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Hi, bought gta iv of steam last night for a bargin of £6.25 i've downloaded the orignal part of it not the extra dlc because cant be bothered with the dlc as played it on xbox and not bothered to do it again. but i cant see why both dlc are 16gb so i wondered do i need it to make it work, because im thinking some files might of got shoved into it.

The problem i have is i click to play the game it done 5 updayes including games for windows. and it comes up with the opening GTA IV pop up and closes again and i get the blue spiral spin for 10 seconds and nothing after that.

please help really want to play it.
post #2 of 14
Im guessing it has something to do with the Intel Onboard Graphics can't handle the game...

But i have no clue becuase I don't have a screenshot or any other descriptive information. Something like that would be helpful
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I dont meant to be rude, Intel HD graphics is totally sucks.. Get AMD card or Nvidia card.. Good luck!
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Yeah if thats the system you are running it on - you are going to struggle
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GAMERIG;11872879 
I dont meant to be rude, Intel HD graphics is totally sucks.. Get AMD card or Nvidia card.. Good luck!

He can't, hes on a laptop. Sounds like you're SOL. Sorry man.
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guys i told him before that it was the intel GPU and he didn't listen. basicly he click the icon to start the game and the steam (preparing the game box) comes up, it then closes and the loading icon on the mouse cames up and then nothering happens.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by driftingforlife;11872968 
guys i told him before that it was the intel GPU and he didn't listen. basicly he click the icon to start the game and the steam (preparing the game box) comes up, it then closes and the loading icon on the mouse cames up and then nothering happens.

No you didn't, unless it was in another thread.
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post #8 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CovertCover;11873110 
No you didn't, unless it was in another thread.

hi he did were mates that go colllege together, i know intel hd sucks but makes mo sence as i have bf bad company and all running fine
post #9 of 14
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Hi feel free to delete this post because my intel hd graphics is playing gta was we speak i kept on clicking the play button and eventually it game up with a social club thing for rockstar and signed in an boom works thaks tho
post #10 of 14
The same thing happens on my moms laptop with a few different games actually. Crash to desktop a few times, but after running it multiple times it works...

Odd.
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