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rfactor 2 won’t launch

Discussion in 'rFactor 2' started by Fabian Biehne, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. Fabian Biehne

    Fabian Biehne
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    Hi there,

    several days ago I wanted to start rfactor 2 again and have some nice races against the AI but the loading procedure got stuck right at the beginning with a black screen. This never happened before. So first I did an integrity check via steam – didn’t work. After that I uninstalled everything (also deleted the remaining folders manually after the uninstall) and installed it again – still not working.

    Now I'm really out of ideas. :sick:
     
  2. Marcel Offermans

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    One thing that could have happened is that your graphics driver updated itself. Sometimes this changes the way the chosen video configuration works and if that is the case, rFactor 2 fails to launch. You might want to fire up the video resolution configuration, confirm your settings there and try again.
     
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  3. Fabian Biehne

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    I can launch in Dev mode, but the normal mode doesn't work. I just hear the sounds from the menu, but the screen is black.

    Cannot remember that my driver updated itself. Also tried several settings in the video configuration of rfactor 2 but i have no luck. :sick:
     
  4. Miroslav Davidovic

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    If you are using multiview switch it off, I have the same problem but only in devmode.

    EDIT: Sorry, ehm not exactly the same problem, I can see the menu but when I jump to race and cockpitview it is just black. So not sure if this helps you.
     
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  5. Gijs van Elderen

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  6. Marcel Offermans

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    Dev and normal mode have separate video settings!
     
  7. Fabian Biehne

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    Gijs link worked for me! Did another fresh install and now everything works fine again. Thx, guys.
     
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