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  • [How Do I?] If you have a crash, Give us the dump file!

    If the game has crashed for you, please be detailed in the description of what you were doing and provide us the dump file generated from the crash.

    It will likely be located here:

    C:\Users\MyNameHere\Documents\my games\RedOrchestra2\ROGame\Logs

    And will be a time stamped unreal-v7342-blahbalh.ablhfda.blaha.dmp file. This will help us debug the crash.

  • #2
    latest dump

    Most of the other bugs I had seemed to be fixed except one. The longer I play, the worse the lag gets, ie sound and video stutter. If I restart the game it clears up for awhile as if it is a memory leak.
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    • #3
      Crashed in mutliplayer at anytime, pls check the attached dump file
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      • #4
        Not playable anymore after 15.11 patch

        after your 15.11 patch....i tried 3 times to play again...

        The game always crashed seconds after the map was loaded.

        1 dumpfile for you ...thx

        P.S.: another one (now i could play longer before the crash)

        P.P.S.: again i had the known crashes.....a lot of dumpfiles, but they do not have any size (0 kb)...seems that the program not even managed to create these.
        Attached Files
        Last edited by Eule; 11-15-2011, 07:34 PM.


        • #5
          Game crashed in Team Select screen.
          Last edited by >F|R< Sarcinelli; 08-28-2013, 04:50 PM.


          • #6
            4 crashes right as i get in game today and i cannot upload dump files.
            [COLOR=Silver]Leutnant Deiter Meyer[/COLOR]
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            • #7
              Game crashes, no dump

              Untill now game has been crashing often, but now it crashes always right after multiplayer map has been loaded!

              There is 0 SIZE DUMP FILE in the designated dirrectory, plus there is a log file.
              I'm attaching the LOG file for you (obviously not attaching the empty dump file).

              BTW: Game is very nice! I like it, BUT is also very buggy and laggy. Please put effort into this and fix it, othervise it is not worth of playing! Thanx.
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              • #8
                my game crashedd a view times since the latest updates

                My game crashes recently after joining a multyplayer server. I am choosing my class and then the game shuts down immediatly. I had this problem before but i made RO2 work by setting my graphic details on a lower level like the medium level. So my question is why is it shutting down just like this and why isnt it possible to ply RO2 on a higher quality level?

                thanks for your help!

                I am uploading the latest logfiles as well
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                • #9
                  my game crashed a view times since the latest updates

                  My game crashes recently after joining a multyplayer server. I am choosing my class and then the game shuts down immediatly. I had this problem before but i made RO2 work by setting my graphic details on a lower level like the medium level. So my question is why is it shutting down just like this and why isnt it possible to ply RO2 on a higher quality level?

                  thanks for your help!

                  I am uploading the latest logfiles as well
                  Attached Files


                  • #10
                    Hello, here is another log file if it helps.

                    I got this message right when i tried to reload an SVT-40. It mentions 7.62 x 54R in the warning message again.

                    It allowed me to continue playing after receiving the error and flashing the desktop, then closed RO2 and sent me back to the desktop.

                    EDIT: Also, just noticed I posteds log instead of dump. I don't have any dumps with the date November 16 though.
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                    Last edited by Fuhrer Cool; 11-16-2011, 11:48 AM.
                    THE WHO


                    • #11
                      update for update fix my problems
                      Attached Files
                      Last edited by Stern1900; 11-16-2011, 05:30 PM.


                      • #12
                        Was playing on Barracks, random in-game crash.
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                        • #13
                          picking role when it crashed - edit: rarely have any problems

                          edit2 - it has not happened again
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                          Last edited by clambo; 11-24-2011, 12:10 AM.


                          • #14
                            NEW switching sides crash

                            At the beginning of the map i choose a side.
                            Then i fast decide to take the other side ...i switch and it crashs to desktop.
                            This happens always if i show this behaviour.

                            here a dumpfile
                            Attached Files


                            • #15
                              my logs

                              my dmp-s:

                              cant specify any behavior. once there are in game crash - just playing and game turns off, some time i just joined team did not choose a role and game turned off
                              Last edited by ufo_has_landed_!; 12-28-2011, 02:50 PM.