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Windows 7: Updating Halo combat evolved?


09 Feb 2009   #1

Windows XP, Windows 7, and Gentoo
 
 
Updating Halo combat evolved?

Hi, I am trying to update Halo: combat evolved, but whenever it trys to update it will download the update then execute it then it wil ask for admin rights. Well I have admin rights and I even tell it to run with admin rights. I also have UAC disabled, and yet I cannot update the game. Has anyone else out there been able to succesfully update?

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11 Feb 2009   #2

windows 7 64bit RC, XP 32bit home
 
 

Sorry to here that, because I was able to update just fine. I have UAC turned off and my account is the only user on the system.
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11 Feb 2009   #3

Windows XP, Windows 7, and Gentoo
 
 

Hmm...I also have UAC disabled and there is only one account on the system...but oh well...
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30 May 2010   #4

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

After running the autorun again (from the CD), it doesn't detect that it's installed. I'll try reinstalling the game.
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30 May 2010   #5

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

FIXED! Had to completely uninstall the game. I guess I had it installed previously (on this install of Windows), but I removed the game (in %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Games\Halo) without properly using the installer. Installing the game, uninstalling it completely, then reinstalling it fixed it .
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10 Aug 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

An easier solution is here:

Halo Combat Evolved Update failure

You need to go into program files, then run haloupdate.exe as administrator, and it will update successfully.
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