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Is your game crashing?

December 31st, 2016, 9:54 pm

A thumb rule is, if you still use Windows XP, stop here. Upgrade to Windows 10, you're doing yourself and the world a favor.

Most of the time, mods or mod conflicts are the reason your game crashes.
Here's a list of things you can try:

Do you have compatibility mode enabled on gta_sa.exe or samp.exe?
Disable it. It is not necessary. Right click on gta_sa.exe -> Properties -> Compatibility. Here, disable the checkbox "Run this program in compatibility mode for.."

Video / resolution issue
Changed monitor, graphics card, resolution? Delete your gta video settings. Navigate to "My Documents -> GTA San Andreas User Files" and delete the file gta_sa.set

ASI mods / stream memory fix mods
Stream memory fix mods are not needed anymore, this is a built in feature since SA-MP 0.3.7 - delete all your cleo and asi mods such as StreamMemFix and similar, they often cause crashes. Additionally some asi mods like "fix black roads" cause crashes.
Try deleting all the asi mods from your installation, and then every cleo mod.

Model mods still visible after being deleted?
You deleted a mod but it's still in the game? That's because the large gta3.img file is cached on your PC.
Navigate here and delete the entire Rockstar Games folder from it: "C:\Users\woot\AppData\Local\VirtualStore"
(Can't find it? Press windowskey+r and enter the following: "%appdata%\..\Local\VirtualStore")

Still having mod issues?
Delete your entire GTA SA installation. When you re-install it, put it into a different path. For example, usually your GTA SA is installed at "C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games\GTA San Andreas" - when you install GTA SA, you can select the installation path. Create a new folder, for example on your Desktop called "GTA" and choose this new folder on your Desktop as installation path during the GTA SA installation.

Black screen after alt-tabbing out of the game and back in?
This seems to be a bug with Windows 10 only for some players: Press alt+enter while having a black screen or before alttabing, this will put your GTA into windowed mode and fix it. If you want to, press alt+enter again to enter fullscreen again.

Still crashing with an error code?
The error dialog usually looks like this:

SA-MP 0.3.7
Exception At Address: 0x0071A708
[bunch of more numbers and text]


Take the part after "exception at address" and google for solutions. Most of the time, other people before you had the same problem. i.e. in this case I would google "samp crash 0x0071A708"
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Re: Is your game crashing?

December 31st, 2016, 11:16 pm

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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 3rd, 2017, 1:49 am

My fucking god. This helped. Thanks bro.
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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 3rd, 2017, 3:38 am

if your game crashes while there is a car exploding near you go ingame settings > advanced > put fx quality on low
that's the only crashing problem i ever had with this game
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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 3rd, 2017, 3:43 am

I have question it may be not related with crashes, but it's related with win 10, since i upgraded it to win 10 i can't take screeshot in game, of gta sa ofcourse. What could fix it ?
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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 3rd, 2017, 3:45 am

Colkee wrote:I have question it may be not related with crashes, but it's related with win 10, since i upgraded it to win 10 i can't take screeshot in game, of gta sa ofcourse. What could fix it ?
Make sure your in-game resolution matches your native (desktop) resolution.

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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 3rd, 2017, 3:48 am

ahsugar wrote:
Colkee wrote:I have question it may be not related with crashes, but it's related with win 10, since i upgraded it to win 10 i can't take screeshot in game, of gta sa ofcourse. What could fix it ?
Make sure your in-game resolution matches your native (desktop) resolution.
Ahh thanks mate, I just made it to bigger res. and it worked! Thanks :)
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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 3rd, 2017, 4:31 am

woot wrote:Black screen after alt-tabbing out of the game and back in?
This seems to be a bug with Windows 10 only for some players: Press alt+enter while having a black screen or before alttabing, this will put your GTA into windowed mode and fix it. If you want to, press alt+enter again to enter fullscreen again.

it works for me..but not fullscreen :(
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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 3rd, 2017, 5:00 am

Percy wrote:
woot wrote:Black screen after alt-tabbing out of the game and back in?
This seems to be a bug with Windows 10 only for some players: Press alt+enter while having a black screen or before alttabing, this will put your GTA into windowed mode and fix it. If you want to, press alt+enter again to enter fullscreen again.

it works for me..but not fullscreen :(
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alt enter will take you to full screen again afterwards
if it doesnt work try hitting esc first and using alt enter while in menu
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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 3rd, 2017, 5:19 am

mikeloff wrote:
Percy wrote:
woot wrote:Black screen after alt-tabbing out of the game and back in?
This seems to be a bug with Windows 10 only for some players: Press alt+enter while having a black screen or before alttabing, this will put your GTA into windowed mode and fix it. If you want to, press alt+enter again to enter fullscreen again.

it works for me..but not fullscreen :(
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alt enter will take you to full screen again afterwards
if it doesnt work try hitting esc first and using alt enter while in menu
ye...same
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Re: Is your game crashing?

January 5th, 2017, 11:49 pm

mikeloff wrote:
Percy wrote:
woot wrote:Black screen after alt-tabbing out of the game and back in?
This seems to be a bug with Windows 10 only for some players: Press alt+enter while having a black screen or before alttabing, this will put your GTA into windowed mode and fix it. If you want to, press alt+enter again to enter fullscreen again.

it works for me..but not fullscreen :(
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alt enter will take you to full screen again afterwards
if it doesnt work try hitting esc first and using alt enter while in menu
i had this problem before you need to do something with ur keyboard but i dont remember it to make full screen
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Re: Is your game crashing?

April 7th, 2017, 1:14 am

I'am using windows 10, When i'am logging to Italy mafia from the sa-mp it's works but my main account marked as unsafe so i forced to login with launcher and the game crashing when it's loads.. I'am running the launcher & GTA San Andreas & SA-MP on compatibility mode for (Service pack 3)....
Please anyone help :<
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Re: Is your game crashing?

April 16th, 2017, 9:07 pm

Useful post, thanks. :)

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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 14th, 2017, 2:36 am

solution for alt tab /black screen bug

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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 14th, 2017, 2:50 am

I suggest not doing that. It does fix the bug, but it breaks other things (such as recorders, not being able to alt tab efficiently etc).

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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 14th, 2017, 3:11 am

been using windows 7 the past 5-6 years and tisler introduced me to the new world! thank you nigsler
btw its insane

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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 17th, 2017, 10:28 pm

W10, tried re-installing the game and changing it's directory. But I still crash very often(it's only on IMRP, I use the launcher)
Apparently I crash due to:
[23:22:55] Warning(opcode 0x38B): Exception 0xC0000005 at 0xF7E3421
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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 17th, 2017, 10:42 pm

RichardM wrote:W10, tried re-installing the game and changing it's directory. But I still crash very often(it's only on IMRP, I use the launcher)
Apparently I crash due to:
[23:22:55] Warning(opcode 0x38B): Exception 0xC0000005 at 0xF7E3421
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Have you tried anticrasher?

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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 17th, 2017, 10:43 pm

Haven't tried anti-crasher, according to this topic the 0.3.7 SAMP has builtin fixes for such things and as I mentioned previously; this only happens in IM-RP.
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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 17th, 2017, 10:46 pm

RichardM wrote:Haven't tried anti-crasher, according to this topic the 0.3.7 SAMP has builtin fixes for such things and as I mentioned previously; this only happens in IM-RP.
use anicrasher and it will solve your problem.

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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 29th, 2017, 2:24 am

thanks

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Re: Is your game crashing?

July 29th, 2017, 4:19 am

LuigiDA wrote:My fucking god. This helped. Thanks bro.
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Re: Is your game crashing?

April 3rd, 2019, 3:09 pm

I usually divide the problem into two types. If It crashed something simple like real vegas casino instant play that means my Linux decided it was time to update the driver. If a normal game crashes, then most likely the problem is with the video card. Maybe I need to buy water cooling. I don't remember other reasons.

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Re: Is your game crashing?

April 3rd, 2019, 11:52 pm

Lorian wrote:
April 3rd, 2019, 3:09 pm
I usually divide the problem into two types. If It crashed something simple like real vegas casino instant play that means my Linux decided it was time to update the driver. If a normal game crashes, then most likely the problem is with the video card. Maybe I need to buy water cooling. I don't remember other reasons.
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