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by phil-maskell
Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

Hi Phil and thanks for the info. I did fix the shortcut but as I said, it will load but with a blank screen until it is fully loaded with the save game and then I get the whole works!
by phil-maskell
Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

OK Phil, one LAST try as far as I go. Try emptying your temproary files folder. Should be located in your Windows folder and (if like XP) should be named "Temp" (without the quotes). Might need to enable showing all hidden files and folders as sometimes in the Temp folder there are ...
by phil-maskell
Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:55 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

Hello Phil. Reason for that is easy to say. It's called VISTA. That piece fo junk OS is still full of bugs and graphics being the most widely known problem. In your system (not game) turn the blue-green way down to off should help. As to your other issue, there is only three things poss...
by phil-maskell
Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Invalid save file???
Replies: 45
Views: 11766

I received this game for my birthday two weeks ago and I have been trying to get this game to work up until last night. The fix above saved me and I no longer have to go home and curse at my computer anymore. Thank you DRDOAK for your post...you are a life saver. I wanted to write this so I could c...
by phil-maskell
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:54 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

Hi,

What is "c4 tempel"?
by phil-maskell
Mon Mar 03, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

Hello Phil and thanks for the response. Altered the blue as you stated and checked drdoak threads but I already have full admin priveleges. Loaded game again, using the Play game from the CD menu screen, game loads with full graphics, but as soon as I select one of my saved games, the screen goes bl...
by phil-maskell
Sat Mar 01, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

Hi Phil, Reason I have been away is I have a new computer now (AMD Phenom Quad Processor 2.2GHz). Still same graphics card, but now have a vista rating of 5.4 which is for the hard drive, everyting else is 5.9 Anyway, did try the method you said but no luck. Another thing I have noticed is that when...
by phil-maskell
Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

Hi Phil, Yes I did get the email. I did try to install version 9.0c but Vista would not let me. Also tried the video drivers but was told I already had the most up to date! Regards Phil I can access Caesar IV using the run from the CD, if I use the shortcut icon on the desktop then it crashes. At l...
by phil-maskell
Tue Feb 19, 2008 6:18 am
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

Hi Phil,
Yes I did get the email. I did try to install version 9.0c but Vista would not let me. Also tried the video drivers but was told I already had the most up to date!
Regards
Phil
by phil-maskell
Mon Feb 18, 2008 1:45 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

This is absolutely weird. After putting my post and asking for suitable answers, none so far, I tried Caesar IV again in Vista and for some unknown reason it has started working with no problem. I did notice when I was booting it up in XP there was a quick message referring to Direct 7 and then the ...
by phil-maskell
Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Vista Patch For Game Crashes
Replies: 19
Views: 18928

CAESAR IV Game will not run on Vista

I have Ceasar IV on XP and it runs no problem. I have upgraded recently to Vista Enterprise so now have a dual boot (just in case!). Anyway have tried to get Caesar IV working with no joy. Installed it, tried to run it without the patch, nothing, uninstalled, reinstalled, tried with the patch absolu...
by phil-maskell
Sun May 13, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: vista works!
Replies: 3
Views: 1451

Vista working

I am running Windows Vista Enterprise with Caesar IV and it works fine - some of the time! Some times I get the "run time" error when starting the game, it will load all the way through to the start of the game or saved game and then it crashes for no reason. Have reported the problem to Windows and...
by phil-maskell
Sun Mar 11, 2007 11:13 pm
Forum: Community Technical Support
Topic: Help Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 1331

Caesar IV problems with Vista

Hi Phil, Long time no speak! Hope the card is living up to its expectations! I had my computer rebuilt due to a massive power surge! Have now got Vista Enterprise which I am pleased with. The problem I currently have with Caesar IV is that it has stopped working with the error "Microsoft Visual C++ ...

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