Skyrim Fix random crash to desktop no error
Posted 18 November 2011 - 11:35 PM
Posted 19 November 2011 - 02:31 PM
I used this and the problem went away http://www.skyrimnex...file.php?id=202
I had this exact issue and using the large address awareness patch did NOT fix the problem however re-running the launcher setup and setting shadows to LOW did seem to resolve the issue. Note that I turned up all the other settings and had no problems. Only altering the shadow numbers (tried various tweaks people were suggesting for better shadows) caused my random crashing and occasional bluescreen.
It may require BOTH setting shadows to low and enabling the 2GB RAM patch not sure...
(patch is same one others have posted located here -> http://www.skyrimnex...file.php?id=134 ).
EDIT - random crashing has returned Fortunately it is much, much less often now. I also seem to be getting occasional BSOD bluescreens when quitting other games so this seems like for me it is a hardware issue not software. sigh.
Oh well I would still recommend lowering shadows, lowering sound quality and installing the large address patch if you are having this problem.
Edited by jvarnes, 21 November 2011 - 06:23 PM.
Posted 26 November 2011 - 05:53 PM
Posted 29 November 2011 - 12:15 PM
Thanks. Good information.
Posted 26 December 2011 - 04:29 PM
I also have all the lateset drivers for my Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 super overclocked edition. Along with my Windows 7 32 bit.
Posted 26 December 2011 - 06:11 PM
Adjusted setting to low and that fixed it. I'll play around with it and see how much I can add before it kicks back to desktop again.
Edited by sixthpilgrimage2149, 26 December 2011 - 06:36 PM.
Posted 29 December 2011 - 12:19 AM
First day 7 hours no crash. Second day random crashes 5 minutes, 2 hours, 30 minutes, etc... Third day only one crash.
No mods yet. Win 7 64bit plenty of ram 2x6790 11.12 drivers and app profile.
Posted 06 January 2012 - 04:05 AM
I almost forgot to add- these crashes happen at a higher rate around Whiterun for some reason, especially upon fast traveling to/from there and leaving the city.
Edited by am1590, 06 January 2012 - 04:07 AM.
Posted 06 January 2012 - 08:42 PM
If you don't want my 2p, then CTDs are still nothing to do with ffdshow, nor any shadow setting you haven't unwisely tweaked.
Most likely it's mod you've installed or tweak you've made. Especially mods that you can't disable e.g. in NMM, because you dropped a few files deep inside the directory structure. That's what my problem was. Once I got rid of a texture mod and the FXAA injector my 1.3.10 game ran rock solid where previously it would crash at every save - auto (fast travel, wait, transition etc) or manual.
If you are plagued with CTDs do a CLEAN reinstall, add tweaks cautiously and test, add mods only via NMM (except SKSE and ScriptDragon themselves which are rock solid) and be selective about whose mods you use - be cautious if it's from a 12yo who wants a rainbow coloured glass sword or some other worthless eye-candy. Steer clear of fancy high-risk tweaks like ugridstoload etc too.
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