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Angel of Death Nov 4, 2013 @ 4:22pm
Crysis is not working
I downloaded crysis and after it downloaded a gamespy comrade install wizard popped up. So I tryed it and it didn't install correctly so I ignored it. I have windows 64 bit and I don't know if that is the problem. When I click on the crysis logo on my desktop page or in the steam library a black screen pops up for about 20 seconds and then it says Crysis has stopped working windows is finding a solution to the problem. Well I know windows and it never solves those problems. I downloaded the second crysis and it worked fine so I am confused. Someone please help.
Last edited by Angel of Death; Nov 4, 2013 @ 4:25pm
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jphendren Nov 4, 2013 @ 5:05pm 
Sounds like the same problem I had. The first time I downloaded Crysis, it installed a bunch of stuff, and then refused to start. So I uninstalled the game and everything I could find related to it and reinstalled. It then worked fine, although I'm still unsure why. I'm running Windows 8 64 bit, if that helps.
Angel of Death Nov 4, 2013 @ 6:59pm 
what things need to be installed
jphendren Nov 4, 2013 @ 8:56pm 
From what I gather, you do not need GameSpy for single player. Other than that I'm not sure, I just redownloaded and reinstalled the entire game. It seemed to work.
N7CaptainObvious Nov 5, 2013 @ 8:02am 
Yeah, I've been having the same problem. Installs GameSpy, won't start. I've uninstalled and reinstalled from backup even redownloaded it, it still won't work. I am running Win 8 32bit, so you guys with 64bit Win 8 aren't alone. This really sucks.
Angel of Death Nov 5, 2013 @ 2:40pm 
Well I also reinstalled the game and i didn't worry about gamespy. I also tryed the -DX9 and that didn't seem to work
N7CaptainObvious Nov 7, 2013 @ 12:28pm 
I'm giving it another go, I'd determined to get this bloody game working. If I come up with any solutions, I'll post.
W.e.S Nov 8, 2013 @ 9:54am 
Had the exact problem, i just tried this: http://steamcommunity.com/app/17300/discussions/0/864945401070748061/ and it works perfectly fine. I have Windows 7 64bit. It appears the steam download doesnt add the 64bit files for the game which is stupid.

Edit: Oh and unfortunately you will need to start the game from this 64bit exe and not via steam, so you wont have steam overlay etc, its a shame but it gets the game working.
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John Oliver Nov 13, 2013 @ 1:37pm 
the only time i had a problem with this game is when i used to have that crappy amd 8 core cpu it wouldnt start i contacted ea and it turns out the game will only run in 64bit wich the steam version does not suport so ea gave me a free copy to run on origin not a problem now though as i upgraded to intel so there you go if you have one of those fx excuse for a cpu you need to contact ea as the steam version is only 32bit
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On Vacation Nov 28, 2013 @ 1:30pm 
Same dang problem.
taktikhulnoob Nov 29, 2013 @ 1:00pm 
sorry, Austin, I don't have a solution for you, but I'm having the same issue.
I'm re-downloading now, I'll post again when/if the thing works.
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Date Posted: Nov 4, 2013 @ 4:22pm
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