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Halo 2 windows 7 ? help ?

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August 8, 2011 8:43:28 AM

Does anyone have success in running halo 2 (vista only apparently) on windows 7 ?

I bought a gaming laptop last week and will not run i keep getting an error stating appcrash halo2.exe ?!

I have even tried to run it in compatibility mode ( ie run as vista ) but nothing get the same error.

Laptop spec :

XPS L702x
17.3in HD+ WLED True-Life (1600x900)
2nd gen Intel Core i7-2630QM processor 2.00 GHz with Turbo Boost upto 2.90 GHz
6GB (1X4GB + 1X2GB) 1333MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
3GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M Graphics Card
1TB (2x500GB) Serial ATA (7200RPM) Dual HDD

Peformance index score 5.9

Any advise or assistance is greatly appreciatted.

apologies in advance if this problem has been answered previously

thanks
Dave

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August 8, 2011 5:54:13 PM

Turn off UAC? Allow it to run as admin? Might want to try a CM other then Vista as well.
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August 8, 2011 5:58:55 PM

suvz said:
Does anyone have success in running halo 2 (vista only apparently) on windows 7 ?

I bought a gaming laptop last week and will not run i keep getting an error stating appcrash halo2.exe ?!

I have even tried to run it in compatibility mode ( ie run as vista ) but nothing get the same error.

Laptop spec :

XPS L702x
17.3in HD+ WLED True-Life (1600x900)
2nd gen Intel Core i7-2630QM processor 2.00 GHz with Turbo Boost upto 2.90 GHz
6GB (1X4GB + 1X2GB) 1333MHz DDR3 Dual Channel
3GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M Graphics Card
1TB (2x500GB) Serial ATA (7200RPM) Dual HDD

Peformance index score 5.9

Any advise or assistance is greatly appreciatted.

apologies in advance if this problem has been answered previously

thanks
Dave

Try this link. It shows a work around to get it working.


http://forums.xbox.com/gfw/games_discussion/pc_games_e-k/f/295/t/13827.aspx

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a b $ Windows 7
August 8, 2011 9:01:03 PM

Interesting, but he isn't reporting a windows live crash unless I'm missing something.
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a c 401 $ Windows 7
August 8, 2011 10:21:40 PM

This topic has been moved from the section Windows 7 to section Video Games by Area51reopened
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