RPG Maker Troubleshooting

The RPG Maker Troubleshooting section provides some possible solutions for when error messages are displayed or when something goes wrong.

RPG Maker XP Won't Open On Windows 7

It recently came to my attention when a friend asked me for some tech support regarding installing RMXP for the first time on his Windows 7 computer. When he installed the program and RTP, he encountered an "RPG Maker XP has stopped working" error. So, not one to shy away from a challenge, I came up with a solution for him. And, hopefully, if anyone else encounters this problem this’ll help them as well. Open Control Panel and click on System & Security, then click System. Click on Advanced System Settings in the left-hand panel. This will bring up the "System Properties". Under Performance, click "Settings", thus: This will bring

RMXP Compatibility with Vista

One of the commonest questions I’m asked is whether RMXP is compatible with Windows Vista. The simple answer is "Yes and No". Rather than attempting to use RMXP on Vista (a better all-rounder in my opinion though it is), it’s better to use RMVX for Vista machines. One of the problems with Vista is that it is extremely buggy and is known for its incompatibility issues. Running RMXP on Vista machines is possible, but not without endless hours tweaking certain system settings so that it can at least work half the time. A common problem is that RMXP seems to work, but then suddenly freezes at any point (usually when

RPG Maker XP Won't Open On Windows 7

It recently came to my attention when a friend asked me for some tech support regarding installing RMXP for the first time on his Windows 7 computer. When he installed the program and RTP, he encountered an "RPG Maker XP has stopped working" error. So, not one to shy away from a challenge, I came up with a solution for him. And, hopefully, if anyone else encounters this problem this’ll help them as well. Open Control Panel and click on System & Security, then click System. Click on Advanced System Settings in the left-hand panel. This will bring up the "System Properties". Under Performance, click "Settings", thus: This will bring

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