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Problem running America's Army: Operations 1.20

Old 08-25-02, 01:32 PM
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Problem running America's Army: Operations 1.20

I've tried dl-ing this game 3 times, and each time I get thru the entire installation process, then when I try to run the game I get the following error message--

General protection fault!

History: FD3DRenderInterface::DrawPrimitive <- FBspDrawList::Render <- RenderLevel <- FLevelSceneNode::Render <- FCameraSceneNode::Render <- UGameEngine::Draw <- UWindowsViewport::Repaint <- UWindowsClient::Tick <- ClientTick <- UGameEngine::Tick <- UpdateWorld <- MainLoop



After which, I get a "This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down" window, which I can't close.

Does anyone know what the problem might be? (Oh, I'm running W98)
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Old 08-25-02, 01:38 PM
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i get the same thing on xp... got no idea why so i uninstalled it
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Old 08-25-02, 07:06 PM
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what video cards do you have? this is from their FAQ:

Q: I get an error or a General Protection Fault when I try to launch the game. What do I do?
A: Most likely you either need to get the latest version of DirectX or the latest drivers for your video card. Also make sure that your video card is supported. Voodoo cards and TNT cards are not supported.

here is a list of cards that are NOT supported...hopefully you dont have one of them:

3dfx Voodoo Banshee
3dfx Voodoo3
3dfx Voodoo3 2000
3dfx Voodoo3 3500
3dfx Voodoo4 4500
3dfx Voodoo5
3dfx Voodoo5 5500
ATI Rage 128 pro
ATI Rage IIC
ATI Rage 128
ATI Rage
ATI Rage Pro
ATI Rage Fury
ATI Rage Mobility-P
ATI Xpert 2000 pro
Diamond Viper
Diamond viper II
Diamond Viper 770
Diamond Viper 2000
Intel 3ddirect
Intel 810
Intel 810e
Intel 815E
Intel 82810
Intel 82810E
Intel 82810-DC100
Intel 82815
Kyro Chipset based video cards
Matrox G400
Matrox G450
Matrox Marvel
Matrox Millenium
Matrox Millenium II
Nvidia RIVA TNT
Nvidia RIVA TNT2
Nvidia RIVA TNT2 64Pro
Nvidia Vanta
S3 Graphics ProSavage KM133
S3 Graphics Pro Savage
S3 Graphics Pro Savage DDR
S3 Graphics Savage/IX
s3 Graphics Savage/IX 103C
S3 Graphics Savage4 Pro
SIS 530
SIS 630\730
SiS 6326
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Old 08-25-02, 07:47 PM
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I also get a GPF sometimes when I play, I don't know where it comes from. I did not get it before 1.2.0 was released. Did it work when it was 1.1.1 for you? The game only works on GeForce cards, Radeon and perhaps the XSabre... it works on nothing else.

I can also give you a tip... 1.2.1 was released shortly after 1.2.0 so if you just get 1.2.0, you'll have very few servers and only crappy ones.
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Old 08-25-02, 08:16 PM
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Yep-- unsupported video card (Nvidia TNT2). Nuts. Oh well, thanks for the help.

(grumble, stupid army game, didn't want to play it anyways, grumble)
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