Frequent crashes

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Offline Jazzz

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Frequent crashes
« on: July 08, 2011, 01:46:15 »
Hi,

I purchased Saira at the Steam Summer Sale. So far I really enjoyed playing it. :D
My problem is that the game frequently crashes. Sometimes when I use the PDA, sometimes when I leave a scene. Unfortunately I just get the Windows standard error message that the game is not functioning anymore. Is there an error file somewhere which I could provide?
Another thing is that the desktop icons get refreshed every time I use the PDA when I play in windowed mode.
Would be great if this issues could be resolved.  :)

My system:
Athlon II X2 220
Radeon HD5850 1GB
MSI 870A-G54
4GB RAM
Onboard Sound (Realtek ALC892)
Windows XP SP3 up to date

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Re: Frequent crashes
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2011, 01:58:18 »
I would advise to update your video card drivers to the latest Catalyst version. I have had some problems with previous drivers that at a sudden moment, while doing anything (for example watching a youtube video) the drivers suddenly had to reinitialize my graphics system. Such event can cause Saira to become unresponsive.
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Re: Frequent crashes
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2011, 02:14:39 »
Forgot to mention: All drivers are up to date. Catalyst 11.6 for the graphics card and Realtek driver 2.62 for the the sound card.

Is it possible that Saira doesn't like JoyToKey? I use it to map the keyboard buttons to my gamepad and just played some time without it. No crashes so far ...
Pity that there's no native gamepad support.

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Re: Frequent crashes
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2011, 03:00:59 »
Its possible, but since I haven't used it myself, I don't know. Others might know though.
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Re: Frequent crashes
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2011, 23:00:48 »
I switched to Xpadder 5.3 (the last free version) and no crashes so far. Yay. :D
Saira plus gamepad feels almost like freerunning.   :^^: