HOW TO CONFIRM DIRECTX9.0c DLL’S
Even if you already have DirectX10/11, your PC should contain the following DLL files in the (32-bit) C:\Windows\System32
or (64-bit) C:\Windows\SysWow64 folders.
The DLL’s are included with the
DirectX 9.0c Redistributable.
HOW TO CONFIRM .NET FRAMEWORK 3.5.1
Go to Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features > Turn Windows
Features On or Off, and look for "Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1"
(make sure its checked on)
Go to Start
> Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs, and look for “Microsoft.NET
If .NET 3.5 SP1 is missing, download the
Framework from here. (Note that .NET 4.0 does not include the same files
as .NET 3.5 SP1)
HOW TO CONFIRM XNA 3.1
Go to Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features, and
look for "Microsoft XNA Framework Redistributable 3.1"
Go to Start
> Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs, and look for “Microsoft
XNA Framework Redistributable 3.1”
If XNA 3.1 is missing, download the
Redistributable from here. (Note that XNA 4 does not have the same
files as XNA 3.1)
STABLE VERSIONS OF BR
Sometimes during an update we add new features or dependencies to Blockade Runner
that can cause the game to not run. Try the stable versions below, and then
the older versions if the stable versions do not run.
HOW TO RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR
Right-click Blockade Runner.exe > Run as Administrator
HOW TO DELETE SETTINGS.XML
Deleting the Settings.xml file located in the “../BlockadeRunner/” folder can sometimes resolve issues with the game’s first time start-up.
OTHER POTENTIAL FIXES
Some users have had luck with the fixes below, if they happen to fix the start up
crashes for you please let us know!
- Install latest nVidia drivers
- Install C++ 2005 Redistributable
- Install C++ 2008 Redistributable
- Move BR’s folder to your root drive (C:\), and give read/write access.
If any of these steps solve your problem, PLEASE LET US KNOW!
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