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after installing updates, game crashes

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Post by koltar » Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:06 pm

Hi
im getting such crash messages after installing updates:

X-wing alliance has stopped working
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: XWingAlliance.exe
Application Version: 2.0.0.2
Application Timestamp: 3765a9b7
Fault Module Name: hook_normals.dll
Fault Module Version: 1.0.0.1
Fault Module Timestamp: 6019a256
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00013be5
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: 3ac7
Additional Information 2: 3ac7b95e5273afc4a91adb0208cac5b3
Additional Information 3: 2681
Additional Information 4: 2681ab590962a9a1529662a5149ac0f2

I'm using CD version running on Win7x64 SP1. Thanks for any suggestion.

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Post by Forceflow » Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:17 am

This exception code suggests it's an issue with Windows' DEP.
You can try this:
go to Windows Security -> App & Browser Control -> Exploit Protection Settings -> Program settings then click "Add program to customize", click "Choose exact file path" and add the path to the XwingAlliance.exe program. Which for me, is D:\Steam\steamapps\common\Star Wars X-Wing Alliance\XWingAlliance.exe. Then you override "Data Execution Prevention (DEP)" and set it to "off".
You can also set a general exception for the X-Wing alliance.exe here:
DEP settings are here:
Control Panel > System and Security > System > Advanced System Settings > Performance > DEP
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Post by koltar » Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:24 am

hi
i have tried second suggestion, no effect. Im also gettin such messages:
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

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Post by Ace Antilles » Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:36 am

I would highly recommend buying a digital version now.
It's a lot more compatible than an old cd copy and less hassle to install etc.
Finding fixes for the CD issues that crop up, especially on older Windows 7 machines it's getting harder all the time. We may have to stop support eventually.

Check out gog.com. XWA is usually pretty cheap :)
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Post by koltar » Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:47 am

if attachments are not well visible, first one says:
DeviceResources::OnSizeChanged
CreateDxgiSurfaceRenderTarget
No such interface supported

second one:
X wing Alliance
DirectDraw Init FAILED at 2

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Post by koltar » Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:56 am

Ace Antilles wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:36 am
I would highly recommend buying a digital version now.
It's a lot more compatible than an old cd copy and less hassle to install etc.
Finding fixes for the CD issues that crop up, especially on older Windows 7 machines it's getting harder all the time. We may have to stop support eventually.

Check out gog.com. XWA is usually pretty cheap :)
im thinking about it but the thing is that i had to reinstall Win7 couple weeks ago (HDD issues) and Alliance worked just fine after each upgrade with older Win7 installation. Maybe Win installation didnt go as it supposte to?

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Post by Ace Antilles » Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:31 pm

Does xwing alliance work without the XWAU installed?
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Post by koltar » Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:38 pm

yes it does.

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Post by koltar » Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:24 pm

hi
quick update, after installing another Win7 updates and DEP set to off, Alliance is up and running!!! Thanks for support Ace !

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