i love it SO MUCH.

MSI afterburner seemed to be the culprit for us...


Also one thing we did was try to run it in windowed mode at a lower resolution and then run it again in full screen and that seemed to help. If you've tried those two things Im out of solutions as after we disabled afterburner and did the windowed mode and then full screen again that did the trick.
 
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I run afterburner all the time. Had the game and been on it from Friday with no problems.


EDIT: The only problem I have had was I had to turn the sound options down on the PC to stop it from crashing.
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Have you done anything with the PC sound yet?
not yet. does that really fix the issues?
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I run afterburner all the time. Had the game and been on it from Friday with no problems.
EDIT: The only problem I have had was I had to turn the sound options down on the PC to stop it from crashing.

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