Steam And Halflife 2 Episode 2

  chrissul 10:01 16 Oct 07

Hi all

When I use steam and I started the game it crashes once the game has loaded but I dont get to see the bluescreen. I do have the latest drivers unless there are updates to come with steam.

  RobCharles1981 10:06 16 Oct 07

Try this:

Open up your steam client and goto the Program Area, right click on the the game and goto properties and "Varify Game Creche" and also Defragment Game files.

  chrissul 11:00 16 Oct 07

hi rob my latest

is it points me to this after its rebooted and microsoft say its recovered from a series error

click here

  RobCharles1981 11:07 16 Oct 07

Try and Re-install Steam and your programs remeber to back up your save games ect.

  McD 11:11 16 Oct 07

Chrissul Hope I'm not stating the obvious here, but has Steam fully loaded? It does tend to crash windows on occasions! Can you connect to your Steam account? If so go to my games and check that they are 100% ready to play, and that your account is fully uptodate.

  chrissul 11:47 16 Oct 07

hi yes sorry I should of stated more steam is fully loaded and halflife 2 ep 2 is up to date. it happens when the game is loaded and I click new game and it loads into the game then 5 seconds after its a blue screen which there isnt anything on it. Once the laptop has rebooted I get an error report saying its recovered from a serious error and I am not sure if you have clicked the link maybe its to do with grahics drivers.

  McD 12:17 16 Oct 07

Hi, found this:Specs for Episode 2: Minimum[3]:1.7 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM, DirectX 8 compatible video card, Windows 2000/XP/Vista.
Pentium 4 processor (3.0 GHz or better), 1 GB RAM, DirectX 9 compatible video card, Windows 2000/XP/Vista.
What are the specs of your laptop?

  chrissul 12:34 16 Oct 07

toshiba equium sat pro l20

1.4 celeron
1gb ram
xp home

  chrissul 12:39 16 Oct 07

ATI 200m xpress

  McD 13:05 16 Oct 07

Have a look here (scroll down to minimum requirements). It looks like that your laptop isn't powerful enough to run it!! Sorry!. (If its any consolation I had the same problem with my laptop when HL2 came out - ended up buying new computer!!).
click here

  chrissul 13:58 16 Oct 07

I have tried put it on my mums amd 64 turpon with 1.5gb of ram dosnt blue screen but crashes each time interesting

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