Windows 7 GTA IV help??

Discussion in 'Windows Games' started by mrvexatious, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. mrvexatious

    mrvexatious New Member

    Dec 30, 2009
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    I tried installing GTA IV both in windows xp x34bit and windows 7 x64 bit.... For Windows xp x34 bit, it worked great without any problems... even while patching the game the game is detectable... But for WINDOWS 7 PRO x64 bit, i got several problems.

    Fixed via other ppl's solution

    Then a second prob occurs which really piss me off:
    When the game social club comes out, i tried to press "play" but an error occured "what what said the game is unavailable" What i did after that is i go open the GTAIV manually which actually works for me to start the game.

    Third Prob :
    the game lagging every couples of frame
    (Dont blame on my PC, i got a decent Card and processor " ATI 5870, X4 955BE")

    Forth :
    when i wanna install the patch released by the official site, it said that my GTAIV copy is undectable.. :mad: WTF i'm so damn angry rite now....

    -- >>> what i did to fix it was " i go copy my patched GTAIV version from my Windows Xp rig then transfer to my windows 7 rig" then i can play it without any lag .....

    What is bugging me now is :
    MY GAME CANT BE DETECTED if i wanna patch it in my WINDOWS 7 RIG, and the transfering progress is exhausting 13GB man!! Social club cant detect it too unless i go open my GTAIV manually.

    I tried exporting my Windows Xp registy and imported it in my Windows 7 rig and it doesnt help too..
    BELOW >
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV]
    "InstallFolder"="E:\\Rockstar Games\\Grand Theft Auto IV"

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\1.00.0000]

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Rockstar Games\Rockstar Games Social Club]
    "InstallLang"=" /clone_wait /L1033 /zAUTORUN"
    "InstallFolder"="E:\\Rockstar Games\\Rockstar Games Social Club"

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Rockstar Games\Rockstar Games Social Club\1.00.0000]

    Is there problem with my registry??? help please....
    The ones with WIndows 7 x64 bit, can check if my reg is there any prob with it...
  2. Highwayman

    Highwayman Extraordinary Member

    Jun 3, 2009
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    sounds like you got serious issues there, that steam or retail version...cos I've had zero issues with my retail dvd version
  3. JohnJ

    JohnJ New Member

    Jun 5, 2009
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    Try reinstalling the program again. If that doesn't work, then you should probably call their support.
  4. cybercore

    cybercore New Member

    Jul 7, 2009
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