Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Sniper Elite


23 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 
Sniper Elite

Hi all.

Not an important one, just curious.
Digging through old stuff on the shelves, I came across Sniper Elite.

Stuck it in, loaded OK. Required restart as I had forgotten it had Star Force copy protection !
PC failed to restart, with the boot sequence repeatedly attempting to repair but failing.
Managed to get it running again using the last known good configuration, and un-installed the game and Star Force drivers.

Out of interest a couple of days later I thought I would load it in the virtual XP to see if it would run from there.
Star Force still reported a non supported operating system ???

Just curious really, anybody managed to get the Star Force copy protection in this game to work with Windows 7, and what was happening with the virtual XP mode ??

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

23 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well I am thinking this game is like Silent hunter 3 and the only way to fix it was to find the no-cd/dvd patch

I am thinking this is ok to say, as even ubisoft allowed that to be posted on their site for Silent Hunter 3 as not all releases had the starforce drivers

Starforce has a removal tool
Code:
http://www.onlinesecurity-on.com/protect.phtml?c=55
Uninstall your Sniper elite, run the Starforce removal tool.
Find the no-cd patch, you will have to google it
Install Sniper elite, remove disc from tray and patch it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks, that was what I was starting to think, but thought I would look for a "better" way first .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


23 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah I think that is the only way, but I could be wrong. I don't have that game , but I do have Silent Hunter 3 and it worked for it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Unfortunately, this game like others with older versions of StarForce such as Splinter Cell Chaos Theory only work through this method. Kind of sad that you have to resort to such a trick to get a legitimate copy to work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Sniper Elite




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Sniper Elite
Thread Forum
BSOD while playing Sniper Ghost warrior. BSOD Help and Support
How to speed up games Sniper Ghost Warrior Gaming
Sniper Elite V2... PC Campaign Gaming
Sniper Ghost Warrior Gaming
Sniper Ghost Warrior Gaming
help // Sniper Ghost Warrior Gaming
Sniper: Ghost warrior Gaming

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33