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Old February 15, 2008, 07:11   #1
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Can't start 3.0.9

I'm trying to get the game to run on a Vista machine but every time I run the .exe my cursor changes to an hourglass like it's loading for about 10 seconds, and then returns to normal but nothing else happens. I check the task manager and see the process running, but it is stalled for some reason.

I've tried running under various compatibility settings but no luck. Should I just give up and run an old ASCII version instead (since I'm probably not going need the sound or graphics anyhow.)?
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Old February 15, 2008, 18:11   #2
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Thats weird. I'm running on Vista just fine. Well besides the fact that the ASCII is all messed.

Have you tried redownloading? Maybe you have a corrupt file..
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Old February 18, 2008, 22:33   #3
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r-click and run as admin.

that solved the problem for me.
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Old February 19, 2008, 01:05   #4
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I play mine on Vista it had black screens I just deleted font-win.prf and it started using the # sign it runs nice
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Old February 22, 2008, 10:54   #5
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Doesn't work!

Hi there,

I've been lurking for some time, but just registered to ask this question.

I have the same problem as Iren on an XP machine. I've been playing 3.0.9 for months with no problem. Last night, my character found boots of speed +10... this morning, clicking the icon appears to launch the program (it appears in my task manager, with minimal CPU use) but no window appears.

I tried downloading 3.0.9 again after deleting the Angband folder, but no luck.

Deleting the font files doesn't help, nor does running as admin. I have no idea what might have changed. I did get a new printer last night, but Angband ran fine after it was installed, too.

Has anything like this happened to anyone?

Thanks in advance,
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