CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Windows - 2003
Also available on: Mac
Description of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is a video game published in 2003 on Windows by Ubisoft Entertainment SA, Ubi Soft Entertainment Ltd., 1C Company. It's an adventure game, set in a detective / mystery, licensed title, puzzle elements, law enforcement and tv series themes, and was also released on Mac.
How to play CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Windows
Be sure to install QuickTime before starting the game!
Initially, the game was not designed to work correctly on computers with multi-core processors, so make the following steps at Windows 7 64-bit and newer systems. Type 'msconfig' into the Windows Search Box and hit Enter. Select the Boot tab and then Advanced options. Check the box next to Number of processors and select the number of cores you want to use (use 1 if you're having compatibility issues) from the menu. Select OK and then Apply. Click OK on both windows to close them and restart your computer.
When you go through the whole game or simply need additional cores for other applications to work, do not forget to uncheck the box in the way described above!
Also, if you're using Windows 7 or newer OS, try this method: download quicktime version 6.5.2, you can get it here, then open QuickTime , press Edit, and then QuickTime Preferences. Now select the Browser Plug-in and click on MIME Settings there, select Use Defaults and press OK. After that, select Video Settings and select Safe Mode (GDI only) there. After that, launch the game in compatibility mode with Windows XP. This method works with many old games with QuickTime, including other parts of CSI
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Comments and reviews
LadyMistborn 2023-11-10 0 point
Has anyone completed this game? I remember playing it as a kid and neither my mom or me could figure out the second case to the point where we just thought it was bugged
I do remember it having like 6-7 disks not 3 like is listed here
DP 2023-08-17 0 point Windows version
I have to run the game in 95 compatibility mode but then i can't type a file name, any suggestions?
MateusAuri 2023-07-28 0 point Windows version
Using the NoCD exe makes it throw out a missing Shockwave Player 8.5 error (tried downloading the last version, 126.96.36.199, from archive org, didn't solve it).
Using the original installed exe makes it ask for a bunch of .cst Director files that can't be found anywhere. After that an ingame window in german pops up and then a scripting error.
No idea how to solve any of this. Perhaps because I used the DVD version, or because I installed to a drive that wasn't C:, or even a failed attempt at installing the update(?). Got tired and uninstalled the whole thing instead.
Sportster16301 2023-07-08 0 point
I advise you to skip this problematic game entirely and download the newer CSI games. They run flawlessly on my quad core win 7 setup.
Maverick 2023-06-26 1 point Windows version
I finally got this to work but what a pain to do so. You first need to install Windows XP (I used the 64 bit edition) on a virtual machine, I used VM Player 16 and after you install quicktime set it to safe mode in the preference and it should work, well for me anyway it did.
Leto 2023-03-31 0 point Windows version
If you're unable to name the profile when the game begins, deselect compatibility mode.
Entteri 2023-03-06 1 point Windows version
Damn, I got the game to start, no problems. Windows 98/ME Compatibility mode and game starts fine, I can access settings and introduction sound works fine. But when I try to start this, I can't write my name, so I'm unable to start the game. Has anyone solved this?
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