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Can't play Portal 2; When the level loads, the screen goes black and it crashes

#1-Unowninator-Posted 8/1/2013 8:09:16 PM
The menu screen works fine, and the loading screen works fine too, but once it's done loading, the screen goes blank for a second, and then the program stops responding. I can play Portal 1 just fine, but not Portal 2.

I am Windows 64-bit operating system.

I tried changing the video settings back to default (fullscreen, etc), and when I did, screen stays blank, and the sound is glitching up too. It keeps going off and on making the same sound.

And the 1st few times I tried this, it said that a driver or something stopped working & started again, but this message hasn't returned since.

What can I do to fix this?
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#22Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 8/1/2013 8:16:13 PM
Try updating your graphics card's drivers.
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#3-Unowninator-(Topic Creator)Posted 8/1/2013 8:19:04 PM
2Dhas_a_MIGRANE posted...
Try updating your graphics card's drivers.


I've already done that trying to get Fez to work; it was updated before I even bought the game.
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#4-Unowninator-(Topic Creator)Posted 8/1/2013 8:51:18 PM(edited)
Found a fix

http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21947293&postcount=113

Except it's C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Portal 2

Edit: Damn it! WTF? Now it doesn't work anymore! It worked once, and now that's it. Repeating the process doesn't seem to work either.
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#5-Unowninator-(Topic Creator)Posted 8/1/2013 9:44:23 PM
bump before bed
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#6-Unowninator-(Topic Creator)Posted 8/2/2013 8:38:20 AM
bump
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#7-Unowninator-(Topic Creator)Posted 8/2/2013 11:31:17 AM
-Unowninator- posted...
bump

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#8-Unowninator-(Topic Creator)Posted 8/3/2013 11:27:36 AM
bump and also

http://steamcommunity.com/app/620/discussions/0/846960628196252380/
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#9StormKMDPosted 8/3/2013 11:30:45 AM
This is really weird...is it true that you uninstalled Steam completely?
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#10-Unowninator-(Topic Creator)Posted 8/3/2013 11:50:39 AM(edited)
StormKMD posted...
This is really weird...is it true that you uninstalled Steam completely?


Yeah, I did. I went to Control Panel then Uninstall a program.

Edit: Oh, I forgot to mention: the message about a driver thing came back.
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