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timmyo Nov 5, 2014 @ 1:13am
Help? Fatal error when starting
I just purchased COD2 from Steam but when it tries to start it throws a fatal error 'image default.iwi failed to load' - any pointers?
thanks
Tim
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Best Pureeyaa Nov 5, 2014 @ 1:19am 
Did you try to google it?
timmyo Nov 5, 2014 @ 1:29am 
I did - nothing useful (eg an unanswered Yahoo question, ananswered forum posts) :-(

timmyo Nov 5, 2014 @ 1:29am 
In case it's relevant:

CoD2 1.2 build win-x86 Mar 30 2006
----- FS_Startup -----
Current language: english
Current search path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_15.iwd (85 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_14.iwd (4038 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_13.iwd (22624 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_12.iwd (1016 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_11.iwd (1462 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_10.iwd (1936 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_09.iwd (2142 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_07.iwd (3384 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_06.iwd (990 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_05.iwd (928 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_03.iwd (26 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_02.iwd (40 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_01.iwd (16 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\iw_00.iwd (102 files)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2/main
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2/raw
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2/raw_shared
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2/devraw
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2/devraw_shared
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw11.iwd (1 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw10.iwd (414 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw09.iwd (98 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw08.iwd (8 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw07.iwd (1014 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw06.iwd (3110 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw05.iwd (5310 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw04.iwd (6240 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw03.iwd (6580 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw02.iwd (6404 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw01.iwd (5510 files)
localized assets iwd file for english
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 2\main\localized_english_iw00.iwd (4764 files)
localized assets iwd file for english

File Handles:
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78242 files in iwd files
execing default.cfg
couldn't exec language.cfg
========= autoconfigure
configure.csv: using CPU configuration 2 GHz 512 MB
execing configure.cfg
configure.csv: using GPU configuration "*"
Measured CPU speed is 2.29 GHz
System memory is 1024 MB (capped at 1 GB)
Video card is "Intel(R) HD Graphics Family"
Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE) supported

----- Client Initialization -----
----- Initializing Renderer ----
-------------------------------
----- Client Initialization Complete -----
Trying SMP acceleration...
...succeeded.
----- R_Init -----
Getting Direct3D 9 interface...
Pixel shader version is 3.0
Vertex shader version is 3.0
Direct3D 7 code path is available.
Direct3D 9 code path is available.
Using Direct3D 9 code path because it is the best available path on this hardware.
Attempting 640 x 480 fullscreen with 32 bpp at 60 hz
Game window successfully created.
Creating Direct3D device...
Com_TouchMemory: 0 msec. Using sum: 0
Initializing render targets...
Requested frame buffer to be 24-bit color with 8-bit alpha
DirectX returned a frame buffer that is 24-bit color with 8-bit alpha
Initializing static model cache...
Initializing dynamic buffers...
Initializing particle cloud buffer...
Creating Direct3D queries...
Setting initial state...
DirectX reports 1024 MB of video memory and 1726 MB of available texture memory.
Using video memory size to cap used texture memory at 1008 MB.
Texture detail is set automatically.
Using picmip 0 on most textures, 0 on normal maps, and 0 on specular maps
ERROR: image 'images/default.iwi' is missing
Error during initialization:
failed to load image 'default'

timmyo Nov 5, 2014 @ 2:15am 
ah never mind, full uninstall/reinstall has fixed it :-)
Best Pureeyaa Nov 5, 2014 @ 1:12pm 
xD ok. I'm glad it did.
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