Here is what I tried and it seemed to work. I have not crashed during a ground mission since.
Turn off soft particles.
oh and BTW, no Guarantees.
I appreciate the info but i will not turn down graphic settinsg to cater to softwear issues, my hardware is more than capable of running this game in the intended manner, and my frame rates are excelent.
This is merely a bug that needs to be fixed so i and other can enjoy the game to its fullest as designed/intended.
I am also wondering about that. I only crash on ground type missions. Limiting fps did not help.
I have a ATI 4870 HD 1gb card. Every other game works just fine, so this has to be a problem with STO coding or something.
Tonight i went and turned Vsync on, and i made it all the way through starbase 24 without crashing then did the whole hide and seek mission beamed down to the listening post and i crashed in first room....*sigh" i dont know if its random or if turning vsync on helped cause prevoisly i could get through starbase 24 without it crashing 5 times.
This time it did send a crash report.
I was getting really happy being able to play again too bad it still eventually crashed.
The solution to the fps stalls and crashes during ground battles is to turn on vsync and turn off dynamic lights. I was experiencing crashes and stalls constantly whenever I got into a ground battle but that fixed it. Now framerate is fluid and I haven't had any more crashes whatsoever. I'm running STO at 1920x1080 with 4x AA and every setting maxed.