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Anyone have any luck playing Bioshock 1 in compatibility mode in Windows 7? I've pretty much exhausted the 2K forums and so forth about how to get it to run. At first, I had no sound. Got that issue fixed, played it for a full day with no issue, and today it just stopped working-- No intro, no nothing. When I click the icon to start the game the screen goes black and freezes, and when I CTRL-ALT-DEL i get a "Bioshock.exe has stopped responding" message. Anyone got any ideas? (yes, I have updated drivers, meet system req, DirX 11, playing in WinXP SP3 compatibility mode, etc) Thanks in advance!
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Same thing happens to me. Have you applied the patch yet? I did but I didn't test it after applying it. I'll give it a go and report back here when I find out.

EDIT: Well the patch seems to have fixed the audio. But when I manually save the game it saves then crashes. Seems like it's a crappy port. Here's the link to the patch if you need it.
Edited by xJavontax - 2/19/12 at 11:55pm
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post #3 of 16
Pretty much this ^
I needed the patch to get it working.
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post #4 of 16
I brought it through steam, and ive had no problems with compatibilty at all. brought it for £6 at the time, and the game was so huge, amazing purchase
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I havent had a problem with it either, and no patches installed or anything
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Hmm, OP where did you buy it? I bought mine from GFWL when it was like $2.50 or something like that.
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post #7 of 16
Bought mine from Steam as well, absolutely no problems.
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post #8 of 16
I LOVE Bioshock 1 and 2, they run just fine for me on my rig. I am also using steam.
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One of my mates runs it on Win 7 with no prob (through steam)
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post #10 of 16
Not a problem here, using Steam myself.
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