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Fallout 3 constant CTD
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Fallout 3 constant CTD

I don't know what the hell is going on but I'm constantly crashing to the desktop. I can only run the game for about a minute before crashing and it's getting pretty irritating. I've tried messing with the graphics settings(lowering them), I've patched it up to the latest version, exempted it from audio and video ffdshow, and done a total reinstall. I don't know what the fuck else I can do. Nothing is working. I'm really hoping it isn't my computer.
Any suggestions guys? All I can get from Google is the ffdshow advice.
04-06-2011 07:15 AM
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Re: Fallout 3 constant CTD

Yes, I had a similar problem a while back if you remember, it would crash literally within seconds of startup EVERY TIME, even after system restore and a couple of re-installs.


Try what I did.

Quote:I uninstalled Fallout 3, cleaned my registry files with Ccleaner, then reinstalled Fallout in a folder other than the default directory, FOMM, FOSE, and patched to 1.6.

I AM A THIEF IN THE NIGHT I WILL SAVE AS MANY AS I CAN

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Alright, I'll try this. Thanks zero. Biggrin will report back.
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Sounds like your save files are corrupted.
Happens because of beths crappy version of their gaming engine.

Some save files corrupt because of the system and all you can do is either save a whole lot or download the mod casm which makes lots of auto saves for you.

Also could be because you haven't enabled multicore support for fallout 3.

Lot of reasons why fallout 3 can crash.

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Corrupted saves only crash upon any attempt at saving in my experience, be it quick, auto, or manual.

At least fallout doesn't have Oblivion's problem of massive and rapid save game bloating (especially from quicksaves).

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HeartofShadows Wrote:SAlso could be because you haven't enabled multicore support for fallout 3.
Already did that after install. My friend had that issue.
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Cilaos Wrote:Corrupted saves only crash upon any attempt at saving in my experience, be it quick, auto, or manual.

At least fallout doesn't have Oblivion's problem of massive and rapid save game bloating (especially from quicksaves).

With me corrupted saves crashed after a few minutes, saving or when I tried to enter somewhere that required loading.

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