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Topic # 12517 21-Mar-2007 11:56

Hey i got a freand to buy me a game from the states and send it over. The game name is S.T.A.L.K.E.R but every time i try and run it i get The application failed to initialize properly (0xc000001d). I have had it happen to a few games i have brought but i really want to play this game so any iders on how to make it work without that error??? Ohh when i was installing it, It said the only thing that failed to pass the test to see if it can play on my computer was the page file Whats a page file ??? chould that be what is not making it work? 

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Reply # 64518 21-Mar-2007 12:09
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How much memory you have available on your computer?

A pagefile is a special area on the disc where the OS stores some information when it runs low on memory...

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  Reply # 64519 21-Mar-2007 12:13

Hey, I have 768 memory. I think i have a few sticks of ram laying around i can put in. I just tryed on freands computer he has like 1.5gb ram on his computer and it worked fine for him. If you want i can give you the specs of my computer might help.


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  Reply # 64520 21-Mar-2007 12:19
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Does your PC actually meet the minimum specs stated on the game's packaging?

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  Reply # 64522 21-Mar-2007 12:22

Yes it dose. Ran a test when i was instaling it and it was fine only thing failed was the Page file. I have had this error before on a game named Diablo 2 LOD i had to build a new computer to play that.

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  Reply # 64528 21-Mar-2007 12:57
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Hmm...What Os are you in?
And can you please list all your specs

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  Reply # 64530 21-Mar-2007 13:16

Yea sure here are my specs

1.3ghz AMD Athlon, 768mb ram, 80gb IDE Hdd, 256mb video card. I dont know the model numbers so i cant post much. Umm running windows XP home SP2. I am going to try and run it with a 2.0ghz computer with windows XP pro.

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Reply # 65157 27-Mar-2007 14:38
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Well here are the requirements for the game:

Min: XP SP2 or Win2000; Intel P4 2ghz/AMD xp 2200+; 512mb ram; 128mb nVidia 5700/radeon 9600; directx9.0c

Recommended: Intel Core 2 Duo E6400/AMD athlon 64 X2 4200+; 1Gb ram or more; 256mb directx 9.0c nVidia 7900/radeon X1850

So I would guess that you would need a more ram and a faster CPU.

It is one EXTREMELY hungry game!

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  Reply # 65188 27-Mar-2007 18:17

There was a little test when i was installing the game and it said it whould run fine... I have upgraded my ram to 2gbs should be plenty to run it so now all i need to do is upgrade my CPU hmm going cost me a bit i dont have a job any more :( SO SAD ): Do you know of a good place to go and buy somthing good but wont cost me alot ??

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