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#1 Sep 24 2010 at 6:54 AM Rating: Decent
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Title says it all. Been happening at random since the last update. This is a fresh install...not sure whats going on. any ideas, or just wait it out?

**Unable to detect DIRECTX device**
Evga 480sc

Edited, Sep 30th 2010 2:33pm by Remidi
#2 Sep 24 2010 at 7:00 AM Rating: Decent
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This sucks...happening 3 minutes into game now.
#3 Sep 24 2010 at 7:13 AM Rating: Decent
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Well windowed mode works fine.......
I hope this gets fixed asap

**Wrong. Does it in windowed mode as well

Edited, Sep 30th 2010 2:35pm by Remidi
#4 Sep 24 2010 at 10:44 AM Rating: Decent
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Happened to me too when I entered full screen mode. Wouldn't boot up the game again after it crashed. I just had to switch to windowed in order for it to load... hopefully something that will be addressed in the next patch.
#5 Sep 30 2010 at 12:25 PM Rating: Default
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This is still happening randomly. I am assuming this problem is from the game, but I am not seeing any other post about this issue.

I have done all the troubleshooting. It is either the game or my video card is broken. I can run Call of duty, Mafia 2, SC2, Futuremark no problems.

No one else is haing these issues?
Evga 480sc
Win7 64

#6 Sep 30 2010 at 12:31 PM Rating: Decent
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This also happens to me since yesterday it has done it three times now very annyoing.
Every other game i have runs great so i can not work out the problem i guess its the patch like been said in this thread have to wait it seems sucks :(
#7 Sep 30 2010 at 12:32 PM Rating: Decent
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yup. confirmed.

i had three crashes yesterday. twice related to windows trying to tell me new software was ready to download... and the third time the game just crashed. each time only a little box telling me some directx error occurred and the game needs to quit - which it does - promptly, how polite of it. :)

btw - i'm running in full screen mode.
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#8 Sep 30 2010 at 12:33 PM Rating: Default
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Yea its just very odd. Examples

Gridania: Lightning makes the screen flash red where there should be lightning
LL: Sometimes water does not load, and it just shows a black void.

I am not certain, but it seems I get the direct X error around crafters.

Normally with those issues I would think my video card is dying, but I cannot duplicate the issue in any other program.

Edited, Sep 30th 2010 2:34pm by Remidi
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