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DirectX 10 Demo

Q: DirectX 10 Demo

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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For those who need more re-assurance regarding their DirectX 11 card purchase BitSquid and Fatshark have released the Stone Giant demo/benchmark which makes use of Microsoft's latest API.


A:Stone Giant DirectX 11 demo/benchmark released

I would totally freakin play this. Reminds me of zelda for some reason. The stone thing, looks like a monster from a zelda. Ohhhh yea, now I just need a dx11 card.

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Microsoft has had plenty to say about Windows 10 over the past several months leading up to its Build conference that wraps up today. While we've heard some details about DirectX 12 and how it'll be exclusive to Windows 10,...

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A:This Square Enix tech demo shows DirectX 12 in all its glory

Looks like the character was pulled directly from Morrigan (Dragon Age)...

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Pentium 4 2.6Ghz
XP SP2 Home Edition with all the latest microsoft updates.
Video drivers are also up to date. I've upgraded them several times since the problem appeared doing a clean install with drivercleaner pro each time.

I need help with a directx problem. This started months ago. The problem is that certain games do not recognize what version of DirectX I have installed and tell me I need to upgrade despite having 9.0c.

Here is a screenshot of DxDiag, showing my DirectX version as well as the error message generated by a game when I try to install it:
When I do try to upgrade, the installation fails. I have tried reinstalling 9.0c with both the web and redistributable version as well as of the most recent updates to them and I get this error every time I try to install as soon as it first begins to search for components to update.

"An internal system error occurred.
Please refer to DXError.log and DirectX log in your Windows folder to determine the problem."
A friend and I have scoured the internet for a while looking for a fix to this problem. We've tried various suggestions such as using a program to uninstall DirectX and replace with with 8.1 off the XP CD. Unfortunately that didn't help anything and the installation error remained when we tried to upgrade back to 9.0c. I reverted to a system restore point righ... Read more

A:Games don't recognize DirectX version. Error when trying to reinstall/update DirectX.

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Hey! I'm having problems with installing DirectX 9.0c!

I would like to try this method to fix it. But I can't find any DirectX9.0b! Do anyone out there know where I can download DirectX 9.0b full version/package!? I've goolged everywhere and tried limewire and I still can't find it! I've been looking for 3+ hours! I'm about to go crazy! :dead:

Wed Jun 29, 2005 6:07 am

Well it worked for me anyway.

You need both the 9.0b and 9.0c full versions. both around 30Mb each. Unzip both to respective temp folders. then copy and paste the following from 9.0b to 9.0c:


next you need a direct x uninstaller. i used dx eradicator from, bu there are plenty around

once done simply run dxsetup in the 9.0c version (which would be the one you copied before right) and it will install using the files from the folder it is in. and there you go you have installed directx 9.0c.Click to expand...


A:Problems with installing DirectX 9.0c - I need DirectX 9.0b Full Version/Package

There are plenty of download sites for DirectX 9.0b you can locate with a Google search.

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directx i have a 6-7 year old comp/how do i uneistall 9.0

I dont have comp is about 5 to 7 years old,and i dont play games on it no more..but now i use bt for anime and videos. but now something happen i had to reload my windows.( to make the story short. i was trying my best to fix everything after the window obeartion system crash/..everything was going fine. my files where ok. but then divx would not play .first i dl all the codec i need and i thought i was dont. tell. it ask me to reinstall direct x. but will yea. i didnt now how to do that. bcuz i dont have a cd that has directx. .so i left alone for lil while.bcuz i was mad. and i was looking into what to do.when my cousin dl direct x 9.0c without telling me. trying to fix reinstall erro.but . it still wont play. and when i check out direct x. setteings it will tell error:Problem getting extra display info code =0x8876024e(error code) and when i try to test the directdraw. it said Directdraw test results:Faliure at step 9(creating primary surface): HRESULT =0X8876024E(error code)

so what should I do.... i can not buy any new drives for it.and i im still going crazy when it keeping asking me to reinstall it . everytime i try to play real need help. im asking what should I DO..plz help!!

plz. i been reading ur post.. dont tell me i need new drives. bczu i real cant do that...and my cousin left. so he gone and he wont do anything to help fix it.
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A:directx i have a 6-7 year comp..and i dont wont the new directx

Which version of windows are you using?
And what videocard do you have?

(And what is your cpu, though this is mostly out of curiosity)

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I'm having an issue where i can't reinstall directx from the latest redist on Win7 Pro x64.

When i goto run the setup i just get 'setup has detected that one or more directx component files in-use by an application' then i'm forced to exit the installer.

Can anyone help to resolve this?? Afraid i'm not very good with Win7 diagnostics yet

A:DirectX issue - setup has detected that one or more directx component

Have you tried to uninstall it and reinstall it?


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I have a 6800GT and I was wondering whether it will become useless when directx 10 arrives or will it still be compatible?


A:Will my directx 9 card support the new directx 10 when it arrives??

Simple: no!
no card so far supports Dx10, the upcoming G80 (GeForce 8) and R600 (Radeon X2000) will support it

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I Have a Problem With My Direct X Working For My Lenovo Thinkpad Labtop.
Specifically An Error Running Direct X Diagnostic. I Have been told this is major problem and Would Like To know If Someone would be able to assist me with this situation.

Attached is my SFC Scan Results from multiple scans I Have performed.

Also I have Seen A Similar Thread with someone who had the same problem and Was Helped By a User Named usasma. If Usasma would be able to help by answering this post or anyone else that knows whats going on could answer this it would be great.

here is the thread that had a similar problem to my situtation.

A:Having DirectX Problem, Specifically DirectX Diagnostic

Hello Rudabega, welcome aboard.

The log you uploaded contains four elements beyond repair, as I apparently found.
keymgr.dll ==> non system service
korwbrkr.dll ==> non system service
kerboros.dll ==> non system service
d3d11.dll ==> DirectX Direct3D 11
► For the non system services, I am not very sure which software originated those files in your registry. The best what you can to deal with those is to download and install CCleaner > Run it > Click on the registry tab > scan for issues > fix selected issues.

► For DirectX Direct3D 11, I would say that it is inbuilt in windows. So if SFC is unable to fix it when windows is running, try SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot

► But, for your situation, I would suggest you that a Repair Install would be the best option.

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On running dxdiag, it states that I'm running DirectX 11, which is true. So I go into the registry, and the DirectX version key has the info that I'm quite sure is associated with DirectX 9.0. I tried changing the key (through regedit.exe) to the common 8.1 key in case it would work (so HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\directx\version to from, yet even so dxdiag still states that I'm running DirectX 11. It surprised me that DirectX 11 had a 9.0 version key, and I know this method worked back in DirectX 9.0, so I'm thinking after 9.0 the version must be communicated in a way other than through the registry. Is there any way I could get my computer to detect DirectX 8.1 even for a short time in place of DirectX 11? Like am I missing a necessary key, or maybe is there a DirectX version synth program?


A:I need a temporary way to induce detection of DirectX 8.1 instead of DirectX 11.

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So I'm having a burning question pop up. My Video card is an Nvidia Geforce GT 220, and it says that its only compatible with DirectX 10. My system, however, installs DirectX 11!

So do I downgrade my DirectX?

A:Geforce GT 220 is compatible with DirectX 10 but installs DirectX 11??

DirectX 11 comes with Windows 7 which is also backward compatible with DirectX 10

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Hello all who having issues i found a cool way and simple way how to fix this issue with out reformatting your PC... here a few things you might like about this

1st your need find the regedit in your windows xp click on start button and then run type in regedit wait till it loads

look for a thread like this one

Navigate to this key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectX

Change the value of version from ? to ?

Now run the DirectX installer.?

then your done and oh ya before i forget

goto your C:/Windows/System 32 and delete the D3DX10_43.dll files if u have any

then you can reboot plus you can check after wards if u have 9.0c installed go find in your C:/Windows/System 32 a program named dxdiag.exe i hope i help solve your problem

A:How to roll back to DirectX 9.0c from DirectX 10 for Windows XP

You chose this for your first post. Did you follow the guides for new members?

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can u play a game with a directx version 9.0c in a computer with directx 10?

A:Can your play DirectX 9c games with DirectX 10?

Originally Posted by moore

can u play a game with a directx version 9.0c in a computer with directx 10?

Hi Moore,

DirectX 7-8-9 and 10 are all included with Vista, If a game uses DirectX 9 it uses DirectX9, If a game uses DirectX 10 it uses DirectX10 without problems


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I have an intel hd graphics pentium, which only supports up to directx 10.1.
I currently have installed directx 11 and need to go back to directx 10.1 to enable me to play "Medal of Honor"

A:uninstall directx 11, install directx 10.1

Directx 11 can not be uninstalled from Windows 7.

What is the exact error you are getting, there are tons of issues when searching
"medal of honor on windows 7" in google, one of them may be of help

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Can someone please provide me with instructions on re-installing DirectX 11 or repairing it?

WIN 7 64Bit -

A:How to reinstall DirectX 11 or repair DirectX 11

Welcome to the Forums

Download DirectX 11 (Free) for Windows

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can someone please help me understand whats going on here with my video card ?
i have a XFX HD-575X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5750 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16
HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card that say it supports directx 11 . my
system says it's using directx 11 but wei says the video card is directx 10?
thanks scrooge

A:Radeon HD 5750 directx 10 or directx 11

Don't sweat it.

It's using DirectX 11. Trust me.

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I just did a clean install on my laptop after installing a new SSD. I installed the drivers that I had to install manually, and then I did a Windows update for anything else. After getting everything setup I ran my first Windows Experience Index.

Surprising, the graphics score was only 5.0, but I am almost sure it was higher with the factory installation. I am runnng Aero but with most of the visual effects turned off. I viewed the assessment details and it showed this:

If you notice, the DirectX version is 10. But when I run dxdiag the version number in the report is 11. Here is my configuration, and please let me know if more information is needed. Thank you very much.

HP Pavilion dv7-4285dx
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit made from ISO image: X17-58997.iso
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6370

A:DXDiag shows DirectX 11 but Windows Experience Index shows DirectX 10

I believe that WinSAT only test for DirectX 10 and 9, not 11. That's why it only shows DirectX 10. If your card fails to do the DirectX 10 test, then WinSAT will only display DirectX 9. Don't worry about it. If DxDiag shows DirectX 11, then your card can support it.

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I have a DirectX 10, says the System Information. I want to downgrade my DirectX down to DirectX 9, because I want to know if the DirectX is the cause of my game's graphics problem.

Now, I have Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit System. Would downgrading DirectX be fatal? Would there be unacceptable changes?
If not:
a) Where can I download DirectX 9
b) How can I downgrade DirectX 10
c) How can I install DirectX 9

A:DirectX 10 downgrade to DirectX 9

What you are asking is nearly impossible to do. You can't downgrade your version of DirectX. There will be an option to unistall it, but the information of the version will remain in the regristry. And if you try to erase directx 10 out of the registry you will get trouble. So this is not the option.

To solve your VGA problem I would advice to download an older driver. Maybe that will help.

Good luck, let me know of it works.

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I have windows vista home premium 64bit edition and I cant seem to be able to install Directx 9.0c or any lower downloads of directx. How do I download Directx 9.0c to vista? This game I'm im playing called "Battlestations Pacific" has all these texture stretching and all these artifacts popping up. I've tried lots of stuff to try to get this game to work properly but nothing works...PLEASE HELP :)

A:How do I downgrade to Directx 9.0c from Directx 10.1?

DirectX 10 is built into Vista. You don't want to, and shouldn't downgrade, as DirectX 10 is backwards-compatible with 9.
All I can suggest if you're having difficulty with a game is the usual. Check for latest drivers from graphics card manufacturer (not from Windows Update). Tweak advanced settings for your graphics card if they're available. Tweak settings within the game. Check for updates and patches for the game. Contact tech support from the game maker and report the bug (be sure to tell them your exact setup and hardware and software specifications).

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Some of the games I have seen have the options to select which one to use, dx9 or 10 or 11.

Honestly, I have just a little approximate knowledge of what these do

most of them from experience.

- dx9 runs smoother (just for me i suppose)
- dx10 just adds shinys and i did not really use it. for some reason (in a couple of games i tried) it just hampered performance
- dx11 has tessellation and stuff

most of the search results from search engines primarily advertise gpu manufacturers boasting about how awesome games will look with their new gpus that support the latest directx (with "little" performance loss)

can someone enlighten me on this topic?

A:DirectX 9 to DirectX 11 : Which runs better?

DirectX is about improving multimedia to include games, videos, and audio - DirectX 11

Your DX modes also depends on not only the game, but the video card and OS - see step 6 of my guide here: Tips on Troubleshooting Game Issues.

Also, the higher the DX mode, the harder your system is tasked due to the increased textures (higher resolution) of the game, and this can have a huge impact on frame rates. This is where system build/components comes into play. Example higher end video cards tends to handle DX11 games more easily then mid to low end video cards. Same with system - a higher end system will perform better than a low to mid level system.

With today's systems being much more advanced than their predecessors were when DX9 was released there is somewhat of a "leveling" effect going on here. In other words today's systems are much more powerful and capable of handling more advanced multimedia (including games), and therefore require a more advanced DirectX API (Application Programming Interface). This is the reason for DX11, and the move towards DX12.

Yes, DX11 can task a system, but if the system is relatively new and upper mid level, this shouldn't be a problem. The problem comes in when trying to game with mid to low level systems/video cards. This is where you take a performance hit via frame rates. In this instance your can lower your DX mode, but at the cost of image quality - what most refer to as eye candy.

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If this has been asked can someone give me the link, if not im just wondering, I guess the actual hardware on the card it self has to have the component for directx 10 they cant come out with the drivers for say a g-force 7900gs to be compatible with directx 10? thanks

A:directx 9 to directx 10 cards

I don't think they can. That's not to say that at some time in the future they won't. I'm sure a company that sells graphics processors wouldn't want a software advance like that to happen. They would lose a lot of sales.

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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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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


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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
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A:swp 09 demo


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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 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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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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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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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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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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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

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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.

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Under Main choose: Select All
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Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
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Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
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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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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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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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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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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.

Next... This game has severe DRM... you are allowed ONLY 2 installs of the game. After that, your disc that you paid $50 is dead. Well, you can UNINSTALL the game and regain your "credit" - b... Read more

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Pasting in contextual information from another post. ~ OBwell i got hit by the SWP2009 demo virus today, and im having difficulties removing it since i no longer have a valid regrun which would normally take care of all my virus needs. i really noticed a problem when in firefox google is redirected to scam websites when i click on hyperlinks. if i type the actual url into the browser the site works which how im posting this.. i tried installing a new firewall as well as a notifier listed on this site but it caused me not to be able to use my internet. speaking of my internet lately its being pretty slow as in taking 10 min to load a 40 second video (i have DSL and can normally download files at 180kps) lastly when i click on files, or folders it gives me a error saying "This file does not have a program associated with it for preforming this action. Create an association in the Folder Options control panel." if i click okay then the file or folder opens.End of added material. ~ OBDDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Games at 18:06:13.54 on Sat 03/14/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.427 [GMT -4:00]AV: Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)AV: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 3.0 *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated)FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *disabled*============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\... Read more

A:SWP2009 demo and possible other problems?

i believe i fixed the problem. i downloaded avast, ran the scan during the boot process and it removed 12 infected files mostly in the system files. the swp2009 demo is no longer no the system, and when i click a google search it takes me to the correct site.

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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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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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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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Last night after arriving home from thanksgiving I got online and immediately recieved a popup from my task bar saying my computer was at risk. An unfarmiliar program icon appeared in the task bar and began scanning. It was SWP 2009. I've downloaded SAS and Spybot S&D but neither of them are able to update their definitions. What do I need to do to get rid of this mess? Thanks.DaveLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:31:48 PM, on 11/27/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16915)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:WINDOWSSystem32smss.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32winlogon.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32services.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32lsass.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32Ati2evxx.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exeC:WINDOWSSystem32svchost.exeC:Program FilesSymantec AntiVirusSmc.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedInkKeyboardSurrogate.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesSymantec SharedccSvcHst.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32spoolsv.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesAppleMobile Device SupportbinAppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:Program FilesBonjourmDNSResponder.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exec:WINDOWSsystem32lkcitdl.exec:WINDOWSsystem32lkads.exeC:WINDOWSSYSTEM32WISPTIS.EXEc:WINDOWSsystem32lktsrv.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesLogiShrdLVCOMSERLVComSer.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesLogiShrdLVMVFMLVPrcSrv.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32Ati2evxx.exeC:WINDOWSSystem32tabbtnu.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesMotiveMcciCMService.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32ctfmon.exeC:Program FilesCommon Fi... Read more

A:SWP 2009 Demo HELP ASAP please

Hello,We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up.My name is Syler and I will be helping you to solve your Malware issues. If you have since resolved your issues I would appreciate if youwould let me no so I can close this topic, if you still need help please let me no what issues you are still having, in your next reply.Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.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)Then please post back here with the following: log.txt info.txtThanks

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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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windows demo download like the one if you go to best buy or sams club computers they have something called windows demo it on the main screen its like a windows tour kinda like windows xp tour thats already in windows xp though but i want it could you please help.

A:windows demo download

hi hope this is what your looking for

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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 wanted to try Homefront error to know if I could run the game, but I keep getting this error. I have posted on this forum multiple times but no one helped me with my problems. So before you ask, no I dont have latest drivers, because they cause my PC to freeze so I had to downgrade to march 2009. Why is my PC freezing from new drivers? No idea, no one here helped me when I asked.

Anyways here is the error:

System Spec:
Intel Core Duo E7300 @2,66Ghz
Ati HD radeon 4670

Thanks in advance, hopefully.

A:Homefront Demo Error

Bumpity bump.

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

A:Reinstalling Demo Program

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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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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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so i have halo demo or trial installed (whatever you want to call it) and whenever try to run the program it will say HALO like its about to start but then it will minimize to the desktop and i cant make it come up again. sometimes i can here the music in the backround but usually not. I have already tried reinstalling it and everything.. PLEASE HELP! oh and by the way it used to work fine before but now it doesnt. oh and also when i close it it says "gathering exception data!" so i dont know

Windows XP proffesional SP3
2GB of ram
Intel Atom

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Woke up this morning to find it available on steam. Can't wait!

A:Aliens Vs Predator Demo out now!

Thanks for the info!

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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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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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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 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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I can't uninstall ProText (an indexing program) demo and there nothing in Add/Remove software for me to get rid of this useless program.

I'm using WinXP Home -- will TweakUI safely remove this program?

A:Can't Uninstall ProText Demo

This support page will show you how to do exactly what you want.

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I just started to get this fake antivirus popup to force me into purchasing it, then since I didn't give into it, now it redirects my Internet Explorer all the.
I need help removing this nasty infection.


Thanks in advance!!

Sorry, I'm running XP Pro


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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