Problem Solving FAQ - Chronicles
Written and produced by Simulation

 

Index
Essential Software
Installing the game
Common problems
Acknowledgements
ESSENTIAL SOFTWARE
 

TRC Patch V1.1 (Download)

If you are experiencing problems with the game try this patch. Fix allows full screen mode in high resolutions without crashing.

 

Rad Video Tools (Download)

Core Design used RAD Tools' Bink Video true-color video codec to produce the Full Motion Videos in Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation. The RAD Video Tools are compatible with Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000 and XP. If you are experiencing problems with the in game FMV videos use Rad Tools to play them externally.

 
INSTALLING THE GAME
 
The installation program will run OK Windows XP/2000 and should install normally. Once the installation is complete exit the autorun menu by pressing Cancel. You cannot use the Autorun menu to Play the game.
 
   
 
   
Click on the Start button and navigate to the TRC Play option. Right mouse click and select Properties from the context menu.
On the Compatibility tab tick the Run in compatibility mode and select Windows 98 Compatibility Layer from the list.
 
Repeat the above method for the Setup option.
 
Windows 2000 users will not have the Compatibility Layer available by default. Follow the instruction below:

Follow the instruction below

Click Start, then Run. Type in:
cmd.exe and then click OK. The Command prompt will open.
CD %systemroot%\apppatch then press Enter
regsvr32 slayerui.dll then press Enter

 

Alternatively run this command file

Click on the link below to register and enable the Compatibility Layer in Window 2000

CompatLayer.cmd

Press Open when prompted

 
The message "DllRegisterServer in slayerui.dll succeeded" will be displayed. Click OK. Compatibility Layer is now available.
 
COMMON PROBLEMS
 
Cannot save the game.
Do not run the game from the CD autorun menu. Cancel the startup screen and the run the game through the Start menu.
 
Lara is moving erratically.
Sudden movements or running in circles is attributed to the games incompatibility with your joystick/gamepad or game port. Try running the game with the controller unplugged. Check the latest drivers and DirectX are installed.
 
Acknowledgements
 
TRF Members : Bokkie, Elen, Joseph, Neteru, Nicky, and tlr online.
 
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