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Old Jan 22, 2004, 04:47 AM
Flashish Flashish is offline
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Angry Can't get Jedi Academy to run on my PC [; amd 3000+; winXP]

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Just bought this retail and installed it. But when i run the game, it goes through a couple of load screens and then comes back to the desktop, sometimes having corrupted it.

Did anyone else have this problem or know how to fix it?

Thanks, flashish.

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Old Jan 22, 2004, 07:00 AM
iss iss is offline
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have you tried uninstalling it and then reinstalling it?
Old Jan 22, 2004, 10:36 AM
Flashish Flashish is offline
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tried uninstalling, re-installing. just went to the shop and excjanged it ofr a different one in case it was faulty. tried shutting down everything else, tried adjusting my screen/video settings. I don't understand...

Had no problems with other games: NOLF 2, Unreal 2003, Outcast, America's Army etc...

Any ideas?
Old Jan 22, 2004, 11:37 AM
DazJilly DazJilly is offline
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I work in a shop and have had a few of these games back - but try these as well.....

+Re-boot the system and try launching the program again.

+Make sure you have the retail "Play" disc in CD/DVD drive.

+see if there are any updates for your monitor and check for directx9 is installed

+Close all other running software, especially things such as Clean Sweep, anti-virus software.

+If you have more than one CD/DVD drive, try all drives.

+If you have a Virtual CD Drive installed, make sure it is disabled (alcohol 120%).

hope this helps...

Old Jan 22, 2004, 02:33 PM
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I had a similar problem when trying this title and found out through quite a bit of research and trial and error. Eventually worked out that it was a program I had installed (Matlab) running as a server in the background.

Most likely you will not have this software installed yourself, but its worth a shot shutting down any unnecessary programs running in the background

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