Vampire Bloodlines Crashes in First Cut Scene

By Jdoaks549
Feb 12, 2007
  1. Hello --

    I'm having quite a problem getting Bloodlines to run. The first issue I encountered had to do with with my graphics resolution and refresh rate. I had to change it to 800x600 with a refresh rate of 60 (for my monitor and as an override in Directx). Those changes let me at least start the game but it soon crashes during the first cut scene. I have applied patch 3.3.

    My PC should have enough horsepower to run the game without any problems:

    Windows XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 2 (build 2600)

    3.20 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
    16 kilobyte primary memory cache
    2048 kilobyte secondary memory cache

    Board: 915G-ICH6
    Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
    BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 04/22/2005

    2048 Megabytes Installed Memory

    NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT [Display adapter]
    Default Monitor

    Creative SB X-Fi

    This is the crash description found in my 'Bloodlines' folder:

    * * * Vampire Crash Data Log, Generated From Exe Built On: Oct 6 2004 * * *

    vampire caused an Access Violation (0xc0000005)
    in module mssmp3.asi at 001b:26f05d86.

    Read from location 0000286c caused an access violation.

    EDI: 0x00a1af08 ESI: 0x1a622828 EAX: 0x00000007
    EBX: 0x201cc6e0 ECX: 0x00000000 EDX: 0x00007d00
    EIP: 0x26f05d86 EBP: 0x00000000 SegCs: 0x0000001b
    EFlags: 0x00210293 ESP: 0x0013e56c SegSs: 0x00000023

    Bytes at CS:EIP:
    8b 81 6c 28 00 00 83 c4 40 c2 08 00 8b 54 24 44

    -----[ SysInfo ]-----
    Error occurred at 2/12/2007 08:29:40.
    2 processor(s), type 586.
    52% memory in use.
    2048 MBytes physical memory.
    977 MBytes physical memory free.
    0 MBytes paging file.
    0 MBytes paging file free.
    2048 MBytes user address space.
    1263 MBytes user address space free.

    -----[ StackTrace ]-----

    -----[ ScopeTrace ]-----
    SCOPE_TRACE data, stack depth = 4
    03. CAudioMixerWaveMP3::CAudioMixerWaveMP3 ()
    02. RunListenServer ()
    01. CEngineAPI::Run ()
    00. LauncherMain ()

    -----[ ModuleList ]-----
    Module 1
    C:\Program Files\Activision\Vampire - Bloodlines\vampire.exe
    Image Base: 0x00400000 Image Size: 0x00016000
    Checksum: 0x00000000 Time Stamp: 0x4164cd8f
    File Size: 1291215 File Time: 10/6/2004 21:12:46

    Module 2...

    ad infinitum.
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    This kind of error logs would be much easier to read if people would just attach the file itself instead of copying & pasting it to the message box.
  3. Jdoaks549

    Jdoaks549 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Bloodlines Crash -- Logfile Attachment

    Mictlantecuhtli --

    thanks for the help. Here's the attached logfile.
  4. steffensan

    steffensan TS Rookie

    I have the same problem but is there an solution to the problem?
  5. Jdoaks549

    Jdoaks549 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sorry. I was never able to get around the problem. I ended up uninstalling the game.
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