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upsilonprime
22nd May 2009, 17:57
I read the stickies, they helped actually get the game installed but now when I go to start the game the screen blinks black and comes back with the response:

"Thief:The Dark Project has stopped working.
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available" and there are two buttons "Debug" and "Close program"

Processor: Intel Core2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50 GHz 2.50 GHz
RAM: 3.00 GB
System type: 32 bit
Video card: NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M

[edit] I was going to play the games again in order, so while waiting for a reply I installed Thief 2. When I go to start the screen once again goes to black for a second, but this time in my error box I get no error message, just a window with an exclamation point in a yellow triangle.

Thanks again for any help.

Peter_Smith
25th May 2009, 23:05
You say you read the stickies, but what have you actually done? That is the important thing.

I'm not sure if the quadro is supported. If it is, I think your best bet for T1 and T2 is to set the affinity of the Thief EXE process to one processor and install the DDFIX patch.

upsilonprime
27th May 2009, 00:58
Well, since I can't actually start the game I can't use the non-permanent "alt-tab" fix. In trying the imagecfg method to fix i'm not sure if it's worked. When I check by double clicking the processor.bat I get the following:


C:\ThiefG>imagecfg -u thief.exe
thief.exe contains the following configuration information:
Process Affinity Mask: 00000001
thief.exe contains a Subsystem Version of 4.0
Image can only run in uni-processor mode on multi-processor systems
thief.exe updated with the following configuration information:
Image can only run in uni-processor mode on multi-processor systems
Image can only run in uni-processor mode on multi-processor systems

C:\ThiefG>imagecfg -a 0x1 thief.exe
thief.exe contains the following configuration information:
Process Affinity Mask: 00000001
thief.exe contains a Subsystem Version of 4.0
Image can only run in uni-processor mode on multi-processor systems
thief.exe updated with the following configuration information:
Process Affinity Mask: 00000001

C:\ThiefG>pause
Press any key to continue...


And as far as using the ddfix patch I don't really know what to do with the .7z file type to use the patch.

Thanks for any help, let me know if you need more details.