Originally Posted by blitz6804
As far as I know, Gary's Mod does not use a CD. If you run Fallout3.exe (instead of launcher.exe) Fallout3 also does not need a CD. I have found the most stable version of Fallout3 to be 1.5, not the newest 1.7. DesertRat also has found this to be the case, and like me, he has a Quad-Core AMD with ATi graphics.
Strange...I had insane crashing issues with 1.5 and anything over one or two .esp mods. 1.6 and 1.7 cure that entirely.
Also, I use neither of those. I, instead, launch my game via fose_loader.exe. I do
have so many mods active that Fallout forgot how to shut down properly. lol this game doesn't need any help crashing. The crashing and texture forgetting, however, I'm 100% sure is not those mods, as it's in mods that have been stable for ages and haven't changed between then and now.
Originally Posted by N2Gaming
Teste, have you tried to run your games etc w/out the ide DVD drive just to see if it's the drive that is causing the problem or may the drivers that are loaded for that drive are conflicting w/your sata dvd drive. IDK sounds like it would be worth a shot to me just to know it's not the DVD drive causing the problem.
I NoCD any retail games I get one way or another. With Fallout 3, I had to install FOMM and FOSE in order to run my mods. These two mods bypass the CD check and GFWL all at once, so I don't need the disc. As for Gmod...it's a Steam release, so it will never need a DVD.