Grand Theft Auto IV

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HeadRot May 26, 2013 @ 7:35am
GTA IV FATAL ERROR: DFA did not initialize properly. ERROR
So, I bought this game yesterday and everytime i try to play the main game (not the DLC) it will get to the menu, minmize, then will show this error: GTA 4 FATAL ERROR: DFA did not initialize properly. Please make sure you are using LaunchGTAIV.exe to laucn the game. I tried running it as admin, even did the patches. Nothing seems to work. If anyone has any advice or a fix i would really like the help.
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Razorbak86 May 26, 2013 @ 4:01pm 
Check out the following thread for a possible solution.

http://forum.overclock3d.net/showthread.php?t=43990
Tako-Tsubo Jun 15, 2014 @ 5:30pm 
I have just bought it and have the same problem. Have you found any way to solve it?? Thankyou
HeadRot Jun 15, 2014 @ 7:43pm 
There was only one way, that, for some odd reason fixes it. That is uninstalling it and wait for a period of time (for me like one or two months, but I did not try regularly) and install it. I have yet to understand why it did that (mostly from a lack of caring and not being into GTA that much).

The best explination i can give for the problem is that it might have to do with a bad download (if that is even possible).

Sorry, if this does not help as much as you want.
voytas7900 Jan 27 @ 11:07pm 
i cant do it too, game crashed when wanna chek Games For Windows LIVE. Any solutions?
i brought it from steam and cant play it!!!!
ValDenev Jan 27 @ 11:55pm 
Same here, i also brought the game yesterday, cant play on windows 10, the problem is in microsoft restrictable 2005, it shows an error then try to install the game
Nish Jan 28 @ 2:26am 
I mean why sell a game when its faulty STEAMS fault scaming for no reason. When I launch the game it shows the GTA loading screen of the rocktars terms and conditions then thats it nothing else.
could anyone explain it? what we shoul do to solve this issue?
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Date Posted: May 26, 2013 @ 7:35am
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