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firesoul296
12th June 2013, 02:24
i wouldn't post this if it was like any other post i have read, steam support has not answered my request after five weeks.
after looking over at least a hundred posts, i still run into the issue of hl2.exe crashing on startup. every thread i've read has been closed before an actual solution was posted. i really need help.
starts up, after the valve screen it crashes. event viewer gives me this:

Faulting application name: hl2.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4445c334
Faulting module name: scenefilecache.dll, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4474ce19
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x00003e2c
Faulting process id: 0x7e8
Faulting application start time: 0x01ce6713437b7900
Faulting application path: e:\steam\steamapps\[blocking out for personal reasons]\source sdk base\hl2.exe
Faulting module path: e:\steam\steamapps\[blocking out for personal reasons]\source sdk base\bin\scenefilecache.dll
Report Id: 897e0490-d306-11e2-8790-1c6f65be627d

i have tried solutions related to scenefilecashe.dll, moving steam back to my C:/ drive, reinstalling directx, updating drivers, and reinstaling steam.

Paegus
12th June 2013, 06:25
Can you play the Source SDK Base 2006 (steam://run/215) tech demo thing?

firesoul296
12th June 2013, 12:31
I cannot, also i have tried steam support twice. no response.

Paegus
12th June 2013, 12:39
If nothing in the "cannot start hidden" sticky thread helped then I'm afraid your shit out of luck :(

firesoul296
12th June 2013, 12:47
darn, it seems every forum and thing i looked at was closed before they actually posted a solution that helped :(

ado921
12th June 2013, 21:44
Because they all have been answered before?