I've noticed that some questions consering to Fallout 1 not working has risen again and again. So, I decided to collect most common (and not so common) problems and suggestions and solutions how to get past them. I'll include all of them in one post, so this may be very long one. If anybody knows another way to solve a problem you may want to post it here. Also, I'll update the list at times, collecting problems and solutions that may have risen lately. First, all the patches can be found from www.nma-fallout.com so every patch I'm going to refer can be found there. Basically, due the complexity of computers, some strange things may happen. Some of the basic things you can do is follows -Reboot the computer and try again -Download newest patch and try again -Reinstall the game (maybe even more than once) and try again -If you are playing under Win XP: *Try to change the compatibility mode to something different (Win 95 or 98 are usually good ideas) *If you have SP 2 installed, remove it and try again Problem: No cd error Solution: There is patch that should correct this problem Problem: Screen Blacks-out Solution: -The reason can also be in video-card, so try to install newer drivers. Also, it may be that newer drivers aren't compatible with old games, so also installing older drivers may help -Try to change you computers resolution to lower -If playing under Win XP with several users, it seems that the game may not work but with one user -It may also be that there is other program running at background, messing things up. But it's hard to say what the program is. -Azurial found out new way to fix this problem (Thanx!! ) Problem: The effect sounds are not working Solution: -This problem seems to have something to do with Sound Blaster Live soundcard. If you are using it, then the it may be the cause for this. Problem: During install, getting error that the game is not compatible with the version of Windows Solution: -The only known way to solve this is to copy the cd in HD and then changing the compatibility mode of install -file. Problem: The game crashes while trying to enter <insert the name of the place here> Solution: This one seems to be more like bug, so patching and those could help. Also it's said that if you enter the desert, enter the city/place again and then try to enter the place you want, it works. It may need more than one entering the desert before working Here are the ones I have found from the forum, I'll update it as soons as something new arises.