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My brother's GTA IV seems to have stopped working.

We click launch, and the typical Windows XP "GTAIV.exe has encountered an error blah blah blah" message pops up.

I had a feeling that it might have been cause by Xlive. So I told him to download Xliveless Alternator so he could quickly switch between Xliveless, and Not Xliveless.

Turns out, when Xliveless is installed, the game launches just fine, and he can play, but when Xliveless is uninstalled, we get the error message above.

We've tried re-installing all Games For Windows - Live applications on the system, which worked, however after restarting the computer, we got the same error again.

Windows XP Pro SP3

Any ideas? :| preferably without having to completely re-install the game.

Thanks
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post #2 of 10
um the exact error message would prob be required for any1 to help u dude.
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Yeah, if you want to give us either a Windows error code, or preferably a snippit screen shot of the error, it would help us to help you.
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We've now tried re-installing, and updating Xlive, it worked immediately, we played for a while, then he closed IV, re-opened it, and same error.
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I cant read the image can you resize it bigger pls?
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its too blurry to make out for me. some1 else might be able to read it. anyway you can take a full sized ss and just upload it without editing or anything?
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http://i55.tinypic.com/zl5hjb.png

thats the original size I think
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post #10 of 10
its really hard to read plus I dont know which one has the actual error code in it.

does any of them match this?

http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/news/43...ocess-Revealed
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