PC launch problem

#1 Posted by jvsexy (169 posts) -

Hi, my system meets the min. specs bt it shows a black screen after the nvidia logo..thats it !! nothg happens !!!
 
intel core 2 duo E8500 3.16ghz  
geforce 9800gtx
2gb ram
XP SP3
 
any help is appreciated...ive waited sooo loong for this game !!!

#2 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

it only meets the minimum requirements? im sure it meets the maximum ! 
I dunno, sounds like something is wrong with the game itself 
 
man i still havent got that game for my PC.. dang

#3 Edited by wolf_blitzer85 (5254 posts) -

Man yeah you're good to go on the requirements. Try reinstalling drivers perhaps? Hope you get it going too. The game is rad especially on pc....mmmmm hi-res textures

#4 Posted by fynne (303 posts) -

Sigh....the joys of PC software.   Step 1 is to see if there are new video drivers for your PC.  The program might be looking for some function and dying when it doesn't find it.  Bioshock was like that for me.  It would crash at exactly the same spot until I updated.

If that doesn't work, I'd suggest going to the RE5 support site to see if they have any ideas.  This involves mostly tweaking of settings.
 
If that still doesn't work.....then I'm all out of ideas.  I had bought Fable 1 for the PC and tried everything.  No joy.  There was no way I was formatting my HD for a game so I just put it away until I got a new PC.

#5 Posted by HitmanAgent47 (8576 posts) -

If you see the nvidia logo that's only a video playing. When you can't see any graphics and the screen goes black, it might mean the videocard driver. Update that and try again, if that does not work, I don't know because I have the same card as you and it runs flawlessly on my pc.

#6 Posted by jvsexy (169 posts) -

Updating Direct X and gfx card drivers to latest does not solve the problem.
 
@ HitmanAgent47
Which version driver do you have for your 9800gtx ?? maybe it'll work for me..

#7 Posted by HitmanAgent47 (8576 posts) -
@jvsexy: I'm using the evga version of that card. Other pc games are working for you right?
#8 Posted by jvsexy (169 posts) -

i tried previous versions of nvidia drivers but to no avail...yea my other pc games are working perfectly...the recent one batman arkhum asylum....u know eh..our card can handle anything...lol
 
still in search for a solution  :)

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