If you're unfamiliar with the Fallout series of games, the quirky premise is that America effectively became culturally stuck in the 1950's 'Atomic Age', right up to a devastating nuclear war which occurs in the early 21st century. An indication of the performance impact of changing this setting is shown below: Full Detail Reflections If enabled ticked , water reflections show much of the detailing of the original objects being reflected; if disabled, water reflections become relatively bland outlines of the reflected objects. In Windowed mode the window size depends on the resolution you select in the Resolution setting. The number of objects you can see in the distance may also be affected by your character's Perception statistic. The available options are High, Medium and Low, but the visual difference is difficult to notice given the sparse use of shadows in the game.
The comparison shows that from the maximum setting 50 to the mid-point 38 , several buildings across the far distance are removed; from 38 to the minimum setting of 25, some additional geometry in the form of the rocky outcrop to the top left and rocks to the far left is removed. This error occurs when trying there is 2 programs open at the same time e. Shadow Fade This slider controls the distance at which shadows fade out. Select yes on the warning screen that appears, and you're all done! Now start the install directly from the setup. They determined that I am experiencing an error with Windows. I have to ctrl-alt-del and restart my comp.
I edited the notepad file in the fallout folder that forces the computer to run it on 2 instead of 4 processors. This setting allows you to change the color of the text and images in the Pip-Boy, from the default of Amber, to Blue, Green or White. Are you using High-res textures? Without getting too technical, your page file commit charge really is quite full according to the dxdiag report you posted. Click to enlarge An indication of the performance impact of changing this setting is shown below: The performance impact in the graph is much higher at higher resolutions, though it all depends on the amount of grass in the scene. Windowed mode is useful if you want to run the game lower than your monitor's native resolution but still maintain the sharpest image.
The available options here are Off, 2 Samples, 4 Samples, and 8 Samples. Or run in W7 comp mode. Where there are more characters than the maximum allowed by these settings, the shadows cast will actively switch to the character s which have moved most recently. Hope this will fix the issue, if not let us know with the updated status and we will be happy to assist you further. Update: The Xbox 360 process has changed for later updates. For this reason it is strongly recommended that you do not lower this slider below the mid-point 8. The None option uses basic lighting which provides an acceptable-looking sky, but makes the rest of the game world look rather flat and washed out, with no real depth or realism.
Lowering this setting can improve performance, but you may also simply prefer to reduce this setting to obtain a less shiny look to the game world. Fixes some bugs reopened with 1. All is running as it should. Has anyone ever been notified of a solution for any error that ends with this sentence? General System Optimization Almost as important as any in-game setting is the way your Windows installation is configured. Lowering this option may be of greater benefit to those looking to reduce stutter.
My Fallout 3 is much more heavily modded at the same time. The Max Exterior Shadows setting determines the maximum shadows cast when outdoors. Water Displacement If enabled ticked , whenever your character moves through a body of water, you will leave a rippling trail behind you. The available options are High, Medium and Low, however in practice there is no discernable visual difference in the jaggedness of water when this setting is changed. Fixes some crashes, resolves problem with companion and menus. Playing for 10 - 15 minutes, crash.
Fixes numerous issues and bugs. Crosshair If enabled, a small crosshair appears in the middle of the screen and provides color-coded hints as to the actions you can undertake with particular objects or characters. If all else fails, uninstall them completely, as codec packs in particular are a common source of problem for many games, not just Fallout: New Vegas. My pc is certainly able to run windows 10 with out any problems. They are a waste of space.
Your interest in Windows 10 is much appreciated. You can either select 'Force Off' in the Vertical Sync setting for the Fallout: New Vegas profile found in the Program Settings section of your Nvidia Control Panel, or by using an advanced tweak covered below. There is only a minor performance boost at best from lowering this slider, but the gameplay disadvantage is significant. You will be given the option of enabling Hardcore Mode early in the game, and from then you can toggle it On or Off at any time - though you will only obtain the Hardcore achievement if you always leave it on from start to finish. Otherwise it runs fine, no crashes, all save games load fine etc etc Any help? See the screenshot comparison below for an example - all the items strewn along the road into the distance are visible at the mid-point 8 or above on the slider. Neither this option, nor the General Subtitles setting affects other forms of subtitles or text prompts such as location text which appears at the top left of screen, or reply options during conversations. You will need to reduce some of your settings to increase your framerate if that's the case.
Which game are you having issues with, and what is the actual problem you have? The Max Interior Shadows setting determines, as the name suggests, the maximum number of shadows possible when inside buildings. Tears streaming down my face. Similarly, there is no noticeable performance impact from altering this setting. Posts: 3315 Joined: Sat Jul 08, 2006 3:36 pm Erzherzoghans, You may be right, but the game has always been installed in Program Files x86 , and it has always worked well until I installed Win10 yesterday. This process took a long time using my slow 1. Between the maximum setting 35 and the mid-point 18 , you can see that the luminosity of the lights on the back wall is reduced; from the mid-point of the setting to the minimum 2 , there is a dramatic reduction in the lighting from all sources, particularly from the lights above the car, which provide no illumination at all on the vehicle. Although using the Detail presets is the quickest way to adjust your game graphics, it is certainly not optimal.