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Can only play the game once. Help?

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate (Classic)' started by AtomicPineapple, Jun 17, 2011.

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    Hi everybody,

    For some reason I can only play Baldur's Gate the one time after I've installed it. Once I reboot my computer, the game doesn't work at all. When I launch the game, the menu will come up but as soon as I click play, the game crashes. I'm running the 4 in 1 boxset on a Windows 7 laptop. Has anybody else had this problem? I've done an extensive online search and come up with many similar problems, but nothing that matches.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    You didn't install any patches, have you? That version is already pre-patched. Did you try Windows' compatibility modes?
     
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    No patches, tried all the modes. This is weird, usually when something doesn't work it at least throws up an error message, this just dies like I didn't click anything.
     
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    [​IMG] Are you running as administrator and where on the hard drive is the game installed?
     
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    Im not sure if the game was ever compatible to run through DOS, but it might be worth a try to download DosBox and attempt to run the game through this program.
     
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    None of the IE games are DOS compatible AFAIK.
     
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