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You should be able to avoid this error message if you run the setup.exe program directly from the DVD or CD. The setup.exe is located within the Disk1 folder on the CD or DVD for the game.
A. First try locating the setup.exe within the Disk1 folder of the CD1. Once you click on this, the installation should continue as normal. If this does not work, please proceeded to step B. B. Follow the instructions below to step 3, if you wish to rem...
The error appears to be caused by the computer setup to use a non-European language. If you open the Regional and language options in control panel and set your computer to use English (or a language such as French, Spanish, Italian) (you may have to add ...
This problem appears to be caused by Installshield. * Open up My Computer * Navigate to: C:Program FilesCommon Files * Cut out the Installshield folder and paste into temporary location. * Install Stronghold 2 as normal. You may want to t...
The problem could possibly be caused by the copy protection the game uses, the first thing to try would be ensure you have the latest patch for Stronghold 2, which is currently at version 1.4.1 available HERE [HTTP://WWW.GAMERSHELL.COM/DOWNLOAD_22292.SHT...
This work around, may help. If you copy CD1 into a Disk1 folder, which you have created on your hard disk. Then CD2 into a Disk2 folder also created on the hard disk and install from Disk1 on the hard disk, without using the CDs. This may get around the...
This problem could be caused by Windows not having the correct version of DirectX installed. You can check this by clicking on the Start button and then Run and typing DxDiag and look at the version of DirectX. If you are not running DirectX 9.0c then thi...
If the autoplay fails to start you can start the installer by running setup.exe in the Disk1 folder on the Stronghold 2 disc.
Stronghold 2 needs to be installed in an account with administrator privileges. A useful guide to managing windows user accounts can be found HERE [HTTP://WWW.VISTA4BEGINNERS.COM/MANAGE-USER-ACCOUNTS].
This problem is caused by a faulty disk. We recommend cleaning the disk and try reinstalling the game. If the same problem occurs then we would recommend getting a replacement from he retailer from which it was purchased, or contact Firefly Support at h...
This error is usually caused by a damaged disk; you may want to try cleaning the disk first and then try to reinstall Stronghold 2. If this fails you could attempt to copy the disk to the hard drive. Using a program, such as this one to attempt to get the...
The d3dx9_27.dll can be downloaded here [http://www.dll-files.com/dllindex/dll-files.shtml?d3dx9_27]. (Windows 32 bit version only) Once downloaded, double click on the zip file and extract the d3dx9_27.dll file to your _WindowsSystem32_ directory. (W...
This error indicates the setup failed to initialize during support file transfer. Error 0x80070020 indicates "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process." Please try temporarily turning off all antivirus, anti-malware...