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Old 07-25-2010, 01:00 AM   #81
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Hey people...let's hope this thread isn't quite dead yet... :-S Anyway...here's my system specs...where my graphics card lists (null), It's a Intel Cantiga, or Mobile Series 4 integrated (POS) card.
Code:
[SWKotOR]
ReportDateTime=7/24/2010 11:56:20 PM
SysInfoVersion=v1.00.60
GameExists=1
GameVersion=v2.10.427
GameInstallLocation=C:\Program Files\LucasArts\SWKotOR2\

[OS]
Name=WinXP
Version=Windows XP v5.1 build 2600 Service Pack 2
Service Pack=Service Pack 2
Status=Pass

[SwapFiles]
?:\pagefile.sys=0

[CPU]
CPUCount=1
CPUSpeed=2161
CPUFamily=6
CPUModel=15
CPUStepping=13
CPUVendor=Intel
CPUName=Genuine Intel(R) CPU 585 @ 2.16GHz
Status=Pass

[Memory]
RAM=1024
Status=Pass

[Disk Free Space]
C: (NTFS), UNICODE=5.44GB
Status=Pass

[CD-ROMs]
DriveLetters=D:\,E:\
Drives=TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-L633A

[Video]
Video Card Name=
Video Memory=2048
Desktop Resolution=1440x900x32 @ 60Hz
DirectX=DirectX (9.0+) (4.09.00.0904)
OpenGL Version=1.5.0 - Build 7.15.10.1502
OpenGL Vendor=Intel
OpenGL Renderer=Intel Cantiga
Vid Card Status=Warning
Vid Card Driver Status=Pass
GL Status=Pass
DX Status=Pass

[Audio]
Sound Card Name=@oem30.inf,%usb\vid_045e&pid_076e&mi_02.devicedesc%;Microsoft LifeCam HD-5001.
Status=Pass


;Game Options from swkotor2.ini

[Display Options]
FullScreen=1
Disable Movies=0
Disable Intro Movies=0
Sort Modules=1
Width=640
Height=480
BitsPerPixels=32
RefreshRate=60

[Sound Options]
Music Volume=85
Voiceover Volume=85
Sound Effects Volume=85
Movie Volume=85
Number 3D Voices=32
Number 2D Voices=32
2D3D Bias=1.00
Force Software=0
EAX=0
Sound Init=0
Disable Sound=0

[Graphics Options]
V-Sync=0
Anisotropy=1
Frame Buffer=1
Anti Aliasing=0
Texture Quality=0
Grass=1
Soft Shadows=1
Shadows=1
Brightness=57
EnableHardwareMouse=1
FullScreen=0

[Game Options]
Enable Tooltips=1
Keyboard Camera Deceleration=2000.000000
Keyboard Camera Acceleration=500.000000
Keyboard Camera DPS=200.000000
TextureVariation=0
BodyVariation=0
AppearanceType=0
PCGender=0
GameCompleted=0
CurSithLord=0
Hide InGame GUI=0
Use Small Fonts=0
Hide Unequippable=0
Tutorial Popups=1
Subtitles=1
Mini Map=1
Floating Numbers=1
Status Summary=1
Enable Mouse Teleporting To Buttons=1
Mouse Sensitivity=44
Difficulty Level=1
Auto Level Up NPCs=0
Mouse Look=0
AutoSave=1
EnableScreenShot=0
Reverse Mouse Buttons=0
Reverse Ingame YAxis=0
Reverse Minigame YAxis=0
Combat Movement=1
UnlockedPlanetSongs=1
TooltipDelay Sec=1

[Keymapping]
Action286B=8
Action286A=7
Action285B=10
Action285A=9
Action284B=54
Action284A=51
Action283B=54
Action283A=51
Action282B=69
Action282A=73
Action281B=53
Action281A=76
Action280B=69
Action280A=73
Action268=52
Action265=58
Action264=57
Action263=43
Action262=85
Action261=84
Action260=83
Action259=82
Action258=81
Action257=80
Action256=79
Action255=78
Action254=77
Action253=31
Action245=75
Action244=55
Action243=67
Action242=74
Action241=87
Action240=56
Action239=68
Action238=82
Action236=83
Action234=81
Action232=80
Action230=79
Action228=78
Action226=77
Action225=70
Action224=90
Action223=31
Action222=25
Action221=24
Action220=29
Action219=28
Action218=42
Action217=87
Action216=65
Action215=63
Action214=60
Action213=62
Action212=61
Action211=66
Action210=59
Action209=71
Action208=89
Action207=72
Action206=30
Action205=55
Action204=67

[Autopause Options]
End Of Combat Round=0
Mine Sighted=0
Enemy Sighted=1
Party Killed=1
Action Menu=0
New Target Selected=1

[Movies Shown]
Movie10=0
Movie 9=0
Movie 8=0
Movie 7=0
Movie 6=0
Movie 5=0
Movie 4=0
Movie 3=0
Movie 2=0
Movie 1=0
Movie 0=4

[config]
firstrun=0
Heh, let's hope someone can decipher a solution from this...It says I'm running XP...guess it's because I've got this whole deal set to compatibility mode...I'm really running Vista 32-bit home.
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Old 07-25-2010, 01:03 AM   #82
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Did you install the game according to the large-print instructions in the second post of this thread?


"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 07-26-2010, 06:12 PM   #83
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:-S I have, and I get the exact same message as before..."An error has caused SWKOTOR2 to stop working, blah blah blah" So...I don't know what I can do...call LucasArts and get replacement discs? I don't want to do that if I don't have to...heh, I'm broke, and so unless it's like a $2 fee.. :P Anyway, if you can help, great, if not, well, I'll just keep poking around myself and see what I can do. Thanks again!

EDIT: I just thought of something--KOTOR 1 works fine on my computer, no modifications needed...dunno if that's significant or not
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Old 07-26-2010, 07:18 PM   #84
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The reason I asked is that I can tell from your swconfig report that you haven't done the Dantooine lag fix, and Fullscreen needs to =1 under both "Display Options" and "Graphics Options".


"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 07-26-2010, 07:48 PM   #85
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Oh...heh, sorry...didn't think that actually had anything to do with the game itself crashing, considering I can't even get past the opening crawl. Will re-try now. Thanks.
EDIT: Got it! Sorta...I'm still tinkering to perfect it...but so far I've seen gameplay! What I've had to do is undo the read-only mode of the folder, subfolders, and files of the entire KOTOR 2 folder, I set it clear back to Win95 compatibility mode, I'm running as administrator, I've disabled visual themes, disabled desktop composition, and disabled display scaling. Like I said, I'm gonna tinker, because while I've seen a game, A) it's only been once, and B) it didn't give me an opening movie or anything...just straight to my character.
EDIT#2: So here's the problem. I still don't have a solution, but this may be beneficial for future tinkerers with more technical knowledge than I. The bug lies somewhere within the first CG cutscene (which I still haven't seen yet). Anyway, I know this because if I set compatibility mode up to XP, or simply above Win95, it'll try and display cutscenes like the opening crawl, etc, which work fine...but then when it goes to CG, it dies. If I set the compatibility mode down to Win95...no cutscene, and then the game works fine. Laggy, but fine. I figure I can save and then re-load...see what happens. Like I said I hope this helps somebody to get some sort of official, rather than cobbled-together fix like this out there.

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Old 07-27-2010, 04:53 AM   #86
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Everything is supposed to be set to XP SP2 compatibility mode, including setup.exe when you install the game. Did you:

1) Update DirectX
2) Patch the game
3) Replace the mss32.dll with the one fixed for Vista
4) Replace the swkotor2.exe with the one updated by SecuROM
5) Do the Dantooine lag fix
6) Set your Intel graphics driver's flipping policy to "blit"
7) Set CPU affinity to a single core in Task Manager every time you launch the game

That's just off the top of my head. If you missed any one of these the game won't run right.


"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 07-29-2010, 02:31 PM   #87
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Hello, I've just installed Kotor 2 on Windows 7 and I can't make it work. When I launch the game, I have a black screen just after the video, no main menu or nothing, and all I can do is reboot my computer.

I try the installation as explained in the first page and the nvidia fixes mentioned there but no change. I think the problem come from my graphics card because if I launch Kotor 2 with the Intel chipset it work (until I decided to create a character and begin a game...then it crashes of course)

Anyway here is my specs, if you have any idea... I had no problem for Kotor 1, installed a few day ago.

Code:
[SWKotOR]
ReportDateTime=29/07/2010 19:54:26
SysInfoVersion=v1.00.60
GameExists=1
GameVersion=v2.00.424
GameInstallLocation=C:\Jeux\LucasArts\SWKotOR2\

[OS]
Name=WinXP
Version=Windows XP v5.1 build 2600 Service Pack 2
Service Pack=None
Status=Pass

[SwapFiles]
?:\pagefile.sys=0

[CPU]
CPUCount=4
CPUSpeed=2261
CPUFamily=6
CPUModel=5
CPUStepping=2
CPUVendor=Intel
CPUName=Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 350 @ 2.27GHz
Status=Pass

[Memory]
RAM=3888
Status=Pass

[Disk Free Space]
C: (NTFS), UNICODE=77.20GB
D: (NTFS), UNICODE=244.14GB
Status=Pass

[CD-ROMs]
DriveLetters=E:\,F:\
Drives=Optiarc DVD RW AD-7580S,Optiarc DVD RW AD-7580S ATA Device

[Video]
Video Card Name=RDPDD Chained DD
Video Memory=2048
Desktop Resolution=0x0x0
DirectX=DirectX 9.0c (4.09.00.0904)
OpenGL Version=3.1 NVIDIA 189.10
OpenGL Vendor=NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL Renderer=GeForce GT 335M/PCI/SSE2
NVidia Driver=(null)
Vid Card Status=Warning
Vid Card Driver Status=Fail
GL Status=Pass
DX Status=Pass

[Audio]
Sound Card Name=Périphérique audio principal
Status=Pass


;Game Options from swkotor2.ini

[Display Options]
FullScreen=1
Disable Movies=0
Disable Intro Movies=0
Sort Modules=1
Width=1024
Height=768
BitsPerPixels=32
RefreshRate=60

[Sound Options]
Number 3D Voices=16
Number 2D Voices=24
2D3D Bias=1.00
Force Software=1
EAX=0
Sound Init=0
Music Volume=85
Voiceover Volume=85
Sound Effects Volume=85
Movie Volume=85
Disable Sound=0

[Graphics Options]
V-Sync=0
Anisotropy=8
Frame Buffer=0
Anti Aliasing=4
Texture Quality=2
Emitters=1
Grass=0
Soft Shadows=0
Shadows=0
Brightness=57
EnableHardwareMouse=0
FullScreen=0
RefreshRate=60
Width=1024
Height=768

[Game Options]
Enable Tooltips=1
Keyboard Camera Deceleration=2000.000000
Keyboard Camera Acceleration=500.000000
Keyboard Camera DPS=200.000000
TextureVariation=0
BodyVariation=0
AppearanceType=0
PCGender=0
GameCompleted=0
CurSithLord=0
Hide InGame GUI=0
Use Small Fonts=0
Hide Unequippable=0
Tutorial Popups=1
Subtitles=1
Mini Map=1
Floating Numbers=1
Status Summary=1
Enable Mouse Teleporting To Buttons=1
Mouse Sensitivity=44
Difficulty Level=1
Auto Level Up NPCs=0
Mouse Look=0
AutoSave=1
EnableScreenShot=0
Reverse Mouse Buttons=0
Reverse Ingame YAxis=0
Reverse Minigame YAxis=0
Combat Movement=1
UnlockedPlanetSongs=1
TooltipDelay Sec=1

[Keymapping]
Action286B=8
Action286A=7
Action285B=10
Action285A=9
Action284B=54
Action284A=51
Action283B=54
Action283A=51
Action282B=69
Action282A=73
Action281B=53
Action281A=76
Action280B=69
Action280A=73
Action268=52
Action265=58
Action264=57
Action263=43
Action262=85
Action261=84
Action260=83
Action259=82
Action258=81
Action257=80
Action256=79
Action255=78
Action254=77
Action253=31
Action245=75
Action244=55
Action243=67
Action242=74
Action241=87
Action240=56
Action239=68
Action238=82
Action236=83
Action234=81
Action232=80
Action230=79
Action228=78
Action226=77
Action225=70
Action224=90
Action223=31
Action222=25
Action221=24
Action220=29
Action219=28
Action218=42
Action217=87
Action216=65
Action215=63
Action214=60
Action213=62
Action212=61
Action211=66
Action210=59
Action209=71
Action208=89
Action207=72
Action206=30
Action205=55
Action204=67

[config]
firstrun=0

[Autopause Options]
End Of Combat Round=0
Mine Sighted=0
Enemy Sighted=1
Party Killed=1
Action Menu=0
New Target Selected=1

[Movies Shown]
Movie10=0
Movie 9=0
Movie 8=0
Movie 7=0
Movie 6=0
Movie 5=0
Movie 4=0
Movie 3=0
Movie 2=0
Movie 1=0
Movie 0=4
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Old 07-29-2010, 03:29 PM   #88
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I try the installation as explained in the first page and the nvidia fixes mentioned there but no change. I think the problem come from my graphics card because if I launch Kotor 2 with the Intel chipset it work (until I decided to create a character and begin a game...then it crashes of course)

Code:
[Video]
Video Card Name=RDPDD Chained DD
Video Memory=2048
Desktop Resolution=0x0x0
DirectX=DirectX 9.0c (4.09.00.0904)
OpenGL Version=3.1 NVIDIA 189.10
OpenGL Vendor=NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL Renderer=GeForce GT 335M/PCI/SSE2
NVidia Driver=(null)
Vid Card Status=Warning
Vid Card Driver Status=Fail
GL Status=Pass
DX Status=Pass
I suspect your problem is the null driver for your GT335M. I would recommend cleaning up, using DriverSweeper or some similar program to clean out any old nVidia driver remnants, then installing freshly the latest nVidia driver from their website.

Chances are, if you have actually installed things correctly, that this will solve your problems. Remember though, you will need to manually set the core affinity (through Task Manager) for the game, every single time you play it.


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Old 07-30-2010, 05:08 AM   #89
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Everything is supposed to be set to XP SP2 compatibility mode, including setup.exe when you install the game. Did you:

1) Update DirectX
2) Patch the game
3) Replace the mss32.dll with the one fixed for Vista
4) Replace the swkotor2.exe with the one updated by SecuROM
5) Do the Dantooine lag fix
6) Set your Intel graphics driver's flipping policy to "blit"
7) Set CPU affinity to a single core in Task Manager every time you launch the game

That's just off the top of my head. If you missed any one of these the game won't run right.

1. Yes
2. No--"Old File not found, however a file of the same name was found...etc."
3. Yes
4. Yes
5. Yes
6. Yes
7. No, as I only have a single-core processor.
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Old 07-30-2010, 07:10 AM   #90
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#2) Huh? You're not trying to use the autopatcher, are you?


"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:04 PM   #91
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#2) Huh? You're not trying to use the autopatcher, are you?
No...I'm trying to use a DLed file that I found in one of the first two posts...
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:54 PM   #92
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Are you trying to patch the game after replacing the swkotor.exe and the mss32.dll files instead of before?


"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 08-01-2010, 03:57 AM   #93
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I suspect your problem is the null driver for your GT335M. I would recommend cleaning up, using DriverSweeper or some similar program to clean out any old nVidia driver remnants, then installing freshly the latest nVidia driver from their website.

Chances are, if you have actually installed things correctly, that this will solve your problems. Remember though, you will need to manually set the core affinity (through Task Manager) for the game, every single time you play it.
Thanks a lot, it works !
I can launch the game and go further than the character's creation.
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Old 08-04-2010, 09:23 PM   #94
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:-S I have, and I get the exact same message as before..."An error has caused SWKOTOR2 to stop working, blah blah blah" So...I don't know what I can do...call LucasArts and get replacement discs? I don't want to do that if I don't have to...heh, I'm broke, and so unless it's like a $2 fee.. :P Anyway, if you can help, great, if not, well, I'll just keep poking around myself and see what I can do. Thanks again!

EDIT: I just thought of something--KOTOR 1 works fine on my computer, no modifications needed...dunno if that's significant or not
don't replace your discs or anything, this is a simple fix it tends to happen on online games like GUNZ , but in some cases it does happen on discs.
its is caused by a patch file compatibility issue either with the actual game, edited file ( in this case probably that ) or a .dll . Its happened before and what has happened is this

1. u did all the stuff in the second post
2. u patched the game and it interfered with something
3. S*it started :0

the fix ( a few solutions/ideas )

1. do a complete reinstall
2. uninstall directX ( don't reinstall until after you reinstall the game ) if it asked you in the install proses say yes, then download the latest verision ( they will run alongside each other ).
3. If you have tried everything possible i have nothing to say but contact the manufacturer(s) / developers / costumer support / or return the game from where you got it and get it checked

NOTE: save the patch, run it in compatibility mode with win xp sp2 and as admin.
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Old 08-07-2010, 03:48 AM   #95
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Hey everyone I was wondering if someone could help me out. I have an Intel GMA 4500M and I've read all the directions and followed everything for installing. My only problem is that I can't find the option to change my flipping policy. I have the latest drivers and my driver control thing looks like this:


If anyone knows how to change the flipping policy with the latest (or any version of the drivers that have the new "updated" options panel) I would really appreciate it.

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Old 08-07-2010, 01:00 PM   #96
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Look under the 3D tab.


"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 08-08-2010, 04:52 PM   #97
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Hi,
I hope it is ok to post in this thread! I've been having major problems trying to get SWKOTOR to work with Windows 7 64 Bit. I've followed the large-print instructions on the first page to the letter, however I still get varying problems. Sometimes I can play for a good 30 minutes or so before a graphic glitch happens, sometimes I can see flickering on the menu screen which generally means theres problems instantly.

I've attached the log from the launcher. It says that my graphics card fails, but I have tried with various versions of the 64bit drivers - 186.18, 197.45, 258.96 using driver cleaner and cc cleaner each time. I've tried putting all graphics setting to the lowest and using the nvidia control center to set my settings, but each method just eventually results in the same conclusion - graphics glitches crashing the game. This is the first time I've played this game and I would love to complete it, but this has now become more than frustrating!

Please help me

ps I have been seeting the affinity to use only 1 core also, not sure why only 1gb of ram is found in the launcher, I have 4, and all showing fine in dxdiag.

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Old 08-08-2010, 07:38 PM   #98
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You shouldn't have to set CPU affinity with Windows 7; it's done automatically. I'm using Windows 7 HP x64 and Nvidia's 258.96 drivers. Here's my swinfo.txt for comparison (well, at least the important stuff):
Quote:
[SWKotOR]
ReportDateTime=8/8/2010 7:16:19 PM
SysInfoVersion=v1.00.60
GameExists=1
GameVersion=v2.10.427
GameInstallLocation=C:\Program Files (x86)\LucasArts\SWKotOR2\

[OS]
Name=WinXP
Version=Windows XP v5.1 build 2600 Service Pack 2
Service Pack=None
Status=Pass

[SwapFiles]
?:\pagefile.sys=0

[CPU]
CPUCount=8
CPUSpeed=2833
CPUFamily=6
CPUModel=10
CPUStepping=5
CPUVendor=Intel
CPUName=Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Status=Pass

[Memory]
RAM=4096
Status=Pass

[Disk Free Space]
C: (NTFS), UNICODE=535.04GB
M: (NTFS), UNICODE=613.96GB
N: (NTFS), UNICODE=141.14GB
Status=Pass

[CD-ROMs]
DriveLetters=D:\,E:\,L:\
Drives=Optiarc DVD RW AD-7260S,Optiarc DVD RW AD-7260S ATA Device,TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223B,TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223B ATA Device

[Video]
Video Card Name=RDPDD Chained DD
Video Memory=4096
Desktop Resolution=0x0x0
DirectX=DirectX 9.0c (4.09.00.0904)
OpenGL Version=3.3.0
OpenGL Vendor=NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL Renderer=GeForce 9600 GSO/PCI/SSE2
NVidia Driver=(null)
Vid Card Status=Warning
Vid Card Driver Status=Fail
GL Status=Pass
DX Status=Pass

[Audio]
Sound Card Name=@oem27.inf,%xfi.devicedesc%;Creative X-Fi Audio Processor (WDM)
Status=Pass


;Game Options from swkotor2.ini

[Display Options]
FullScreen=1
Disable Movies=0
Disable Intro Movies=0
Sort Modules=1
Width=1280
Height=768
BitsPerPixels=32
RefreshRate=60

[Sound Options]
Music Volume=28
Voiceover Volume=28
Sound Effects Volume=28
Movie Volume=28
Number 3D Voices=32
Number 2D Voices=32
2D3D Bias=1.00
EAX=3
Sound Init=0
Disable Sound=0
Force Software=0

[Graphics Options]
Anisotropy=16
Frame Buffer=1
Grass=1
Soft Shadows=1
Shadows=1
Brightness=57
EnableHardwareMouse=1
FullScreen=1
Disable Vertex Buffer Objects=1
RefreshRate=60
Width=1280
Height=768
V-Sync=1
Texture Quality=2
Anti Aliasing=8

[Game Options]
UnlockedPlanetSongs=3
Enable Tooltips=0
Keyboard Camera Deceleration=2000.000000
Keyboard Camera Acceleration=500.000000
Keyboard Camera DPS=200.000000
TextureVariation=1
BodyVariation=0
AppearanceType=175
PCGender=0
GameCompleted=0
CurSithLord=0
Hide InGame GUI=0
Use Small Fonts=0
Hide Unequippable=0
Tutorial Popups=0
Subtitles=1
Mini Map=1
Floating Numbers=1
Status Summary=1
Enable Mouse Teleporting To Buttons=1
Mouse Sensitivity=44
Difficulty Level=0
Auto Level Up NPCs=0
Mouse Look=0
AutoSave=1
EnableScreenShot=0
Reverse Mouse Buttons=0
Reverse Ingame YAxis=0
Reverse Minigame YAxis=0
Combat Movement=1
TooltipDelay Sec=1
Disable Movies=0
As you can see, it gives me the same song and dance about my video drivers failing, but the game still runs fine.

The first thing that I noticed between our two swinfo reports is the game version. Here's mine:
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GameVersion=v2.10.427
Now, yours:
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GameVersion=v1.03.514077
My game is patched and I'm using the swkotor2.exe file updated by SecuROM. Have you done any of that?


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Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:04 AM   #99
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Isn't 1.03 the KotOR up to date patched version? Are talking about KotOR 1 or 2 here?


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I should have explained this is KOTOR 1, updated with the 1.03 in 1st post and also with the .exe, I'll try replicating your settings once I get in from work, thanks.
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I tried to do the method described in the first two posts... twice. The first time I managed to get the game to create a character, play the starting movie, see a couple seconds of droid rebooting, and then crash. Now the game crashes right after the movie, but I can still hear the droid. Can anyone help?

This is my graphics card, as it's the only thing that didn't get the green light from the hardware scan:
Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family

I've turned the graphics down all the way, and followed all the instructions. What's wrong?!?!?
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I try to solve my problem with KOTOR2 launch, coz i have a "runtime error" Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library, and game doesn't launch.

I used the SecuROM, and make an analys of my KOTOR2 folder, but i have a problem in step 6 to "Download the SecuROM-updated .exe's"

I don't know how to make it, coz at the end of analys, i can't download the fixed patch !! It doesn't work !!

Plz what can i do ? Thanks in advance...
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Old 09-01-2010, 08:14 PM   #103
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I'm having problems too with Windows 7, if anyone still reads this thread. Game will crash on me within about 3 minutes. I open the game, go through the tutorial, and it dies when I get to the corridor with the Sith Troopers on the Endor Spire.

I've followed the steps line by line with the Best of the PC KOTOR

EDIT: It seems W7 keeps adding the "Read Only" attribute to my folder -- is there a way to take that off and keep it that way?


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Old 09-07-2010, 02:04 PM   #104
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I bought KOTOR2 many years ago and it ran fine on my old XP computer. I dug out my copy of the game today and installed it on my newer vista machine.

I am trying to follow the instructions on getting it to work, but the link for the mss32.dll file does not work anymore. AFAIK the mss32.dll file I need to download is a specific version or it won't work properly, and it's to do with the sound in the game? I got it to run fine with the sound disabled, but I don't want to play with no sound.... :-\
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Well...it's working perfectly on windows 7...with the exception of the fact that it just plain refuses to work in fullscreen mode without those ridiculous and jarring black bars. >_<
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:38 PM   #106
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I should have explained this is KOTOR 1, updated with the 1.03 in 1st post and also with the .exe, I'll try replicating your settings once I get in from work, thanks.
Oops. I'm so used to dealing with TSL issues that I didn't even notice. People usually have less trouble getting KotOR1 to run on Vista/7, so hopefully you figured out what was wrong and got it to run OK.
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I tried to do the method described in the first two posts... twice. The first time I managed to get the game to create a character, play the starting movie, see a couple seconds of droid rebooting, and then crash. Now the game crashes right after the movie, but I can still hear the droid. Can anyone help?

This is my graphics card, as it's the only thing that didn't get the green light from the hardware scan:
Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family

I've turned the graphics down all the way, and followed all the instructions. What's wrong?!?!?
Lots of eople have been having problems with that particular Intel GPU (GMA 4500) for a while, now, and I'm pretty sure that it's driver-related. If you can't set the flipping policy to "blit" with your current drivers, you'll have to roll back to an older version that has the option to do so.
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I try to solve my problem with KOTOR2 launch, coz i have a "runtime error" Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library, and game doesn't launch.

I used the SecuROM, and make an analys of my KOTOR2 folder, but i have a problem in step 6 to "Download the SecuROM-updated .exe's"

I don't know how to make it, coz at the end of analys, i can't download the fixed patch !! It doesn't work !!

Plz what can i do ? Thanks in advance...
You shouldn't have to do any of that. Both of the links to the updated executables in the second post of this thread still work. Just download whichever one you need from there.
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I'm having problems too with Windows 7, if anyone still reads this thread. Game will crash on me within about 3 minutes. I open the game, go through the tutorial, and it dies when I get to the corridor with the Sith Troopers on the Endor Spire.

I've followed the steps line by line with the Best of the PC KOTOR

EDIT: It seems W7 keeps adding the "Read Only" attribute to my folder -- is there a way to take that off and keep it that way?
Yeah, my Windows 7 does the same thing. As long as you're sure that you've removed it, the read-only attribute should still be gone even if it says that it isn't. If you followed the installation instructions in the second post of this thread correctly, your crashing problem is most likely hardware-related. Try using the game's configuration utility to post your system specs:
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Post your system specs
Sometimes we're just not going to be able to help you if we don't know what kind of hardware you have on your machine. If you don't know what you have on your machine, then follow these steps below:
  • Bring up the launcher menu for Kotor 1 or 2.
  • Click on "Configure".
  • Click the "Scan Hardware" button on the lower center of the window.
  • Click "Yes" to continue.
  • Click "Details" to view your system specs.
  • Click "Save Report" and save the file to your desktop.
  • Whenever you post your problem, open the file you just saved and copy and paste the contents to your post.
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I bought KOTOR2 many years ago and it ran fine on my old XP computer. I dug out my copy of the game today and installed it on my newer vista machine.

I am trying to follow the instructions on getting it to work, but the link for the mss32.dll file does not work anymore. AFAIK the mss32.dll file I need to download is a specific version or it won't work properly, and it's to do with the sound in the game? I got it to run fine with the sound disabled, but I don't want to play with no sound.... :-\
There's an updated link for that file in the second post of this thread.
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Well...it's working perfectly on windows 7...with the exception of the fact that it just plain refuses to work in fullscreen mode without those ridiculous and jarring black bars. >_<
KotOR2? Try opening swkotor2.ini with notepad and set FullScreen=1 under both [Display Options] and [Graphics Options].


"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 09-21-2010, 08:29 PM   #107
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KotOR2? Try opening swkotor2.ini with notepad and set FullScreen=1 under both [Display Options] and [Graphics Options].

Nah it's KOTOR1, KOTOR2 won't even play and I've given up at this point. There's only so much crashing after to character creation screen I can take.

The lulzy part? It plays better now then when it was being stretched. And I've gotten used to it so...
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Old 09-27-2010, 11:29 PM   #108
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That flipping policy setting can be changed to "blit" by clicking on "3D Settings" in the main Intel driver settings menu. The option should be there. Sorry that I didn't post this earlier, but I only got KotOR 2 installed on my cheap laptop which has an Intel GPU last night. Hopefully you'll see this and be able to get it to work like I did.


Blit? I can't get that option. I get some 3D settings it its mostly for quality and filtering. I don't have any Blit option at all. Suckage

LOL

I just loaded up some save games and apparently all of them load except the auto first save. /headdesk

Fabulous. Now I'm stuck playing a male. Oh well. /sighs.

It seems I spoke too soon. It broke again. /sighs

Dang it.

Edit: LOL it seems that Pergasus, Telos and Endgame break but everything else works fine. I have no clue why that happens. /sighs

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Old 09-28-2010, 02:54 AM   #109
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1) Does your graphics control panel look like the one in Post 95?

2) Did you install the game according to the large-print instructions in Post 2?


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Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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1) Does your graphics control panel look like the one in Post 95?

2) Did you install the game according to the large-print instructions in Post 2?
Sadly it doesn't. Intel removed the ability to blit for some reason.

And yeah I installed according to the instructions. Its just so weird that some places work while others don't.
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Old 09-28-2010, 10:19 PM   #111
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Does your graphics driver control panel look like this?


"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:44 AM   #112
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Does your graphics driver control panel look like this?
No. It looks more like this: http://www.intel.com/support/graphic...mainscreen.jpg

But...grand It seems that now I can't even make it past the first loading screen before crashing.
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Old 09-29-2010, 02:49 AM   #113
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Try finding and installing an older driver; one with the control panel that I linked to.


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Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Now I am curious, I now have Win7 64 bit. Do both KotoR 1 and 2 work seamlessly on this operating system than on Vista?
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Try finding and installing an older driver; one with the control panel that I linked to.
Well thanks for the help but i (thankfully) got a new comp. ..Though now KOTOR 1 wants to give me trouble. :sad:
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Old 12-02-2010, 03:59 PM   #116
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I've tried everything listed here and nothing is working. I installed the game following all of the steps but nothing is working. The game crashes after the first cutscene and gives me trouble.

I'm running a Vista Home Premium 32 bit laptop
It has an Intel Pentium Dual Core

It's a whole chipset family, the laptop runs mainly off of intel. I don't get it, I can run games bigger than KOTOR 2 on this laptop and yet KOTOR 2 is the trouble maker. Hey I can even run Warcraft 2 on this computer (if that isn't old enough to prove old games can be run on newer systems then idk what is lol)

I read somewhere that there is a way to tricking your game into thinking it's running on the correct video card since it doesn't like Intel, but how would you do that?
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Old 12-02-2010, 09:34 PM   #117
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I just got my game working by doing almost nothing but reinstalling the game. All I did was follow the guidelines up to updating the game, and adding in the movie and music patches and the affinity tributes along with running the game in compatibility mode. It worked like a charm!
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Old 12-02-2010, 09:47 PM   #118
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You didn't patch the game?


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Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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Yes I patched the game first with 1.0b but it wouldn't work. So I added the movie patch and it worked.

Note: I tried with the music patch but it put me back on square one so forget about the music patch)
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Old 12-04-2010, 03:26 PM   #120
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Hm. Odd.

Oh, well; as long as it works.


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Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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