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ut2k4 problem

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting' started by UArchitect, Mar 20, 2004.

  1. UArchitect

    UArchitect New Member

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    ok this isnt a map problem but i dunno where else to put this, atari is taking too long to reply my question i sent to atari support...

    anyway every minute or so of playing the game it crashes and gives a "general protection fault" error

    what i really want to know is what causes a "general protection fault" and how to stop it from happening....anybody?

    thanks.
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2004
  2. darth_weasel

    darth_weasel I won

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  3. UArchitect

    UArchitect New Member

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    wtf j00 fool

    um...yeah can someone whos not 7 years old give me a proper answer please :p

    EDIT: hehe, im just kiddin darth, but seriously...i need to fix this problem :p
     
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  4. CyberSirius

    CyberSirius Mostly dead.

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    I don't know...

    But i can say:Welcome to the forums UArchitect :D
     
  5. UArchitect

    UArchitect New Member

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    thanks sirius :)
     
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  6. UArchitect

    UArchitect New Member

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    UT2004 Build UT2004_Build_[2004-03-03_02.42]

    OS: Windows 98 4.10 (Build: 67766446)
    CPU: AuthenticAMD PentiumPro-class processor @ 2079 MHz with 511MB RAM
    Video: NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP8X (5664)

    General protection fault!

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    thats a great error that is....really great...genius almost
    thanks ut2k4, you never fail to piss me off.

    where is there gonna be a damn patch for ut2k4???
     
  7. Bot_40

    Bot_40 Go in drains

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    btw, forum tip. Ignore everything CyberTroll says :p
    And first step after getting a crash is to check out your UT2004.log file in your UT system directory. Normally contains more usefull info on what caused the crash.
    I don't think using Win98 is going to make things very stable in the first place though :p
     
  8. jacquot

    jacquot Blueyes

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    You seem to have a fairly new pc, i' m surprised that you are still working with win 98!

    You really should install win XP if you can dude...not sure if version 98 is fully compatible with the newest game.

    But again, i do not garantee that this is the problem, it may be a wrong, too demanding video setting and/or wrong sound setting.

    Make some changes and check the results. Good luck! :)
     
  9. UArchitect

    UArchitect New Member

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    ive already tried it on xp, it still crashes
    heres the message i sent to atari support:

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    UT2004 Build UT2004_Build_[2004-03-03_02.42]

    OS: Windows 98 4.10 (Build: 67766446)
    CPU: AuthenticAMD PentiumPro-class processor @ 2079 MHz with 511MB RAM
    Video: NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP8X (5664)

    General protection fault!

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    the last time aked for help, i got the readme file copy and pasted back to me.
    that didnt exactly help >:/

    1) nothing running in background, spyware,background programs ruled out
    2) crashes on all render devices..so its nothing to do with software,d3d,or opengl
    3) updated all my graphics,sound,board drivers..still crashes...
    4) crashes in safe mode too..
    5) crashes with sound disabled, so its not a sound problem
    6) tried the game on win98, winxp upgrade and winxp fresh install..crashes on all
    7) tried reinstalling and uninstalling..still crashes
    8) tried everything to do with settings ingame, graphics detail levels blabla, none of that made a difference
    9) it crashes for no reason i could be running about killing, standing still, or spectating...it still crashes...
    i dont know what else to do. i really dont.

    ill probably flick out for some extra memory one day..but i doubt that will fix anything.
    many people have confirmed my computer specs should be enough to run ut2k4
    and many people who have lower specs than me can run the game fine...

    so what is the cause :/

    im not the only one, some people said they had this same problem with ut2k3 but the problem fixed when the patch was released
    so, is there gonna be a patch for ut2k4?

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    i dunno what to do

    im taking a guess the only choice ive got is to buy a new pc, but i dont have money falling out my ass either :eek:

    so frustrating!
     
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  10. Blueyes

    Blueyes Be nice to me...

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    Hum-hum...just thinking...maybe a nasty virus is doing that my friend.
    Have you done a virus check lately? MAYBE YOU SHOULD FORMAT YOUR HD AND REINSTALL EVERYTHING... :rolleyes:

    but wait, i have a good pc tool on my pc, it's a "unwanted files" detector/cleaner called: Ad-aware 6.0 get it free at lavasoft.com

    I remember now, i could'nt open many games a few months ago because of some virus hidden in a few windows system files... :mad:

    ...and forget about Atari, imo they don't know f*ckall! GOOD LUCK! :)
     
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  11. UArchitect

    UArchitect New Member

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    ya i did an update and virus checked, nothing here
    no spyware or anything like that..all clean

    and when i installed and uninstalled xp i formatted the drive twice :/ so

    hell knows whats going on
     
  12. Blueyes

    Blueyes Be nice to me...

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    *caughing* is your UT2K4 copy legal? *caughing* :D
     
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    UArchitect New Member

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    tdwkillgasm [[Iillegal userR]]]

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    ooo wow i have the exact same problem!
    u still havin it?

    here is the link to a message i posted a few days ago.

    i only have the problem with most onslaught maps so far, but im hoping the patch will fix it!

    plz check out my message
     
  15. Blueyes

    Blueyes Be nice to me...

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    This seems to be a patch to come issue... this game mod is fairly new dudes!
     
  16. tdwkillgasm

    tdwkillgasm [[Iillegal userR]]]

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    ooooooooo :p

    does anyone know when this patch is comin out? cos i cant find anything on the site :(
     
  17. tdwkillgasm

    tdwkillgasm [[Iillegal userR]]]

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    well the patch is out, is anyone still having any problems with bugs?

    i can play onslught now without it crashing and without all those flashy lights, but there have been 2 games where it HAS crashed. but still, it used to crash every time i played onslaught except for ONS-Torlan, so there is at least some inprovement. :D
     

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