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i just installed oblivion on vista and right after i open it and start a game (opening scene) right after it ends the game crashes. i tried running it as admin, running in compability mode and same thing happens.

anyone?

EDIT: all my drivers are up to date.
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Maybe there is a patch for it ???
    
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here's things i tried allready:

got all windows updates (besides language packs)

UPdated directX
updated mobo drivers
updated graphic card drivers
updated sound drivers
updated the game itself (newest patch)
updated everything else i can think of.


deleted oblivion.ini (so it generates a new one)
re-installed the game
tried compabillity mode
tried running as administrator
tried with different settings (ex. turn v-sync off, HDR, etc)


idk if there's much more to do.

BUT IM MAD!!

PS. yes, the game is genuine.
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It works great for me. I'm not sure what could cause it.
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fixed it.

had to DOWNGRADE graphic driver >_>
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Originally Posted by kamil234 View Post
fixed it.

had to DOWNGRADE graphic driver >_>
Would you mind indulging us in which driver version are you using.

Because I'm also having problems with Vista 32-bit and Oblivion. My problem is when I play for more then 15 minutes. My screen goes black and the only thing I can see is my status menu and health bar and magic bars and stuff. I am using Forceware 160.04 WHQL driver.
    
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latest official ones (HAD BETA BEFORE)

are you using HDR in game? some cards make the screen black with HDR.

also try running it with V.Sync off or on.
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post #8 of 12
I have an acer aspire 7520-5971 with an Nvidia GeForce 7000M Turbo Cache. I hate vista but unfortunately I'm stuck with it because there are no xp drivers for it. I can't run Oblivion either and its giving me the same hassle Kamil had. I start the game, everything looks and runs great, hit new game, the video runs fine. BUT if I either skip the video or just let it run, when its finished, the game crashes and windows tells me it had to close it. I LOVE Oblivion and really need to play this. so if anyone can give me some idiot proof instructions as to fix it I will be greatly in debt to you.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Boognish420 View Post
I have an acer aspire 7520-5971 with an Nvidia GeForce 7000M Turbo Cache. I hate vista but unfortunately I'm stuck with it because there are no xp drivers for it. I can't run Oblivion either and its giving me the same hassle Kamil had. I start the game, everything looks and runs great, hit new game, the video runs fine. BUT if I either skip the video or just let it run, when its finished, the game crashes and windows tells me it had to close it. I LOVE Oblivion and really need to play this. so if anyone can give me some idiot proof instructions as to fix it I will be greatly in debt to you.
The problem is...

Your pc sinply cannot run it, my Lappy with a 7200Go (64Mb and 192Mb Turbocache) Struggles to run it on Low @ 1280X800
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post #10 of 12
try reinstalling the game again,but after uninstall use delete file in program files & use ccleaner.com to make sure reg. is clean,then try re-installation.
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