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I bought the EA Games Strategy Collection, it was on sale for 10.99

Anyways, it comes with C&C Generals, C&C Zero Hour, Black and White2, Black and White 2 Battle of the Gods and LOTR: Battle for Middle Earth.

Either of the C&C games, and LOTR will not launch. I start the game, the splash screen comes up, and then nothing. I set the compatibility to different levels and nothing. Google isn't sowing anything either.

Anyone know?
 
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I heard the old C&C games had a problem with the DX10 software......maybe its that?
    
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I heard the old C&C games had a problem with the DX10 software......maybe its that?
Software or hardware?

I'm on XP.
 
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Software or hardware?

I'm on XP.
I'm sure it was software, specifically the DX10 Drivers for XP. But I'm not 100% sure on it.
    
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The same thing happened to me awhile back
I think it was a resolution conflict, I had installed Generals when I had a 19" monitor and when I switched to the 20"ws the game wouldn't open.
I think I did the ole delete the folder in "my Documents" trick and it started just fine.
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The same exact thing happened to me with this game as soon as I moved to C2D.

You'll need to go back to stock from your overclocked settings. It had something to do with memory timings and my northbridge voltage I think.

I can in no way shape or form describe why going back to stock fixed the issue when my system was stable from the get go, but give it a try. It worked for me.
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The same exact thing happened to me with this game as soon as I moved to C2D.

You'll need to go back to stock from your overclocked settings. It had something to do with memory timings and my northbridge voltage I think.

I can in no way shape or form describe why going back to stock fixed the issue when my system was stable from the get go, but give it a try. It worked for me.
Well...errr.....that like, goes against my nature, lol.


I AM running a 1200x1600@85hz, so that may be it, mabye I'll drop the resolution and try that, that I'm willing to do.

Mad, dude, since when are the XP drivers DX10 software??
 
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I have had tons of problems with Generals, one thing always fixed it.. Reinstall
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Krunk_Kracker View Post
I bought the EA Games Strategy Collection, it was on sale for 10.99

Anyways, it comes with C&C Generals, C&C Zero Hour, Black and White2, Black and White 2 Battle of the Gods and LOTR: Battle for Middle Earth.

Either of the C&C games, and LOTR will not launch. I start the game, the splash screen comes up, and then nothing. I set the compatibility to different levels and nothing. Google isn't sowing anything either.

Anyone know?
must be your gpu i had the same problem .

i ownd a 7600gs it worked ok. i then got a 8800gts.. now it dont work..
    
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Hmmm..I wonder why LOTR: Battle for Middle Earth will not load.....could be the same thing? I love that game

I get this sometime when trying to load both C&C and LOTR....Google is still not telling me anything........



 
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