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Windows 7: Far Cry 2, Can't install on windows 7?

15 Oct 2009   #1
kgn

Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-Bit
 
 
Far Cry 2, Can't install on windows 7?

I get the following error when I try to install Far Cry 2 on Windows 7 32-bit Ultimate.

>SetupNew\setup.ccp (135)
PAPP:
PVENDER:
PGUID:
$14.0.0.16
@Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (6002) Non IE/Netscape 38096.68


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16 Oct 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

try to install it in Windows Vista compatibility mode. (which you can do by right-clicking on the setup program for Far Cry 2 and go Properties > Compatibility
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16 Oct 2009   #3
kgn

Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-Bit
 
 

Tried that. I think my disc is bad or something
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16 Oct 2009   #4
smarteyeball

 
 

I don't recall needing any compatability mode to install this game. From the error message shown, it does look the media itself may be damaged as you have guessed.

Have you tried copying the disc contents to the hard drive and running the installation from the HDD?
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16 Oct 2009   #5
AstaLaVista

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

I installed that game on my Win 7 x64 Ultimate RC 7100 build w/o a single glitch. I Even played it on DX10.. AWFUL game it was but that is not the point

If copying the contents to the hard drive doesn't work, try to make an Iso and mount the image to see if you can install from there. Don't forget to do so with Elevated Admin Rights (right click file and use Run as Administrator).
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