NFS5 Porsche

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by ludlo, Sep 8, 2002.

  1. ludlo

    ludlo OSNN Addict

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    When im driving nfs5 in win xp it freezes. But only when i come to a specific track. It happends both under "Factory driver" and "Evolution". Anybody knows anything that may help me?

    (It freezes and after 5-8sec it will auto-shutdown)
     
  2. 2z

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    have you got latest XP compatibility patches

    have you got the latest drivers ????

    Have you tried reinstalling the game
    might be worth a try

    have you got any programs running in the background
    like Anti-Virus software ??????
     
  3. Kellog

    Kellog Guest

    I had problems in that direction too. It wasnt on a certain point or on a certain track tho. It just seemed to freeze when too much happened on the screen at once. I've tried many configurations and seen it happen on different computers as well. Im thinking its a bug. :p
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    If you aren't already running it in Windows98 compatibility mode, you should.
    NFS5 does not work on NT based systems.
     
  5. artistul

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    NFS 5 works under XP an verry wel i might say. You may have a problem with the game files.
     
  6. ludlo

    ludlo OSNN Addict

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    i have the latest drivers ofr both hardware and xp.

    no antivirus.
     
  7. scriptasylum

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    I had a similar problem but traced it to the CDROM (i didn't need 98 compatibility mode). Try using event viewer right after it happens and look under the Applications section. It should tell you the application had a problem and may tell you why. I simply used my other CD drive (cdrw instead of the dvd) and its worked fine ever since.
     
  8. i had same problem there, it was like this.
    i was in first place after last race so when i was starting the crashing track i was 1st in line, when i'd get to couple turns ahead game would freeze, what helped is that i accidentally droped to 4th-5th place in the begining and then followed the other cars, when i did that game didnt freez at that point and i wont anyway :). hope this helps
     
  9. ok something weird with quick reply, but check out my post above that might help
     
  10. ludlo

    ludlo OSNN Addict

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    didnt solve my problem...thanks anyway

    anything more i can try?
     
  11. Silverado2000

    Silverado2000 OSNN Junior Addict

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    Make sure "Lens Flare" is not on in the game options. I had the same problem on the Normandy track. The game would freeze every time I got to a certain point on the track until I turned the lens flare option off.
     
  12. JimGarb

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    Well I cant get NFS5 to run anymore on my computer. I burned out my old video card and I had to get my spare Voodoo5 out and NFS5 wont even run with the Voodoo 5 in Windows XP. I just get a box that says "error"
     
  13. Nismo83

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    U guys are lucky enough to get it install.. mine hangs in the setup screen..
     
  14. Shrek

    Shrek Kenya believe it...

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    I just tried to play it online and when I clicked on multiplayer it says there's a new patch available,but when I click ok to download the patch it just sends me back to my desktop and nothing else happens.Any Ideas where I can get the patch from.
     
  15. Shrek

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    I found the patch and installed it and now it won't load it just hangs on the loading screen,any ideas why it would it when patched,but it was alright when it wasn't?

    Found out why,I had to turn on 98 compatibility and it works now
     
  16. dadx2mj

    dadx2mj Guest

    I had that problem it was the lens flare ting mentioned above.
     
  17. SirLasher

    SirLasher Guest

    would you share where you found the patch.. Ive been looking but seems all the Porsche sites have died...
     
  18. Shrek

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