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L&O - Game will not even run!

posted by chrisn on - last edited - Viewed by 1.2K users
Trying to run on Windows 7 64bit

When I double click the Icon the game will not start at all. I have tried all combinations of compatability and nothing helps.

Any ideas what to do next? or is this just yet another game that does not work on Windows 7 despite it supposed to be able to !!:mad:
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    DjNDB Moderator
    Do you mean nothing happens when you double click the icon?
    Does the LawAndOrder101.exe show up in the Task Manager?
    Have you tried starting LawAndOrder101.exe directly from the install folder?
  • Yup when I click the icon the cursor 'circle' spins for 2 seconds and nothing happens. Nothing running in the task manager relating to the .exe file and yes I have tried running direct from the install folder too.
  • Just to add the DX was installed and I also updated DX to make sure its fully updated but still no luck
  • Are you running the game as an administrator?
  • Yup tried with and without Admin rights
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    DjNDB Moderator
    Could you please try running the game during a clean boot?

    Booting clean in Windows Vista / 7:
    1. Click Start --> Type msconfig --> Press Enter
    2. On the General tab, choose Selective Startup
    3. Uncheck Load Startup Items
    4. Select the Services tab
    5. Check Hide all Microsoft services
    6. Click Disable all
    7. If running the game on Steam, re-check the "Steam Client Service"
    8. Click on OK
    9. Click Restart.
    10. After reboot, run the game to see if it works.

    After performing the necessary steps, restore your system by doing the following:

    1. Click Start --> Type msconfig --> Press Enter
    2. On the General tab, choose Normal Startup
    3. Click Ok
    4. Click Yes, when asked to restart your computer
  • Just rang Compatability Troubleshooter and get the error message "incompatible application" so maybe it just wont run on Windows 7 64bit..??
  • Copy of the report from Compatability Troubleshooter :
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    DjNDB Moderator
    It works fine on Win7 64 on my system.
    Did you try the clean boot too?
  • Yup clean boot several times even using a compatability install but still nothing
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