Black screen and stuck at starting game up?

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8 years ago#1
Whenever I try to play all that happens is a black screen comes up and it hangs..any idea how to fix?
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8 years ago#2
I have an Nvidia 8600GTS with newest drivers, vista 32bit, enough processor/ram, and vista standard sound drivers if that helps.
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8 years ago#3
bump
"When one man has an imaginary friend, he is a lunatic. When many people have the same imaginary friend, it is a religion."-My Atheist Friend
8 years ago#4
not playing with a pirated copy helps
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8 years ago#5
not playing with a pirated copy helps

Could you be any more of an ass?

This is a known issue with legit copies of the game. The known issues concerning the pirated copy is the galaxy map and saving.


Just wait for a patch TC.
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8 years ago#6
ask johnny depp.
8 years ago#7
I have this problem too. Actually after i waited like 30 seconds the game started up. You just have to have alot of patience.
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8 years ago#8
I have waited for a lot longer than 30 seconds before >_>

i have had this issue with other games before (UT3 and Shadow of Chernobyl) and I fixed that with -dsound option and replacing some dll files (like OpenAl32.dll) and such. Didn't work here.
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8 years ago#9

I have a Core 2 duo T7200 2 Ghz, 2 mb ram, XP, 120 Gb HD, ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 512 mb graphics card. i know that it says the X1600 pro wont work but i dont see pro anywhere on my computer. Please Help. I get the black screen too

8 years ago#10
Try to change your resolution to 1680 by 1050 , it had worked for me
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