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Anno 1404 Demo

Q: Anno 1404 Demo

Ubisoft has released a playable demo of Anno 1404, giving you the chance to try out the PC version of this game where players will get to know the culture and technology of the ancient Orient while learning the tricks of local trade, diplomacy and economy in order to build their own metropolis. Known in North America as Dawn of Discovery, Anno 1404 will be available on June 26th, for PC, Wii and DS.

Anno 1404 US Demo (1.68GB)
Anno 1404 UK Demo (1.68GB)
Anno 1404 German Demo (1.66GB)
Anno 1404 French Demo (1.67GB)

**** YE!!!!!!!

A: Anno 1404 Demo
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Can anybody help with what the below crash summaries mean

Crash 1

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 50
BCP1: FFFFF8B012806B40
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: FFFFF8800413A475
BCP4: 0000000000000005
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Crash 2

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 0000000000008000
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF80002C819D2
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Any help would be most appreciated


A:New PC game crash-Napoleon TW / Anno 1404

Here is BC 50
Defective hardware (particularly memory - but not just RAM), Faulty system service, Antivirus, Device driver, NTFS corruption, BIOS

Here is BC A

Kernel mode driver, System Service, BIOS, Windows, Virus scanner, Backup tool, compatibility

If you follow these instructions an availabe member of he BSOD team will offer support.

To give you a head start:
Turn off your antivirus for test purposes and replace with Security Essentials.

Take this Memory Test
Guide to using Memtest86+

Both codes indicate anti virus.
These are just guesses, the complete report is necessaary for a detail anyalysis.

NTFS indicates that a Hard Drive diagnostic may be in order

I would first use Security Essentials and see if you get anymore crashes
Then the memory test and try the computer
Finally the Hard Drive.
If I could only try one it would be the antivirus change.

A Detail Analyis Requires the Mini Dump and requested above.

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Hello everyone
Recently, I'm playing Anno 1404 (also called Dawn of Discovery) in my Vista Home Basic 32bit finely until I saw the problem with the "save/load" problem. First, it saves "systematically" but, the save is corrupted to a 5kb file. Second, the game can't load the 'properlly saved' save file, and also the corrupted one also.

Few of the players had the similar problem, and someone said that making another user account works, and I tried and really worked for me. Yes, I can play this way, but all of my files and infos are saved in the Administrator account, and I don't want to switch users just to play that game

Recently I found a useful MS program, which is runas, and found how to run as another account. It asks for the account pw, and everythis was fine, but it doesn't run my game
It just closes the cmd and nothing happens. What could be this problem?
I hope Ubi gives out this fixing patch fast

A:Anno 1404 "save/load" problem and using "runas.exe"

Figured it out with Runasspc program (which also saves the password! )

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1404 Error on Boot Up

A:1404 Error on Boot Up

That doesn't tell us much, what did you recently do with your system?

Hardware install?
BIOS Flash?
Hit it with a hammer?

Give us some details...

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msg: 1401
HKEY USERS S-1-5-21-2000478354-1788225648-682003330-103\SOFTWARE\CLASSES when installing some ( not all) non MS apps using an account that has admistrator rights.
I have read the MS KB articles pertaining to this error that say how to change permissions in the registry, but this has not resolved issue.
I am able to log on as another user with admin rights, install same program, and will not have the problem.
I'd like to try and fix whatever is wrong with the user having these issues, instead of deleting and creating another account...
any registry guru's out there?

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Hi I have recently had a flashing orange light on the front of the PC which I believe indicates a heat sink problem! I gave it a good clean with dry air, now get the blue on light and fan is running however the monitor is stating that it is not recieving a signal! Checked it on another PC and the monitor works. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Kind regards


A:Packard bell Imedia 1404

In order to help out the Tech's, it really helps if they can get all the info on your system. Please run this small program and then copy and paste the results here for the Tech's.

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hey guys... i've downloaded and cracked anno 2070 as instructed but still it crashes upon start-up like within 2 or 3 seconds... pls help

A:Anno 2070 reloaded

Pay for your software.
Amazingly, it might work that way.

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Good day to you all,

I have come here because no-one else can help me so far. My ANNO 2070 keeps crashing my PC within the hour. A few weeks before I bought the game, but after I played the demo I got this error three times:
'De computer is opnieuw opgestart na een bugcontrole. De bugcontrole is
> 0x0000001a (0x0000000000041790, 0xfffffa80052320c0, 0x000000000000ffff,
> 0x0000000000000000). Er is een dump opgeslagen in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP.
> Rapport-id: 011312-36051-01.'
> - System
> - Provider
> [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting
> [ Guid] {ABCE23E7-DE45-4366-8631-84FA6C525952}
> [ EventSourceName] BugCheck
> - EventID 1001
> [ Qualifiers] 16384
> Version 0
> Level 2
> Task 0
> Opcode 0
> Keywords 0x80000000000000
> - TimeCreated
> [ SystemTime] 2012-01-13T18:21:30.000000000Z
> EventRecordID 18295
> Correlation
> - Execution
> [ ProcessID] 0
> [ ThreadID] 0
> Channel System
> Computer WINDOWS-B77P2LD
> Security
> - EventData
> param1 0x0000001a (0x0000000000041790, 0xfffffa80052320c0,
> 0x000000000000ffff, 0x0000000000000000)
> param2 C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP
> param3 011312-36051-01
I did not really respond to it because it only happened three times and so far I never had it again. ANNO is kn... Read more

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Essentially, my problem is that in some of my games - Anno 1404 & RUSE to be exact ( both of which are incidentally published by ubisoft, not sure if this is a coincidence) - the display keeps on crashing. My computer then alerts me that the display driver (I'll publish precise details tomorrow) has crashed and restarted successfully. In the case of Anno 1404, this error caused the game to go to a black screen. The actual game continued to run, but the display stopped working. I eventually manages to solve this problem by lowering the graphics settings. However, yesterday, I bought RUSE, and to my dismay, a similar issue occurred. Unlike Anno, in RUSE, the screen turned black, but after c. 5-15s it returned back to the game. The error message was the same as with Anno. This does, however, render the game unplayable as the gameplay is disrupted every minute or so. I tried lowering the graphics settings, but this didn't have any effect. This did not surprise me, as unlike Anno, the game was running perfectly smoothly on even the highest graphic settings, except of course when it crashed. The solution to this problem seems to be obvious- update the graphics driver. My graphics card is an nVidia geforce 9600GT, but I have not upgraded the driver since I purchased it. It is now several versions out of date. This is because, every attempt I have made to update the driver results in my computer not booting correctly, forcing me to use safe mode to access system restore... Read more

A:RUSE & Anno not working, probably due to driver

Sorry! I completely forgot to post my system specs. It's a custom-built machine, by the way.
-Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 (@3.16gHz)
-320GB HDD (not sure which make)
-nVidia GeForce 9600GT 512mb
-Not 100% of the wattage of the PSU, but I think it was c. 800W. Don't know the Brand

I'm running Windows Vista home premium 32bit. The display driver for the graphics card is v. (apparently). I would like to correct what I said previously; as far as I can remember, when I installed the new graphics driver, the computer did boot, but my home resolution (1440x900) did not turn up. It was, however, a while ago. I'm going to do it again now so that I can supply better details.
Thanks for the reply, anyway!

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Got this BSOD while playing ANNO 2205 today was a little surprised since my son and I have logged some considerable time on the game already and it has not happened before now with the game.

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Recently I bought Anno 2070 on steam and have been experiencing random computer lock ups while playing. The screen freezes, no distorted graphics or BSOD, just a screen freeze and distorted sound. I can not figure out for the life of me what is causing it.

This problem only happens in Anno 2070 and happens at completely random times(anywhere from 5mins to 2hrs). All my temps are below 60c and I constantly monitor them. Iv tried setting CPU overclock back to default and GPU overclock back to default speeds with no success. I also can't seem to reliably recreate the problem outside Anno 2070. I have been playing Path of exile/ Dota 2 for months with no problems and benchmarking programs also don't seem to cause a hard lock.

Things I have tried:

- Tested memory in memtest86, several passes and no errors.
- Tested CPU/RAM in prime95(blend), ran overnight with no errors. (I got a rounding error in the first 30 mins but I reset my ram settings back to default and that seemed to be fix it, and continued to run fine all night but may hint at a hardware issue?.)
- Tested GPU with Unigine/3dmark11 for several hours, no problems here.
- Reformatted computer.
- Tried unplugging old hard drives and reinstalling game. Also tried to run game off my new SSD rather than my second drive, so I don't think its a Hard drive problem.
- Tried 12.11(beta drivers)/12.10./12.8 AMD drivers
- Tried adjusting Ram timings/voltages
- Updated audio Drivers

If it was a GPU/RAM/CPU/PSU hardware issue i ... Read more

A:System Freezing while playing Anno 2070.

Have you checked event viewer for any entries around the time of the crashes may give some hints

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Recently for some reason unknown to me Anno 2070 has been locking my system after around 10-15 minutes of play. When it happens these weird groups of blinking squares appear all over my monitor and everything except the cursor locks up. I can't minimize or close the game and if I am in vent or skype everyone's voice will cut off immediately and I can't talk back either. The only thing that keeps working properly is the game music for some reason, it doesn't even stutter.

Here are some a couple pictures of the screen when this happens:

This started last night and overnight I tortured my computer with stress tests. Prime95 for hours with no errors, MSI Kombuster for about 30 minutes on "burn-in" with no crashing or artifacts, and I ran memtest86+ for 5 "passes" without any errors. Also monitored temps throughout all of this and nothing ever got anywhere near dangerously hot.

This is the only game this happens in also. I've been playing a TON of BF3/Diablo3 with no problems. After this happened I played the witcher 2 / skyrim with EVERYTHING maxed (with less than stellar FPS) just to see if I could get it to happen but nothing ever did.

I really have no idea what to do, the game worked fine for about 5 hours of play the other night and now I just won't work. Verified the files on steam without any problems so I don't think they got corrupted... I'm at a loss ... Read more

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just as the title says the game crashes and what is weird from my point of view is that I've been playing for like 50+ hours the past week and it just came out of nowhere. I tried verifying the game files through Uplay, this isn't a Steam version of the game. I haven't yet reinstalled it because I wanna leave it as a last step, not that it's that unpleasent but hnng.

Above is the error, I had to record my screen because it flashed too fast past.

I don't know if this has anything to do with the error but I bought a new pair for memory sticks and I enabled XMP in BIOS but other than that I can't really say I've done anything fishy with my computer, I've also considered if my graphics card isn't good enough for my 1440p 144hz monitor but I haven't had any crashes in any other games.


A:Anno 2070 crashes with Runtime Error!

*Confused update*

It's not the actual game, it's only one specific saved game file that is causing the crash!

If someone else has got Anno 2070, I can send the file to see if it is the file or if the problem lies deeper!

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I ended up with this virus on my pc. I ran microsoft security essentials and malware bytes and got rid of the virus, sort of. Now when I open internet explorer I get internet exploer cannot display the webpage. I have also ran Ad-Aware, IEfix and IE8-rereg. I have to search for alot of files for IEfix and it still can not complete. I have also deleted and reinstalled internet explorer. The computer loads slowly and opens pages slowly also. I have run hijack this and here is the report. Thanks for any help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:34:45 PM, on 12/1/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 SP3 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exec:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.ex... Read more

A:SWP 09 Demo


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Hi, I have xp, and Mcafee, all updated, I use adware and spybot tooThis VBS/Demo-GFI is showing up in my Mcafee, I don't think it's a bad thing; but I don't know how to get rid of it. Mcafee says (in the program) it can't get rid of it) and their on line help was useless!would anybody know how to get rid of this? thanks so much!! Moderator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal


Run The Windows OneCare Free Scan (on-line scan)To run the Windows One Care Free ScanGo to Windows Live Onecare Free Scan site using Internet Explorer. It will say "Get a free PC safety scan" sure you click "Full Service Scan" in the middle of the page and not the "Try It Now Free" offer on the right side.Allow the download of an Active X component.Choose "Complete Scan" in the window that opensClick "Next"Do not click on anything else that offers you a free trial or to sign up if you live in the US.Allow it to scan - it may take quite a while, possibly two hours or so depending on the size of your hard drive is and how fragmented your registry and drive may be.After completing the Windows OneCare Free Scan run both Adaware and Spybot Search and Destroy from safe mode, updating each program?s malware definitions before you reboot into safe mode to scan and allowing both to fix what they find.If you do not already have these freeware aps installed on your computer, you can get them at the following sites:*AdAware SE:*Spybot S&D: that that I suggest you post a ?HijackThis? log in the ?Hijack This? Logs and Analysis Forum for expert assistance with your malware infection.Read the pinned post in our ?HijackThis Logs and Analysis? forum, here Read more

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This is considered an unwanted file but it says it cannot be removed! If it is considered a threat,Why can't I remove it. Help--I am confused. I am using windows XP and McAfee security center which states that all of the file cannot be removed.


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I ended up with this virus on my pc. I ran microsoft security essentials and malware bytes and got rid of the virus, sort of. Now when I open internet explorer I get internet exploer cannot display the webpage. I have also ran Ad-Aware, IEfix and IE8-rereg. I have to search for alot of files for IEfix and it still can not complete. I have also deleted and reinstalled internet explorer. The computer loads slowly and opens pages slowly also. I have run hijack this and here is the report. Thanks for any help.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:34:45 PM, on 12/1/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 SP3 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
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A:swp 09 demo


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i was just wonderin if there's a way to expend a demo trail for a software?because i tried deleting it from the registry but it still wont work,there is noway in hell i'm going to pay $19.95 for a audio enhancement software for Winamp by the name DFX.

A:expending a demo..........

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L305 Series Laptop
2 GB of RAM
Intel Celeron
Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

About 6-8 months ago, my laptop was Windows Vista, and I had installed Battlefield 2 demo and it worked perfectly fine. Now, My laptop is Windows 7, it is the exact same computer but different Operating System. And now, when I try to run Battlefield 2 demo, the screen just goes black, it doesn't crash to desktop or anything like that, it just stays black and I have to shut down the laptop and restart.

How do I fix this? I have tried re installing this twice from multiple locations.

Thanks, Help is appreciated.

A:Battlefield 2 Demo help - Please Help!

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Hello, my computer has been infected with malware. It started off with Google redirecting sites about a week ago. That has subsided, but when I woke up this morning, a program called SWP2009 demo was running, just like a rouge malware.
It pretends to find infected files that are not really there, and if I put the window box in the corner, I can use the computer. I tried running Malwarebytes, but a Windows Security alert pops up at the bottom of my screen saying "Application cannot be executed. The file mbam.exe is infected. Do you want to activate your antivirus software now?" Currently the message says the file wuauclt.exe is infected.
I cannot access the task manager long enough to do anything. When I press Ctrl + Alt + Delete, the window flashes for a second, and then disappears. The same security message appears saying taskmgr.exe is infected.
Little yellow shields with exclaimation points collect on the bottom of the screen, whenever i scroll over them, they disappear. The shields then begin to recollect.
I'm new here and I would appreciate any help on this issue. Thanks!

I downloaded hijack this, but my computer will not let me run the program long enough for it to log anything.

A:SWP2009 Demo

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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hey guys just a quick one . .

Where is the option to put in the serial in on the demo . . it must be possible ?

A:wavelab 5.00a demo

bump . .

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my uncle downloaded this program and now you cant run a scan or install software and it has lots of pop ups

A:swp 2009 demo

Click here to download HJTInstall.exe

Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
Click on Install.
It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

Download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.
Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.

Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.

Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here.

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
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I downloaded both free demo's from; Blackhawk Down and Deltaforce:xtreme, however when joining the multiplayer online I get an error message -4. Does anyone know what the error code means or even if the online part is still available to play? I used to play the xtreme online a few years ago. Great game.

thx to anyone who can enlighten.

A:used to play this demo

Welcome to TSG.
Not familiar with them, but at a guess, I would say that it is limited in services by being demos.
Demos are just to try for a short period and have limited functions.

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i am trying to play BF2 on my pc but its is somewhat choppy. how can i make it smooth? i am running an AMD Duron 1.3 ghz pc with an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro. 512 ram. sound blaster audigy 2 zs platinum.

A:Battlefield 2 Demo

i have not tried to play single player, but it is choppy online.

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I understand that this post may be deleted because I am asking for a way around a password. I have had my posts delete on support websites already, but i thought it was worth another try.

I was wondering if there is anyway of bypassing passwords on windows vista? I just bought an ex-display PC, but for some reason, PC World hadnt reformatted so it was a clean start for me to use. So now im stuck with a PC that has a pc world demo account, that is passworded. I basically have no way to get onto the PC.

I tried pressing F8 on start up, and selecting the repair PC option, but I still need the password for the PC world account. I have contacted the support guys, but they are telling me to take it back to the store. I would like to find another way around it if I could before I have to take it back. (Its pretty hard for me to get there cos i cant drive)

Any help would be appreciated. The PC is a Dell XPS.

A:Ex-demo password

Hi there protocoldroid

Welcome to TSF

As with other forums that you have mentioned - it is also against the rules of this forum to help with any illegal activities.

I would advise that you take it back to PC World and let them deal with it as it is basically their error/problem.

Expect this post to be locked soon by a passing moderator.

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This is the only place I can think of to put this, but I downloaded the demo (73) constantly at between 250 and 275kb/s. Now, this i believe it impossible considering i have a 512KB/s modem. The average I get to is 60-70.

I thought that there would be an error with the game, but it works perfectly.

I got it from just after i had downlaoded their file swarm.

Is it possible to harnis that speed and apply it to all downloads, or was it a flook? sortry for terrible spelling there..

A:Nhl Demo 2004

the probably just have the file on a server that doesnt get much use

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Hi guys,

I got a few problems with the demo F.E.A.R. The first is that I have to disable sound for it to work. The other thing is when I am able to play the game, In the very beggining after the car drops me off in that little alley way, I seems to be dropped off behind the car? and I have no way of getting around the car and I can't seem to find anyway into the building? Any info??


A:F.E.A.R Demo stuck??

F.E.A.R. ** spoiler alert **

First, playing this game without sound is removing a big part of what makes it so good. They did a tremendous job using sound (and silence) to set a mood that gets you so on edge while playing that its hard to stay in your skin. My phone ringing (real one not one in game) has made me almost pi** myself while playing it.

**spoiler time**
After you are dropped off in the ally, move forward and go right to find a boarded over doorway. To get through, you need to break the three small boards that are over it. The other boards won't break. (use your melee instead of wasting ammo on them) Go through the door, look around until you find the unlocked door that's near a flaming barrel. Move up to it and open it with the use key (unless you changed the defaults its F), then head inside to find yourself in a dim storage area. Get used to breaking things in the enviroment, F.E.A.R. uses the havoc engine and a lot of things you aren't used to are interactive and can be moved or broken. In fact you will frequently have to break ventilation grates, windows, boards and so on to find a way out of a level ... or even to flank a big group of badies before they break up and flank you.

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Hi all..

I just downloaded the FEAR SP demo and it installed properly, but when I try to play it it crashes to the desktop before it even gets to the first screen. I disabled the "Sound" and it seems like that was the problem. I updated my drivers (SB Audigy Platinum) and also disabled Hardware acc in DX and still same problem? If I go into the config and disable sound I can play, but not with the sound on. So not sure what else to check..any info can appreciated!


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Here's one for you guys,

I downloaded the FEAR demo from the VUGames site the other day, updated all the drivers on my system (which meets minimum requirements), and still the game will not run. I went into the configuration utility and set the game on 640x480, just to see if it would run correctly on my system. Everytime I click on the icon I am directed to this website, and even that site will not load. I'm trying to run the demo because I plan on going to get FEAR by the end of the week. Any suggestions, something I may have overlooked?

Thanks, John

A:FEAR Demo Will Not Run

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hi,,, Can you download PSP demo games, If so how and where from, Do you need software. Thanks for your time >> doj <<

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hi i downloaded a demo of family feud party online i tryed to play it for an hour and could not get into a game. then my free trial was up . i tryed downloading it again but it wont let me play, is there any way of deleting all the data so that i can try again thx

A:downloaded demo

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Bioshock has received many great reviews - the trailers/TV ads looks quite good... and its using the new Unreal3 Engine....

So far, I am not impressed with a game that can't even start.

First, I have downloaded two different versions of an Offical Demo from reputable websites... Each version is 1.9GB in size! For such a well funded game and lots of TV marketing (Unreal has never been on TV) - the first DEMO creates a crappy game setup folder like this:

<drive>:\BioShock_PC_Demo_FF\raid10\temp\manager\nfdekpwgaj\BioShock PC Demo

WHAT IS THIS GARBAGE?! Unprofessional... Anyways, near the end of the install, the Windows Installer window POPS up, showing various optional instructions you could choose - for the Installer - means nothing.... only OKAY button is available anyways. The game says its installed. Click on the ICON and wow, an error pops up saying:

''This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstall the application may fix this problem''

I redownloaded a version from the offical site, the installer is not 5 sub-folders deep, but the game still refuses to run.... a lot of people are having this same problem.

So after 4GB of Downloads, 4 installs... this "cool" game is useless.

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A:Bioshock - Bad demo and bad DRM

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Is it just me or is call of duty 4 the shortest ever demo ... seriously?

A small firefight, take out a few tanks, take out some resistance, blow up an AA gun and call for air support and it's over.

One and a half gig download for 15 mins ....if.

I played through it once...didn't really like it.....played it once more and thought maybe I was a bit hard on it and it was OK.... and then uninstalled it.

What is even worse for this game is that there was no multiplayer at all and when you compare this to other demoes that came out recently..ET:QW and world in conflict .. well I was disappointed.

I was looking forward to this game and now probably won't buy it ... roll on brothers in arms and UT3.

A:COD 4 the shortest demo ever?

ET QW is the great game i played

Give activision a feedback whether call of duty 4 demo will be on a multiplayer.

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Hi I just want to say that i'm surprised battlefield 2 worked on my pc cause "AMD Athlon" isn't even in the supported list i didn't touch any settings and loaded the sp part and walk about there was no shadows or decals but the frames were surprising i didn't see them but it must have been 60 or more.
I have just changed my Geforce 3 for this card.

A:Battlefield 2 Demo

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Hi, I downloaded the Area 51 Demo, and installed it, and everything went fine, except it won't run. I double click the icon on the desktop (and I tried directly from the game folder) and nothing happens, my PC thinks for about a second, then nothing, I don't even see anything new in the process list. I've uninstalled it, redownloaded it, reinstalled it, to the same problem. Any ideas? Everything else runs absolutely fine on my PC. Thanks guys.

A:Area 51 Demo Won't Run

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I've downloaded the Crysis demo about 4 times from different places.

Each time it finishes downloading I go through the installation process. Once the installation process is done and it says it was successful, I go to play the game but there is no shortcut. In fact there's no files on my hard drive (other than the download file). I've tried rebooting, with no luck. I can view the Add/Remove Programs list, and it's in there, but the game is nowhere to be found.

Is this a problem with Vista? Or was I just really unlucky and dl'ed 4 corrupt files in a row?

Thanks for any help!

A:Crysis Demo

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Ok, I just downloaded Crysis SP demo and it split it self into two diff files. one that is zero bytes called Crysis_SP_Demo.exe , and one that is 1.77gigs called Crysis_SP_Demo.exe.part. My question is how do i link them together so i can play it?

A:Crysis SP demo help

ok so i got it running and this might sound like a contradictory question but...... How do i split into two equal parts so i can send it to my laptop. (i have an outdated cpu with a low grade video card)

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Hi, I downloaded a Battle for Middle-Earth II demo. I liked it so much I bought the full game. The thing is, the file I downloaded to be able to install the demo version won't delete. It keeps saying its in use by another program. Can someone please help me?

A:BFM2 Demo help

This will tell you what program is using the file:

Then just end that program and delete the file.

Alternatively, you can boot into safe mode to delete it.

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im having a problem with the juiced demo. when i go to the juiced config screen and click on ok, it gives me an error: "Unable to validate your selection. Please select a smaller resolution." plz help me

A:juiced demo

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Hey all!

My friend just got the halo 2 demo at best buy....but when i went it wasnt there anymore (it was free), since it was free ...could any1 post it on here? or is that illegal?


A:Halo 2 Demo for PC

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I downloaded and installed BF2 Demo. Once I tried to play, the screen goes to full screen (black of course) then clicks back to the desktop. I have been told that my Nvidia 440 does not support Direct X 9 and something about pixel shading 2.0 ...or something along these lines. Could someone help me get this working, even at a lower graphics quality. I want to buy the game and will probably get a better video card later, but I want to see if I like it first. Thanks for any suggestions.

A:Battlefield 2 demo

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Just downloading now

Crysis by Electronic Arts

Be warned its 1.77GB, so my take upto 15mins to download

A:Crysis Demo is out!!

Nice one. Downloading now...

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Just installed my new TV which is "HD Ready" and unfortunately HD channels are not due to be broadcast until after Xmas in the UK.
What I want is a HD demo DVD or a file download from somewhere to get some idea of how clear its going to be. I've seen these on TV's in stores but have been unable to get my hands on one. Any ideas?

A:High Def TV demo

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Hello guys,

I downloaded Spilt Second demo the other week. It loads up and after the logos etc it crashes back to my desktop and with an error saying that windows has closed this program. My graphics card is a ATI X1200 which has the latest drivers.

A:Split Second demo help

Hello Love Vista,

Try the following:

Uninstall the game.

Before re-installing, do the following:

Press the Windows key + R

Type in the Run Command: msconfig

Click "OK"

Click the "Services" tab.

Check the box entitled "Hide All Microsoft Services"

Click "Disable all"

Click "Apply"

Click "OK"

Restart your computer, and re-install the game.

Enable all the services using the same process.

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hi guys, its me krissie aka byrdbabe, i've had to get a new email addy as it seems someone has hacked into my old one an its no longer of use to me...

anyways, i have another user on my comp who seems to be in the bad habbit of picking up new malware and viruses on a daily basis, the latest one is Loverspy demo..

any help on ditchin this bug would be great..also if you could take a peek thru the hijackthis log an see what else may be sitting there, would be greatly appreciated..

thnx again, krissie

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 7:44:08 AM, on 3/20/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A940\dlbabmgr.... Read more

A:Loverspy demo

You have an outdated version of HijackThis. Click here to get the latest version of HijackThis and run it.

Before you give us a new log here, if we gave you instructions for a fix, please do the fixes first and then post the new log with this updated version.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in y if you agree. The result.txt file will open up in Notepad. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. We do not need the original hijackthis.log (unless we ask for it). Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that 'Display the contents of system folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options'... Read more

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Looks promising for a demo soon , theres no way im commiting to this one before ive played a demo , heard too many bad things

Arma 2 demo expected soon! -

A:ArmA 2 Demo

I've read a few reviews about this and Operation Flashpoint 2 and both look quite good, but at the moment I've leaning towards OF2. Will see how the demo is for this, though.

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I loved the original demo of the first one so much! Just wondering... Are ppl still playing it? Was thinking about downloading It again if I can find it.

A:Halo Demo?

Dang, just found it and downloaded... Servers are offline...

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You need a 8800 and windows vista, enjoy.

I request that you post some screenshots of teh beauty though

A:DirectX 10 Demo

F1N3ST said:

You need a 8800 and windows vista, enjoy.Click to expand...

You know, I really hate these statements. You need a *DX10* card, doesn't have to be a 8800. Well, at least soon it won't need to be a 8800.

Also, "teh beauty"? One, you can use DX10 features in OpenGL through extensions. Two, how does DX10 make it more beautiful? For example, Crysis will run on DX10 AND DX9, and in whichever mode you run it you will have access to ALL the eyecandy.

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In anticipation of my upcoming (or so I thought) purchase of Doom 3, I downloaded the demo to give it a test run. Boy, am I glad I did! Here's my problem: I run the program and it goes through the loading screen with the Mars background. Then, the screen goes black. Almost 30 seconds later, a pointer appears in the upper left, and the music starts. About 30 seconds after that, the Doom 3 logo appears with a series of buttons at the bottom. About 30 seconds later, a picture of Mars appears behind the logo, and every 30 seconds after that, the picture of Mars rotates a little bit. I am unable to move the pointer at all unless I happen to be moving the mouse when the picture of Mars rotates. When I enter the Task Manager to shut Doom 3 down, it shows Doom 3 alternating between a status of "running" (for a couple of seconds) and "not responding" (for about 30 seconds.)

Here are my system specs:

Intel P4 3.2Ghz
Intel D865PERL Motherboard
eVGA Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 (128 MB Ram)
1 Gig ddr 333Mhz RAM (2 DIMMS of 512 Mb each)
Sound Blaster Audigy 2
Win 2000

Since this problem, I have updated my BIOS, video card, and sound blaster with the latest versions (clean installs of the video card and sound card.) I have uninstalled and reinstalled the demo after each, I cleaned out my registry, and I have tried Activision's suggestion of setting my desktop to 800x600 with 32-bit color. I have no CD-burning or copying software other than Roxio on my system at a... Read more

A:Doom 3 Demo won't start

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im currently creating a screen saver typed......thingy...for my clan.
my question is, ive just found out that half-life game's will record demo's of you game's, i was wundering how\what to use, to render and view these recorded demo files.
Thanx for any help given
Sorry if none of this makes any sense

A:Half-life demo's

u can view the demos ingame just type play demonamehere,dem (u may or may not need the .dem dont remember)

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Cant get Battlefield 2 demo to run, it freezes in game at multiplayer browser any where i have newest drivers, all my drivers are up to date. any ideas?

A:Battlefield 2 demo crashs

The demo crashes on my system too, usually when a big explosion happens. I have a 9800se and have experienced the problem with half life 2 as well. It goes into an infinite loop. Both the 9600 and 9800se seem to be plagued with these problems. I've been told, even though its a graphics problem turning off directx sound acceleration could help. I didn't work for me but it might work on your 9600.

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i just downloaded and installed the demo for shadow ops red murcury, from game spot. when i try to start it i get this message... RM.exe unable to locate dll the dynamic link library d3d9.dll could not be found in the specified path c:\program files\atari\shadow ops red murcury sp demo\system\;.;c:\
WINNT\system32;c:\WINNT\system;c:\WINNT;c:\WINNT\system32;c:\WINNT;c:\WINNT\system32\Wbem. any ideas???

A:cant start demo...error msg

Install the latest version of DirectX, 9C, and make sure your other drivers are up to date.

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Can anyone tell me why need for speed underground(demo) won't work when i click on it. The screen just turns black and go back to the desktop.

please help me!!!!!!!!!


A:need for speed underground (demo)

First make sure you meet the Minimum System Req.. If so then check out the tech support topics provided by EA:

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I am using Windows XP Pro on a pentium 4 1.3 gigs 256 mb ram. I have installed the SP1 pack for windows XP. I have checked my deirectX and it shows as version 8.1 and I ran all the tests which came up positive. The problem is when I try to start the game the first three screens are fine when the game loads up. Then right at the point when a race is beginning the graphics get all messed up. There's like a rainbow prism coming from the left hand corner of the screen and it covers the whole screen eventually.......Let me know what this is why its happening if you know? How can I fix it? I have tried downloading the directX version 9 beta but everytime I try to download it from the microsoft page it tells me a network connection can not be processed even after I turn off my firewall.....Maybe you can suggest a different website where I can download the latest beta version of directX 9.

A:Need For Speed 6 Hot Persuit II Demo


What is your video card:

Control Panel | System. Device Manager.

Under Display will be your card. Also, rightclick, choose Properties, then Driver tab. Whats the version?

Does this just happen on this one game?

Try lowering the Graphics Acceleration:

Control Panel | Display. Settings tab. Advanced. Troubleshooting tab.

Move the slider down one notch to the left, and retry the game. Remember the original settings.



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I have a program, that offers a free demo for like 50 min. And even though i reinstall, and delete all the files, it still remembers that i used it already. Does anyone know, if theres a secret file it loads to somewhere or sumtin?

Pleaseee please help

A:How do i Extend a Free Demo...

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I wanted to make sure this game would run on my system (my system supposedly exceeds requirements). System info is listed in the signature.

After I installed I tried to run and I got a message saying

"modified code not allowed. Please reinstall the game"

I have no clue what caused that error.

A:Solved: UT3 demo won't start

You need get an update (which is no longer hosted by the Unreal Tournament folks).


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downloaded the benchmark, installed it, and when i try to launch it it gives me an error shown in the pic below
p.s. i have the newest red faction , and section 8 games they run perfectly normal on highest settings... my video card is ati radeon 4600 series v9.9
O/S win xp pro, sp3
dx 9c is up to date
seeing how most of others have no problems with the demo i cannot understand whats wrong

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I really loved the old classics like Wolf 3D, Blakestone ETC. but have been unable to find the shareware versions of these titles for download. Does anyone know of any good sites (not warez) that I could download the shareware version from. I really have a hankering for blastin some pixelated aliens.
Thanks a lot.

Note: i am not suggesting anything ILLEGAL here I just wan't the free shareware version that everyone used to get.

A:Classic Game Demo's

I've used these guys before, and they are good. (Nothing illegal) is another possibility for newer games.

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Can anyone please help me!

I recently installed UNREAL TPURNMENT 2003 DEMO and
when tried to run it the following error is shown.

" UT2003 Build UT2003_Build_[2002-09-13_17.31]

OS: Windows 98 4.90 (Build: 73010104)
CPU: GenuineIntel PentiumPro-class processor @ 798 MHz with 126MB RAM
Video: Intel(R) 82815 Graphics Controller (2656)

Your graphics card is not supported - please consult the FAQ

History: CheckDeviceCaps <- UD3DRenderDevice::Init <- UGameEngine::Init <- InitEngine "

In the read me file it asked for Directx8.1b which I did but the same error is shown.

My pc specs are
Intel original M/B 815EEA and Win ME , 128MB SDRAM, with on board graphics video and audio and no other Video card.



A:Ut2003 Demo Not Starting!

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Hi... In the past, I've been able to download a new demo after my old one expired. I tried to do the same today and everything runs smoothly, as in the past, until I try to open Nero and it says that my demo version has expired. Has Nero stopped renewing demo versions or I am doing something wrong? My OS is win98se with IE 6.

A:Cannot download Nero Demo..again

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I saw a thread in here that had a site where you could download a program that would allow you to do practice runs of a windows xp installation without actually doing it... and now I cannot find it. Can anyone quick reference this program..


A:Solved: xp demo installation

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I downloaded the UT2004 demo for Mac and went to open it when I got this message;
"Unable to unarchive "UT2004-MAC-Demo3334.dmg.bz2" into "Desktop". (Error 2 - No such file or directorv.)
Any ideas how to run it guys?

A:Problem with UT2004 demo

Perhaps redownload... and ask this question in the MAC section - REASON why I say this is because there not many Mac users come to the gaming section and the error may not be game issue, but a general software problem.

Good luck! UT04 is still a pretty good game for its age - but the BIG problem I see that it appears that the full version is not supported or never came out. There are no patches available for Mac. Which means it will not connect to current online servers.

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For some reason I've tried installing it on a few machines and it just error message; it just crashes. I'm still doing some troubleshooting but I'm wondering if anyone else has had problems with the demo. I downloaded it from here and I'm starting to wonder if it's just a bad file. The machines I'm installing on aren't exactly gaming rigs. One's a stock Dell Dimension 4600C and ones an Optiplex GX240. The minimum requirements are a 2.0 GHz single processor + 512 MB of ram which both machines have. I don't believe the demo requires a DirectX 10 card either...any suggestions?

edit: I got the file to work on a different machine, but I'm still open to suggestions on this PC.

A:Unreal Tournament 3 Demo

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I've try to play fifa 16 demo via origin.but it didn't run when i click on play.i have performed clean boot but it didn't work even after that.i'm having
windows 8.1 Enterprise.i also had this problem with fifa 13 game.please help me regarding this matter. Thank you

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I am having problems with the Battle Field 2142 Demo. When I am playing it will just randomly quit and say, "BattleField2142.exe has encountered an error and must close". I don't know exactly why I am getting this. I did go to and I didn't meet minimum requirements because it said the 6600 GPU wasn't supported. Could that be the culprit? It said for the recommended 5800 or above.

I am lost... Please help.

Minimum Requirements:
Recommended Requirements:

A:BattleField 2142 Demo

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Hey there,

I like collecting store demos of products, and one that's caught my attention is the one for Windows 8. It plays a little "here's what your computer can do" video over and over, and lets you use all the features.

I notice it has a sample Microsoft account called Allison Brown.

I've tried copying all the hard drive contents off one of those demos to a flash drive, but it won't run on my regular computers. I also notice that if I use the "reset your PC" option on the kiosk demos, it'll turn into a regular Windows 8 without the demo stuff.

Is there some special installation disc/flash drive for retailers? I'm just curious - it's OK if nobody's allowed to distribute it due to legal reasons, but I was just curious how that demo was installed... obviously just copying the executables and trying to run them does not work.

I've even seen Windows RT demos with the Allison Brown account!

On that note, there used to be a "Windows Demo Experience" for Windows 7 that would show your computer's specs in a nifty little screen - same thing applies to that, I tried copying the files (I even used clonezilla and made a complete clone of a kiosk demo) and it doesn't run on anything. I'd love to know how to get a copy just for informational and collection purposes.

A:Windows 8 Kiosk Demo?

store demos ,wouldn't they just be a DVD and play in and DVD player or computer dvd player with the right software.
win8 doesn't have a dvd playing software by default some of us VLT player free on the net

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I have downloaded battlefield 2142 multilayer demo.

here's my problem.

as I enter the log in screen asking for a user name and password, I clicked the create new account button as I do not yet have an account.

But everytime I try to contact the b2142 master sever, it gets timed out.

My internet speed is at a fair rate, I do not have any third party firewall and my system specs are more the the minimum requirements what seems to be the problem?

I presume the account is to be free because it is a demo.

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I'm looking for a downloadable demo for command and conquer red alert 2, anyone know where I can find one? I have XP Pro. Also, there are a bunch a different C&C/Red alert titles out there, which one is the best. I was looking for one like an older version I had, where you could drag your cursor over some troops, tanks, etc and tell them to go attack the enemy......... Any opinions/help????


A:Command and conquer demo?

P S,

Also, does anyone know of a place where I could just download it, that is reputable, (sp), instead of waiting for bestbuy to get it in for another week????


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Just wondered if anyone else was having a problem getting the Battlefield 2 demo to work? I have installed it and all drivers are up to date, but when I double click the icon the screen goes black for about 4 seconds, then I am left with Windows. No error or anything, it just doesnt work. My PC meets the spec (P4 3ghz, 512mb ram, Win XP SP2). Not so sure I want to buy the game now :S


A:Battlefield 2 demo not working

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Need help on this game Battlefield 2142 Demo won't start because d3dx9_29.dll missing file.

A:BF2142 Demo won't start

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I just downloaded the crysis demo, to check it out, and when I load it it just goes black and nothing happens...I have to go to task manager to shut it down?
Its a new Vista 64 install, so far most things have gone well, I have a few issues I cant figure out when I try to watch video in Explorer, and my HP printer, but all else is fine?

A:Crysis demo frozen

What are the specs of your PC?

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Well I downloaded this twice due to problems the first time round, thinking that it may have been a bad download, I tried again, but the problems are still there

Crackling sound, like static behind units, no marching sounds, infact if I was honest the sounds in all are pretty lame, when you compare to Medieval 2 the sounds in that for gunpowder units were simply terrific, but in Empire they seem somewhat poor, anyone else tried the demo and feels the same?

I hope that this is only down to it being a demo, some on official forums have said that Steam did cock up some of the files, how true this is I don't know, again it is all just guessing from people, until official word comes out, we won't know, but to say I am disappointed is an understatement, such a shame as I had really high hopes for this game, I'll still buy it but hope that these things can be addressed.

Also no blood effects, and for a war game its poor, again maybe a demo thing? if they have gone down that route then its not good at all

But my main concerns are that and the sounds, long load times don't particularly bother me, but I also had a crash trying to play the Brandywine battle, so things are a bit touch and go with this

Just hope it gets sorted that's all, or that it is as I have said down to it being a demo, only thing that makes me doubt this, is I think the demo for Medieval 2 was much better and no problems, I am worried, anyone else?

Jekyll and Hyde

A:Empire Total War Demo

Got the excact same problem myself. I actually made Dell come and repair my speakers because i thought they were the problem. Got the same problem with Medieval actually. Those static noices.
I'm gonna wait until i get the full version and check if i have the same problem. Got the problem with long loading screens as well. Guessing it's the demo that's not as good as it should be? Anyone else experiencing the same problems?

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I have downloaded the Battlefield 2 Demo from about 6 different places and each one does the same thing. When I double-click the executable demo file, it opens the splash screen and then the first window of the installation. Before you can hit the "next" button, the installation closes down.

I have tried closing all running apps, have turned off my software and hardware firewalls, checked for viruses and spyware and nothing has helped.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

I have a P4 2.8
1 GB ram
Radeon 9600


A:Battlefield 2 Demo will not Install

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Ok I've looked around and couldn't find anthing to tell me what to do in this Demo,

I'm just walking around aimless, thx all.

A:Half Life 2 Demo

Haven't played the demo in a while; are you in the city where people are walking around?

If so, go to the right, you will notice a dumpster I believe, get on top of that, jump over a fence, and there should be a ladder somewhere near the other side of the fence.

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Every time I try to play the Lost Planet Demo I am given an error message that my PC settings need to be changed. I have done this and am now at the lowest settings for graphics, but still receive the message. Any suggestions?

I have:

XP (Legal)
Pentium 4 HT 3.2 GHZ
1 Gb of RAM
240 Gbs Hard Drive
x1650 AGP
HD screen
High Speed Internet

System Requirements:
OS - Windows XP
CPU - Intel Pentium 4 supporting HT technology
RAM - 512 MB (Windows XP) / 1 GB (Windows Vista)
Hard Drive - 8.0 GB
Resolution - 640x480
DVD-ROM drive - DVD9 compatible
Video - VRAM 256 MB, DirectX 9.0c / Shader3.0, NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or greater
Sound - DirectSound compatible. DirectX 9.0c
Peripherals - Mouse, Keyboard
Internet environment - Internet connection required for activation and online multiplayer play.

A:Lost Planet Demo

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Can someone help, ive got a new computer and i downloaded bf2142s demo. Before when i tried to play it came up with some letter and numbers, i checked here and people said to download the lates version of direct x9.0c. I did that and it stoped showing that, instead it showed a black screen and said that bf 2142 stopped working, then said that a problem had caused it to stop working. But it doesnt say what problem, so please can you tell me.

My computer is a Gateway, Intel Core Duo Processor E4300, 1.8GHzShared 2mb L2 cache, 800Mhz FSB, Intel Graphicis Media Accelerator 950,PC-I Express slot available, Optial Drive, Double Layer Multi-format DVD+RW, Hardrive 250 GB, Dual Channel 2048 Mb DDR2, Intel 10 100 Mbps Ethernet LAN.

Thank You for any help you can provide

A:Bf2142 demo problems

Welcome, well consider about your video card, your video card is having problems because its onboard and its really bad for games. Did you try lowering the settings?

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me and my boy are trying to play some demos online and we're trying to play medal of honor.

both the allied assault multi player and breakthrough demos just open then crash back to the desktop on my pc....whats up with that?? what can i do to make them work....i have a 256mb gfx card..

A:need hlep with a demo asap please!!

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Does anyone know where i can get a ulead video studio 9 demo from. I've just about given up!

A:Ulead VideoStudio 9 Demo

Is it safe to assume that you are specifically avoiding the ulead video studio 10, and ONLY want 9?

If so, I can't help. Just wanted to confirm you knew there was a 10 out.

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Okay, I just downloaded BF2 Demo. I Installed and everything, I start the game, everthing is fine , i recive the EA Games logo and music n krap. Than.. it freeze's on the theme song and the main screen of BF2, and i get the blue screen of death.. i know lol the blue screen says:

The problem seems to be caused by the following fileati2dvag.


The driver got stuck in an infinate loop

"hint": i have a ATI Radeon 9200 SE PCI 128mb DDR
thnx much

A:BF2 Demo Error Message...

could it be just the driver? or is it just due to youre ****** card?
get a decent pc if you know what's good for you!

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Hi, im not new in this forum i had this problem long time ago.And cant resolve it until now.
Im 99% sure this was from my faulty video card.Its an XFX HD4870 512mb no worries its has lifetime warranty, im start thinking to rma my card.
So Bccode 124 can be cause by faulty card too?


A:Crysis 2 pc demo BCcode 124

When the game start i got all green screen and the is no terrain and grey screen its only happen 5 sec then the game start normal.And this only happened today,yesterday was fine.

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Hey Gang,

I'm looking for a demo version of Halo 2 on PC? I've been looking all over the net for it. Does such a thing exist? If so, where do I find it?


A:Where Can I find Halo 2 Demo in PC?

Don't think they have one yet...

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Can someone please advise us on what software we can use  to demonstrate the different warnings that ATA can produce?

thus far we have only been able to use an illegal DNS zone transfer to trigger an ATA response.
I tried every bit of software that ships with Kali Linux, and ATA did absolutely nothing...

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Thanks for looking. I have been searching for other posts with this problem. But could not see the fix.

There is a program in the system tray that wants me to buy. Antivirus System Pro
A demo program that wants to scan the compter. It shows all kinds of fake viruses. Even though I tried not to run it. I could not find it in the remove program list of add and remove

This program is not in the task bar of all users on this compter.
And only that user can not view most websites in internet explorer.

Can you help me remove the demo program. Norton found some kind of trogen fake
file but it could not delete it.
Thank You,

Here is what Norton Antivirus said:
Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
Click for more information about this threat:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:10:56 PM, on 6/22/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Virtual Token\vtserver.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program F... Read more

A:Antivirus System Pro demo

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Hi there i am cleaning up my computer and getting rid of files i dont need and came across a game demo i installed around 6 months ago and have tried to remove it from the add/remove section and i am getting an error of"An installation support file could not be installed the system cannot find the file specified"I have been to the search section and typed in my game title and deleted it from there and also been in to programs and been to a file folder that was in there and deleted it from there also. But its stuck in add/remove.I am wondering if anyone knows how to delete it from the add and remove section.Regards Grassy

A:cant uninstall a demo game

Have you thought of trying REVO Uninstaller free version

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Well, someone or something downloaded a copy of the powereraser demo onto our computer, and now whenever we try and get rid of it, it just keeps coming back. We use the Opera browser, and it seems to be attached to that. we tried deleting the folder that contained the demo, but it came back! The files were permanently deleted and they came back! So, can someone help us?

A:Program won't go away! (Powereraser demo)

Have you tried "Spybot - Search and destroy", yet?

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Hello, everybody. My Vista version is Vista Home Premium Service Pack 1 32 bit and today I downloaded a Black & White 2 Demo from the Lionhead Studios website and while I ran the set-up to the program I received the error:

An error (-5009 : 0x8002802b) has occurred while running the setup.

Please make sure you have finished any previous setup and closed other applications. If the error still occurs, please contact your vendor: Lionhead Studios.

This happens each time I start the installation and I have no other applications running, and I have not setup any other computer games at this time. If I press OK it stops the installation and the same problem repeats each time I tr I installed another game a few days ago and no error like this occurred. I'm not sure what the problem is, since I'm not the best with computers, and I would like some help.

A:Problem Installing a Demo

Make sure everything is updated including Vista to SP2.

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Good evening to everyone out TSG land, my problem is that last week I installed a software demo program, and after looking at it I went to uninstall it and got a message that read "Unable to locate the installation log file."

Now on my desktop I have about 20 icons of various parts of the program that I can't get rid of. Any suggestions as to how I would go about getting rid of the program would be greatly appreciated.


A:Uninstalling demo software

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If someone would be so kind and tell me how to uninstall the powereraser demo software from my computer. I have been trying to get rid of it for weeks, and I have tried everything. It doesn't come with an uninstall ortion, and it doesn't show up in the ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS in the control panel.
PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A:How To Uninstall Powereraser Demo??????

If there is no remove feature then delete its folder and use msconfig to remove the start up entry

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always:ERROR:unable to find file scenes\alllevels\logos.sup

Anyone know how to fix this?

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Does anyone know how to "reset" a demo program whose trial period has expired?

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Upon turning on computer, I'm getting:1. Security warning - "Application cannot be executed. The file is infected. Do you want to activate your security anti-virus software now?"2. Task bar pop-up - "Windows reports that computer is infected. Antivirus software helps to protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. Click here for the scan you computer. Your system might be at risk now."3. IE ver.7 will not connect to network. Firefox works fine. Shortcut to IE in Windows Start menu reads as follows "Internet Explorer (No Add Ons)" I don't recall seeing that before this started.4. No images show in Outlook emails.The following is from the DDS text log:DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Caroline Flanders at 17:44:34.84 on Mon 01/11/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1022.482 [GMT -8:00]AV: Trend Micro AntiVirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {7D2296BC-32CC-4519-917E-52E652474AF5}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\brss01a.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\PRISMSVR.EXEsvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\... Read more

A:Infected with SWP2009 Demo

Hello, cflanders.My name is aommaster and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, I would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.ThanksPlease note that I am in the process of my training so it may take a while for me to get back to you, as each of my fixes need to be checked by a coach first.We need to run RSITDownload random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)In your next reply, please include the following:Log.txtinfo.txt

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