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I don't remember what order I did the quests in, but I was able to kill him. When I approached him I was in a sneak and was able to get off a half dozen arrows before he even moved (stupid dragon thought I was his friend biggrin.gif); at that point he was almost dead, so I just used Dragonrend and then finished him off.
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He just attacks me regardless of what I do, and when his HP hits zero, there is an invisble wall were I cant draw my weapon to attach him, then he flies up and his Hp goes to full.
    
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So I've been completely unsuccessful in resolving my CTD issue's, and have pretty much given up trying to rectify it as there seems to be nothing that anyone can do. There's a lengthy thread here http://forums.bethsoft.com/topic/1318498-ctd-save-file-size/ which, when summarized, concludes that once your file save reaches a certain size, expect crashes to start happening. For most people it starts around 16MB and by 18MB just about everyone has these issues. And there doesn't seem to be any fixes at this time so there is nothing anyone can do. Simply put, if you play the game with a character long enough, the file save grows too large, regardless of what you do, and the game becomes unplayable.

So I guess the only thing one can do at this point, it keep your playthroughs under a certain length and hope for the best while keeping an eye on the save file size. I wish I knew that ahead of time.
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I had that isssue and so i fixed it by deleting old saves and creating a fresh one each day by going to menu > save not quick save. This way the file size for say 2hrs of gameplay is 11MB or less.
    
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Im up to 9mb atm

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I always delete my quick saves to be honest.

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Fair enough, but I don't quick save. It was either autosave or menu save. What lvl are you guys at and how many hours? I cleaned out the save folder and only had the latest one in there, it didn't make the subsequent saves any smaller. My character is lvl 61 and over 200 hours on it and my saves are now 20.6MB. Is that something that needs to be done from the very beginning of a game?
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I use quick save while playing a character. If I think I'm done with that character, I'll rename that quicksave to the name of the character and Date. I have times when it will immediately crash the first time I run it, but then after it works fine. I'm also using Hayden's Eyefinity fix in conjunction with the SKSE loader.
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Every time you change something in the world, the save becomes larger. Even knocking over a bowl will make the save larger.

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My mate has accidentally killed the old cow in the orphanage before picking up the DB questline from the kid in Windhelm. Is there another way for him to join the DB now that he has cocked it up?
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My mate has accidentally killed the old cow in the orphanage before picking up the DB questline from the kid in Windhelm. Is there another way for him to join the DB now that he has cocked it up?

Well that's one way of putting it! sneaky.gif

How To Join The Dark Brotherhood

The Dark Brotherhood is the most secretive of all the factions, and can be tricky to find. Start by going to bars and asking about rumors or information. Try talking to bartenders in Windhelm.

  • You can also talk to Idesa Sadri in Candalhearth Hall in Windhelm. Ask them about cursed children. If you’re in Riften, Maul will share information on the Dark Brotherhood and the Thieves Guild for a price. Find Maul resting on a post near the city entrance.
  • Eventually you’ll get a tip to speak with a boy named Aventus Aretino, located in the Aretino Residence in Windhelm. You may be able to speak with him without receiving the rumor first.
  • Speak to the boy and take the quest “Innocence Lost.” Nothing will happen.
  • A time after completing the quest, a courier will deliver you a note. Afterwards, just sleep and you’ll be contacted by the Dark Brotherhood.
  • Talk to the stranger at your bedside, and you’re in the secret society.
  • Or just kill some random people.

http://www.gamefront.com/skyrim-how-to-join-the-dark-brotherhood

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Also what does this mean when it says less humid version in this MOD download options?
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