Dishonored – Black screen during game start-up

It runs correctly if you put “-windowed” in the launch options!

  1. Right click the Dishonored shortcut
  2. Left click Properties
  3. Click on the shortcut tab
  4. In Target set: C:Program Files (x86)DishonoredBinariesWin32Dishonored.exe” –windowed
  5. Click Ok

Note: Tested on Windows 8/8.1 & Windows 7.

x800703F0 installing Vista SP1

Trying to install Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista and getting “x800703F0” error? Follow the guides below to fix it.

Enable the Windows Module Installer Service

  1. Click on the Vista Orb (Start)
  2. In the search field type: services.msc > Press Enter
  3. A list of Windows Services will appear, scroll down the list and find Windows Module Installer
  4. Right click Service and select Properties
  5. Click on Start (also change the startup to Automatic)
  6. Click Ok
  7. Attempt SP1 setup again.

Set registry entries

 Click on the Vista Orb (Start)

  1. In the search field type: regsvr32 wintrust.dll > Press Enter
  2. In the search field type: regsvr32 rsaenh.dll  > Press Enter
  3. In the search field type: regsvr32 cryptdlg.dll > Press Enter
  4. In the search field type: regsvr32 softpub.dll> Press Enter
  5. Attempt SP1 setup again.

Navigation to the webpage has been cancelled

  1. Click Start
  2. Right click Internet Explorer
  3. Left click Properties
  4. Click on the Advanced Tab
  5. Left click Restore Defaults
  6. Close Internet Explorer
  7. Reopen Internet Explorer and attempt to load the webpage again.

If that didn’t work make sure that you don’t have InternetServiceOffers as a scheduled task.

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Click Administrative Tools
  4. Click Task Manager
  5. Look for: InternetServiceOffers/Registration
  6. If you can find them then delete them.

Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run
  3. Type: ncpa.cpl and press Enter
  4. Right click on the Wireless network connections icon
  5. Left click Properties
  6. Click the Wireless network tab
  7. Click Properties
  8. Click the Authentication tab
  9. Uncheck Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network
  10. Click Ok

If the above does not work, you will have to re-install your Wireless drivers, so head to the manufacturers website and download the latest Wireless drivers and re-install.

Unblock Programs/Services in Windows Firewall

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Click Network and Internet Connections
  4. Click Network Connections
  5. Right-click your Internet connection and click Properties
  6. Click on Advanced tab up the top of the dialog
  7. Click Settings
  8. Go to Exceptions