[HELP] XWA crashes to desktop on mission loading screen

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[HELP] XWA crashes to desktop on mission loading screen

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Post by pyrgie » Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:30 am

Hi all, long time lurker first time poster. I've come back to XWA for the first time since 2016, amazing to see the community still so active.

I've got a problem with the game crashing to desktop on certain mission loading screens, immediately after briefing but before the hangar. I played through B0M1- B0M4 inclusive with no problems, but the crashing starts on B0M5. I have tried using other unlocked missions on the flight simulator and have the same problem with B0M5-B0M9. B1M1 seems to work fine but that is as far as I have unlocked on my old saved profile.

I have done a clean install and worked my way through the various packs. A clean install with XWAUCP_v1.6 works fine. Once I install the XWAUCP_Patch_v1.0, I start having the problem every time.

Version: Steam
OS: Windows 10 Home

Anyhelp would be much appreciated! Thanks.

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Post by JeremyaFr » Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:27 am

Can you post a crash report from the Event Viewer?

1. Go in the Event Viewer.
2. Browse to the crash event (in Windows -> Application)
3. Select and Copy the text
4. Paste it here

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Post by Ace Antilles » Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:11 pm

The only difference in the patch is it includes the latest hooks and direct draw.
If you have installed the Effects installer then you will be using a different Ddraw and everything else will still be the same.

If you haven't done yet you can try installing the Effects package.
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