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Windows 7: Can't install Far Cry 2

27 May 2010   #31
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6

I meant the mood always gets tense when we have to deny support to users because of illegally obtained software, so thanks for lightening the mood :) Go back and read this entire thread, you will see what I mean!

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27 May 2010   #32

Windows 10 Pro

It's an old thread but yeah I seem to remember it now. It's all good.

Peace :)
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28 May 2010   #33


Far Cry, you sure gonna cry when you play it. Any possibilities that there will be Far Cry 3?
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28 May 2010   #34

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)

Well, it did install it on my Win 7 OS but with compatibility, and I have also installed Matto 3 but it does not want to start, meaning, I click on it but it doesn't do anything.

I recall having some mouse/keyboard issues at some point before but I don't recall what I did to fix it and I usually never patch my games since all the patches are ment for MP play and not so much for the Campaign. I guess I should look into this as well.

Now, I did adjusted some video settings manually, like going from 1024 x 768 to my native 1680 x 1050... could that be the problem? You know, like I am clicking on the "Start Button" but it is not really there since I have moved to a different position to what the game requires?

I also installed the Matto 3 on the main directory "C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Crytek\Far Cry\ but I remembered that the executable is under the Bin 32 folder... could that also be the prob? Can't you tell that I am jonesing?
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28 May 2010   #35
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Patch it to at least 1.3 and then see if it will run.
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28 May 2010   #36

Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AstaLaVista View Post
I also installed the Matto 3 on the main directory "C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Crytek\Far Cry\ but I remembered that the executable is under the Bin 32 folder... could that also be the prob? Can't you tell that I am jonesing?
You installed it in the right directory. So it should start. When you start Far Cry, go to "Mod" and you should see Matto 3, click it it will restart Far Cry, once done, do your setting and click new game. Should be working. Also do what stormy said about patching.

At any rate we might want to start another thread for this seeing how it's getting away from the original thread - Can't install Far Cry 2

If you guys don't start one, I probabbly will as I have some issues/thoughts I'd like to convey.


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28 May 2010   #37

Windows 10 Pro

New thread for the "original" Far Cry here - Woes with Far Cry Mods... Matto 3 & 4

Thanks AstaLaVista :)
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