Rogue Actor [Fin] Dec 31, 2012 @ 11:06am
So... Windows 8
I'm supposed to be the family's wizard with computers, yet I still can't find an answer for this one question. Source Filmmaker works best with Windows 7 or Vista, with 7 recommended. So, what 'bout Windows 8? I've seen few single posts about this, and it has apparently worked for some, but not for all. So, the question: is Source Filmmaker supposed to work with Windows 8?
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Pte Jack Dec 31, 2012 @ 11:19am 
Working fine for me since I did the upgrade to Windows 8, Even on my laptop too.
Last edited by Pte Jack; Dec 31, 2012 @ 11:20am
yacabo Jan 1, 2013 @ 4:08pm 
I have windows 8, it stoped responding, I deleted the sessions folder and made a new one, then it worked again
(a LOT of people are going to want this way to fix SFM)
maxomax07 Jan 1, 2013 @ 5:09pm 
I installed Win 8 tha day it came out. I re-installed SFM and had NO problems with it or with any other steam related game...
Ace The Ocarina Maker May 15, 2013 @ 9:23am 
That is good to hear. If the computer I am looking at does not drop in price there is a NICE 6-Core Asus on sale by $130 off. Only catch is it has Windows 8.
Patrick May 16, 2013 @ 3:46pm 
SFM works fine on Windows 8.
DefinitelyNotAbi Aug 2, 2013 @ 10:20am 
I ran a compatibility troubleshoot on my sfm launcher and it is not compatible with windows 8.
or something else to do with my pc but idk,im no tech wiz really :/
Berry The Punch Aug 2, 2013 @ 3:15pm 
Downgrading to Windows 8? I thought 7 was good...

If anything, SFM is more picky when it comes to hardware.
Last edited by Berry The Punch; Aug 5, 2013 @ 9:55am
DefinitelyNotAbi Aug 3, 2013 @ 1:48am 
Is downgrading free?
Pte Jack Aug 4, 2013 @ 2:09am 
Only if you have the setup up disks.

SFM works fine on Windows 8.
DefinitelyNotAbi Aug 5, 2013 @ 9:41am 
It worked fine for me on windows 8 for about 2 weeks,then something went wierd and it stopped
Pte Jack Aug 5, 2013 @ 10:31am 
I've been using Windows 8 and SFM since January, no problems... What is your situation and why do you think it's Windows8?
mickeystrand1 Feb 11, 2014 @ 12:39pm 
I am having a problem, when I load the map nothing shows up in primary viewpoint.
(☣) (☤) [Dr.] Evil DM|ASA Feb 11, 2014 @ 1:51pm 
I've been using windows 8 and windows 8.1 and sfm worked fine on both.
Pte Jack Feb 11, 2014 @ 4:53pm 
It's not Windows 8. I've been using Win8 and 8.1 on 4 different machine and a tablet. SFM works fine on all, including the tablet.
6000 ANGRY BEES Feb 12, 2014 @ 5:43am 
Confirming that Win8 and 8.1 work fine for me.
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