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mango77

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(Sorry for mistakes, english is not my native language)

 

Hi there,

 

I figured out that the following issues are caused by the d3d9.dll that comes with mods like ENB or Enhanced Skies.

 

To help improve fixing this problem, here's my system:

 

Acer Aspire 5750g (Notebook)

Intel Core i5-2430M 2.40GHz

8.00GB RAM

Intel HD Graphics Family (Integrated)

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

500GB HDD

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64bit

 

My Fallout 3 Version:

 

Fallout 3 - Game of the Year Edition - German

Patched to 1.7

 

Clean version, no mods.

 

 

So here's the problem:

 

When I start the game using the fallout launcher or the mod manager launcher everything is perfect. In the game settings my NVIDIA videocard is always selected (and i cannot change it, which i like, so it always uses the good videocard)

 

But as soon as I install mods like ENB or Enhanced skies (which i really want to play with) those launchers automatically select the crappy integrated Intel videocard which is absolutely useless to play games with.

And even if I try to start the game with the Intel videocard just to look if the mod is working, it crashes as soon as i load the game.

 

I realized that the d3d9.dll is causing these issues beacuse if i delete this file the game launchers select my NVIDIA card again, just like before, and everything works - except the mod of course which obviously needs the d3d9.dll.

 

I have no idea why it has to be like this. It's f**kin annoying.

 

Well i tried to deactivate the integrated Intel videocard, so that my notebook only uses the nvidia, but that ended up in my notebook not "turning on" the display at all.

 

I also tried to force run the game with the nvidia card, but this doesn't work either.

 

I hope those information are good enough to help me solve this problem.

 

Thanks in advance

 

Mango

 



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danielcook

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 Possible similar-issue
 

 Possible answer

 

 

Some suggest to copy that d3d9.dll from the windows/system32 folder to your FO3 GOTY folder.

 

Check the interwebs about steps to MAKE SURE INTERGRATED GRAPHICS are OFF. Very impotant for any game/system stability.

 

 Complete FO3 GOTY install-guide
 

 

 

 

 


Edited by danielcook, 07 December 2013 - 03:04 PM.


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mango77

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thanks but no.

 

spent the whole freakin day tryin to solve this crap... NOTHING

 

i guess i'm just not able to enjoy a beautiful version of fallout then.

 

thanks anyway im giving up







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