How do you fix the Windows 7 crash problem?

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5 years ago#1

I know you have to go into the Fallout 3 folder and alter a couple things but I don't remember exactly what to do. I've done it before, I just don't remember exactly what I did.

PS: Don't know if it makes a difference but I have the GOTY edition.

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5 years ago#3
I remember a dual/quad core crash issue, but not a regular Windows 7 issue.

The dual core fix is here:

http://www.sevenforums.com/gaming/20199-fallout-3-windows-7-w-quad-core.html

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5 years ago#4

I have Win 7, but how do I tell if I havequad core processor or not?I can find anything I want in Win XP,but being new to Win 7 it confuses me.

5 years ago#5
Um, its the same way as in Windows XP dude, right click on "My Computer" and click on properties.. Or in the start menu, type DXDIAG in the search bar...
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5 years ago#6
Doesn't crash for me. :/
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5 years ago#7
Try going to My Documents > My Games > Fallout 3 and deleting the fallout and falloutprefs files. That's what fixed my crash issue. (Which, BTW is with the steam version of the game. "Try buying it" is lousy advice.)
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5 years ago#8
(Which, BTW is with the steam version of the game. "Try buying it" is lousy advice.)


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5 years ago#9

Son_of_Lucian04 posted...
Um, its the same way as in Windows XP dude, right click on "My Computer" and click on properties.. Or in the start menu, type DXDIAG in the search bar...
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Desktop: X3 720BE @ 3.9GHz / 6GB DDR2 1066 / 1GB Radeon HD5830 / Win 7 64-Bit
Laptop: Asus G60VX / P7450 @ 2.13GHz / 1GB GTX 260m / Win 7 64-Bit


I only see i7 CPU. That does not tell me if it is dual or not.

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