Game doesn't launch

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Game doesn't launch

Post by usedunicorn » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:31 pm

Game doesn't launch just flashes a black screen
Things I have tried, Reinstalling NVidia drivers, Reinstalling fs17, DirectX reinstall, launch as administrator etc.
I dont get why it doesn't work as it is on a clean install of windows 10

EDIT: game works if i launch it from C:\Program Files (x86)\Farming Simulator 2017\x86

GIANTS Engine Runtime 7.0.0 64bit (Build Date: Sep 12 2016)
Copyright (c) 2008-2016, GIANTS Software GmbH (, All Rights Reserved.
Copyright (c) 2003-2016, Christian Ammann and Stefan Geiger, All Rights Reserved.
Application: FarmingSimulator2017
Main System
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Memory: 8104 MB
OS: Windows NT 6.1 64-bit
Physics System
Version: 5.9.5
Thread(s): 2
Input System
Keyboard enabled
Mouse enabled
Gamepad/Joystick enabled
Force Feedback disabled
Audio System
Driver: OpenAL
Version: 1.1
Device: Generic Software
Render System
Driver: Direct 3D 11
Card Vendor: Intel Corporation
Renderer: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000
Revision: 9
Feature level: DirectX 11 ON
Info: Effective window resolution 1280 x 720
Error: Failed to create D3D11 swap chain. E_INVALIDARG
24" 1080p, Win10
Cpu: intel i3-4130 @ 3,4 GHz
Ram: 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz
Gpu: GTX 1050 2GB GDDR5

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Re: Game doesn't launch

Post by Smith Modding » Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:27 am

Well you're first problem is that the game isn't recognizing the graphics card- it's recognizing the integrated graphics. If you're using a monitor, are you sure the vga/Dvi/hdmi cord is plugged into the graphics card and not the motherboard?
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Re: Game doesn't launch

Post by don_apple » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:07 pm

Based on the first line in the log.txt

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GIANTS Engine Runtime 7.0.0 64bit (Build Date: Sep 12 2016)
it looks like you are running a quite outdated version of the game.

Please make sure you have the latest patch to version installed.

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