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Wreckfest => Support => Topic started by: Purple44 on January 23, 2014, 12:47:02 AM

Title: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on January 23, 2014, 12:47:02 AM
I think it a time for a solutions thread. We use to have a thread like this in Codemasters old GRID 1 forum. ( hopeful this thread will become a sticky )

Also might give this thread a quick look before reading the solutions below:
READ FIRST! IMPORTANT INFO (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2559.0.html)

When a good solution/fix is found for a problem running NCG, post the problem: and then the solution: with a link to thread.

Problem: Cant Play Demo,ERROR (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2162.msg23771.html#msg23771)
hello, please i need help, i downloaded the demo and instaled on my laptop with windows 8.1 core i7 and nvidia gt 750m... but when i try to open .exe game i get erro missing dll d3dx9_42.dll i already downloaded the dll from internet, but when the game will load  its just crashh...

i already did try to open with vga nvidia and hd intel and both i get crash when its loading....

please help... sry for a little bad english..

Solution:
Where did you download the dll from? Hopefully from Microsoft using their installer here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35 (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35) and not some random dll site. Try using the official installer if you didn't. Since you seem to have dual GPU, did you try forcing the usage of the better nvidia GPU from the nvidia control panel?

game is working now after instaling micrsoft thing link, thank you very much...

and very nice game..

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Problem: Next Car Game Has Stopped Working (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2846.0.html)
"Next Car Game free technology demo.exe has stop working" - error message
Hi,

My name is Ben, I recently downloaded the Free Technology Demo of The Next Car Game but I am having issues loading the game, I will include a video that I uploaded to my YouTube channel below. The video will explain it all.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNOA4ds0BH8&feature=youtu.be (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNOA4ds0BH8&feature=youtu.be)

Regards, Ben Rolfe

Solution:
Please try updating DirectX runtime library from here (safe, Microsoft site):

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35 (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35)

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Problem: Texture creation 8192X24 failed fatal error (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,1391.0.html)
OK, I just purchased this as well, and I'm also getting this error "Texture creation (8192 x 24) failed"  Is there any fix?  or maybe a video setting adjustment?

I too am trying to run this on a laptop, Dell Inspiron 17R N7110 Laptop has an i7 with 8 gigs of ram, with an Intel(R) HD Graphics Family built in video.  this runs other games great..

Solution:
Hey, I wanted to update. I re-installed my Intel HD drivers, and the game loaded without the error! I haven't played it yet, but I will right now!

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Problem: Next Car Game Not Finding Graphics Card (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2051.msg22432.html#msg22432)
I'm thinking of pre-ordering Next Car Game so logically I tried out the tech demo first, and I've struck a problem where under rendering device it only detects my laptops integrated graphics card and not my good video card. I've tried completely disabling the integrated card but then it only gives me the option of "Microsoft Rendering Device". Obviously it runs like crap on the integrated card so this is a bit of a deal breaker. I've had no issues like this on the hundreds of other PC games I play so am a bit of a loss as to how to fix this. Any help would be appreciated.


Thanks for your time.

Solution:
Open your GPU control panel and setup a "high performance" profile for NCG, i.e. force the use of the better GPU. The launcher will most likely still not show the better GPU, but it should work nonetheless.

Thanks. That seems to have worked just as you described. Much appreciated.

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Problem: Can't Select NVIDIA Card on NCG Tech Demo (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,1418.msg15183.html#msg15183)
I can't seem to select my NVIDIA card on the video options before running the game forcing me to use the Intel HD card (which doesn't like HD games contrary to the name). My card is an NVIDIA Geforce GTX 660M.

Any way to get it recognized?

Solution:
Someone told me this solution and it worked. I'm pumping out somewhere in between 30 to 60 fps with full graphics settings and 7 AI players

Great demo Bugbear! That was really fun. Although it felt a bit too slippy, like always drifting. I liked the grip of FO2 cars more.

Performance is good on my laptop (i5 / gt 555m), unless my car is really sandwiched - drops below 10fps in that case until I reset damage. Not sure if it's my audio driver or the game, but sound worked only on the first launch so far?

Quote
The video settings don't detect my NVIDIA GTX 660M card and only shows an Intel HD card option. Any workarounds?
On notebooks with Nvidia Optimus, it should be as easy right-click on desktop, Nvidia Control Panel

(http://abload.de/img/card_07-233x300hvrxj.png)

Add NCG sneak peak to the program list and set it to high-performance gpu

(http://abload.de/img/card_015prxq.png)

Apply and have fun :)

Not reading nVidia Graphics Card (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,3462.0.html)

Did you click the ADD button?

Right click on pic, select View Image to see pic full size.
(http://www.lay-zmattress.com/flatout2/purple44/Next%20Car%20Game/manage-3D-settings.jpg)

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Problem: Can't read discrete ATI video card(laptop) (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,3546.0.html)
Hi everyone! Need help, found a similar theme, but it was on NVIDIA chips.

The problem is that I have two video cards on a laptop, integrated and discrete, so here is a discrete card is not recognized, enclose screen.
I set up Control Center exhibited priority card application identified enhanced performance, nothing happened. Who faced, please help to understand. Simply impossible to play on an integrated graphics card :(
(http://s7.hostingkartinok.com/uploads/images/2014/03/8870062be1e6143e01510443a6c4ec02.jpg)

(http://s7.hostingkartinok.com/uploads/images/2014/03/d53fd97aeb34cba49f9ee5ac16f22164.jpg)


Solution:
Usually these problem goes away by setting high-performance profile in the GPU control panel and ignoring what it says in the NCG render device combo box. Have you tried setting some kind of global performance mode on in Catalyst CC instead of just an app profile for NCG?

Yes that pushed the performance!
The global thing worked out, I guess.

Now I'm able to play at 720p with every other option at mid (AA off).
->Derby stadium, 24 cars -> between 20-30 fps.

Not the best performance, but hey, it's pre-aplhpa :). At least I can play it now, thanks.  :D

Hi all again!

Maybe this will help, the problem was resolved quite unexpectedly, I set compatibility options when running the game on windows 7.
Strange of course, but it worked.

Hi, could you explain this more? You running Win7 and set compatibility option to a different version of Windows?

Hi! Sure, I have windows 8.1, but I ran the game in compatibility mode for windows 7, and it worked, FPS rose to normal values, missing lags. Well...may it will help for others!

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Problem: Poor Textures (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,1453.0.html)
Hey guys. I just got the 1.01 demo downloaded and installed today. I seem to be having problems, though. The textures look terrible, even on max settings. I've tried to turn down the settings, run the game, then turn them back up. That didn't solve the issue.


Solution:
SOLVED:
deadmoroz14 linked to a post (http://forums.guru3d.com/showpost.php?s=0647f6a5a76f629b715c54af178fce8e&p=4250377&postcount=13) that helped me out. I needed to reset to default settings in Catalyst Control Center. Changing the settings alone wouldn't do the trick.

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Problem: Unable to drive in the demo! (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,1479.msg16741.html#msg16741)
For some reason, I can't drive my car in the demo. When the game launches, the car automatically accelerates and brakes. I'm able to steer and operate other controls just fine. However, the acceleration/deceleration doesn't seem to be working properly. I haven't messed with the controls or program at all. I'm currently trying to drive with my keyboard. I already tried reinstalling the game, but the issue still appears. If anyone knows how to fix this, please let me know. Thanks in advance!

I am having  this issue right now. I can turn the wheels but the car revs and spins the tires for a second then stops, then it just repeats. Unplugging all of my USB's didn't fix it.
I need halp!

Solution:
Do you have any kind of controller ( pad, joystick, wheel ) plug into USB port? If so unplug them, then see if KB works OK.

Or might be your KB, got a second KB to try?

That worked! I forgot I had my wheel plugged in to the back of my computer. It works fine now. Thanks so much!



UPDATE
I started the game in windowed mode, now I can control the car completely, even if I switch back to fullscreen. Weird, but I'll take it!
Enjoying it now :)

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Problem: Gamepad, keyboard or a wheel? (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,922.msg19145.html#msg19145)

I have Logitech Momo steering wheel, Xbox360 and Ps4 controller.

The way the game is heading currently I would use my Steering Wheel - but I will possibly use the Xbox controller when if I don't feel like setting up the Steering Wheel.

Currently can only use the Keyboard in NCG - all other input devices don't work at present.

Solution:
Update: Downloaded the 'Logitech Profiler', now MOMO steering wheel works a treat!!!

http://www.logitech.com/en-gb/support/driving-force-gt?crid=411&affid=7103600&section=downloads&osid=14&bit=64 (http://www.logitech.com/en-gb/support/driving-force-gt?crid=411&affid=7103600&section=downloads&osid=14&bit=64)

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Problem: game has stopped working with my wheel (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,1984.msg21921.html#msg21921)
When I first started playing this game it worked ok with my thrustmaster F430 wheel. Ive just loaded it and although some of the wheel buttons work the steering, acceleration and braking do not respond. Tried the wheel with other games and have no problems. Tried setting the wheel up again in settings and the parameters seem ok but when I start the game...nothing. Anyone else getting this

Solution:
We are still working on our wheel support, so it's not very great yet. Since it worked ok for you in the beginning, you could try deleting all the saved config data from C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\YOUR_NUMERIC_STEAM_USER_ID\228380\local\next car game pre-alpha

That worked. Ive got wheel support back again. Thanks for your help

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Problem: ATI Radeon HD problems with sneak peek (fixed (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,1422.msg15060.html#msg15060))
I guess my graphics card has pretty much had it (ATI Radeon HD 4800 series), first it was fine for years, but lately it has had pretty bad overheating issues with high-end games.
NCG demo runs but looks like this.
(https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/69315779/atarian.png)
I'm pretty sure it's just the card's fault, I had some issues earlier with Fallout New Vegas and later on other games. Damn thing is going to be changed next week  :(
I've heard other people have problems with this card too, I'd advice to avoid the 4800 series if you're planning to buy an old graphics card  ;)

Solution:
EDIT: oh seems that "dynamic reflections" option was causing this, I also had the whole screen in white and couldn't see the cars before. Works fine now  :)
Maybe it's my 32-bit Windows XP that can't get all the new DirectX effects  :(
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems.
Post by: Purple44 on January 23, 2014, 11:30:05 AM
Problem: Not sure if this is my graphics card causing this. (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,1715.msg19483.html#msg19483)
Hey everyone. I'm not sure if this is really a bug but when I try to play the free demo of the game everything is white. I'm not sure if this is my graphics card or what. My card is an AMD Radeon 7700.

(http://www.lay-zmattress.com/flatout2/purple44/Next%20Car%20Game/support/white.png)

Anyone start the game but everythings just white? (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2493.msg26195.html#msg26195)
all the options are fine, but the car itself just goes white? and when you right click and spin the car around everything goes blurred and whiter again xD if this makes any sense to you please help :)

Solution:
Check that you don't have anti-aliasing forced to on in your GPU control panel (it won't work with deferred renderer we have). Also make sure your drivers are up-to-date. Note that the ground and most static geometry is supposed to be white - the sneak peek has very little textures.

Problem:  ( video ) Driver error (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6005.0.html)
I have a Ati Radeon HD 4850. When i use drivers from 2009 the game runs fine no issues. When i update to the most recent drivers 2013 the game loads but but all visuals are displayed like im using xray (inverted colours,models are rendered but its almost as if there is no refresh,they just keep rendering on top of each other) with a small square in the top left displaying the proper colours but only shows sky.

Any ideas?

Solution:
Make sure there is no forced antialiasing enabled in the GPU control panel (Catalyst Control Center in the case of ATI) as this sounds like an issue caused by that (though screenshot would be helpful in confirming that!) - our rendering technique of choice does not play well with traditional anti-aliasing.
Thanks Tapio,exactly what the problem was.By default it wasn't set to 'use application setting'



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Problem: ZLib error (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2196.msg24282.html#msg24282)
I downloaded on steam today's patch and since the patch was installed the game has crashed at the initial loading screen.  It is coming up with "Fatal Error: ZLib errror (-3): invalid literal/length code".

Solution:
Try to reboot Steam and verify the game cache. Let me know if it doesn't work.

Thanks Ben.  Fixed.

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Problem: Game runs smoother than demo, but still laggy FPS (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2462.0.html)
Hi,

I'm just reporting fairly slow playing time behavior. Oddly enough the 2.0 demo is much slower and laggier than the race alpha. Both are enjoyable and I can't wait to see this develop, but I was surprised to not get at least 40fps out of this setup.

Changing number of racers and other sliders don't seem to have much effect.

My specs:
AMD FX-8120 3.1Ghz
Nvidia GTX 580 3GB - Driver 332.21
16GB Ram, Win 7 64-bit

It seems to be acting like it is not using hardware rendering on the card even though I am able to select the proper video card to rendering. I have two monitors connected to the video card though.

Solution:
I had set that up but I did change one crucial setting that did the trick.

I had to change multi-display/mixed-GPU acceleration to Single display performance mode.

Making that change I'm now getting a very smooth experience. If anyone is running this game on nvidia with multiple monitors connected they may want to check this setting.

Play time...  :D

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Problem: Sneak Peak 2.0 Not Working? (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,1991.0.html)
I Pre-Ordered The Next Car Game. I got the email with the steam key and also the download for the 2.0 Sneak Peak. When I get the zip file and I try to either launch the .exe or extract the file, I get an error. Can someone help?
Thanks,
Nick

Solution:
Wait never mind! Thanks for your help :D Now it works :D
Thanks so much :D
Nick

What you do to fix the problem?

Just kept re downloading it until it finally worked :D

Tip: Any time downloading big files, no surfing the net or downloading porn until download is done.  ;)

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Problem: F710 wireless gamepad - won't show up ingame (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2662.0.html)
Hello, i try to setup my gamepad (logitech F710 wireless) for NCG and it doesn't show up ingame. I use it for other games lately like Fifa or Assassins Creed and it works perfectly but it won't show up in NCG. Any solutions for this?


Solution:
I just bought one of these , you need to make sure that the controller is set to xinput and game will see it as an xbox controller

Its the switch on top inbetween the shoulder buttons, but you will be stuck with the mapping that game gives you, as the button layout cant be altered yet.


- i reconnected the controller with the logitech connecter
- i started ncg with the logitech profiler profile

Thanks!

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Problem: Long loading times, low fps, and unresponsive/slow to respond (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2625.0.html)
I tried playing the game for a few minutes today and for no determinable reason, the game loads very slowly, and when the game finally gets to the car selection screen, I'm getting 1fps or even less. If I try starting a derby match the frame rate stays at about 1fps, and I have to alt-tab out and manually close the game through the task manager. I also tried verifying the game files through Steam, didn't help. I tried closing and re-opening the game multiple times to no avail, and the last time it all out froze, but didn't crash.

It wasn't doing this yesterday, and I haven't done anything to the game. I usually run it maxed with 90+fps in 1080p.

notable specs:
i5-3570k OC'd to 4.2GHz (never had a problem with the overclock before)
Galaxy GTX 680 OC'd (tried opening/running the game with stock clocks and it didn't help)
Samsung 840 series 120gb SSD
Toshiba 7200RPM 2tb HDD (where the game and all my steam games are stored)
Windows 7 Home Edition SP1

Yeah, all my drivers are updated. It's only happening with NCG, I just played a few games to test if it happened to them too, but no luck, they all played fine. As a matter of fact, this is the only time this has happened to me as long as I've been a PC gamer; as in a year.

As I said this just started happening today, I have no idea how it happened, and I haven't done anything to the game. This is quite literally out of the blue. I should also add that I don't think a screenshot could help with this, and I don't have the Internet to upload video. It takes days to download games for me already.

Solution:
I through the Steam->userdata folder and didn't find a 228380 file, however I found the game location and deleted the folder and I'm attempting to re-download the game and see if that fixes it.

I'll post when it's done and hopefully I'll have good news

UPDATE: I have finished downloading the game after deleting the whole game folder, and everything is back to normal with everything running 90+ fps maxed out.


Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems.
Post by: Ben Lind on January 23, 2014, 12:55:41 PM
Thanks for making this thread Purple44! Stickied.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on January 30, 2014, 08:53:57 PM
Problem:  Keyboard / Controller delay (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2728.0.html)  - Steering lag
First, I want to say I love this game. however I am noting a bit of a problem with car control and I think I have come to the conclusion as where the problem lies. I notice in the game that there is about a half second delay between the keyboard or the controller and what happens on the screen.  It does not seem to be as noticeable in the Tech Demo, but mainly in the game with all the curves. The result is that braking and steering are effected the most because by the time I brake for a turn, the delay puts me into a wall or when turning the delay means I end up having to overcorrect because I have turned the wheel too long because of the delay.

I was not sure if any others were having a problem with this and had any suggestions.

Solution:
I'm curious to know what is your average FPS are? They average 40+?

If FPS dipping into the 20s can cause steering lag.

Are you using a third party program to remap buttons in NCG?


No steering lag with DFGT wheel and 50+ avg FPS.

I have lowered all the settings on the game for graphics and was able to get around 35 average for the game. The tech demo on the same settings was able to run much higher frame rate.

Guess it will be time to start planning on a new computer.

So getting better FPS did get rid of steering lag for you?

It reduced it greatly, but still notice it at times in the race games.

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Problem: error (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/540731619448522404/) - ZLIB
Quote from: m.roskam
i can start up the game. but if i start a race i get a message : ZLIB error (-3) invalid stored block lengths :. someone here knows what to do ?

Quote from: ???????;540732889340559666
Anyone else with this error? It's making me rage. I just spent an hour trying to load into the game again (I've yet to get past screwing off in the other 'sneak peak 2.0' exe) and as soon as my game *should* load into a race i get this error ^ ZLIB error (-3) invalid stored block lengths. I've restarted countless times, I updated my video driver and controller driver in hopes to use a steering wheel and nothing.

Solution:
Quote from: Rhymane;540732889344533573
Have you tried verifying the local game files?

Quote from: ???????;540732889415018469
IDK why I didn't think of this.. even though it's only a 2 gig game or so when I validated steam DL'ed 1.1 gig of something. Thanks for reminding me that trick ?demoticon?

ZLib Error (-3): invalid block type (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2247.0.html)

Want to try one more time uninstalling NCG and also the files here:

E:\Steam\userdata\33812072\228380\local\next car game pre-alpha

To make sure you are getting a fresh install of NCG and be sure to leave computer alone while doing the download. Watch and make sure Steam is actually downloading the NCG files.

If this don't fix problem don't know what to tell ya.

thanks man that worked :)  i deleted all files out of the  228380   folder :)

Problem: Zlib error (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,5367.0.html)
Hi!
I bought the game on steam sale and wanted to play it, but I can't. I get this error:
(http://i.imgur.com/kotsV3P.jpg]http://i.imgur.com/kotsV3P.jpg)
Can someone tell me what is wrong?

Solution:
Ok, looks like I find out why my game didn't want to launch. If you using nvidia shadowplay turn it off, it makes the game crash. I'll post this to bug report.

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Problem:
Low FPS with SLI

Solution:
The best thing you can do is turn on Alternate Frame Rendering 2 - this effectively forces frames to be rendered in parts across multiple GPU's. It's an alternate way to handle SLI rendering (as the name implies) and is the only way to really get NCG to use both GPU's as SLI is not currently supported.

http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/540732889674293415/
Quote from: OTHG_Backroads
So no sli yet,this helped me.Was getting around 40 fps vid qualiity setting high not quite maxed.Native sceen res 1920x1200x32  native 4 my 27" asus on 2 GTX460's.went to Nvidia control panel/manage 3d settings/SLI rending mode/ and force alternate frame rendering 2.My Frames are 75fps to 95fps mostly the later depending how many of the 24 cars are hitting me.Not perfect but better till the get in the sli.....Roads

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Problem: Sneak Peek 2.0 wont start ( after using Steam key for stand alone version )
Hi there.....i just received an email from bugbear with a product key to add sneak peek 2 to my steam library.  So i entered the key and it shows up in my steam. But when i click play from the settings screen, it says sneak peek 2 .exe has stopped working !!!
Any ideas guys?

Solution:
One thing you could try is to delete all the user data from the non-Steam Sneak Peek 2.0.

To do that, navigate to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local (open My Computer and paste that into the address bar) and delete all the folder that have Next Car Game in them.

Thank you Janne......That worked :)

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Problem: [Fixed] Framerate issue with different cars (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,3144.0.html)
ISSUE
Noticed a problem with the framerate since the latest update.
DESCRIPTION
I've experiment overnight a lot of video settings combinations to try and find the faulty one responsible for the framerate drops. Conclusion, there isn't one : I ended up setting everything to max, with no framerate drops. That's when I understood.
The problem comes from the car I play with. The american gives me severe framerate drops (still playable but gives you a good headache), the american sedan doesn't give me any, even with every video setting pushed to maximum, including anisotropy and AA, and the european car is the worst : it's a one frame per second display I get, unplayable.
Tested with all 3 circuits, 24 cars.

Operating System: Windows 7 Professionnel 64-bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T Processor (6 CPUs), ~3.3GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Card name: AMD Radeon HD 6970 2 Go
Sound Device : Creative SB X-Fi


Solution:
I take it build #2 ran just fine?

Your problem strange. All 3 cars get good FPS on my computer. I wonder before we try and trouble shoot this, it might be a good idea to get a fresh install of NCG.

Uninstall NCG and delete save folder:

E:\Steam\userdata\33812072\228380\local\next car game pre-alpha

I take it build #2 ran just fine?

That's right. But now that you mention it, I think I never tried the euro car on the previous build. Anyway, I'm downloading the game now. I'll get back to you after a few tests.

Edit:   Ok, I have to say, I was more than sceptical when you suggested to reinstall the game. I was wrong. No more framerate drops even with the euro car. You have my thanks  :D

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Problem: Resolution selection broken with multiple monitors (http://)
ISSUE
Game only shows the resolution options for the primary display device, but runs on the intended monitor.
DESCRIPTION
When I attempt to launch the game, the launcher only gives me the resolution options for my smaller monitor (it is the primary monitor, (1280x720) but the game will launch on the larger monitor as intended).  In order to play the game at the normal resolution (1920x1080) I have to unplug my other monitor, launch the game, then plug it back in.

I can't just swap the cables around, the primary (smaller) monitor is RGB only, and I have to use an RGB to DVI-I converter.  Problem is, my other monitor (middle of the desk, used for gaming, is 1920x1080) is DVI-D only, and my GPU only has one DVI-I output and one DVI-D output.


Solution:
Check to see if deadmoroz14 has your solution before this one.

In the Graphics selection menu before NCG is fully booted up, there is a graphics card selection bar.  I would say make sure it is set on the right monitor, for if one graphics card is running two monitors, the menu will show two exactly the same graphics card in the graphics card selection bar.  This happens when I plug an external monitor into my laptop.  Make sure you have the correct "graphics card" selected, aka the second one or lower one because you want to play NCG on your secondary monitor.  Then check to make sure you resolution is correctly selected in the resolution bar.

I hope that was helpful, and not confusing.
That worked, and now I feel dumb.  Thanks for the help.  I was in the properties menu and my gaming monitor was the primary one, I just had to select the other option from the rendering device drop down menu. (It was indeed the same thing twice)


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Problem and Solution: Maybe the safest Nvidia drivers for Wreckfest Build #7 are the 344.75 Nvidia drivers.

Seem some Nvidia drivers, match with some Nvidia video cards can't run Build #7 64bit version.

http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,8178.0.html

I had WF working fine on Win7 32 bits, than upgrated to 64bit, and now the game is crashing after a few seconds seeing garage... both 32 and 64 bits versions. I removed the folder as you said and try everything else i could find but still wont work.
(wreckfest reinstalled, and new install of Empyrion same video problem)

- settings all minimum
- Full upgrated W7 64 bits (W10 ready)
- newest Nvidia drive 355.60 on Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 v2
- DX11

HELP  :'(


But now:

I installed the 344.75 nvidia driver and now everything works fine, both 32 and 64 bits. So, be aware that the newest drive (355.XX) from nvidia didnt work AT ALL for me !


I just installed a new 960 to replace my 660 and Wreckfest still running fine with the  Nvidia 355.82 drivers.

Got my 960 4GB video card today. The 960 a heavier and longer video card than the 660. Did some benchmarking of Wreckfest and Mad Max so I can see what kind of FPS increase the new 960 give me over my old 660.

I used Display Driver Uninstaller (http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=379505) to get rid of my old drivers and went with the new Nvidia 355.82 drivers (http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/geforce-355-82-whql-driver-download.html).

I can report my computer survive the upgrade process ( got rid them dust bunnies for another year! ) and Wreckfest and Mad Max still run.  :D

Here the benchmarks I got using Fraps with the 660:

2015-09-02 14:40:20 - Wreckfest_x64 Gravel track
Frames: 7912 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 39.560 - Min: 23 - Max: 53  1280x960 max 2xMSAA

2015-09-02 14:50:40 - MadMax  Outer Graves
Frames: 10822 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 54.110 - Min: 35 - Max: 63 1600x1200 Ultra high


Here the benchmarks I got using Fraps with the 960:

2015-09-02 19:40:36 - Wreckfest_x64
Frames: 10292 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 51.460 - Min: 31 - Max: 66  1280x960 max 2xMSAA

2015-09-02 21:55:45 - MadMax
Frames: 11976 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 59.880 - Min: 52 - Max: 63  1600x1200  960 Ultra high


In Mad Max the 960 got me about a 6 FPS increase in avg FPS. In Wreckfest the 960 got me about a 12 FPS increase in avg FPS.

I hope I can now run Wreckfest at 1600x1200 now and keep FPS above 40 FPS.


Edit:

2015-09-02 23:40:45 - Wreckfest_x64
Frames: 9013 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 45.065 - Min: 27 - Max: 57  1600x1200 max 2xMSAA


Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on May 01, 2014, 10:37:55 PM
Problem: Logitech WingMan wheel not working
I play with a Logitech WingMan wheel, no problems after the hotfix. The force feedback is a bit 'mild' but other than that, it functions perfecty. I had to install the Logitech profiler to get it work, I did not have to do that for any other games I've played with the wheel.
Strangely, now it works even if the profiler isn't running, but I'm not sure how that works, maybe it's just a one time setup.

Solution:
Install Logitech profiler. I would get newest version. Need to download Logitech Gaming Software for your version of Windows to get Logitech profiler program.

http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/gaming-software?osid=13&bit=64

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Problem: Car is stuck at full throttle and full left on race restarts (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,3257.0.html)
same problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cu_TNWEn2kY&feature=youtu.be (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cu_TNWEn2kY&feature=youtu.be)

I bought game yesterday, played few events and thats it.. im stuck and cant move forward without help of other cars.. reverse is working well
I tryed every car setup, without solution.. reinstal game helped but again only for few events.

Solution:
If you have other than XBox360 controllers, try remapping steering, brake and accelerator (with some controllers the default mappings are guessed incorrectly causing stuff like seen in the video). Also, if you have multiple controllers (e.g. separete wheel and pedals), map dummy keyboard buttons to pedals' steering and wheel's brake/accel to make sure they don't interfere with each other.

Thank you for the reply, this worked for me. Both joystick and pedals are now mapped to keyboard keys and I can play more than one race without unplugging them before :)

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Problem: Blurred graphics?  (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,5338.0.html)
OK so liking the gameplay and it would be perfect - except for one thing...

The tires and the environment seem nice and sharp but the body of the cars paint looks blurred - I have tried everything but still nothing makes it go away. I have it set to correct resolution etc and even turned AA off too. This is what I got...

(http://oi60.tinypic.com/ml4a49.jpg)

Screenshot taken in window mode with a lower res but looks the same everything else I tried.

Thanks

Solution:
Well - not defaulted windows 7 as such more defaulted my AMD Catalyst Control Center.

I navigated to AMD Catalyst Control Center -> preferences menu -> Restore Factory Defaults

This does delete all game profiles you have already created - but I just added mine back in (10 minute job)

Something to note on this too it make sure you disable anti-aliasing in the control center too - else the game will be white and distorted. This is not the in-game settings but the video card control panel!!

Further note - restoring to factory settings worked - but even when I set the settings manually myself this did not work. Only resetting using the preference option worked.

Cheers,
Jim

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Problem:  Crash to desktop on start up (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,5457.0.html)
Hi all, so I am getting a crash to desktop since this new update. Get the splash screen, then instant desktop with basic stopped working message on windows 8.1. tried a reinstall and updating to newest beta AMD drivers. Anyone else had this issue?

Solution:
Right,  fixed!! Tur s out it amd the problem with battlefield 4 were the same. It was comodo isolating and sandboxing it!! Sorry all.

Sent from my XT1052 using Tapatalk

Seem Comodo is an antivirus program causing trouble with NCG.

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Problem: Car stuttering (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/41973821317527786/#p1)
Quote from: HYBRIDGAMERJEK
I have a GTX 780 and an AMD 8350 @ 4.3Ghz and the car jumps forwards and backwards

NCG everything on low with a gtx 780 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xz2rCkCHfRw#ws)

Solution:
Quote from: HYBRIDGAMERJEK;37470847814774166
Thanks everyone
He fixed it by reinstalling

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Problem: game crashes (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,5419.0.html) 
Game crashes when starting game, no error displayed

Installing latest July update to "fresh" computer and not able to start game with ASUS GTX 560 DirectCU II TOP (non-ti). After going to Steam > NCG > Play > choosing settings, game will attempt to start: briefly Next car game title (game's normal black loading screen) is shown 1-2 seconds, but then window / game just closes without getting to the game main menu. No error message displayed

Attempted to start game with minimum settings (windowed, non-windowed, vsync on and off), still force exiting while trying to start game:
See attachement: main_options_src.jpg

Fix attempts so far:

1) Restarted machine
=> same issue continues

2) Followed all troubleshooting instructions available in steam:  https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7143-WUGK-0156 (https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7143-WUGK-0156)
- Verified game cache: ok
- installed DIRECTX package that comes with game:
\Bugbear Entertainment\_CommonRedist\DirectX\Jun2010\DXSETUP.exe
- Restarted machine.
=> same issue continues

3) After that, installed latest Directx -driver from NVIDIA web site (337.88-desktop-win8-win7-winvista-64bit-english-whql.exe), Restarted machine => same issue continues

4) Disabled network access, Avast + Comodo firewall => same issue continues

My system specs (from dxdiag):
See attachement speksit.txt

Previous update of the game was working ok with my setup. Before installing this latest NCG game version from Steam, I uninstalled whole steam and reinstalled steam to other drive. Otherwise my setup is the same as it was with ok-working previous version of NCG game. Another steam game plays ok (although it's only directx version 9 i guess..)

Solution: anti virus the problem
Okie, problem solved (it provenly helps to describe the issue for one to find still one missing check etc.  ;) )

1) re-installed game from Steam
2) defined to Avast autosand-box that:
DRIVE:\Steam\SteamApps\common\Bugbear Entertainment\Next Car Game.exe  => should be excluded and never to be auto-sandboxed.
(settings is in Avast > File shield > Settings > Autosandbox)

One of those did the trick and got game started after all!

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Problem: Tarmac track doesn't work with highest texture setting (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6183.0.html)
Tarmac track seems to work with medium textures but once i turn to highest it stops working. I have R9 290 with latest catalyst installed. There was problem with the track at highest texture setting before latest patch (and new catalyst version) too; frame rates dropped to 1-2 fps and were fragmented. This time black screen and after few seconds it crashed. Issue seems to be AMD graphics card related as in thread i posted back then there were multiple amd card owners but none nvidia.http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,5575.msg48853.html#msg48853 (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,5575.msg48853.html#msg48853)

This is not huge issue as medium texture setting works, but it's weird that all other tracks i have tried with highest setting (all settings maxed @ 1440p) work without problems at acceptable frame rates. So please get it working  8)

edit.
Just tried without vertical sync and all seems to work. Vsync seems to be the cause; funny it works with other tracks i tried.

Solution:

edit.
Just tried without vertical sync and all seems to work. Vsync seems to be the cause; funny it works with other tracks i tried.

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Problem: Crash after exiting lobby (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6443.0.html)
Almost every time i exit multiplayer lobby game crashes.
Anyone experience something like this?
Processor    Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670K CPU @ 3.40GHz
Video Card   NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
Memory           8 GB
OS                   W 8.1
Resolution   2560 x 1080
Dualshock 3 running with motioninjoy

Solution:
Problem solved, had to disable vertical sync.

TC

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Problem: FPS drop using steering wheel (sidewinder) *devs plz fix (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6451.0.html)
Know issue that i would love to get fixed for this game is the FPS drop that accurs when using an old steering wheel like Microsoft sidewinder forcefeedback. (known to be more) but this just drives me nuts sinse the wheel works with all of the flatout games i wounder why it dont work for NCG:W it only works with keybord for me. And it so frustrating driving with a keybord when you have been playing with a racing wheel for every racing game. (lower the quality does not help it)


This might have been stated before by the devs or the community but i would REALLY wish that the devs could fix this. my wheel even worked on their "10 year old" game they realesed for free for us to download a while back.


Please DEVS fix this :(

Solution:
This was a problem for me early on and there was a folder you could delete that fixed it, but I can't find the thread with the solution in now.

edit.

Here you go, this fixed it for me.

"Have you tried this: Remove the user data generated by the previous build by navigating to [STEAM INSTALLATION FOLDER]/userdata/[USER ID]/228380/local and removing the folder labeled ‘next car game pre-alpha’." ( posted by Bugbear Dev Janne Suur-Näkki (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,2559.0.html) )

I dont know who you are or who made the tread but THANKS it acctualy did fix it for me! thank you so much!

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Problem: Always massive lag (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6580.0.html)
ISSUE
As topic says, I got massive lag no matter what I do, both singleplayer and multiplayer...

DESCRIPTION
I'm running lowest graphic settings, I've tried playing without any opponents and without my g27 steering wheel. I still get these lags where the game feels my steering 0.5-2 seconds late and sometimes I get this, which we can compare with watching a scratched dvd, it hacks forward... These lags started coming after the multiplayer update, before that it ran smooth as silk on highest graphic, 24 bots and with my steeringwheel...

I'll just leave this here:
Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor
Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
Ram: DDR3 8Gb

SCREENSHOT/VIDEO
Would love to show a video but I get around 3-4 fps when recording so not much to see there...

Solution:
Try reverting a few drivers back.
Has helped people in the past with the same type of issue.
Thank you! Works perfect again, had to revert to drivers from May...

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Problem: Mouse glitching (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6581.0.html)
When I start the the game and begin playing in the menu (garage) my mouse glitches and teleports to the same button all the time I can email vid of it if you want Plz help I cant play  :'(

Solution:
This has been reported once or twice before, but we have difficult time in reproducing it here. IIRC, a work-around is to Alt+Tab out of the game and then back in again. You could also check if removing all game controllers and restarting game fixes it. Btw, what kind of mouse do you have?

Thanks man the alt+ tab worked thanks now I can play  :D

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Problem: Can no longer run Wreckfest... (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6922.0.html)
When I originally bought Wreckfest a few weeks ago everything was working fine.  No issues.

Then, last week the game will no longer start.  I get no errors at all.  In Task Manager, I see the game "start" but immediately stop.  Nothing ever comes on screen.

Is there anyway to tell why this process is stopping like this via a log or some other way?

This is the only game I have that does this.  Not sure what is going on. 

I have uninstalled the game, validated I deleted any lingering data, reinstalled and still cannot get the game to start.

Any ideas?

Solution:
Well, just because I decided to re-do DirectX again via the MS link....after that it seems to work again.

Wonder why my DirectX went nuts?

Directx link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35 (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35)


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Problem:  Wreckfest/NCG fatal error/black screen (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,7296.0.html)

Wreckfest & NCG load graphics adjust screen then you hit ok and it goes black.Fatal Error Steam must be running to play this game.I always sign in first then launch from steam not desktop.Does not respond to taskmgr forcing restart because system lockup.Have tried numerous suggested fixes no luck.I have uninstalled ,reinstalled games and Steam.Please help

Win 8.1 pro 64 bit
gigabyte p55-ud3r
Intel I5 750 2.67
8Gb ddr3
Evga GeForce gtx 750 ti super clocked

Solution:
Solution------I was able to fix by right clicking on the game in steam opening properties menu clicking on launch options under the general menu then type "autoconfig" into the box and hit ok.This also worked on other games not launching.

Here link to the Steam telling about "autoconfig":

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=1216-JMTZ-0860 (https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=1216-JMTZ-0860)


How do I set the autoconfig launch option?

The -autoconfig launch option will allow Steam to configure a Valve/Source game with the best settings for use on your machine.

    Open Steam
    Go to the "Library"
    Right-click the game which needs to be reconfigured
    Select "Properties" from the menu
    Click the "Set launch options..." button
    Remove any launch options currently shown.
    Type -autoconfig in the box.


You can also use -safe to force safe mode.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Trooper Bri on May 03, 2014, 03:41:11 AM
You're a maniac Purple, good stuff! Thanks for the big contribution.

I even learned something. Downloaded the Logitech Profiler since I'll eventually dig out my old Momo wheel. I already use the M510 mouse, so that's twice the reason.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: creepydude555 on July 28, 2014, 06:13:45 AM
Thanks for everything!
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: claybot1 on August 24, 2014, 02:53:14 PM
MY problem is that whenever I start up the sneak peek it crashes and doesn't show an error I've tried
.downloading directx
.reinstalling the sneak peek
.reinstalling steam
please help if you have any suggestions :)
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on August 24, 2014, 08:57:38 PM
MY problem is that whenever I start up the sneak peek it crashes and doesn't show an error I've tried
.downloading directx
.reinstalling the sneak peek
.reinstalling steam
please help if you have any suggestions :)

Is this the free v1.0 demo or v2.O Sneak Peek?

What your computer specs and version of Windows?
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: claybot1 on August 24, 2014, 10:39:38 PM
Its the v2.0 sneak peek
I am running on windows 7
 and I have 8gb of ram
3.9 ghz of clock speed on my cpu
a 2gb video card
500 gb of hard disk space
and 550 watts on my psu

 hope that helps ;)
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on August 24, 2014, 11:27:04 PM
Are you able to run NCG no problem?

Are you running an antivirus program like Comodo that can cause problems?

"Right,  fixed!! Tur s out it amd the problem with battlefield 4 were the same. It was comodo isolating and sandboxing it!! Sorry all. "



Okie, problem solved (it provenly helps to describe the issue for one to find still one missing check etc.  ;) )

1) re-installed game from Steam
2) defined to Avast autosand-box that:
DRIVE:\Steam\SteamApps\common\Bugbear Entertainment\Next Car Game.exe  => should be excluded and never to be auto-sandboxed.
(settings is in Avast > File shield > Settings > Autosandbox)

One of those did the trick and got game started after all!
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: claybot1 on August 25, 2014, 03:19:06 AM
Yes I am able to run ncg no problem but not the sneak peek

and no I am not running an antivirus program
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: claybot1 on August 25, 2014, 05:11:47 PM
Oh Ive also tried running the program as admin and looked at some other settings
None of those have worked.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on November 10, 2014, 12:43:44 PM
Updating video drivers can cause problems with Wreckfest:

Problem: Always massive lag (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6580.0.html)
ISSUE
As topic says, I got massive lag no matter what I do, both singleplayer and multiplayer...

DESCRIPTION
I'm running lowest graphic settings, I've tried playing without any opponents and without my g27 steering wheel. I still get these lags where the game feels my steering 0.5-2 seconds late and sometimes I get this, which we can compare with watching a scratched dvd, it hacks forward... These lags started coming after the multiplayer update, before that it ran smooth as silk on highest graphic, 24 bots and with my steeringwheel...

I'll just leave this here:
Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor
Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
Ram: DDR3 8Gb

SCREENSHOT/VIDEO
Would love to show a video but I get around 3-4 fps when recording so not much to see there...

Solution:
Try reverting a few drivers back.
Has helped people in the past with the same type of issue.
Thank you! Works perfect again, had to revert to drivers from May...

Problem: Can't Launch Game - FRESH INSTALL (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6954.0.html)

Solution:
Well we running out of options. :(

How about video drivers. You using the the latest AMD video drivers? If so, maybe roll back video drivers to an older version.

Updating video drivers can cause problems with Wreckfest:

Problem: Always massive lag (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6580.0.html)
ISSUE
As topic says, I got massive lag no matter what I do, both singleplayer and multiplayer...

DESCRIPTION
I'm running lowest graphic settings, I've tried playing without any opponents and without my g27 steering wheel. I still get these lags where the game feels my steering 0.5-2 seconds late and sometimes I get this, which we can compare with watching a scratched dvd, it hacks forward... These lags started coming after the multiplayer update, before that it ran smooth as silk on highest graphic, 24 bots and with my steeringwheel...

I'll just leave this here:
Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor
Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
Ram: DDR3 8Gb

SCREENSHOT/VIDEO
Would love to show a video but I get around 3-4 fps when recording so not much to see there...

Solution:
Try reverting a few drivers back.
Has helped people in the past with the same type of issue.
Thank you! Works perfect again, had to revert to drivers from May...


When you do a search for 228380 now, do you see the /228380 folder under Steam folder?
You got it! I downgraded from the current driver (AMD Catalyst Omega v.14.12) to an older driver (AMD Catalyst v.14.11.2 Beta) and that solved the problem!
I now have the userdata folder 228380 now that the game is running as well.
Thank you for your help and patience, and I'll see you in game. :)

Problem:   (Solved) Game Crashes on Launch with RX 480 (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,9114.0.html)
Hey Wreckfest community,

I just upgraded to a new AMD RX480 video card and discovered I can no longer get the 64-bit version of Wreckfest to launch. It doesn't get to the graphics settings windows or main menu, crashes out before that. I'm not using any mods (never have but double checked and made sure a modlist.mods file did not exist in my userdata folder) and have verified the integrity of the game cache. The 32-bit version of the game launches with no issues as well as the sneak peak & Throw-a-Santa. Before the RX480 I was running a Radeon HD 6870 and didn't have any problems running the 64-bit version. I don't thing anything else has changed since the last time I played the game (except installing Dirt Rally). Any help would be appreciated.

System Info:
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40 GHz
AMD Radeon RX 480
Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7
16GB RAM
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
PS3 controller via USB using SCPTookit
Logitech G29 Driving Force Racing Wheel


AMD Driver Info:
Radeon Software Version - 16.7.2
Radeon Software Edition - Crimson
Radeon Settings Version - 2016.0708.1511.25486
Driver Packaging Version - 16.20.1035.1001-160708a-304447E
Provider - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
2D Driver Version - 8.1.1.1558
Direct3D® Version - 9.14.10.1197
OpenGL® Version - 6.14.10.13441
OpenCL™ Version - 2.0.6.0
AMD Mantle Version - 9.1.10.123
AMD Mantle API Version - 98309
AMD Audio Driver Version - 10.0.0.3
Vulkan Driver Version - 1.2.0
Vulkan API Version - 1.0.17

Solution:
Finally got the 64-bit version working. I uninstalled the Radeon drivers (16.7.3), Swapped the 6870 back into the system, installed the drivers for for the card, launched the game = no problem. Uninstalled 6870 drivers, swapped the RX 480 into the system, installed the Radeon 16.7.3 drivers, launched the game = no problem. So I guess I should have completely removed the video drivers and re-installed them. Probably didn't need to reinstall the 6870.

Game looks pretty good. Hitting 50-80 fps with everything on max, MSAA set to 4x and doing 24 car races. Haven't tried multiplayer yet.

If all else fails to get Wreckfest to start, try this:

Problem:  Game won't launch? (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,7959.0.html)
I'm in the same boat here .

I can't get it to launch no matter what I try.

new game install done that 3 times
directx drivers installed and updated
delete steam userdata 228380 many times
new graphics card drivers
No antivirus blocking the game .
Disabled Aero

It just crashes both versions with a wreckfest.exe/wreckfest_x64.exe  has stopped working .

If you guys have any new ideas let me know, otherwise I'll just wait for the next update.

Thanks

Solution:
Thanks for the help

I reinstalled the game on my primary drive c:\ (same drive as steam is installed) and now it works .

so after all that effort it was something fairly simple to fix

Thanks again for your help and I hope this might help some others out there.

Now I'm off to play , yay ;-)

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Problem: mouse glitch (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/535150948604481251/#p4)

Quote from: Purple44;535152511362301660
Quote from: Blue Shark~Vault Boy /CZE/;535152511362274970
I got a really annoying mouse glitch. When I start the game up mouse will go completely nuts and jump between "leaderboards" and "menu" in upper side of the screen. Only alt-tab fixes the problem temporarily but then it comes back and from time to time gets stuck to "X" on random opened menu.

You got any devices pluged in to USB ports that Wreckfest might be picking up on and causing trouble?

Solution:


Quote from: Blue Shark~Vault Boy /CZE/;535152511362325373
Nope, but thanks. It gave me the idea if it isn't caused by some other program messing up the input. It was. Deleted it and works fine now.


Quote from: Blue Shark~Vault Boy /CZE/;535152511362850455
Quote from: Wasabi Wei;535152511362822825
For the love of god tell me what program! I have the mouse bug also.
For me it was program called Vjoy. It's something that emulates gamepad on your M&K. So I suppose it must be caused by programs that mess with the input. You just need to find out what causes the problem on your end.

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Problem:  decrease fps + stuttering on 4790k and gtx 980 (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,8338.0.html)
If I'm wrong section, I apologize to the mod. I have a 4790k, a gtx 980 and 8gb of ram, resolution monitor 1440x900. There are drop fps + stuttering in some moments of the game. For example, in sandpit 2 sunset, before the race, when the camera flies over the 24 car, I see the drops in fps disappearing soon after. Sometimes, during the race, when cars collide, this is the short stuttering disappears almost immediately. To my resolution, I do not believe to be limited or it is a problem of paging file. The problem may be due to poor optimizationof the early access? Has anyone encountered this short drops fps?

Solution:
I chose the adaptive because without vsync i had tearing, with v-sync in-game i had stuttering. For my monitor (60 hz) adaptive is perfect on each track and 24 cars.

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Problem:   Pink textures and out of vertex memory error (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,8685.0.html)
When I start the game everything but the car is pink and un-textured. When I first started the game it crashed with an Error "Out of vertex buffer memory". I toned down the graphic settings to minimum. Then the race loaded but everything on the track was also pink and untextured.

(http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=8685.0;attach=3873;image)

Core i5-2500 3.30ghz
8gb Ram
Amd Radeon HD 6900
1gb video memory
Windows10 64-bit

Solution:
You should start to look the fault from the game's files, so firstly, try to verify the game file catche from Steam. If that doesn't work, delete the gamefiles and reinstall it completely. After that, if the fault is still there, you should start to look up the fault elsewhere.

Re-installing worked. Thanks! :)

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Problem:  G27 Steering Offset (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/351660338727572283/?tscn=1467694965)
Quote from: NoooneyDude
The G27 steering wheel is offset to the left by 50 percent. That is, the "Test Steering" variable in the Wreckfest wheel settings tab is set to -50 %, instead of 0 %, while the wheel is centred. This means I have to hold the wheel offcentre to drive straight. Since -50 percent is centre, I have between -100 and -50 to turn left with, and -50 to 100 percent to turn right, as such amount of turning required is different to the other side.

The wheel tracks perfectly and the centre is detected correctly in the windows gamepad settings window, and works fine in other games.

Anyone know what's going on here?

Solution:
Quote from: NoooneyDude;351660338731226740
Well, apparently it was a simple matter of calibration.

 This post here    (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,7162.msg63277.html#msg63277) set me straight.

Picked up the product today and enjoy it thus far but I have noticed that getting the wheel to work in the first place is awkward.

I use a Saitek R440 and noticed that when I'm setting the controller inputs I need to zero the pedals and center the wheel before binding them. This wasn't a step the menu suggested or even hinted at that I could see and, perhaps obviously, immediately after assigning left steering I'm going to go straight to assigning right and not think to carefully recenter the wheel first. The upshot was that the car was veering to one side constantly.  To rectify the issue I had to rebind the controls, carefully recentering the wheel before I assigned each steering axis.

That aside, a minor additional gripe, why can't I assign reset car to the wheel? Why do I have to let go and go to the keyboard, open the menu and *then* reset the car?

The only other issue I noticed was that by default the throttle was unusually sensitive and the force feedback was too heavy but that could just be specific to the Saitek and was quickly adjusted.

I assumed the keybinding only looks at the axes, not also the degree on the axis. This is the keybinding under the Controls (as opposed to the Advanced) tab. I also would have thought renaming device.cfg would affect this, but not so.

Thanks guys, problem solved.
 

*********************************

Problem: Game crash when i try go settings (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,8186.0.html)
(I know I'm reviving an old topic but the issue is identical.)

I can start the game and race and everything looks fine, but as soon as I go to Menu -> Settings the game crashes with a standard Windows popup: "Wreckfest_x64.exe has stopped working".

No logs can be found except for the windows event log.
(I've searched for "Report.*" which was mentioned in another thread but couldn't find the file.)

What I have tried so far:
* Updated to latest graphics drivers.
* Tested with and without the G29 racing wheel.
* Deleted ...\Steam\userdata\...\...\local\wreckfest early access
* Verified integrity of game files via Steam.
* Tried different resolutions and graphics settings by first deleting settings.conf in folder mentioned above and changing the settings in the popup before the game starts.
* 32 bit version, 64 bit version.

I don't have this issue in any other game.

Error in event log: (Translated to English)
Error occured in the program by name:: Wreckfest_x64.exe, version 0.0.0.0, timestamp 0x58b00c59
, the error occured in the module by name: ntdll.dll, version 10.0.14393.479, timestamp 0x5825887f
Errorcode: 0xc00000fd
Felförskjutning: 0x0000000000040e57
Process-ID: 0x3b98
Program start time: 0x01d2d90fa035add6
Path to application: D:\Spel\Steam\steamapps\common\Bugbear Entertainment\Wreckfest_x64.exe
Path to module: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
Report-ID: 2287a21d-2026-48fc-a9bf-30aa82b50fb7
Full name of the faulting package:
Program-ID relative to the relative to the faulting package:

Thankful for assistance.

Solution:
If right click Wreckfest in Steam library and click properties and then click set launch options and add -setup. This will bring up the graphic settings window before came starts.

(http://www.lay-zmattress.com/flatout2/purple44/Next%20Car%20Game%202016/setup-graphics-window.jpg)


It's FIXED!
There was a windows update that I had to trigger manually called "Windows Creators Update".
I installed it and ntdll.dll got updated, this in turn fixed the issue!

@Purple44 & St. Jimmy
Thank you for helping out. :-)




Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: kl8act0 on March 02, 2015, 04:43:04 PM
Solution----3/2/2015  In Steam right click on game, open properties, under general click on launch options type"autoconfig" into box then hit ok
Title: Black Screen
Post by: Slimey345 on April 05, 2015, 09:32:09 PM
So, I am trying to get the demo working, and I get to the opening screen, but when the game should load and the controls are shown to you, I get an endless black screen instead.
A few remarks:
1. I am playing on Linux, but since I can get other .exe games working, that can´t be the problem
2. My computer is quite old, though it holds up with most games pretty well
It might just be that something is outdated, but since it gives me a black screen, I can´t tell.
It would be swell if I got a solution to this problem.

Slimey
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Frisker on April 05, 2015, 11:02:34 PM
Wreckfest only supports Windows at the point, so it might very well be the reason. Also, post your specs if it's them.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Aerotactics on April 07, 2015, 10:13:52 PM
NCG doesn't run great on old systems. Its current build is made for supercomputers, but I think its because its not optimized for best performance. I think at this time, its like kids taking handfuls of mud and stacking them on each other. The final product is supposed to be a sandcastle but we're not there yet.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Regreb Mada on July 01, 2015, 09:16:59 PM
I maxed my res and that fixed my black loading screen issue

Now this one has me stumped NCG sneak peek 2.0 works fine for me but wreckfest won't launch.
 
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on July 03, 2015, 12:30:56 PM
I maxed my res and that fixed my black loading screen issue

Now this one has me stumped NCG sneak peek 2.0 works fine for me but wreckfest won't launch.

You getting any error message? Have you read through the solutions that are posted here to see if there a fix to try?
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: II-WalkerGer-II on July 03, 2015, 12:49:18 PM
NCG doesn't run great on old systems. Its current build is made for supercomputers, but I think its because its not optimized for best performance. I think at this time, its like kids taking handfuls of mud and stacking them on each other. The final product is supposed to be a sandcastle but we're not there yet.

Great comparison there man! :D :D
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on September 05, 2015, 08:37:36 PM
Seem some Nvidia drivers, match with some Nvidia video cards can't run Build #7 64bit version.

http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,8178.0.html

I had WF working fine on Win7 32 bits, than upgrated to 64bit, and now the game is crashing after a few seconds seeing garage... both 32 and 64 bits versions. I removed the folder as you said and try everything else i could find but still wont work.
(wreckfest reinstalled, and new install of Empyrion same video problem)

- settings all minimum
- Full upgrated W7 64 bits (W10 ready)
- newest Nvidia drive 355.60 on Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 v2
- DX11

HELP  :'(


But now:

I installed the 344.75 nvidia driver and now everything works fine, both 32 and 64 bits. So, be aware that the newest drive (355.XX) from nvidia didnt work AT ALL for me !


I just installed a new 960 to replace my 660 and Wreckfest still running fine with the Nvidia 355.82 drivers.

Got my 960 4GB video card today. The 960 a heavier and longer video card than the 660. Did some benchmarking of Wreckfest and Mad Max so I can see what kind of FPS increase the new 960 give me over my old 660.

I used Display Driver Uninstaller (http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=379505) to get rid of my old drivers and went with the new Nvidia 355.82 drivers (http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/geforce-355-82-whql-driver-download.html).

I can report my computer survive the upgrade process ( got rid them dust bunnies for another year! ) and Wreckfest and Mad Max still run.  :D

Here the benchmarks I got using Fraps with the 660:

2015-09-02 14:40:20 - Wreckfest_x64 Gravel track
Frames: 7912 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 39.560 - Min: 23 - Max: 53  1280x960 max 2xMSAA

2015-09-02 14:50:40 - MadMax  Outer Graves
Frames: 10822 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 54.110 - Min: 35 - Max: 63 1600x1200 Ultra high


Here the benchmarks I got using Fraps with the 960:

2015-09-02 19:40:36 - Wreckfest_x64
Frames: 10292 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 51.460 - Min: 31 - Max: 66  1280x960 max 2xMSAA

2015-09-02 21:55:45 - MadMax
Frames: 11976 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 59.880 - Min: 52 - Max: 63  1600x1200  960 Ultra high


In Mad Max the 960 got me about a 6 FPS increase in avg FPS. In Wreckfest the 960 got me about a 12 FPS increase in avg FPS.

I hope I can now run Wreckfest at 1600x1200 now and keep FPS above 40 FPS.


Edit:

2015-09-02 23:40:45 - Wreckfest_x64
Frames: 9013 - Time: 200000ms - Avg: 45.065 - Min: 27 - Max: 57  1600x1200 max 2xMSAA

Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Kingakomoto on November 03, 2015, 02:19:16 AM
I am having a issue where the game loads and then crashes before it loads the actual game, it loads the title and then it crashes on a blackscreen loading the controls and game itself
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: michael200101 on February 05, 2016, 12:33:11 PM
I cant download the demo,im signed up but when i go on the link there is an error on the page
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on February 05, 2016, 12:43:54 PM
I cant download the demo,im signed up but when i go on the link there is an error on the page

Seem Bugbear has not got around to fixing the download link at their site. Try this one:

For the time being, you can use this download link: https://mega.nz/#!aoERzIgZ!urgqtZfVq1Vj0dN4KTXoN2LnrfWBtWiz3kzfbGQu82Q
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on May 23, 2016, 10:51:10 PM
Now we got mod support in Wreckfest, we are seeing posts that Wreckfest not starting after enabling some mods. I'm thinking some mods may not work well together and cause Wreckfest to not load. If this happens to you, do this:

Hi

I have chosen some mods in game and then I had to restart the game. But the game didn't start again...and it doesn't start still :(
I reinstalled it and I checked the data but nothing happens :/

Hope anybody can help me :)

Try one the 2 solutions in these posts:

Attention !
I found the way to repair the game in case if the mods have broken it. Do this:
C:\Program Files\Steam\userdata\[User ID]\228380\local\wreckfest early access
Delete the modlist.mods file from there, so the game starts again without any mods. :)

You can also edit modlist.mods with 'bagedit'   1=activate  /  0=deactivate  a specific mod.


Yes, but, someone who's not capable of editing/have not the skill or knowledge, needs that tip. :)
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on May 25, 2016, 05:35:19 AM
Also lately we been getting more reports of *Fatal Disk Error*. Here a couple things that have fix it:

http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/357287304414429203/?tscn=1464130389

Quote from: Nevermind Me?!?!?!
Hi there, I need some help.... After one of these new updates I am now un able to play the game. Everytime I launch the game it comes up *Fatal Disk Error*....

I have uninstalled the game and reinstalled it... I am not the only person this happend to because there are a handful of threads with this issue, I have been unable to fix the game with the help in those threads... Need help asap, thank you :D

Quote from: Nevermind Me?!?!?!;357287304414650494
Quote from: solaris7;357287304414513854
Try lunching the game In 32bit mode. The 64bit version of the game works for me if I launch the 32bit, close it and then launch the 64bit. If I don't do this I get the fatal disk error
Fixed the issue, thanks :D

***************************************

Fatal Disk Error [FIXED] (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,8891.0.html)

Space had to do this to get rid of Fatal Disk Error:

http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/357286663685944279/?tscn=1463865132

Quote from: Spaceface;357286663687360331
Yep, I was getting the same error after the latest update. Thought it was my SSD failing, but got the same error after installing on another drive. This only happened when launching the 64 bit version, the 32 bit didn't give me that error. I set the wreckfest_x64.exe to run in compatiblility mode for Windows 7 and that resolved the problem  for me.

Hi, I recently noticed that Wreckfest has steam workshop now, i was hyped to test it out, downloaded 2 mods, went into game, everything worked fine, but i did not see any mods, then i noticed button "MODS" on top of the screen, i clicked there and noticed that this is where you enable mods. so game said that you need to restart the game in order for mods to get enabled, so i clicked "yes" and then i got "fatal disk error".

now i can't run the game anymore, i get fatal disk error every time.

and i swear if one noob tells me it is my drive, i will slap you with a 100 year old smelly tuna fish, right in the face!!
this error has been around for a while (i searched before i posted), but clearly nobody else has brains to figure out that this has nothing to do with your drive, the error is caused by some save data or mod.
Clearly after enabling the mods and getting the error, the problem is with the mod.

I went back onto steam workshop and unsubscribed, but the issue is still there, i'm quite sure it corrupted my save data, but i have no idea where to look or what to delete.
so developers please fix this, at least make the game show us the correct error messages.

EDIT:

FIX:
Go into your "Steam/userdata" folder and search for "228380" folder, then go into "228380/local/wreckfest early access" and delete the file caleld "modlist.mods" and re-launch the game.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on June 19, 2016, 02:57:02 AM
Hey, it my turn to post in my thread. :P

Problem:
After letting Microsoft upgraded my Win 7 to Win 10, I now need 3d glasses to play Wreckfest!  :o

(http://www.lay-zmattress.com/flatout2/purple44/Next%20Car%20Game%202016/where-3d-glasses.jpg)

Solution:
If I alt-tab and then go back to Wreckfest, that would get rid of the 3D effect. But I wanted a better fix. So I did a Google search for " this application is not rated by nvidia corp " And got a link to this thread:

This application is not rated by Nvidia Corp (https://steamcommunity.com/app/346110/discussions/0/490125737469356737/)

Quote from: DrunkNinja
     Nov 14, 2015
Loading the title screen when I was given a message in the bottom left of screen saying "This application is not rated by nvidia corp"...

Followed by my game skitzing out and all the colours turning a brown orange and white mess. Now unplayable.

Drivers are current and been playing no problems for months, until today.

Any ideas? Can't find any information about this problem, I'm clueless.

****FIXED**** Something was causing the game to start in 3D mode, disable sterioscopic 3D in Nvidia control panel.

So I go check the Nvidia control panel and find this:

(http://www.lay-zmattress.com/flatout2/purple44/Next%20Car%20Game%202016/where-3d-glasses2.jpg)

I unclick sterioscopic 3D setting, fire up Wreckfest and the 3D effect is gone. :)

Doing the Win 10 upgrade over Win 7 kept my current Nividia drivers, but somehow the upgrade enable the sterioscopic 3D setting.

************************************

Problem:    Black Screen after resolution change (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/333656722980495063/)
Quote from: RoNDoNDo
Wreckfest was working great until... I just bought a new monitor that will do 1440.  So, I start the game, change the resolution from 1080 to 1440 and it says it needs to restart the game.  Once the game restarts all I get is a black screen.  I can hear the game running, but the screen stays black.  I can't even figure out how to get it to quit besides turning the system off.  ALT tab, task manager, etc will not respond.

Is there a way for me to set the resolution prior to launching the game?  I know it let me do that the very first time I launched the game, but now since the game launches right to the splash screen, I can't see how to get the resolution back where it used to be.  I'm thinking if I can set the resolution back to 1080 that it will work again until I figure out why the 1440 will not work.

Any suggestions are appreciated.

Solution:

Quote from: Facial_Burns;333657334439109567
You are running the game on fullscreen(porbably) change to boarderless or windowed then the black screen should go away and if i were to guess you are Win 10 maybe 8?

Quote from: RoNDoNDo;333657334439729294
Yes, I am Win10 and I was running fullscreen.  I switched to windowed and it started working in 1440.  I then switched back to fullscreen and it's working now too.  Really weird.  Thanks for all the help, especially the -settings option which really helped me a lot!

**************************************

Problem:   walking backwards car (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/276237094323848985/?tscn=1478469361)
Quote from: chavesfull
game is impossible to play because my car is going backwards alone, I wonder if anyone has had this problem and have to solve.


Quote from: chavesfull;276237094323872492
Quote from: UK}Sam223;276237094323866178
try remapping your controller in the ingame options?

Yes, just install the game, but is not giving to play because my car is walking alone in reverse


Solution:
Quote from: chavesfull;276237094323913450
Quote from: UK}Sam223;276237094323894212
Go in game. Click menu>settings>controls

Ok, the problem was in control, it was necessary to update the joystick driver, now is functioning normally, thanks for listening.

Problem:
camera spins around the car. camera 45 degrees off

Solution:
presuming ed, you probably need to go the Settings and check the input mappings one by one, deleting any bogus one (check under all controller devices). We've noticed that automatic mapping sometimes fails.

Janne - your suggestion is what I did and it worked for me. The camera was pointing left in the beginning before reconfiguring. My Fanatext CLS PS4 Wheel with CSL Elite Pedals ist a bit confusing when trying to configure, as the Wheel itself shows up two times. I just deleted all and every input and mapped the ones I need one by one, now it works.

Here 2 threads with some possible fixes:

http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,7943.0.html

http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,6375.0.html
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Daystar on June 19, 2016, 04:19:45 AM
Oh my Purple.... Win 10 really? you know big brother will watch you like a hawk now. so was it worth the upgrade? get better fps in games?
funny how I added an extra hard drive last year, and microcrap informed me that my Windows 7 version was illegal! I said screw them. and will stick to my Windows 7.
I have altered (lots of google registry search tweaks for my registry, was finally able to get my Windows 7 to be back to normal)  my Windows 7 since than, to get my wallpapers back. damn scheming artist they are! I have stopped all updates, and will never update (bow down) to their evil ways. Grrrrr!!!!! pisses me off. but I am content and happy with Windows 7 pro.  ;D
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Heddly on June 19, 2016, 07:16:47 PM
I would upgrade to Win 10 but I'm afraid that I would have to re-install all of the programs on my C: drive.

Did that happen to you Purple?

My Dad's laptop seemed to have left all of his programs intact and operational.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Facial_Burns on June 20, 2016, 11:31:59 AM
Purple how long did I take to upgrade? And should I do it, I am on the edge after hearing so much good and bad, I don't want to be left behind in a few months if something good comes in windows 10 and I can't get a free upgrade, will I loose any files? Will I have to do anything to get my PC working the way it was before the upgrade ?
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on June 20, 2016, 02:24:12 PM
Purple how long did I take to upgrade? And should I do it, I am on the edge after hearing so much good and bad, I don't want to be left behind in a few months if something good comes in windows 10 and I can't get a free upgrade, will I loose any files? Will I have to do anything to get my PC working the way it was before the upgrade ?

Hi, I spent about 3 days on it between getting the partition the way I wanted them on the new hard drive and then trying get Win 10 installed on the cloned new hard drive.

Read my post here and if got more questions, ask them in that thread and will try answer them if I can:

Concerning windows 10... will you upgrade to it? (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,7689.0.html)  post #45
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on April 23, 2017, 11:55:38 AM
Came across this fix for the bangers mod today over at Steam:


Problem:   can't play uk banger racing (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1318835718940158329/)
Quote from: Tinheadbri
can someone please help.. i got all the right mods to play banger racing but keeps saying wrong client ....driving me mad.

Solution:
Quote from: Tinheadbri;1318835718940928398
got it working guys it was verifying the game file after appling the mods that fix it..thanks for your help eveyone i been trying to get this to work for ages
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on June 05, 2017, 01:15:53 AM
May need a new video card to fix a problem with Wreckfest?

Problem:  Multiplayer lost connection (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1333474229085238768/)

Quote from: maxxis26
been struggling to play online for a while now, it will connect to a game but usually after one race i will get "connection lost" to server
tried several fixes but no improvment.

any help greatly appreciated

Solution:
Quote from: maxxis26;1290691937724480403
well i seem to have fixed my problem... i upgraded to a gtx 970 exoc from my gtx 690
it would seem my old 690 was struggling to load the textures so was timing me out...
since fitting the new 970 ive been playing for the last few hours without any issue and not one ping timeout.


I do know with my 960, if I use ultra or high grass settings, I can get timeout when loading Sandpit 3 track. 40+ secs to load. Been using medium setting for grass lately and not getting timeout online now.


Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on November 28, 2017, 01:11:55 AM
Found a new fix:

Problem:  Wreckfest not starting under Vista. (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php?topic=9414.msg99779#msg99779)

I used be able to run my second copy of Wreckfest ( bought under a different Steam user account ) installed on second computer with Win Vista. Used this second game to test LAN mode.

But it been over year now since Wreckfest stop working on Vista computer. Today I did a fresh install. I deleted the \Bugbear Entertainment folder and the userdata  \228380 folder. And I get the Wreckfest_x64.exe has stopped working error. Same if I start the 32bit version.

I did try adding the '-setup' command through Steam launch option and game crashes before I see startup options screen.

I'm curious, are there other Vista players that still can get Wreckfest to start and run? Bugbear Devs, do you keep a Vista computer to test new Builds to see if game still runs?


Solution:

I downloaded Vista-DX11-patch-[Guru3D.com].msu from Guru3d: 
http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/microsoft-windows-vista-directx-11-update.html


But get this error when I try to install it:

(http://www.lay-zmattress.com/flatout2/purple44/Vista-directx11-install-err.jpg)


At this Guru thread, says I need "Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB971512)":

https://forums.guru3d.com/threads/microsoft-windows-vista-directx-11-update.307810/page-3


    morbias said: ?

        Guys getting the error on 64-bit Vista, try the 64-bit download direct from Microsoft.

        http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...FamilyID=e2da6ef8-92b6-4370-9e22-2c05a8c37ab0 (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...FamilyID=e2da6ef8-92b6-4370-9e22-2c05a8c37ab0)

    Thanks very much my good old friend :) , this was what i was looking for and could not find it ,cheers M8 :thumbup: , installed flawlessly in my windows Vista x64 HD.


    Regards: Angelo.

*********************************************

But I have this update already. But downloaded it again from Microsoft, Windows6.0-KB971512-x64.msu. I ran it and it installed and now dxdiag says I have 10.1.

Tried to install the Vista directx11 update but still get same error. But went ahead and tried to load Wreckfest. 32bit version don't start, but the 64bit runs again.  :)
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: St. Jimmy on December 10, 2017, 01:02:15 PM
One problem with high refresh monitors seems to be that you need to leave the refresh rate option blank/empty. Otherwise the game crashes:

I purchased the game 20 minutes ago and am very disappointing to find it crashes upon launch while using 144hz screen. Can i expect a quick fix?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zglHhbwmDyc (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zglHhbwmDyc)


^the solution was to leave the refresh rate tab blank in the config tool. This will have the game run at 144hz regardless.

This is definitely a bug and probably easy to fix. Just leaving this here for future reference, in case more people run into this issue.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on December 19, 2017, 12:02:42 AM
Found this today:

http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/2549465882932271461/

Quote from: SteelWalker
This Wheel will be supported in Wreckfest but in PC Mode you can't save the key binds after change the keys, with CSW 2.0 Mode it works fine. But, here the solution, how you can use the key binds from CSW2.0 Mode in PC Mode with CSL Elite PS4 Wheel. The game creating two different filenames using the Wheel in PC Mode and CSW Mode. Here my controller Filenames that crated from Wreckfest with different Wheel Modes as example.
am44495644495000000000000000010eb7.dat -> CSW 2.0 Mode (yellow LED light on Base)
am44495644495000000000000000050eb7.dat -> CSL Elite PC Mode (red LED light on Base)

1. Go to Folder "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\xxxxxxxx\228380\local\wreckfest early access\controllers" and delete all *.dat files.
2. Start your CSL Elite Racing Wheel PS4 and hold the Mode button for 3 Seconds -> Base LED is now "yellow" -> CSW 2.0 Mode (you must install latest driver 293 for this)
3. Start Wreckfest, go to controller settings and select CSW 2.0 as controller and set your new key binds.
4. Exit the Game
5. Go to Folder "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\xxxxxxxxx\228380\local\wreckfest early access\controllers" and rename your *dat files to "*_CSW" at the end of filename.
6. Start your CSL Elite Racing Wheel PS4 now with normal PC Mode (push Mode button until LED on the Base is RED = PC Mode)
7. Start Wreckfest and go to controller menu and select first CSL Elite Racing Wheel PS4 as controller.
8. Exit the Game
9. Go to Folder  "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\xxxxxxxxx\228380\local\wreckfest early access\controllers" and replace the *.dat files to "*_CSL" at the end of filename.
10. now copy the filename of the *.dat Files from CSL and rename the dat files from _csw to similar filename from CSL without extensions _*.
11. right click the renamed dat files and enable the write protection.
12. start the game and have fun! works fine now in PC Mode without using CSW Mode for CSL Elite Racing Wheel PS4. :)

you must restart the steps when you want edit the keybinds again.

This works only with CSL Elite Racing Wheel PS4, not with old CSL Elite Base for Xbox One and PC.


Be sure to backup your \controllers folder before trying this.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on December 19, 2017, 12:07:09 AM
If getting the Fatal disk error with the new Dec 2017 update to Wreckfest, checkout this thread:

Fatal disk error (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/2549465882925319703/)
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on December 26, 2017, 11:30:12 PM
Problem: Workshop content not downloading now (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,10413.0.html)
I unsubbed from all my old mods and resubbed to 'december safe' mods, but they are not downloading. I have restarted steam, validated files, restarted my PC and even quickly subbed/unsubbed to mods but nothing is working.

What would be the issue?

Solution:
A few people have had this problem recently including Janne. Backup your games, then reinstall steam fixed it for him

This worked for me, cheers. I guess the new game installing with the old mods, and then me uninstalling them just gubbed something.

Thanks guys.

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Problem:   Can't detect Wheel (DFGT) (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1620599015886482462/?tscn=1514295221)
Quote from: Atrip3
Hi!

I have some trouble to configure my Logitech Driving Force GT.
Basically, Wreckfest won't detect it.

Checked profiler, but every change I made seems not working.

Thank you. In the meantime I'll use my xbox controller

Solution:
Quote from: Atrip3;1620599015887141589
Ok, nevermind.

The culprit was Steam with his Generic Controller settings. Disable it and it runs smooth
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on January 29, 2018, 12:50:21 PM
Another possible fix if getting a Fatal Disk Error message:

http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1692659769956154282/ (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1692659769956154282/)


Quote from: Avolition;1692659769958888615
I think I found something that works.  In Windows 10, Wreckfest_x64.exe properties, compatability, Disable Fullscreen Optimizations. Run as administrator.  Runs like a charm now.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: St. Jimmy on March 05, 2018, 12:27:30 AM
Two same kind of can't launch problems, same solution. Neither Sneakpeek and Wreckfest launched and no launcher got shown and platform was Windows 10:

Problem: After the update, the game cannot be started regardless of what I do (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,10308.0.html)
Quote
What's basically happening is that when pushing run in Steam, the game will say "running" for 3-4 seconds, then "synchronizing / validating" for 1 second and then do nothing. The game won't start.
I don't even get the graphic options up, which it should after you have done a reinstallation of the game.

Problem: Game refuses to launch after January 2018 patch (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,10536.0.html)
Quote
As of the january 2018 update, whenever I launch Wreckfest 64bit and 32bit on Steam,  nothing happens after the "Preparing to launch Wreckfest (January 2018)" steam dialog appears.

My Steam name turns green for a few seconds - as if the game was actually running - but after that nothing happens, and my name goes back to blue.

I am not getting any error messages. The game process never starts up - instead I only instantly get a Windows Error Reporter process, the prompt for which never appears on my desktop

Solution: Soft reset Windows 10
Quote
We have pretty much came to a conclusion that it's some kind of a Windows issue. The Sneak Peek/Throw a Santa doesn't launch either for him. One thing that's common for them is the start-up launcher so maybe some redist/library isn't anymore working right in his computer anymore?
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The game is now starting up after a soft Windows reset.

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Different launch problem with Windows 7:

Problem: Game does not launch (Neither setup or game window appears) (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,10688.msg103255.html#msg103255)
Quote
This issue has been going on for the last couple of updates, but I'm at my wits end trying to solve it now.

My specs:

    Intel i7 6700HQ
    6GB GTX 1060
    16GB DDR4 RAM


Things I have done so far:

    Launching the game with -disable_mods
    Deleting modslist.mods file
    Verified game files
    Reinstalled game
    Updated drivers
    Updated DirectX and Visual C++ redistributables
    Reinstalled game on boot drive
    Reset Windows


When launching the game, the application briefly appears in the Task Manager before immediately terminating, and a Windows Error Reporting process is immediately launched.

Solution: Install and run NCG Sneakpeek
Quote
Is this the only game you get this? I'd suggest you to try the Next Car Game Throw-A-Santa + Sneak Peek 2.0 also to see if the same crash happens.
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The NCG Sneak Peek runs just fine.

The game now mysteriously works for no apparent reason. The last thing I installed was the Sneak Peek, so maybe I was missing some dependencies that were installed by the sneak peek?

I wish I could give a more solid answer for those looking to fix this issue in the future.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on March 06, 2018, 12:05:09 AM
Problem: Freeze after 5-10 seconds (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,10700.0.html)
crash after 5 - 10 seconds
Hello :)

A friend has some problems to start the game.

He started the game, and after 5 - 10 seconds the game crash and he must make a hard reset.

- 64 Bit
- GTX 1080
- CPU I7 8700k
- Windows 10


what he done:

- new install
- delete userdata
- change resolution (Full HD, 2k, 4k)
- stop anti virus
- start as admin

can some one help us pls?

Solution:
Solution:

1. Turn off the computer
2. Take out your USB "wireless" equipment (headset or xbox controller or...)
3. Let the computer start up
4. Plug in your USB "wireless" equipment (headset or xbox controller or...)

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Problem:   Kasperski (http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,10737.0.html)
Anti-vurus programs blocking or deleting Wreckfest exe files, like Kasperski and Avast.

Solution:
Kasperski hates your .exe

This has cropped up in older builds, but its also in this March one. 

Occasionally, Kasperski will confuse the .exe with a trojan, and delete the file:

Detected object (process memory) deleted

Process memory
c:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\bugbear entertainment\wreckfest_x64.exe

Object name
PDM:Trojan.Win32.Generic

Object type
Other malware

Now, the work-around is easy enough - put Wreckfest into the exceptions list.  And Kasperski is known for this sort of false positive - but your .exe is tripping it up.



As you know Janne, I have mentioned this in the past. and you told me it's the way the file is packed. confusing some virus scanners.

(http://i66.tinypic.com/711ruf.jpg)

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Problem:  SteamAPI_init() failed (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1697167355225764457/?ctp=2)
Quote from: blunted
Hi,

I bought this game a few month ago and had no problem to launch. Now I reinstalled the game on a new HD and I have this error :

- Steam must be running to play this game (SteamAPI_Init() failed).

I tried on two different HD, restart steam + the computer, and check the files but I still have this problem.

Anyone has an idea ?
Thanks !

Solution:

Quote from: Purple44;1697168437859016450
Quote from: blunted;1697168437858114133
Hey TrAbB ! Thank for your answer and solution !

It was a Comodo conflict, now it finally works ! Thanks a lot dude

Good hear you found the problem. What did you have to do with Comodo to get rid of conflict?

Quote from: blunted;1697168437860406514
Purple44 > yeah thx, I reinstalled 3x the game, then I put Valve as "trusted vendor" in the advanced settings and lauched the game and it worked.

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Problem:  Fatal Disk error (http://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/611701360823247038/?tscn=1522084591)
Quote from: Mike
Hi ! Im From Germany and i bought the game today...but i can play only the sneak peek 2.0.... when i start the normal game it wount works...i dont know the reason....i says Fatal Disk error and i have already reinstalled the game but it wount work...pls help

Solution:
Quote from: Mike;611701360833467661
now it works......i installed the game on another hard drive ^^ thx for your help

Quote from: Mister T;1697168437877323892
Same error, nothing of this worked for me, but now:

Maybe not the most comfortable solution but RESETTING THE CAREER was the key!

I think at least one of my cars had some parts installed that no longer exists after the update and   caused the error. Now I have to start from the bottom but the chase is better than the catch...

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Problem:  Game Freezes aftter 5-6 second launch (https://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1692669912399096714/?tscn=1526850218)
Quote from: LosVille95
Game Freezes aftter 5-6 second launch, really i just pay 35€ for trying fix this game? Devs wtf happened if u ask 35€ game NEED WORK.

Solution: 
Quote from: LosVille95;1692669912399732779
You can say everybody to disable nvidia overlay ( geforce experience overlay ).

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Problem:  Game just loads, and loads, and loads..... (https://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1728701877482775210/?tscn=1530188205)
Quote from: Mags
Like the title says... Just non stop loading. If im lucky enough to get past the title screen and try to enter a race in my career , it takes well over 5 mins to load a track. Yes I have verified the integrity of my game files and yes anti-virus is off and yes my system has enough hardware to run it, 1070, 16 ram, 8700k..... Very annoyed. Did not do this in beta.

Solution:

Quote from: Mags;1728701877483029227
Ok install actually finished early. After doing a full uninstall and re installing rhe game it loads way way quicker from both the title page and when entering a career race. Before uninstalling the game I saved all of the files in the local folder to a new folder on the desktop, then after the game installed I booted it up then quit to the desktop. I located the local folder and replaced all of the files with the files from my previous game. The game loaded right up with my career progress still intact and seems to be running ok for now... Ill know more when I get a chance to sit down tomorrow and spend some time in the career, but so far it seems to have fixed the issue of the long loading times.

To backup your career files folder \wreckfest, before deleting it, go here:  C:\Program Files (x86)Steam\userdata\[YOUR UNIQUE USER ID]\228380\local\wreckfest

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Problem: Can't join servers (https://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1696049513774880319/?tscn=1528597201)
Quote from: Ragman
Let's see if I can get an answer this time as to why I'm getting bounced from every server I try to join after only one internet race completed?

I shelfed this game 3yrs ago for the same reason, out of nowhere I couldn't join a server to save my life!

I'm trying real hard to like this game...let's see if someone can make that a reality.

Solution:
Quote from: Ragman;1696049513775166250
I was able to get back into net races by of all things changing from 4k to 1080p then back to 4k with windowed mode instead. After I made the switches the refresh rate setting box was greyed out and I wasn't getting disconnected from all servers anymore.

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Problem:   Losing Binds Again (https://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1694917906655332121/?tscn=1530942885)
Quote from: NVR2FST
After the new hotfix the CSW 2.5 Fanatec wheel binds save issue was fixed.
But now they are back the way they were. I  am now back to losing my binds. What changed?

Solution:
Quote from: vartulo;1728701877520164905
Issue Fixed.  "Wheel off-centered and Wheel binds not saved"
Files to remove from Steam\userdata\33812072\228380\local\wreckfest
-settings.conf
-settings.sets
and inside "controllers" folder, delete all files.

Good luck everyone

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Problem: Instant freeze on menu (https://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1694917906667401900/?tscn=1532426682)
Quote from: BrigadierBiggles
i boot the game and it will load through all logos etc and when it comes to press enter after about ~6 secconds it will freeze, needing task manager to kill it. yes i have reinstalled it and verified several times.

Solution:
Quote from: SaXXXon;1761356057403812902
Quote from: Weudi;1761356057403335459
same problem here -.-
I closed all programs running in Windows, teamviewer, geforce experience etc. and that worked

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Problem:   Out of memory (http://)
Quote from: RobyR
every time the game crashes after about 30 min with a 'out of memory' error. I have to restart the pc to continue.
My rig isnt too bad (Win10, i7 4770K @3.5 Ghz and GTX 770 gfx card).

Someone has a solution?

Solution:
Quote from: RobyR;1745594817445599294
I've 8gb ram, paging manually set to 256 (initial) and 2048 (max)


Quote from: Purple44;1745594817445693373
That seem a little low. With my Win7 computer with 8GB of ram, I set virtual memory page file to 5000 ( initial ) and 6000 ( max ). And I partition a small drive and use that for virtual memory instead of C: drive where Windows is install.


Quote from: Imrileth;1745594817445819016
2048 is too small. I always set the initial and max value to the same so Windows doesn't waste time resizing it.

Set the page file at least to 8192 and play the game, and see if the crashing stops.


Quote from: RobyR;1745594817446131715
No more crash.
Set paging to 1024/8192

Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: quinny558 on April 16, 2018, 05:36:21 PM
help i launch the game it gets to main lobby then screen freezes and it chuckes me out the game any help appreciated
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on April 16, 2018, 10:18:15 PM
help i launch the game it gets to main lobby then screen freezes and it chuckes me out the game any help appreciated

Has the game run fine before? If so, did you try and load a mod or 2 and now game won't start?

GAME DOESN'T LAUNCH AFTER INSTALLING MODS
First try launching the game with "-disable_mods" (without quotes) launch option (right click on the game name in Steam Library > Properties > Set Launch Options). If that doesn't help, remove C:\Program Files (x86)Steam\userdata\[YOUR UNIQUE USER ID]\228380\local\wreckfest early access\modlist.mods file and try again.

Are you seeing any error message? Use Alt-Tab might help you see an error message.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: quinny558 on April 17, 2018, 03:29:35 AM
purple44 It has never worked I have tried everything everyone has suggested so far with no luck I have only downloaded the mods I haven't actually got as far as using them yet I have tried deleting certain files launch the same thing happens go back to the folder and the files are back the game itself is running its like my screen freezes or something its weird then I click the mouse and it throws me out the game.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on April 17, 2018, 04:58:35 AM
purple44 It has never worked I have tried everything everyone has suggested so far with no luck I have only downloaded the mods I haven't actually got as far as using them yet I have tried deleting certain files launch the same thing happens go back to the folder and the files are back the game itself is running its like my screen freezes or something its weird then I click the mouse and it throws me out the game.

K, I would go unsubscribe from any the mods you picked at Workshop. Then suggest you start over and do a true fresh install of Wreckfest and see it that will get game to start. Don't be doing any mods until you know game is working.


Quote from: Purple44;355043117530027775
Quote from: treadiculous;355043117529338135
3 recent updates and I still can't play!

I used to have no problems...

now I can get to the garage but when I click 'go race' I get the little 'windows 64 has stopped working' box.

running in 32 has the same issue.

all mods are disabled.

I've uninstalled and re-installed.

I'm running:
i5 ivybridge @310ghz (350ghz)
8gb Ram
Geforce GTX 970

help?


But have you done a true fresh install of Wreckfest?

Do the Steam uninstall of Wreckfest.

Then go to Wreckfest install folder ( make a shortcut to it before doing the uninstall ), Steam\steamapps\common\Bugbear Entertainment and delete the whole \Bugbear Entertainment  folder to make sure there no files left behind. It been posted that the Steam uninstall does not delete everything and these left over files can cause a problem.

Then need to remove the user data generated by the previous game versions by navigating to [STEAM INSTALLATION FOLDER]/userdata/[USER ID]/228380/local and removing or renaming the folder labeled 'wreckfest early access'. The default Steam installation folder is 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam'. This get rid of config, career and modlist files.

If all go well and you got Wreckfest working. Use this thread for a list of current mods that are working with the latest Build release of Wreckfest.

List of mods known to work with the March 2018 update (http://List of mods known to work with the March 2018 update)

Some older mods do not work with current Build of Wreckfest.
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on July 09, 2018, 11:23:25 AM
Problem:
sparkplug188 - Yesterday at 11:36 PM at Discord
Here is a screenshot of the bug.  The circle I have tagged "actual mouse" is where the mouse actually clicks.  The "actual mouse" is not visible.  The other circle, tagged "on-screen pointer", is where the game displays the pointer.

(https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/456855784295497740/465768293454839809/WreckfestBug.jpg)

Solution:
sparkplug188 - Today at 12:42 AM
I have found a workaround.  Go to the game's .exe file, select properties, go to the Compatibility tab and click Change High DPI Settings.  Check the box "Override high DPI scaling behavior" and select "System" from the dropdown menu.
It appears the game does not handle scaling on high-dpi displays correctly. I strongly encourage the developers to look into this issue.  I want to see Wreckfest do well.  There is no doubt this issue will cause an increasing number of refunds as 4k displays become more common.

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Problem and Solution:   Low fps, high end system? Check your GPUs PCI-e mode... (https://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/3160848559772841424/)
Quote from: St. Jimmy
You might have read an article some time that it doesn't matter too much what slot you've installed your GPU or what mode (x2, x4, x8 or x16) the GPU runs.

Well this can be somewhat true in many games but modern games can be very demanding on PCI-e bus speed. Wreckfest is one of them and you should always try to run you GPU at PCI-e 2.0 or 3.0 x16. PCI-e 3.0 x8 might also be just enough because it's the same as PCI-e 2.0 x16.

I've seen couple cases in years and I bet there are many not resolved cases that are the same. Guy/girl gets full utilized GPU but fps is low even on low settings. This has been a case of running GPU in wrong slot or at wrong speed.

So how to check at what bus speed your GPU is running? Dowload GPU-Z program and you should be able to see this:

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/456855352319934515/466970368565837824/unknown.png

Check the "Bus Interface:"

In this case the user is running the GTX 1080 Ti at PCI-e 3.0 x2 !!!

I've seen so many reports in here that say "I've high end system GTX 1080 Ti but my fps is like 20 no matter how low settings. Other games run fine" and I've been suspecting it can be this same kind of issue.

Usual reason is that the GPU is installed in the wrong slot (so it's not on the top one) or there's some wrong setting in BIOS.

Example topics:

https://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/351660338709527509/

http://community.bugbeargames.com/index.php/topic,9003.msg87131.html#msg87131


Edit:
Quote from: papysoupape;1745594817441609217
i confirm this game is really sensible to pci speed. After cleaning my videocard it was stuck to 1x. Cant see it while playing killing floor2 but wreckfest was just horrible. after a simple "put-out put-in" it was back to normal.


Edit:
Quote from: Nivekdood;1745594817449755759
So I just moved my gpu from my PCIe x16 slot to my x8 slot and in GPU-Z it's running at x8 which is what that PCIe slot is suppose to run at. Wreckfest runs great was almost getting 200 frames, so I wonder if my x16 slot is just faulty
Title: Re: Known solutions thread for fixes to problems running NCG and Sneak Peek.
Post by: Purple44 on August 11, 2018, 01:50:53 AM
Not all problems with Wreckfest are cause by the game:

https://steamcommunity.com/app/228380/discussions/0/1742216747652134030/?tscn=1533925994

Quote from: Joerocket600rr
I have been trying for over 2 weeks now to get this game to work on my PC (i7 - 6700, 16GB RAM, GTX 1080, SSD) with no luck. I have made a post before and deleted the file (it returns after a reboot and the game will still not work) input the disable mods phrase on start up command line, emailed the emails I found for the developer, and everything else I could find on how to make it work with no luck. As soon as I click "Play" the 64/32 bit question comes up and the title of the game reads: Wreckfest - Running.....Wreckfest - Syncing.....then back to normal with nothing after it, like it is not being played. The Sneak Peek 2.0 demo works and I can play that but after 5 minutes theres not much left to do, as that is not what I paid $45 for.

I leave for work tomorrow (I travel for work) and REALLY want to play this game I have seen and oogled over for a few months now. If anyone has any other ideas, I'll do whatever is necessary.


Quote from: Joerocket600rr;1745594817434690182
Quote from: HD Games Channel;1742216747652179242
The same situation. 3 weeks after i buy this game with the same PC Specs - I7 7700K 1080Ti and i can't play because of no responding the game after game load main menu. Usb doesn't help solve this problem, the problem is in other dirrection. So i pay for the game too and we need to make great videos for you guys. Solve the problem as fast as you can, it's not good for your reputation ;)

Oh man I fixed it!!! All it needed was a windows reset. I did the reset and saved the data, although I had to download all my games and programs again, it worked!!

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/windows-10-reset-your-pc-feature/


Windows 10 has a nice feature that allows you to reset the Operating System in the event you want to start over 100% back to factory defaults or, just reinstall the Operating System yet keep all your Files. The feature is called Reset this PC and it’s extremely handy if you’re experiencing stability of performance issues or, you are selling the computer and want to clean it up.

Windows 8 actually had the same feature however I like how Microsoft improved on it for Windows 10. Previously they separated the feature into Windows Refresh vs. Windows Reset. With Windows 10, it’s just Window Reset with a guided menu to walk you through the steps.

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