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Classic Camelot won't launch

Discussion in 'Technical Help' started by Shan, Jan 11, 2004.

  1. Shan

    Shan Fledgling Freddie

    Ok so, i just formatted my computer and reinstalled Camelot and SI. SI launches up nicely, but when i try to launch camelot.exe, nothing happens. It shows the hourglass mouseicon for maybe 0.5sec and then.. nothing. I had this problem ages ago but i can't recall how i fixed it :| Anyone got ideas? Nothing is corrupted, i reinstalled recently. Also firewall is not blocking the .exe from launching, update.dat is there. (patch.dat not, tried copying it over from SI folder, no help)
     
  2. Cyfr

    Cyfr Banned

    Is it the first time you have opened classic camelot? If so, I think you need to have the cd in the drive while you open it. :)
     
  3. Susanna

    Susanna Fledgling Freddie

    I never had to have the CD in the drive to start classic Camelot. I did, however, have to disable my antivirus software the first time I started it, else I'd get the exact same problem Shan is describing. Might want to give that a go, it could work.
     
  4. Shan

    Shan Fledgling Freddie

    Didn't help :\ Shut down FW also.
     
  5. Susanna

    Susanna Fledgling Freddie

    Have you tried starting the executable directly from the program folder? There could be something wrong with the shortcut(Okay, yes, I may be reaching here). If you haven't changed the locations for the install, it'd be C:\Shrouded Isles\camelot.exe.
     
  6. Shan

    Shan Fledgling Freddie

    1st: SI works, Classic doesn't
    2nd: I've tried both Shortcut and Camelot.exe, also tried to Run it.
     
  7. Susanna

    Susanna Fledgling Freddie

    Oh. D'oh. Brainfart. Sorry. I knew it was classic, really I did. ;)

    Anyway, I've noticed that when SI installs, it does something to the classic folder as well, copies some files, I think. Your install may have borked something up there. Try reinstalling the classic client but leave off the SI?

    Yeah, I'm definitely grasping for straws here.
     
  8. Shan

    Shan Fledgling Freddie

    Reinstalled Camelot already after installing SI. No luck. Have had both on computer earlier, they don't interfere.
     
  9. Susanna

    Susanna Fledgling Freddie

    Then I'm fresh out of ideas, I'm afraid... :(
     
  10. Aoami

    Aoami FH is my second home

    Uninstall SI, reinstall Classic, run classic once, reinstall SI. Should work this way.
     
  11. Cyviel

    Cyviel Fledgling Freddie

    i had this problem...if you installed SI BEFORE classic thats why it dont work.. the ONLY way to get it to work again is uninstall SI and FULLY patch Classic first putting in your CD KEY THEN install SI.... if like me you lost CLassic due to a virus and had to reinstall it wont load...even if you dbl click the icon.. YOU DEFINATELY NEED TO UNINSTALL SI AND FULLY PATCH CLASSIC TRUST ME!!
     
  12. Cyfr

    Cyfr Banned

    Hmm well.. I just installed classic after SI and it works oO
     
  13. Cyviel

    Cyviel Fledgling Freddie

    the problem isnt installing it after SI its patching classic first
    you HAVE to patch classic first.
     

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