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Old 07-31-07, 09:22 PM   #1
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Angry What the hell is wrong with 3dmark 2006?

Does anyone know what these idiots did that made this thing so prone to downloading improperly? I've downloaded it three times and I keep getting the "invalid bitmap" error when it starts up. I've looked around the internet and it seems to be related to bad downloads (someone downloaded it 3 times from the same server before it worked).

What the hell did Futuremark do to this program that made it corrupt itself randomly? I've gotten maybe half a dozen bad downloads in the 10 years I've been using the internet, why is 3dmark 2006 the only one that developes one corrupt file inside a packed AND ZIPPED exe installer from multiple download sites??

I just wanted to run the damned benchmark.

I've already spent enough of my time sitting around waiting for multiple 600Mb files to download on a 3mbit connection.

How can a developer possibly make a program that doesn't download properly? That doesn't even make sense...
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Old 08-03-07, 10:28 PM   #2
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I actually quit the damn thing after multiple bad dls. Not worth the frustration imho.
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