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chimerauk Oct 29, 2012 @ 2:43am
Left4Dead 2 crashing to desktop in Windows 8
So bought L4D2 at the weekend 75% off, played it for about 2 hours last night but tonight no matter what I do it just drops me to the desktop after the opening movie. Anyone else having this problem and more importantly how do you fix it?
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</STD>Pinkette Oct 29, 2012 @ 2:58am 
PROBLEM: windows 8 /UNISTALL
Vettieboo Oct 29, 2012 @ 3:58am 
I had that problem - ended up having to verify my cache for the game and it re-installed one part of the game - works fine now. Maybe try the same? (Properties -> Local Files -> Verify Integrity of Game Cache)
chimerauk Oct 29, 2012 @ 11:40am 
I'm using the latest Catalyst Drivers. Also forgot to mention that Windows Defender didn't like the .exe and asked me to send it to Microsoft to see if it was malicious.
chimerauk Oct 29, 2012 @ 12:12pm 
Thanks Vettieboo that seems to have done it. Verification failed and Steam had to reacquire one of the files.
Catfish ^^ May 8, 2013 @ 12:23pm 
Thanks Vettieboo, re-caching worked great!
DaFarmer | NL Oct 19, 2013 @ 1:21pm 
Originally posted by Vettieboo:
I had that problem - ended up having to verify my cache for the game and it re-installed one part of the game - works fine now. Maybe try the same? (Properties -> Local Files -> Verify Integrity of Game Cache)

Trying this... Windows 8 has been working fine with Left 4 Dead 2 until today. It's pretty annoying having it quit soon after launching with no error message.

Seems to be working fine now, thanks.
Shirou Jan 1, 2014 @ 2:33pm 
Thanks I think this helped, this verification, now it doesn't crash ^^
ariellegaither Jun 17, 2014 @ 2:14pm 
how do you re-cache?
Yin Nov 17, 2014 @ 1:14pm 
fuark looks like im not gonna be playing for a whole week then
how do i get to Properties
✪ Hallå Nov 17, 2014 @ 5:54pm 
this is happening to me to it suck ♥♥♥♥ but I think I have found a way around it in computer settings
Mr.Bastion Nov 17, 2014 @ 6:47pm 
Tried to verify... Didn't work...
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Date Posted: Oct 29, 2012 @ 2:43am
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