Source Filmmaker

Source Filmmaker

StalkerPT Mar 16, 2013 @ 11:14am
[HELP]: SFM crashes after splash screen *SOLVED*
I have around 16 hours of SFM and this never happened. I was working on an animation I was making and then quit. Today I wanted to keep doing it, but now SFM started crashing after the splash screen, and a small white window pops up for a second.
I tried the regedit fix for it, verifying the game cache files and removing my usermod folder (thought it could be some models I got for the animation) all with no success. Could anyone help?

EDIT: If the things I mentioned above don't work for you, try Pte Jack's solution.
Last edited by StalkerPT; Mar 17, 2013 @ 9:23am
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Pte Jack Mar 16, 2013 @ 11:44am 
Did you try exiting the Steam client and restarting it then go to SFM and try again?
StalkerPT Mar 16, 2013 @ 11:54am 
No matter how absurd that sounded, I tried and it worked. Go figure... *facepalm*
Pte Jack Mar 16, 2013 @ 5:02pm 
Client has gone through a couple of updates, SFM needed to know that you updated.
Last edited by Pte Jack; Mar 16, 2013 @ 5:03pm
StalkerPT Mar 16, 2013 @ 5:13pm 
Ah well, thanks for the help!
Pootis Spenser Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:49am 
Maybe I know.
Step 1: Go to C:\Program Files or you have WinVista or Win7 (x86)\Steam\steamapps\
Step 2: Delete the sfm.exe, bin, hl2 and resources.

Step 3: Reinstall the Source Filmmaker. This would fix the problem.

And there you go! Your Source Filmmaker is fixed!
Last edited by Pootis Spenser; Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:56am
Little Strawberry Mar 17, 2013 @ 8:23am 
Same issue, after 15 hours it just keeps crashing on the startup. Deleted all the files, verified it, uninstalled and reinstalled it, restarted steam but it just won't work anymore. Welp.

Edit: Adding -nop4 as a parameter fixes it, I don't really understand why Preforce/Python makes it crash.
Last edited by Little Strawberry; Mar 17, 2013 @ 10:07am
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Date Posted: Mar 16, 2013 @ 11:14am
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