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DOOM 3 1.3.1 Patch Fix
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Guest
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This patch was the fix I needed to make Doom 3 work with Win7 64bt. It works great for me. Thank you!

Now for a side note for those having resolution problems getting Doom 3 to run at 1920 X 1080 etc.. you have to edit the Autoexec.cfg file in the Doom3\Base folder.

For example:

set r_mode -1
set r_customWidth 1920
set r_customHeight 1080
set image_lodbias "-1.0"
set image_anisotropy 0
set r_multiSamples 8
set r_aspectRatio 1

This is the way mine is set up at the moment... You can alter the multiSamples (AA), and you can alter the anisotropy (AF), if you choose to. The AA right now is set to 8X with these settings, but you can use 0,2,4,8,16? Same goes for AF with the 0,2,4,8,16 I think? I just have it set to 0 for now, but by all means try out 16 if you like. I think it looks pretty good like this anyhow.

Also keep in mind if you want to set up a different resolution, you can sub your own resolution numbers in place of the customHeight/Width, but keep in mind the aspectRatio 1 may need to be changed to a 2 to fit your screen:
aspectRatio 1= 16:9

aspectRatio 2= 16:10 (I think?)

Once you've finished tweaking the Autoexec.cfg file, click save of course, and launch Doom3 to check it out. Hopefully everything is working as it should except in my case it still lists the resolution as the lowest possible setting in the game, but I think it's just because there is no preset for 1920 X 1080 listed in the game menu. So don't be alarmed to see that. Just load up the game and it'll be looking good.

I hope this helps all of those who had the same problems I did. It works for me. Give it a try and good luck.


Guns and Nachos

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Guest
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Sorry I was wrong about the AF settings.

(The following I found at a certain tweakguides com Doom3_8 html)

image_anisotropy [1,2,4,8] - This setting determines the level of Anisotropic Filtering used in Doom 3. Valid values are 1, 2, 4, and 8. The higher the value, the lower your performance, but the crisper textures will appear in the distance. Note that 1 is the lowest you can set for Anisotropic - 0 will simply default back to 1. Also note that if you have forced Anisotropic Filtering in your graphics card's control panel, it will override this setting, so for optimal performance set the Anisotropic Filtering level in your control panel to 'Application Preference', and adjust the level here.

(End of quote from tweakguides)

.... So yeah, sorry about that. Set AF to 8 instead of the 16 I stated in my previous post.

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thank u it worked yes

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wolfprince1
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Thanks. I was having problems viewing it on my computer, but these settings set everything right :)

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Guest
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DOOM 1.3.1.1304 win-x86 Jan 16 2007 15:36:51
1999 MHz AMD CPU with MMX & 3DNow! & SSE & SSE2 & SSE3 & HTT
2048 MB System Memory
128 MB Video Memory
Winsock Initialized
Found interface: {0B1A870D-4673-4721-B42C-542DE19814AA} AnchorFree TAP-Windows Adapter V9 - 0.0.0.0 NULL netmask - skipped
Found interface: {84C3D30A-55ED-472A-A6A9-F32E4D1692A0} TP-Link High Power Wireless USB Adapter - 192.168.1.39/255.255.255.0
Found interface: {796375C4-C815-4FC3-9E3D-ABE310936957} Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC - 0.0.0.0 NULL netmask - skipped
Sys_InitNetworking: adding loopback interface
doom using MMX & SSE & SSE2 & SSE3 for SIMD processing
enabled Flush-To-Zero mode
enabled Denormals-Are-Zero mode
------ Initializing File System ------
Loaded pk4 E:\Doom 3\base\game00.pk4 with checksum 0x29cdb978
Loaded pk4 E:\Doom 3\base\game01.pk4 with checksum 0x51c6981f
Loaded pk4 E:\Doom 3\base\game02.pk4 with checksum 0xf3ec6f7
Loaded pk4 E:\Doom 3\base\game03.pk4 with checksum 0x5d4230ea
Loaded pk4 E:\Doom 3\base\pak005.pk4 with checksum 0x8ffc3621
Loaded pk4 E:\Doom 3\base\pak006.pk4 with checksum 0x95b65ab
Loaded pk4 E:\Doom 3\base\pak007.pk4 with checksum 0x666bdb3c
Loaded pk4 E:\Doom 3\base\pak008.pk4 with checksum 0x23ae5993
Current search path:
E:\Doom 3/base
E:\Doom 3\base\pak008.pk4 (3 files)
E:\Doom 3\base\pak007.pk4 (38 files)
E:\Doom 3\base\pak006.pk4 (48 files)
E:\Doom 3\base\pak005.pk4 (63 files)
E:\Doom 3\base\game03.pk4 (2 files)
E:\Doom 3\base\game02.pk4 (2 files)
E:\Doom 3\base\game01.pk4 (2 files)
E:\Doom 3\base\game00.pk4 (2 files)
game DLL: 0x0 in pak: 0x0
Addon pk4s:
file system initialized.
--------------------------------------
Unknown command 'vid_restart'
idRenderSystem::Shutdown()
Shutting down OpenGL subsystem
...shutting down QGL
Couldn't load default.cfg


HELP ME

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Guest
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Tried to run on Win 10, 64 bit system. Tried using all available compatibility modes. Started in a tiny DOS window, but aborted with incompatible command. Back to the drawing board

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snapshot_ Author
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Have you tried reinstalling the game ?, that command prompt Window isn't supposed to show up .

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rogersresults
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Adding this patch results in the game asking for the Doom 3 CD-Key and it will not accept the key that was entered when it was originally installed from CD.

The doomkey file has the original entered key (minus the last two characters)

Starting the game with the internet disconnected makes no difference.

Un-patched game runs without a problem.

Any ideas?

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snapshot_ Author
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I'm not sure, Because basically this patch is just every previous game patch combined into one easy to extract patch, I Have changed absolutely nothing, Ask Bethesda or redeem your CD-Key on steam .

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rogersresults
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Thanks for your reply. As its the original CD version, I've had no dealings with Bethesda or Steam. I've also noticed since my post that my original CD-Key is one that is available on the web - so that may be the reason that it won't work with the patched version. I guess I'll have to stick with the original un-patched version which works O.K.

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snapshot_ Author
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Ok, just so you know the unpatched version is "Outdated" and won't support most recent mods and won't allow you to join Multiplayer servers .

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Guest
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So what are we supposed to do? My doom isn't steam or BFG etc. When I loaded it I gave it my cd key. Worked great.
When I used this patch it asks for a cd key but it won't accept any key at all. Even the cd key box is weird. I'm trying to get a picture of it so every can see.
So now I once again have to uninstall and reinstall and still won't be able to use the mods I want to.

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snapshot_ Author
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Install this patch, then install the official 1.3.1 Patch, this patch only updates the game to 1.3.1 and doesn't register keys to regedit, so you'll need to install the official patch after you install this one, the whole purpose of this patch is to fix startup errors and crashes that may be caused by installing the official patch without installing prior version patches.

instructions are in the description.

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Guest
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Did you ever find a fix? I have the same problem.

Ray

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snapshot_ Author
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It might be because of Steam version, Steam version is by default Updated to 1.3.1 so i think the patch is causing a CD Key conflict, maybe you should avoid using it for Steam .

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Doom369
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I just reinstalled Doom 3 on a computer upgraded to Win 10 from Win 7 Ultimate and Doom 3 is unpatched and running without compatibility mode. Also with Wulfen texture pack mods installed. AMD Phenom II 6 core 2.8ghz, nVidia GT 430, 4gb DDR 3

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snapshot_ Author
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The patch is required if you want to join Multiplayer games though, And if you want to run v1.3.1 Mods .

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Guest
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I just downloaded the patch, but I don't know how to use it,....can anyone please advise?

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snapshot_ Author
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Locate your Doom 3 folder by clicking the button "Browse" then select it, then Click "Extract", If it asks to overwrite files click "Yes to all" .

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RagingGodmandalorian
RagingGodmandalorian - - 5 comments

I downloaded and extracted everything to it's proper position but when I start the game it gets to the intro screen then shuts down and gives me a message saying that I have the wrong version of the DLL game API.

do you know what's wrong? the un-patched version of the game works just fine.

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snapshot_ Author
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Which game edition are you installing this patch on ? Steam or CD-Retail ? BFG or 2004 Edition ? .

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Guest
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I know my version isn't steam or BFG and the patch doesn't work. It asks for the cd-key.
All I wanted to do was play some mods...lol

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snapshot_ Author
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Install the official 1.3.1, then install this patch, that's it really.

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Guest
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I have the retail Version of Doom 3 after the patch, they ask for my CD-Key at the main menu of the game. However, the game rejects my CD-Key stating that it is invalid.

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snapshot_ Author
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I'm not sure, The Patch isn't fully mine, it's just a combination of every patch released before v1.3.1, to make it easier to update CD-Retail version to that version, to install the official patch you have to install every patch before it, but with this patch you don't have to.

So if you get any CD key related issues, you better try redeem the game on steam with that CD-key if you haven't given it to anyone else already, I wouldn't recommend using CD-Retail version anyways.

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Guest
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Will this patch make it so it will work on Windows 10? I have installed the original retail disc version (from 2004), but when I try to start it up, it says to "login with administrative privileges and try again." But, I am logged in as an admin.

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snapshot_ Author
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Right click the game exe and click "open as administrator" if this is still happening.

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Brrrrother
Brrrrother - - 1 comments

Can some tell me how to install this patch to my game? I have the retail version. ASAP if possible.

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snapshot_ Author
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All you have to do is extract it to the main Doom 3 folder (eg : C:/Program Files/Id Software/Doom 3/) and overwrite files when it asks you.

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Guest
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is it working in Windows 7 32bit?

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snapshot_ Author
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Yes

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Guest
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I have BFG version how do i make multiplayer work?

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snapshot_ Author
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Invite your friends to your lobby.

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Guest
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Just wanted to say worked for me on Win 10 64 bit. Overwrote original files from CD's and adjusted resolution to 2560x1440 and it worked perfectly. Too well, game still gives me heart palpatations. Also, Surround sound and V-sync work perfectly and also antistropic 8 with res set to 1 as in guidelines

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Guest
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HEY CAN THIS PATCH FIX MY DOOM 3 LANGUAGE PROBLEM CUZ I THINK I HAVE IT IN SPANISH SOME OF THE LANGUAGE IN WRITTEN AND THE WHOLE AUDIO IS IN SPANISH AND I WANT TO CHANGE IT INTO ENGLISH

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snapshot_ Author
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Nope, this isn't a translation patch.

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wolfprince1
wolfprince1 - - 279 comments

Word of advice to anybody downloading this patch.

If you are planning to use Doom 3 AND Resurrection of Evil, make sure you install BOTH of these before adding the patch.

Plus, refer to the top comment on this post about the autoconfig.cfg edit or the game might not cover the entire screen despite it being set to fullscreen.

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snapshot_ Author
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Well it isn't required to have ROE though.

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Guest
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when(with winrar) i extract the patch in the main doom 3 folder ("C:\Program Files (x86)\Doom 3\") the system asks me if i want to overwrite the files.I press overwrite for all the files but in the log of winrar is written "impossible to create the file",access denied (it says it for every files or folder),then i'm unable to install this patch.

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snapshot_ Author
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Open the patch as admin maybe? (Right Click and press execute as administrator) to give the file the permission to overwrite, make sure you close Doom 3 or anything related to it first (Restart if closing the game doesn't do anything).

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Guest
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this patch contains D3STEAM.EXE

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snapshot_ Author
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It's the steam version .exe, originally this patch was intended to work with Steam version too because Dedicated server tool wasn't included with it for whatever reason but it caused some other errors so It's not recommended to install it on Steam version of the game, only CD-Retail version is supported.

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SergeantDiggs
SergeantDiggs - - 175 comments

For those trying Appendix B, if properties doesn't show the Security tab, use one of these methods.

Itechtics.com

Edit: Windows 10, of course.

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norton2
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This is might useful for bypassing Steam(ing pile of ****) when using Win 7. It doesn't start and loads rundll32.exe. I think it's trying to run admin mode or whatever which Steam(ing pile of donkey crap) doesn't have by default.

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SergeantDiggs
SergeantDiggs - - 175 comments

Keep getting this warning when trying to open saves: Couldn’t open savegame file savegames/name

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snapshot_ Author
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Perhaps your old save files are not compatible with 1.3.1, you might want to avoid installing it until you no longer need the old save files / finish the game. Re-install the game to restore the old version. Back-up your save files before doing so.

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