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Old Jun 26, 2010, 04:02 AM // 04:02   #21
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Well looks like you caught whatever exception anyway Now I get this neat little dialog box:

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KSMod Loader Error: 108 - 00000005

This only happens when virtualization is enabled... and yeah I tried flipping and unflipping admin privledges too. If I start GW and then try to load KSmod, GW just closes with no other notification.
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Old Jun 26, 2010, 03:32 PM // 15:32   #22
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Well looks like you caught whatever exception anyway Now I get this neat little dialog box:

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KSMod Loader Error: 108 - 00000005

This only happens when virtualization is enabled... and yeah I tried flipping and unflipping admin privledges too. If I start GW and then try to load KSmod, GW just closes with no other notification.
Hmm I think I may know what is happening, I'll put up 3.2 later today and hopefully it fixes the problem. If it doesn't, then I am officially all out of ideas haha.

You have a normal installation of GW right? GW.exe, GW.dat? No weird file names or file paths that might be causing issue?
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Old Jun 26, 2010, 03:43 PM // 15:43   #23
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Yeah it's gw.exe/gw.dat, D:/games/guild wars/, gwsetup shows the registry knows it's there. I've re-installed fresh DAT/EXE no difference. Also tried disabling virus/firewall temporarily, no difference.
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Old Jun 26, 2010, 08:23 PM // 20:23   #24
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Yeah it's gw.exe/gw.dat, D:/games/guild wars/, gwsetup shows the registry knows it's there. I've re-installed fresh DAT/EXE no difference. Also tried disabling virus/firewall temporarily, no difference.
Alright, this time it should work or at least give us a meaningful error
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Old Jun 26, 2010, 10:07 PM // 22:07   #25
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Maybe? Two new dialogs...

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A security program or a piece of malware (for example, a rootkit) is blocking KSMod's ability to function properly. Please switch security applications off and/or scan your system for malware.

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KSMod Loader Error: 108 - 5

I ran a quick scan with Malwarebytes and came up empty, also tried starting up with avast/comodo and near everything else disabled in msconfig. In BIOS I also disabled the support for DEP but no difference.

EDIT: Found the culprit... uninstalled COMODO and everything works. Even though I had Defense+ disabled forever, and was just using it for firewall purposes... and even with the firewall disabled... it was obstructing things somehow. If you know of a decent software firewall with per-application monitoring I'd love to hear it, Comodo was rather bloated anyway...

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Old Jun 26, 2010, 10:30 PM // 22:30   #26
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Maybe? Two new dialogs...

KSMod
A security program or a piece of malware (for example, a rootkit) is blocking KSMod's ability to function properly. Please switch security applications off and/or scan your system for malware.

Error
KSMod Loader Error: 108 - 5

I ran a quick scan with Malwarebytes and came up empty, also tried starting up with avast/comodo and near everything else disabled in msconfig. In BIOS I also disabled the support for DEP but no difference.

EDIT: Found the culprit... uninstalled COMODO and everything works. Even though I had Defense+ disabled forever, and was just using it for firewall purposes... and even with the firewall disabled... it was obstructing things somehow. If you know of a decent software firewall with per-application monitoring I'd love to hear it, Comodo was rather bloated anyway...
I use the Windows Firewall with default settings. You don't really need software firewalls, especially if you are behind a NAT/Router, however leaving the Windows Firewall on consumes no resources and it wont give you any trouble.

Since you have Windows 7, just leave UAC on it's default setting, and install Microsoft Security Essentials. The protection built into W7 is as good as it gets without going paranoid crazy.
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Old Jun 29, 2010, 05:12 PM // 17:12   #27
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Running v3 on a retro OS, yano XpPro :P No issues with anything so far! and the multi launch is lovely :P saved me a few gig not needing a 2nd dat Ty again Brett
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Old Jun 29, 2010, 05:26 PM // 17:26   #28
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anyway to add custom sounds when we kill an enemy? or have a request?

Mario bros KS mod?

u die death in Mario bros music triggered?
kill an enemy makes a koopa or shell being kicked/coin being picked up?
shadow form/spell breaker/spell shield/vow of silence up has star power song?
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Old Jun 29, 2010, 06:25 PM // 18:25   #29
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how do I turn on Multi Launch?

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Old Jun 30, 2010, 12:36 AM // 00:36   #30
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Running v3 on a retro OS, yano XpPro :P No issues with anything so far! and the multi launch is lovely :P saved me a few gig not needing a 2nd dat Ty again Brett
Glad to hear it's working for ya.

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anyway to add custom sounds when we kill an enemy? or have a request?

Mario bros KS mod?

u die death in Mario bros music triggered?
kill an enemy makes a koopa or shell being kicked/coin being picked up?
shadow form/spell breaker/spell shield/vow of silence up has star power song?
I might look in to having external sounds in the future.

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how do I turn on Multi Launch?

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Edit the Settings.ini file to your liking.
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Old Jun 30, 2010, 11:32 AM // 11:32   #31
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I'm on Vista, and while the loader can run GW and apply command lines (I tried -image and -perf), none of the other options seem to work. I'm not getting any error message, and using "run as administrator" does not change anything.

Basically, it's like the options are set to 0 although they are set to 1. Any idea where that might come from?
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Old Jun 30, 2010, 04:14 PM // 16:14   #32
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I'm on Vista, and while the loader can run GW and apply command lines (I tried -image and -perf), none of the other options seem to work. I'm not getting any error message, and using "run as administrator" does not change anything.

Basically, it's like the options are set to 0 although they are set to 1. Any idea where that might come from?
What kind of tests are you doing to see if the options are working or not? Are you trying to run multiple copies?
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Old Jun 30, 2010, 04:53 PM // 16:53   #33
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First I ran ksmod.exe with the default settings, ie only High_Def_Composite set to 1 and no command line, and the game loaded and worked but no high def textures. Then I put -image on the command line, which worked, and to verify I ran ksmod with the default settings and -perf as the only command line, and it showed the performances, but still no high def textures. It was in Balth temple. After that I closed the client, ran ksmod.exe as an administrator and played a char with the same results.

After that I always ran ksmod.exe as an administrator. I redownloaded ksmod and replaced the files, rebooted my comp and tried UT99_Sound_FX=1 only, went to Jarin and killed a bunch of spiders, but nothing happened. Then I used Virtualization alone and after that Virtualization and VR_DisableCache, but if I executed ksmod.exe after logging in a second time, nothing happened.

Then I set everything to 1 and -perf as the command line, the game worked and I had my perfs displayed but nothing else.

Hope I was clear here.

I used KSMod in the past (before and after the "nerf") on this comp, and I can still use MultiLaunch.

Edit: Well, I apparently fixed the problem by extracting the archive to a folder where I have a copy of gw.exe and gw.dat, that I used for Multilaunch. It's located in "C:\Users\Alexandra\Desktop\Guild Warz" instead of "C:\Program Files\GUILD WARS", which is my install folder... Don't really know why this is happening, but I'll settle for it.

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Old Jun 30, 2010, 07:43 PM // 19:43   #34
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Well, I apparently fixed the problem by extracting the archive to a folder where I have a copy of gw.exe and gw.dat, that I used for Multilaunch. It's located in "C:\Users\Alexandra\Desktop\Guild Warz" instead of "C:\Program Files\GUILD WARS", which is my install folder... Don't really know why this is happening, but I'll settle for it.
I am also not sure what happened either. Where the game is installed should not matter, so long as the game, the DAT, and all of KSMod's files are within the same directory folder.
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Old Jun 30, 2010, 07:46 PM // 19:46   #35
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Is this another occurence of the "Windows doesn't like stuff pissin' around in Program Files" syndrome? Happened to me a lot, that - which is why I never install anything in default locations.

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Old Jul 01, 2010, 12:40 AM // 00:40   #36
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Is this another occurence of the "Windows doesn't like stuff pissin' around in Program Files" syndrome? Happened to me a lot, that - which is why I never install anything in default locations.

My crap goes where I say, damn you!
That's probably the problem, or at least I can't see what else it could be. Both folders have the same files.

It works just fine now.
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Old Jul 01, 2010, 12:43 AM // 00:43   #37
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I'll add another check to see if that is the case. The Vista/7 security documentation is really really bad/confusing.
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Old Jul 03, 2010, 03:21 AM // 03:21   #38
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Yes, the Vista security is a pain in the rear. I just put ksmod on a friend's pc, and had to jump through what seemed like a million hoops just to change the settings because of Vista's unwillingness to alter files in the Program Files directories.
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Old Jul 03, 2010, 06:37 AM // 06:37   #39
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Don't know if this is anything you can fix, but a little oddity I found.

Seems virtualization locks changes from happening to the .dat, which makes sense if you want to run an unlimited number of copies from that. However if you have a freshly -imaged .dat file, a lot of the inventory icons will be somehow compressed or in need of some other conversion/manipulation. If you start KSMod virtualized and check out some icons you haven't seen before, minimize the screen and then maximize again, the item icons will be gone. Need to really watch this if you plan on doing any trading, seems to affect just about all (new to you) minis for example.

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Old Jul 03, 2010, 03:31 PM // 15:31   #40
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Security applications from www.prevx.com and www.threatfire.com wont allow KSMod to work, even if you add them to your safelist. You'll need to disable or uninstall them if you want KSMod to work properly.
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