Does this game run on windows vista 64?
I want to buy this game but I know some games wont work on 64-bit vista.
wraith61 - 7 years ago
I have Windows vista intel core i& CPU and the system type is 64-bit. It keeps on crashing on me. The system check says that I can run the game while the full system check says i cant play with my Windows or my video card. So want do i do?
bucky1o1 - 7 years ago
Yes it does. But you may find it randomly crashes to desktop if you play it for long periods of time (or at least it did for me). But if you save regularly it shouldn't cause too much grief.
On a side note it also runs in 64-bit Windows 7 and seems to have exactly the same issues.
As marc5third3 said, run it it XPSP2 compatibility mode. It did not work flawlessly for me, but it crashed far less often (in fact, it only crashed after playing for 3 straight hours).
TheRealSeif - 7 years ago
I have a windows vista 32-bit computer and It works fine but I am not sure if it will work on yours one question how old is your computer and do you have a x-box
wesker432 - 7 years ago
Well, yes and no. It can run if it is your Operating System, but you need to change the compactibility. To do so, install it on your computer and have a shortcut to the launcher on your desktop. Right click the shortcut and select PROPERTIES. Next, go to the COMPATIBILITY tab. Near the top you should see: RUN BLAH BLAH WITH:, and a drop menu. Select XP SERVICE PACK 2. Now, to end, check the bottom box next to: RUN THIS GAME AS AN ADMINISTRATOR. After all this, the game should work flawlessly.
marc5third3 - 7 years ago
i'm actually playing this game on vista 64 rite now as we speak cuz im checking out some faq, and with me alt tabbing every now and then it never crashes. This game works like a charm on vista 64, BUT YOU do need to replace the mss32.dll installed in your kotor directory, just go online and google any mss32.dll file, download that, replace it with the one in your directory (should be a few kb bigger) and you're set, no crash wat so ever.
Pete9876 - 7 years ago
It worked perfectly fine for me without any modifications at all. I don't know why it wouldn't for others.
illegalcheez - 7 years ago
I had problems with the game crashing every couple minutes on Vista 32 bit, before I did the following steps. In theory, these should work for other versions of Windows, too. I think the crashes are related to newer graphics cards and their drivers.
1) Download the vista fix (mss32d.dll) that is floating around the net. Search google for kotor vista fix, if you don't have it already. This alone didn't fix my crashes, however.
2) Set swkotor.exe to run in Windows XP SP2 compatibility mode. You can find this by right clicking on the file, then clicking on 'Properties', then 'Compatibility.' The first two steps are enough for some. Didn't help me, though.
3) Add the following line to swkotor.ini, under [Graphics Options]: "Disable Vertex Buffer Objects=1" (without the quotes).
After I did all three steps, the game started running smoothly. I'm in now Dantoiine, and no crashes yet.
stalsky - 7 years ago
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