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I just got's me mass effect, but it won't work . Just switches from Aero to basic, and then stops.

However, I've got me a theory, but I need some help from someone here who has a working copy of ME.

If you will respond to the call, please do the following:

1. Go to program files/ Mass Effect/ Biogame / CookedPC / Movies
2. Find out the number of .BIK files.

If someone could do that for me, it would be greatly appreciated .
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47 files bro
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47 files bro
Thanks .

But now I'm really confused... mine has 54 files
Anyone with a working Vista x64 install?
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I do.. by working I mean I can play.. but currently I'm having some crashing issues myself.

And i have 54 bik files in the movies folder.
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Werid haha, i only have 47
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I do.. by working I mean I can play.. but currently I'm having some crashing issues myself.

And i have 54 bik files in the movies folder.
Well that dashes my hopes for an easy fix ... I'm sooo sad right now, I wants to play Mass Effect so bad.

8800GT's have been having some issues with crashes apparently. Hell, people with realtek audio are having troubles, seems like a lot of people are having trouble actually.

Thanks.
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oookay, well update. I downgraded my drivers to the 175.15 WHQL drivers, the game can run longer now without crashing, however sometimes it DOES slow down to ridiculously slow framerates.
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Hmm...I am on x64 vista and I don't have any issues with this game... I just wish i could have some AA though...
    
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Hmm...I am on x64 vista and I don't have any issues with this game... I just wish i could have some AA though...
You should be able to force it through whatever utility Nvidia uses for managing VGA.

I know you can use Catalyst control center to force AA in games.
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