Re: pro evo 5 problems
- From: Jim <Jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 14:57:03 -0800
sorry i didn't get back to you sooner but i've been away. The errormessage
i get for the service pack installation failure is 0x80242FFF. Does that
make any sense?
Again many thanks for your time, Jim
"Jimmy S." wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> If you're unable to patch your Windows to the latest Service Pack version,
> that is cause for concern, however if D: is your CD/DVD drive, then it is
> indeed normal that you will not be able to defragment that drive letter.
> What happens when you attempt to install Service Pack 2? Error message?
> Cheers, *Windows_XP_MVP_Shell/User*
> Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
> Visit my MSN Zone.com and Gaming Help Site: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits
> MS Games Help and Support Center: http://support.microsoft.com/?pr=gms
> My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any rights.
> Jim Wrote:
> | Cheers for the very comprehensive list of options there Jimmy. Unfortunately
> | still no joy. When i went to the windows update that you suggested I
> | couldn't install the windows service pack 2. Also, when i went to click on
> | the drive to clean up and defragment i was only given the option to do this
> | for the c-drive and not the d-drive that the pro-evo disk is in:-I'm not sure
> | if this helps at all, but thanks for your help, Jim
> | "Jimmy S." wrote:
> || Hi Jim,
> || Let's try some basic troubleshooting. If the problem still persists
> || please post back and we'll try some more steps. Good luck! :-)
> || 1. To see if it's a software conflict: Temporarily disable Startup
> || programs one at a time, starting with Firewall, Antivirus, and ad
> || blockers using this utility: http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml
> || or this method: http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_content.php
> || You can lookup what a program does before you disable it here:
> || http://www.sysinfo.org/startuplist.php
> || 2. Run a virus scan at: http://housecall.antivirus.com and then
> || install MS AntiSpyware from: www.microsoft.com/spyware to
> || remove any Spyware or Adware which could clog up your PC.
> || 3. Click My Computer / Rightclick the Drive & Choose Properties
> || / Run the "Disk Cleanup..." / Next Click the "Tools" Tab and run
> || the "Error-Checking" and "Defragmentation" utilities.
> || 4. Go to the Windows Update site for everything under Critical and
> || Recommended: http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com Some games
> || require a patch: http://www.avault.com/pcrl/patches_list.asp?letter=a
> || 5. Update DirectX and your Chipset, Sound, &Video Drivers:
> || For all Video / DirectX / Game and Hardware Issues, I have a
> || Checklist of Solutions at: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits/Video.html
> || --
> || Cheers, *Windows_XP_MVP_Shell/User*
> || Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
> || Visit my MSN Zone.com and Gaming Help Site: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits
> || MS Games Help and Support Center: http://support.microsoft.com/?pr=gms
> || My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any rights.
> || _________________________________________________________
> || Jim Wrote:
> || =================
> ||| hi, i posted a couple of weeks ago about the problems i've had with pro evo 5
> ||| (see below) and to no avail. i've noticed that on the cover it says only dvd
> ||| compatible and i don't know whether this is an issue as my pc can play dvd's.
> ||| i'm somewhat anxious to sort this problem out as my eight year old is very
> ||| disappointed at not being able to play what was the present he wanted more
> ||| than any other for christmas. does anyone out there have any ideas? thanks,
> ||| Jim.
> ||| i've just installed pro evolution soccer 5 for my son's christmas present
> |||| and
> |||| no problems with the actual installation. my graphics card (gforce
> |||| fx5600)
> |||| is compatible; we've installed directx9 and have got the latest driver for
> |||| the card direct from nvidias site. yet when i click on the icon on the
> |||| desktop i get a small hourglass symbol for about a second and then
> |||| nothing.
> |||| if i go to my computer and click on the pro evo icon and select autorun i
> |||| get
> |||| the pro evo list of options and select play and then get the same hour
> |||| glass
> |||| symbol and nothing again.
> |||| i got my other son star wars battlefront 11 for the pc at the same time
> |||| and
> |||| this runs with no problems at all. any ideas? thanks, Jim
> ||| Hmmm have you tried closing down any other applications in the background?
> ||| You can do this by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL then clicking on the Processes tab
> ||| and ending any program that's running as the current user NOT ones that are
> ||| listed System, or any Services.
> ||| Make sure to save any unsaved data that may be running in those applications
> ||| first however.
> ||| If that is successful try closing down groups of them to see if you can
> ||| locate the offending application.
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