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by buzz4209
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

Nice!

The perform clean install on the graphics driver did the trick.

Thanks much!
Excellent support here on the forum.

Buzz
by buzz4209
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

Thanks again zakblood. Yes, all of the above are old hat. :-) I've also got dosbox and some other fun for running even older games.H Thing is, the ONLY thing that changed on my system was windows updates, and everything was happy w/BA the last time I fired it up two months ago. Still works fine on m...
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

Yep, I have run dxwebsetup from the redist folder in the steam game folder. I'll be away for a bit, possibly until tomorrow. Thanks for the rapid response, and if you think of anything else to try let me know. :-) I'm starting to think it's worth having a win 7 virtual machine around to run steam ga...
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

Ok, delete all content / uninstall from within steam, rename bbcba folder, reinstall, same issue. Just messing about to see what else works, panzer corp (non-steam) works fine as does Unity of Command (steam) Civ IV Warlords is failing with an interesting "Invalid 3D device type" error though. I bel...
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

the sound is a USB conference phone device. It's worked fine w/everything so far (years of use). It's skype certified and haven't had any issues with it, but I rarely play w/sound on in game. :-) I have added the resolution lines to options.txt but still same deal. Since this seems to be just this m...
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

Sorry for my lack of clarity, not empty, just doesn't have any resolutions listed. See actual contents below. Thanks! Buzz SFX 12 Music 0 Blood 1 QuickStart 0 Shadows 1 Bloom 1 Sound 1 Shaders 1 DynEnv 1 TextureQuality 2 ShadowQuality 1 Rez -1 Fullscreen 1 Campaigns 255 FirstRun 1 HideCoverMarks 0 M...
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

Sorry,
Meant to include the zip on the last post.
Thanks again,
Buzz
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

Options.txt does not have resolution at the moment, and I've lost the contents of the drop down where you would select the resolution in the startup screen. Those were there when the problem started, have disappeared since I reinstalled directx. Contents of error.log VER:20600 PLATFORM: WINDOWS CPU ...
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

--------------------- Video Capture Devices Number of Devices: 0 --------------------- ------------------- DirectInput Devices ------------------- Device Name: Mouse Attached: 1 Controller ID: n/a Vendor/Product ID: n/a FF Driver: n/a Device Name: Keyboard Attached: 1 Controller ID: n/a Vendor/Produ...
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Re: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

Thanks zakblood. Version 2.6.0 Problem happens after hitting OK on initial launch screen. DXDiag below. I had to truncate to stay within post limit. I'll post again with remainder. I have updated video drivers, reinstalled DX from the steam redist folder, and anything else from my bag of tricks to g...
by buzz4209
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Battle Academy : Tech Support
Topic: Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam
Replies: 20
Views: 2485

Unable to launch Battle Academy on Steam

getting the following error:
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I've rebooted and updated steam, verified game files within steam too.

No luck, any ideas?

Thanks!
Buzz

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