Author Topic: BW1 on Windows 7/8/10  (Read 212493 times)

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Offline angrygreek

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Re: BW1 on Windows 7/8/10
« Reply #225 on: Nov 26, 2019, 06:22 am »
I have a 1440p monitor. If I try to set the game to 1440p it crashes on startup.

If I try 4k it crashes on startup.

If I set it 1080p it works.

Why can't I go higher than 1080p?

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Re: BW1 on Windows 7/8/10
« Reply #226 on: Nov 26, 2019, 01:02 pm »
I have a 1440p monitor. If I try to set the game to 1440p it crashes on startup.

If I try 4k it crashes on startup.

If I set it 1080p it works.

Why can't I go higher than 1080p?

DirectX bug, I have uploaded a fixed version now, you can download it from here: https://www.bwfiles.com/downloads/files/BWFanPatchInstaller.exe

Offline RealSmooth

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Re: BW1 on Windows 7/8/10
« Reply #227 on: Dec 07, 2019, 10:23 pm »
Autosave and save features aren't working.
autosaves at the beginning of the lands (the first creature stone on land one, and the temple being built on land 2) and then sometime into the game will say "LH has stopped working" forcing it to close and then when I reload the game I'm taken straight back to the start of the level
any help would be wicked

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Re: BW1 on Windows 7/8/10
« Reply #228 on: Dec 08, 2019, 08:35 pm »
Autosave and save features aren't working.
autosaves at the beginning of the lands (the first creature stone on land one, and the temple being built on land 2) and then sometime into the game will say "LH has stopped working" forcing it to close and then when I reload the game I'm taken straight back to the start of the level
any help would be wicked

now it's just taken me right back to the start to the cutscene of the kid drowning :help

Offline Lawrian

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Re: BW1 on Windows 7/8/10
« Reply #229 on: Jan 13, 2020, 08:22 pm »
Hi! I'm super sorry if someone already asked this! I may have missed it in the thread. I've been trying to follow this post exactly but I've been runing into some problems (Windows 10). I managed to delete the registry keys, install the game, the addons, and the first patch wthout issue. However when I get to the second patch it all goes wrong.

I click run as admin but it comes up with an error essage saying this:

"An installation support file 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\InstallShield\engine\6\Intel 32\ctor.dll'
could not be installed.
Access is denied"


I dont really know how to give it more access than running it as admin? I decided to see if I could skip patch 2 and go straight to the fan patch but that didn't work correctly either. I clicked run as admin on the fan patch and it has an error message saying:

"Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item"

Again I dont know how to give it any more permission than i'm already giving it so I'm at a loss. I'm using the only user account on this laptop and am just running the ISO and patches from a folder on the desktop. I don't know what I'm doing wrong :( Please help if you can, I've been wanting to replay this game for years but I can never figure out how to make it work again. Thank you so much for your time!

(also so sorry I didnt add images. I'm stupid and couldnt figure out how)