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Well I just installed The Godfather - As I bought it ages ago and havnt played it yet. The game loads up fine. Black Screen. Game Credits - then I get a CTD saying 'Godfather.exe has stopped working"

Im running it in XP SP2 mode + Admin and its still happening.

Any ideas?

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Try disabling the AERO theme while running it. Should also be on the compability tab.

EDIT: Also make sure that you have the game patched to the latest patch (If there are any)
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Try disabling the AERO theme while running it. Should also be on the compability tab.

EDIT: Also make sure that you have the game patched to the latest patch (If there are any)
Tried, no luck - cheers for reply.
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I use vista and have played Godfather - no idea what your prob is, but just confirmation that it will work on vista.
    
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Originally Posted by mrselfdestruct View Post
I use vista and have played Godfather - no idea what your prob is, but just confirmation that it will work on vista.
Cheers for the reply

Do you do anything for it to run?
Patches?

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post #6 of 9
Whenever I install a game, I always patch it to the latest version available.. But you say you've already patched. Not sure if I will get censored for this, but you have a legal copy so.... Try using a no-cd crack. It will replace the .exe file that is giving the error and possibly work?
    
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post #7 of 9
Mine works too on Vista.
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I assumed you already had the latest drivers but make sure you have either 169.25 or 169.28.

Did some googling and you are not the only one this problems, perhaps it was a issue with older drivers.
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UPDATE
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Got it working - except I can view the movies, but oh well. I had to rename the movies folder to '_movies' for it to work. must be a bug in vista or something.

Cheers for replys all +rep
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