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San Andreas on VirtualBox XP?


SDelVecchioC
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Hi guys, after a while I decided to install San Andreas on a virtual machine (job computer). I have a WinXP 32-bit professional VM running on VirtualBox, with Guest additions, 3D acceleration enabled, and direct3d installed, but the game is not working.

 

I load San Andreas, hear the rockstar logos/opening cinematic sounds, but the screen is black. Then I see the in-game menu working perfectly. select new game, see the "Los Santos Airport" opening text, and then the game hangs: "gta_sa.exe stopeed working". Any ideas about what to try next??

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First off, I would think you don't have any Dedicated video graphics memory.

Recommended System Requirements for GTA: San Andreas:

• Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon XP processor (or better)

• XP, Vista, Windows 7.

• 384(+) MB of RAM

• 16x DVD-ROM drive (or download [which I do not recommend]

• 4.7 GB of free Hard Disk space for a full install

★128(+) MB Video Card with DirectX 9 compatible drivers ("GeForce4" or better)

• DirectX 9 compatible Surround Sound Card

• Keyboard & Mouse

• <Optional> GamePad with twin axis analog controls (USB

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