Star Wars KOTOR 2 won't start

By josh0601
Jul 24, 2010
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  1. hey i'm new to this whole thing and i could just really use any help or advice people have about this i'm behind with the star wars kotor thing but i still need help i have a brand new computer (always had an old one thats why i'm behind) i install star wars kotor 2 TSL and once its all done i go on to the game through the short cut click on game and that menu dissapears and the it doesn't go anywhere it doesn't load change screens flicker or anything it just won't start, i could really use some help please help
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    What are your computer's specifications?
  3. josh0601

    josh0601 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
    Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
    Other OS Description Not Available
    OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    System Manufacturer HP-Pavilion
    System Type x64-based PC
    Processor AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 235e Processor, 2700 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
    BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 5.10, 2/11/2010
    SMBIOS Version 2.6
    Windows Directory C:\Windows
    System Directory C:\Windows\system32
    Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    Locale United States
    Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7600.16385"
    Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
    Total Physical Memory 3.75 GB
    Available Physical Memory 2.43 GB
    Total Virtual Memory 7.50 GB
    Available Virtual Memory 5.84 GB

    i wasn't to sure about all the specs and idk if this what you need but this is what it said the summary of it was, it is also on windows 7 but idk if that would do anything to keep it from starting and it actually has 750 gigs of memory with over 600 free, any help or info?
    it said it met all the requirements for it but the trouble shooting guide said wht could be wrong but nothing about how to fix any of the problems it could be
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    You omitted your graphics card and power supply. Sometimes, though not always, PC specs and the OS have a bearing on what we might suggest is the problem. Also, sometimes people are sure their PCs meet the minimum requirements of a given game but sometimes are wrong so it never hurts to confirm it.

    Try changing the game compatibility mode to an older operating system. This game came out before Windows 7 (or Vista for that matter) existed.
  5. auctoritas2

    auctoritas2 TS Rookie

    I would recommend not playing this on your system, it has been known to cause many 'issues' with system stability, especially torrent rips.
  6. swordmenxxl

    swordmenxxl TS Rookie

    I also have a similar problem I installed the game fine and i can configure it from the auto run menu but when i try to press game and run it an error message pops up n says,

    Runtime Error!
    Program: C:\Program Files\LucasArts\SWKotOR2\swkotor2.exe
    abnormal program termination

    I tried removing then reinstalling but the same problem occurs

    Problem fixed just needed to manual update

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