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Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: MvMcool on 2002-05-16 03:27:42
hello everyone!

i am a constant visitor to this excellent site and i was hoping that a few fine boys ((the girls help is much appreciated too)) could please help me.

i have win x/p, sound blaster audigy and the all in one radeon 8500 card. can i please have the opinions of the board as how to get ff7 working perfectly.

thank you very much
i hope to be hearing from you soon![/b]
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Aaron on 2002-05-16 03:57:47
This is for the FAQ section!

First off, download the Final Fantasy VII 1.02 patch with the TNT and Riva fixes (available from Eidos's web site, File Planet, off the Platinum version CD, and various other places).  I believe one address to this would be:
http://ftp.eidos.com/pub/patches/final_fantasy7/riva_TNT.exe
...but I didn't download it to make sure it's the right patch.

Second, find the topic "Chocobo Races working in Windows XP!" in the FAQ forum and scroll to the end to get the most recent Chocobo Races patch.  This will fix the XP/Chocobo Race crash problem.

The only other thing I can think of is to mess with soundfonts, some of which are listed in the "Useful Links" topic in this forum.

Good luck!
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: J*** H******* on 2002-05-16 07:02:39
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Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Darkness on 2002-05-16 20:58:22
can't you move it, jari?
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Aaron on 2002-05-16 21:55:59
Uh, he did.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Darkness on 2002-05-16 22:11:31
oh... lol. read that wrong. by bad.
Title: Battle Crash
Post by: xXFFloverXx on 2002-11-11 10:57:45
I'm playing FF7 on my laptop for a while and I have this one problem where sometimes after a battle and after I get my experience the screen often freezes at a black scene. It often happens when my characters ,material levels up. I download the chocobo patch and the FF7 xp patch but it still have this problem. I'm currently in Cosmo Canyon and until I figure out this problem I won't be able to move on. Please someone tell me what's wrong A.S.A.P.  :weep:
Title: an answer fo FFlover
Post by: Deamon on 2003-02-05 02:20:41
I have discovered a way to get most anyone (by most anyone, I mean everyone but me)'s system to work through one of three options.
 Contact Eidos for better and more accurate info, if none of these work for you like they don't for me, I will post here once I discover a remedy.  

First -- Switch to software rendering mode, perhaps the lowest resolution. (I have no idea how this could help, but try it first)

Second -- Alter your hardware (video) acceleration to a lower setting.  Eidos recommends 1/2 or 0, but I say just stick it at 0. (No hurt in trying)  This is accomplished via display and settings\(advanced or troubleshooting, you'll figure it out).  

Third -- Copy the movies on the CD to your HD.  They will copy and paste, its not too difficult.  Then modify your path settings for your movie access to your new HD location.  (Open regedit -- movies -- modify -- set a different path)

None of these worked for me, which is the primary reason why I'm at this site, hopefully Qhimm will be able to help if no one else can.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Sephiroth 3D on 2003-02-05 07:26:40
Well... That deals more with the uber-simple bugs. I have a more complex problem, that has yet to be fixed on either my side, or the program's side.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: LordGeezer on 2003-06-10 20:58:40
I'm another one of those who hasn't been able to make it work with those three options.  Or, for that matter, any combination of those three items.  I'm working on trying to fix a few of the problems as well.

EDIT: My problem is the classic Cosmo Canyon bug.  Such a pain.  Even tried waiting for 10 minutes watching Aeris blink and listening to the music.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Threesixty on 2003-06-10 21:21:04
....it's a window's codec problem....easiest thing to do is play through in 640x480 Quarter Screen mode.

This link will probably be deleted with time......
http://forums.eidosgames.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=17325

aka: Rengar
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Mofokubik on 2003-06-10 21:48:55
wow, thats the same thing that happend to me, and the whole reason i dont play anymore.... -_-
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: LordGeezer on 2003-06-11 02:10:29
Well, would anybody be willing to play through that spot for me?  I haven't got a single danged thing to work.

Such a pain. =/
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: wOni on 2004-02-24 12:12:12
Can Someone Please Help Me Out?

ive just installed FFVII and when i try to run it

it just wont work..

well firstly when i click on the .exe the screen goes black..

then.. comes back to desktop..

and i d/l a patch that i found off da net..

"WHICH DIDNT WORK!"

well... someone please help?

any ideas?

OS : XP
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Aaron on 2004-02-24 12:17:17
It'd be nice to have the rest of your computer specs
(CPU speed, vid card, RAM, etc)

Also, have you tried running the game with Software Rendering selected?
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: wOni on 2004-02-24 12:24:32
(CPU speed, vid card, RAM, etc)

CPU - AMD XP 2600+

V CARD - GEFORCE FX 5200 128MB

RAM - 512 MB

OS - XP

and yes ive tried that...

doesn work...

=(
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Nanaki on 2004-11-23 12:24:33
this may sound really insultive so i apologise in advance
but ...  why dont you get ffVII on play station then take it from there...
i mean um if you have playstations that is ^_^.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Jedimark on 2004-11-23 13:14:35
This topic was 9 months old... :o do we have a new record on the "reviving of the old posts"?
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Qhimm on 2004-11-23 13:26:31
Not by a longshot, the record is around two years (!), I believe.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: RPGillespie on 2005-04-30 03:54:51
Quote from: Jedimark
This topic was 9 months old... :o do we have a new record on the "reviving of the old posts"?

heh heh... that's a good one.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Jedimark on 2005-04-30 08:19:47
Quote from: RPGillespie
Quote from: Jedimark
This topic was 9 months old... :o do we have a new record on the "reviving of the old posts"?

heh heh... that's a good one.

Ironically you just went and revived a 5 month old topic; I just read another one of your posts which is also reviving a dead topic. Welcome to the boards, but stick to the rules.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Admin impersonator on 2005-05-10 04:33:11
Quote from: Jedimark
Quote from: RPGillespie
Quote from: Jedimark
This topic was 9 months old... :o do we have a new record on the "reviving of the old posts"?

heh heh... that's a good one.

Ironically you just went and revived a 5 month old topic; I just read another one of your posts which is also reviving a dead topic. Welcome to the boards, but stick to the rules.


Shuddap, boy, its not like you've never revived a dead post.  I've seen you revive several times, and thats why you are going to get a warning (and maybe a ban) for this.
Title: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: Slav on 2005-10-02 10:38:52
Everything works fine up until i get to the cave after chocobo ranch near the marshes soon as i win a battle it crashes plz help
Title: Re: ff7 questions please help!
Post by: mattman154 on 2008-09-20 00:43:31
I still can't get that glitch to be fixed, so if possible, can someone add me to msn at [email protected]   so they can play through that video for me. It would be very appreciated!