So Did The 1.1 Patch Break Anyone Else's Installation?

#1 Posted by LaszloKovacs (1272 posts) -

I played through the entirety of Fallout 3 in December without a single (game-breaking) technical hitch. I wanted to get back into the swing of things in preparation for the DLC.


When I patched to 1.1 through GFW Live, it apparently b0rked my install and now it crashes to the desktop every 30 seconds or so. Anyone have similar problems /  a fix?

#2 Posted by Megalon (1457 posts) -

I would try backing up the save games and reinstalling.

#3 Posted by Hexpane (1435 posts) -

OS? Vid card?

#4 Posted by LaszloKovacs (1272 posts) -
Hexpane said:
"OS? Vid card?"
Vista x64 Ultimate
nVidia 8800 Ultra

Windows and drivers are all up to date, as far as I know.

"I would try backing up the save games and reinstalling."
I've considered this. I might wind up doing it.
#5 Posted by Patchinko (885 posts) -

Make sure you have ffdshow not active for fallout3.exe. Just go into the preferences and add fallout3.exe to the list (If you have Oblivion, you'll already see oblivion.exe in there).

Also, I advise turning off the Vista sidebar.

#6 Posted by HistoryInRust (6643 posts) -

I'm playing on the 360, so I cannot sympathize completely.  But when the patch, ahem . . . title update, came around my game began to freeze regularly. 

To solve my problem, I had to delete the game from my hard disk (I was playing from my HDD) and re-download it post-patch. 

#7 Posted by jNerd (2184 posts) -
Megalon said:
"I would try backing up the save games and reinstalling."
what are you playin it on? & no that has never happened to me....
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