cannot play the game without reinstalling it everytime before playing

Case number:845829-990576
Topic:Crash/Hang
Opened by:Arania
Status:Closed
Type:Bug
Opened on:Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 09:03
Last modified:Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 18:06

Hi Fold it

I love your game, but I have this problem. I can play the game, if I have just installed it, but if I try open the game afterwards, it comes with this message: "cannot write output", then the game menu opens as normally, but when I try to open the specific tutorial step I've come to, it says "Error during initialization: Error writing puzzle ID" and then I press close, and the whole program shuts down. If I then uninstall it and then reinstall it, I can play again. So the problem arises when I want to open the game after the install are complete and I have already played it and shut it down. Do you have any Idea what is wrong?

I have a Vista computer.

/Arania

(Tue, 09/27/2011 - 09:03  |  3 comments)


Joined: 09/27/2011

Me too.

Windows 7 64 bit

Workaround: Start Foldit in the compatible mode "Windows XP (Service Pack 3)

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Install the game in c:/foldit not in programm files

Joined: 06/17/2010
Status: Open » Closed

Setting as duplicate to [summary] http://fold.it/portal/node/992191

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