Fallout 3 Pc Problem

#1 Posted by sohail12345 (46 posts) -

My brother plays fallout on his vista comptuter , but i try it on Xp and it crashes upon startup , what could be the problem,

#2 Edited by CodeMcK (88 posts) -

I believe that fallout 3 requires you to have vista, not entirely sure though

Edit: just looked up the min specs and it says xp, make sure you meet all the other rquirements though


  • Windows XP/Vista
  • 1GB System RAM (XP)/ 2GB System RAM (Vista)
  • 2.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD 3000 (1.8 GHz) or equivalent processor
  • Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 256MB RAM (NVIDIA 6800 or better/ATI X850 or better)
#3 Posted by sohail12345 (46 posts) -
@CodeMcK: yea my specs are

Windows xp Service pack 3
1.5GB of ram
3.06GHz , intel pentium 4 processor
Direct X 9.0c And my 128Vram With an ATI X200 Express card

Could it be a grapics card problem
#4 Posted by Butchio (333 posts) -
@sohail1234: sounds like a graphics card problem. i think you need one with 256mb RAM. go to fallout 3 website for full list of supported graphics cards
#5 Posted by Mikemcn (7023 posts) -

I bet the graphics is the issue
#6 Posted by Khann (2914 posts) -

Yeah that graphics card is nowhere near enough to run FO3.

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