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i just downloaded America's Army 3 through Steam. everything seemed to install fine, but when i click play it gives me an error message "AA3Game.exe has stopped working".I tried runnning as Admin but no go. Any ideas? Also it does show some problem details but i don't understand what it all means.
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OK, I found the problem. Windows Vista and 7 have the Data Execution Program enabled by default to block all executions of new programs as a security feature. Change it to block only necessary programs. Right click on "Computer", "Properties", "Advanced System Settings", "Performance Settings", "Data Execution Prevention", and there, "Turn on DEP for essential windows programs and services only." Or you can select which programs to use with DEP."

I don't own the game but I did a quick search and came across this. Seeing as you have windows 7 it's worth a try.

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Originally Posted by Blue6228;12899273 
I don't own the game but I did a quick search and came across this. Seeing as you have windows 7 it's worth a try.

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Thanks for the help, but that wasn't the problem.
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change it to XP compatibility?
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ok, i opened steam , click Properties, Local Files, then Verify Integrity of Game Cache. then it wants to know about Punkbuster anti-cheat, install or not, so i installed and it said it installed with no errors, then a quick update and then the game tries to launch, that's when i get this error, here are the details:


Problem Event Name:APPCRASH
Application Name:AA3Game.exe
Application Version:0.0.0.0
Application Timestamp:4cdb4666
Fault Module Name:ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version:6.1.7600.16695
Fault Module Timestamp:4cc7ab86
Exception Code:c00000fd
Exception Offset:0002e8f4
OS Version:6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID:1033
Additional Information 1:e8ad
Additional Information 2:e8adce1c2b9e7be834b4063ac3c53863
Additional Information 3:e8ad
Additional Information 4:e8adce1c2b9e7be834b4063ac3c53863
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I found this thread on the AA site and it seems like the game is just filled with numerous issues. Fumble through here and see if any of their fixes or modifications can help you.
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by Blue6228;12902720 
I found this thread on the AA site and it seems like the game is just filled with numerous issues. Fumble through here and see if any of their fixes or modifications can help you.

yea, i've been looking through different forums and seems to be lots of issues with this game. I'll have to look at this a bit later, have some stuff to do now. Thanks for the help.
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post #8 of 12
to run AA I've needed to disable steam community window overlay, same with 3 other games
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post #9 of 12
aa3 sucks. its been glitchy and crappy since it came out a year ago and its still like that. its fun game play if its not crashing every 10 seconds or constantly lagging-glitching. i would just un-install it and forget it ever even existed.
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I get this error, too. I hadn't played the game in a while and upgraded from a 4870x2 to a 6950.

They really ruined this game with 3.0. I've played aa 2.x more than any other game. I felt like it had/has the best hit detection and weapon feel. If you can manage the recoil and get the sights on an e's head, they die every time. 1s1k.

I've played my fair share of games and am playing bc2 now. Anyone who liked aa 2.x find a substitute? aa 3.0 is not it.

I got off on a tangent there.

Are you running 11.4 previews, ltg?
    
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