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Crash at start up with white square in center of screen

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition' started by Eyebreaker7, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Eyebreaker7

    Eyebreaker7 Someone clean my litter box ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    When I launch the game I get a large square white box in the center of the screen and 2 seconds of start up music. Then it crashes.
    I just did a fresh install of steam and this game and still have the same problem.
    Please advise.
     
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    Right-click > Properties > Compatibility - Then check the box Run as Admin. If you're running a newer OS, change compatibility to windows 7 or even windows vista.

    If you've already done that (or if you run mac instead of PC)

    Try going into the Baldur.ini file and manually taking off fullscreen (Just ctrl+f fullscreen and set it to 0). That is a possible problem, but you do need to make sure that you're running it in admin mode and not on any OS newer than windows 7 (8 is unsupported, but you can do compatibility mode to 7 or vista).
     
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    Eyebreaker7 Someone clean my litter box ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    That worked. Thanks :)
     
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