RoboPope Oct 31, 2013 @ 9:29am
AZS Crashing? Follow theses steps
Was chasing my tail trying to work out half solutions from other posters when I finally just used these: http://blendogames.com/atomzombiesmasher/help.htm. I had all kind of freezing and not loading issues. Now the game works fine.
Last edited by RoboPope; Nov 1, 2013 @ 7:57am
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PH4T3 <*.*> Oct 31, 2013 @ 5:52pm 
This is the info you guys wanted :

NOTE - you might still want to click the link in the OP's post to see the original post, as that post has embeded hyperlinks, meaning, you need Creative Labs DLL the AO thing? Well, that has a link you can click, so my post is just to help those that just need info, rather than files.


The game crashes.

Please try the following solutions:

Solution 1
Go to Atom Zombie Smasher's data folder. The default location is at: c:\games\steam\steamapps\common\atomzombiesmasher\data
Right-click on: atomzombiesmasher.exe
Select Properties
Select the Compatibility tab.
Check on the checkbox labeled: Run this program in compatibility mode for
From the dropdown box, select: Windows 7
Run the game.


Solution 2
Go to Atom Zombie Smasher's data folder. The default location is at: c:\games\steam\steamapps\common\atomzombiesmasher\data
Right-click on: atomzombiesmasher.exe
Select the Compatibility tab.
Check on the checkbox labeled: Run this program in compatibility mode for
From the dropdown box, select: Windows XP (Service Pack 3)
Run the game.


Solution 3
Go to Atom Zombie Smasher's data folder. The default location is at: c:\games\steam\steamapps\common\atomzombiesmasher\data
Delete the file: atigktxx.dll
Run the game.


Solution 4
Update your video card driver
ATI: ATI drivers
Nvidia: Nvidia drivers
If you're running Steam, update the game cache.
(right-click Atom Zombie Smasher > Properties > Local Files > Verity Integrity of Game Cache)
Run the game.


Solution 5
Go to Atom Zombie Smasher's data folder. The default location is at: c:\games\steam\steamapps\common\atomzombiesmasher\data
Delete the file: openal32.dll
Download and install the latest OpenAL Installer for Windows.
Run the game.


Solution 6
Re-install the Microsoft C++ Redistributable
Re-install the Microsoft .Net Framework
Run the game.
Last edited by PH4T3 <*.*>; Oct 31, 2013 @ 5:55pm
Inner Shinigami Nov 3, 2013 @ 8:05pm 
Again, what about Mac?
campejus Nov 27, 2013 @ 2:26pm 
tried every solution but the game dosnt start
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