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Obilivion and skyrim wont run on my computer, what gives

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As the title says I've had oblivion running for a long time and it just stopped working one day. Every time I try and run the game it goes to the black screen for a second like its gonna work, then the windows thing comes up saying something went wrong and to end the task. I thought nothing of it and just took my loses.

I've now purchased Skyrim and love the hell out of it and it worked great for about two months. now when I try and open the game it gets all the way to the main page but when the buttons (Continue, new game, load, ect.) appear it shuts off and takes me back to the desk top.

Now im getting iritated two bethesda games I love both no longer work what gives.

I've tried the latest video card drivers, Ive even got a new motherboard, and power supply (not because of this, just thought i should mention it) with no avail.

Do any of you guys have a better idea to why this is happening and any ideas how to fix it. I would be forever in debt to you winksmiley02.gif
 
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Go into your sound setting on your computer and turn them down to 24bit 48000hz (Studio Quality).
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You might just need to uninstall the games and reinstall them. I've had to do that in the past. Some Windows update comes through, or a NON nVidia driver from Windows updates, or I install another program that blocks it, or ??? On and on. Maybe it's a firewall issue? Check your settings there to make sure it isn't blocking these applications. BTW, do you have Windows updates set for "install automatically"? If so, SHUT THIS OFF; set it to notify you when new updates come in. Then you can check what's coming through before you install. For instance, I never let windows update my video drivers; I go to nVidia's website for that.
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Originally Posted by Erick Silver View Post

Go into your sound setting on your computer and turn them down to 24bit 48000hz (Studio Quality).

wow I don't know what to say. at first I though you were being a troll, but I tried it anyways and it actually worked. Im amazed by this drool.gif
but sadly it only worked for skyrim not oblivion.

just curious but why does that stop skyrim from running but all my other games run fine

btw I love your picture wink.gif
Edited by Halostryker - 1/12/12 at 9:12pm
 
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post #5 of 6
I have no idea why it does that to Skyrim. All I know is that it works.
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post #6 of 6
They fixed the sound sample rate issue in a patch; I thought that at first since I was getting the same issue with Skyrim... Are you not completely up to date?
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