Are you in need of some quality troubleshooting for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion? Look no further!
After installing patch 1.2 my game freezes when activating a door
When opening a door, the screen will turn black and current sounds will loop. This issue appears to occur only with NVidia graphics cards. Here’s how to get things back on track:
- Browse to the oblivion.ini file. (My Documents\My Games\Oblivion by default)
- Search for the line:
- Delete the current number on this line and change the value to 1024.
Items placed in containers disappear when I go back
All containers in the game randomize their contents periodically as in-game hours pass. This means that anything you’ve placed in a container may not be there when you return.
Performance issues with Radeon or NVidia FX series card
My card meets the minimum specification but the performance of the game is still poor using a low range ATI or NVidia FX series card.
- Download the latest game patch. As well as addressing some performance issues, a further quality level is available to lower game detail, allowing greater performance.
The patch is available from the link below (please note the language of the patch downloaded). They will only patch the version of the game they were designed for:
Failed to initialize renderer
This error message usually suggests your video card doesn’t meet the minimum requirements to run The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Here is the list of supported cards:
- ATI X1900 series
- ATI X1800 series
- ATI X1600 series
- ATI X1300 series
- ATI X850 series
- ATI x800 series
- ATI x700 series
- ATI x600 series
- ATI Radeon 9800 series
- ATI Radeon 9700 series
- ATI Radeon 9600 series
- ATI Radeon 9500 series
- NVIDIA GeForce 7800 series
- NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series
- NVIDIA GeForce 6600 series
- NVIDIA GeForce 6200 series
- NVIDIA GeForce FX series
If your card meets the required specification, please ensure you have the latest drivers installed. Refer to your video card manufacturer for the latest drivers:
Upon launching Oblivion, a white screen is present with background audio
This is another issue that’s usually caused by using a video card that doesn’t meet the minimum system specification.