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I can't play the game!,i just got it today and i can't play it,it says "no sound device detected-Fallout 3 can not run",sound device is perfectly working!! wth is going on! i can't play iti,i just spent 40 bucks and i can't play it!,and a lot of people is getting the same mistake as me.
Does anyone have a solution for this?,i just can't believe they sell a game with that simple problem,sound device problem....please help wanna play!.
 
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post #2 of 11
I googled it, and it only looks to be a problem for people emulating it on other OSs. I would try a reinstall of the game, and then make sure you have the correct sound drivers installed. All the standard stuff.
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Try finding the latest driver for your audio chipset and install the Fallout 3 patch that came out a couple days ago.
    
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It is a Glitch in the game. A buddie of mine cant play the game for 5 mins. before it drops the ATI driver all together. I does not recover. Its not your computer. Bethesda put out a crappy game and I would take it back.
    
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seems to be a lot of problem with fallout 3's compatibility with audio devices... I played about 8 hours (in rivet city now) and have only crashed once when my character drank some water in a toilet.
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post #7 of 11
For some reason when I run FO3 it uses my audio codec. I never crash. Ever. Try installing CCCP and then play.
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SOLVED,i had to reinstall the game,and the sound drivers as well,it wasn't so hard,thanks for the help anyway guys,this game is awesome!!! i love it!!!.
 
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It is a Glitch in the game. A buddie of mine cant play the game for 5 mins. before it drops the ATI driver all together. I does not recover. Its not your computer. Bethesda put out a crappy game and I would take it back.
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The game works perfectly now and it's highly addictive but also very long and i'm not used to this kind of games,but i really like it.
 
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