jimmyjack
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Black Screen Age2.0

Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:32 pm

I have not been able to start Birth of America and first had the serial and memory error, patched the game to 1.13d, and now when I start BOA I get a black screen with a white bar at the bottom and Age 2.0 in small font at the bottom left hand corner above the white bar. I have run the program as administrator and messed with compatibility settings to no avail.

I am running windows 7 professional 64 bit

any help would be much appreciated.

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Carnium
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Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:40 am

Do you have directX 9.0c installed?
Remember that this is pre-Win7 software and you need it!
Get it here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35

jimmyjack
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Wed Feb 13, 2013 3:59 am

I have , removed re installed Direct X and still no luck. Won't give up still looking for fixes. Hard to find other troubleshooting on BOA

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Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:09 pm

Try installing per instructions inmcluded here:
http://www.ageod.net/agewiki/Vista_Saved_Games
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