Planetary Annihilation

Planetary Annihilation

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SXX Mar 31, 2014 @ 10:18am
Info: list of known software compatibility issues on Windows
Some problems with game can be caused by 3rd party software so this topic will contain list of known issue.

Both software and game is updated all the time so it's impossible to say for sure if some software cause issues at moment, but if you have problems with game it's worth to check this list.

Antivirus and Firewall Software
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus. SSL Scanning result in UberNet connection failure.
    Disable this feature to avoid the problem:

  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus. SSL connection scan result in UberNet connection failure.
    You need add PA.exe to a list of trusted applications to avoid the problem.
    Use this "Google Chrome" instruction:

  • Norton 360. This anti-virus might enforce some sanboxing rules that can make game crash.
    You need to check it's rules and make sure both PA.exe and CoherentUI_Host.exe have "allowed" rules set.

Video Game Recording Software
  • Bandicam. Cause black screen / UI crash for some players.

  • Dxtory. Cause crash on start for some players.

  • FRAPS. Cause crashes for some players as well.

  • PlayClaw. Caused game start up problems as well.

Software that inject into networking

Software using on-screen displays (OSD)

Software intercepting 3D API calls
  • Virtu MVP. Cause startup crash on both Steam and non-Steam.
    Bugtracker: PA#2755[]

  • amBX. Cause startup crash of Steam version.
    Bugtracker: PA#3341[]

Software that modify window effects and management
  • Dexpot (website[]). App for virtual desktops on Windows.
    Reported by @Cola_colin.

  • windowFX[] and of windowsBlinds[] of StarDock.
    Reported by @Max_powerz in this topic[]


You might try to find incompatible software on your own!
Any software that use following features might be potentially incompatible with this game:
  • On-screen displays (OSD)

  • Interception / modifying of 3D API (Direct3D / OpenGL) calls.

    This game is OpenGL-powered and most of such software isn't designed to work properly with OGL.

  • Software ad blockers or any software trying to inject into web browsers.
    This game have built-in web-browser used for user interface rendering.
Last edited by SXX; Jan 11, 2015 @ 6:42am
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SXX Dec 28, 2014 @ 12:38am 
Find incompatible software not in list?
This list is constantly updated. If you know any other software causing issues with this game which isn't listed here please sent me friend request and let me know. Thanks!
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Date Posted: Mar 31, 2014 @ 10:18am
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