Joe Danger 2: The Movie

Joe Danger 2: The Movie

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Maikel Jun 24, 2013 @ 11:28am
Joe Danger 2 crashes when starting up.
Whenever i start Joe Danger 2 (and the original aswell) i crash immediatly.

i've tried different resolutions, settings and verifying files but nothing seems to work.
I'm running on Windows 8, have installed Xvid and the VCRedist package manually and i've rebooted my pc multiple times. besides that i've also tried running the game and steam together and seperately as an administrator.

What could cause this problem?



Below are my specs:

- Intel core i7 950
- 6GB DDR3 1333Mhz Kingston ValueRAM
- ATI Radeon 6870
- ASUS Sabertooth X58
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Desktop or Laptop? If Desktop I've got a less powerful rig but have been able to run it fine. The only pregame adjustment I did before hand was through the games launch screen - I set resolution to my native resolution.

Also, ATI has been horrible with drivers for Windows 8. If your Radeon card is a Sapphire Radeon card make sure to the get the latest driver from Sapphire's site and not AMD/ATI.

Also, since running Win 8 Catalyst has been crapping itself constantly. The last time it corrupted itself I removed it completely and just left Radeon's drivers in tact which solved a lot of issues for me.
Maikel Jun 24, 2013 @ 3:00pm 
I'm running on a desktop. I've tried updating the drivers (both ATI and MSI) it doesn't really seem to solve the issue. Removing the CCC and leaving the updated drivers isn't working out for me either.
Jur Jun 24, 2013 @ 3:02pm 
So you don't get an error at all?

You always could try to run it in compatibility mode. Preferably as Windows XP SP2 or just Windows 7.
Maikel Jun 24, 2013 @ 3:05pm 
When i start the game it gets to the launcher where i'm able to configure my graphical settings. I've tried changing them to various combinations but nothing seems to work.

When i decide to press 'launch game' it starts a fullscreen windows and instantly crashes leaving me with a general windows pop-up saying: "JDLauncher.exe has stopped working."
Jur Jun 24, 2013 @ 3:15pm 
Tried to run it in compatibility mode yet? Keep in mind to run the game in compatibility mode and not the launcher. To be sure, run both in compatibility mode.

If this doesn't work, contact the developers as I don't see them coming here a lot. probably never.
Maikel Jun 25, 2013 @ 10:16am 
Yeah i've tried doing that aswell but unfortunately it doesn't work. I'll contact the developers. thanks!
Necksx Jun 25, 2013 @ 10:31pm 
im getting this problem as well how i contact the developers
????
Maikel Jun 26, 2013 @ 3:16am 
I've contacted the developers at hello@hellogames.co.uk. I've also send the developers a reference to this thread so i hope they're looking at the issue right now.
FreeBeerOMG Mar 24, 2014 @ 4:19pm 
Here yuou have all the fixes: http://www.hellogames.org/joe-danger-pc-support/
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