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Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:29 PM

Ok, here's the problem. Whenever I try to start Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, it just crashes two seconds later. I only get to see a black screen, nothing else. I tried the possible solutions I constanlty see. Changing compatibility mode, running as administrator, deleting the gta_sa.set file (which I never found), reinstalling, etc. Does anyone have any other ideas? I need to know. 

My computer specs are:

Processor: AMD E-300 APU with Radeon™ HD Graphics

Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (build 7600), 64-bit


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Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:51 PM

Have you purchased the game or downloaded it from somewhere?

Are you using any no-cd cracks?

Have you tried updating your video drivers?

Make sure you close all running applications before starting the game, even your anti-virus.

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 09:40 PM

I downloaded the game from Steam.

I am not using any no-cd cracks.

I have tried updating my video drivers.

Everything was closed.

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 11:30 AM

What is the error given after the crash?

For any such issues,follow the below checklist.


1. Make a clean install

2. Delete the settings file.

3. Try compatibility modes.

4. Run as Administrator.

5. Disable Win 7 themes/styles.

6. Disable/Delete all mods installed.

7. Lower graphics settings to lowest. 

8. Try disabling your antivirus.

9. Update your graphics drivers.

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 12:21 PM

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