Dota 2 Will not start anymore =(
Dota immediately crashes upon hitting the play button, I've tried loading it directly from the folder, I've tried every single launch option, I've reinstalled, I've Restarted Steam, I've Verified, I've prayed to the dota gods, and nothing =(
My PC ran it just fine before and i recently upgraded my APU from an A6 to an A10...It has 8gbs of 1866 mhz RAM and it plays the rest of my games just fine(Crysis still doesn't want to work even though crysis 2 runs just fine....) and I've no idea whats wrong...I like to get back to making videos/streaming as soon as possible so any help would be loved, thank you!
Heres the crash report
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: dota.exe
Application Version: 0.0.0.0
Application Timestamp: 50ca389a
Fault Module Name: shaderapidx9.dll
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 50e4d88e
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000458c0
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
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I would kill for any answer or help I really need to get back to work making videos...Installing the test client now to see if that works.
COULD it be that you're using XFIRE for making videos? I experienced the same with xfire - impossible to start Dota 2, as long as it's running.
Nothing else is running atm to capture footage...Test Client doesn't want to work either...ugg....I also tried installing directX from inside the Dota folder but to no avail.
Last edited by Streetguru; 01-05-2013 at 03:51 PM.
Someones gotta know something =( Don't let me resort to playing LoL!
Dota 2 ran on my laptop...which can't handle the game in the slightest.
Last edited by Streetguru; 01-05-2013 at 05:49 PM.
Have you validated the Dota 2 files in Steam? Have you tried windowed mode (add -w to the launch options)? Disabling D3D9EX with -nod3d9ex?