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Quake 3 problem...

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Xeroe

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#2
Q3 1.32 win-x86 Oct 7 2002
----- FS_Startup -----
Current search path:
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\snd-ash.pk3 (16 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\pak8.pk3 (9 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\pak7.pk3 (4 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\pak6.pk3 (64 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\pak5.pk3 (7 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\pak4.pk3 (272 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\pak3.pk3 (4 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\pak2.pk3 (148 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\pak1.pk3 (26 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\md3-homer3d.pk3 (37 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\md3-ash.pk3 (54 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\matrix.pk3 (23 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\bots_ash.pk3 (10 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena\baseq3\Bot-homer3d.pk3 (7 files)
C:\Program Files\Quake III Arena/baseq3
E:\Quake3\\baseq3\pak1.pk3 (7 files)
E:\Quake3\\baseq3\pak0.pk3 (3539 files)
E:\Quake3\/baseq3

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4227 files in pk3 files
execing default.cfg
execing q3config.cfg
couldn't exec autoexec.cfg
Hunk_Clear: reset the hunk ok
...detecting CPU, found AMD w/ 3DNow!

------- Input Initialization -------
No window for DirectInput mouse init, delaying
Joystick is not active.
------------------------------------
----- Client Initialization -----
----- Initializing Renderer ----
-------------------------------
----- Client Initialization Complete -----
----- R_Init -----
Initializing OpenGL subsystem
...initializing QGL
...calling LoadLibrary( 'C:\WINDOWS\System32\opengl32.dll' ): succeeded
...setting mode 3: 640 480 FS
...using desktop display depth of 16
...calling CDS: ok
...registered window class
...created window@0,0 (640x480)
Initializing OpenGL driver
...getting DC: succeeded
...GLW_ChoosePFD( 16, 16, 0 )
...0 PFDs found
...MCD acceleration found
...PIXELFORMAT 1 selected
...creating GL context: failed
...failed hard
...restoring display settings
...WARNING: could not set the given mode (3)
...setting mode 3: 640 480 FS
...using colorsbits of 16
...calling CDS: ok
...created window@0,0 (640x480)
Initializing OpenGL driver
----- CL_Shutdown -----
RE_Shutdown( 1 )
Shutting down OpenGL subsystem
...wglMakeCurrent( NULL, NULL ): failed
...releasing DC: failed
...destroying window
...resetting display
...shutting down QGL
...unloading OpenGL DLL
-----------------------
Q_strncpyz: NULL src

This is the whole thing in the starting window, any help greatly appreciated...
 
T

TechSupport

Guest
#3
what graphics card have you got? and are you using the latest drivers for it? have you installed dx9?
 
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deadzombie

Guest
#4
Let me guess, this happened right after you installed an update for Q3A? Reinstall your video drivers. Better yet, update them altogether.
 
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Xeroe

Guest
#5
Sorry for the delayed response, i got it working, but now whenever i go to start a game, er actually *play* (load to go shoot stuff) it freezes.... Cmon quake gurus, were r u?
 
#6
have you changed anything in the config since the last time it worked OK?
With the latest update of Quake 3 including Punkbuster, its possible something in the config is causing PB to complain - perhaps "/r_subdivisions" being greater than 100.

Also, is PB enabled? If you're trying to play online without PB being enabled, it'll cause a problem - I remember just loading a game only for it to hang for ages, then kick me back to the main menu.

Might be worth uninstalling Quake 3 and all its mods, when thats done, delete the folder where it was installed.

Update your graphics card drivers now (if there are newer ones) :)

Install Quake 3 and then Point Release 1.32 (including Punkbuster - if you play Q3 online).
Install the mods one by one


give that a go... post back if it doesnt work

one last thing... good luck :happy:
 
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Xeroe

Guest
#7
I uninstalled, reg cleaned, etc. Re-installed, and quake runs. So i start dowloading pr 1.32 and go into quake, watch movie, go into it. Start up single player, click fight, then it brings up load screen, stays there, and i have to Ctrl+Alt+Del... Does the nvidia geforce 3 have a known issue w/quake? Last time it worked ok was before my last format of drives.... havnt changed anythin into weirdness.
 

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