I was happy with my 32bit winxp old laptop, but it died 3 weeks ago. Now I have an acer7750g core i5-2450m 8gb ram amd radeon hd 7670m 2gb with w7 home premium 64-bit.philmc wrote:Here is the checklist I followed in order to get Fortius running on my new Windows 7 computer.
From the getgo I skipped installing Virtual XP as Microsoft detailed on their website their virtual XP would not support graphics intensive programs. Thanks to the suggestions on this forum I went straight to VMWare. Here is the order of instillation.
Installed free VMWare Player 3.0. VM Ware Player asked if I wanted to create a virtual machine so I inserted my copy of Windows XP Professional. XP installed perfectly.
Updated XP to service pack 2 then service pack 3.
Windows 7 supports hardware virtualization. This is an option in the BIOS which I turned ON. Microsoft sytem requirements for setting up a Virtual PC on Windows are listed at - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtua ... ments.aspx
Installed Fortius from the supplied disk which was version 2.0. I then did a manual update to 2.01 then 2.02 then 2.03 and finially 2.04. On the same update page is the Update Fortius Virtual Reality so I updated VR to 2.04.
Uninstalled the Fortius disk loaded ffdshow. Installed the latest stable version of ffsshow. All versions are posted. I selected the one that stated it was the lates stable version instead of the latest beta. http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video ... fdshow.cfm
When I plugged in the Fortius USB cable Windows 7 said it found new hardware and automatically found the right driver. I opened Fortius trainer and the realtime video and VR worked perfectly. I chose to install the real life video Namur to Revin onto the harddrive. It works perfectly with no pausing which was the problem I had on my old XP laptop.
My current system is an HP Touchsmart 23" AllInOne - 1 TB HD - 8 gig Ram - Windows 64 bit Ultimate - Nvidia GeoForce GT230 graphics card.
I hope this help and thank you for all your help.
I managed to create a vmware vm machine with xp sp3 pro. I successfully installed fortius to version 2.04, ffdshow and so on. RLVs are running but I have 2 problems:
1- I can't use the fullscreen mode for video; after 2 or 3 secs it starts to insert black frames and changes video play speed.
2- in windowed mode, it plays smoothly, but every 10 secs, the video stops for 1/2 sec.
Problem n° 2 can be replicated playing the video with windows media player or any other player.
vmware tools are up to date.
My vm has no swap file, 4gb ram 128 mb video ram, and ,using vmware workstation, I could allocate 6gb of the host ram to the vm.
Any suggestion ?