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Old 08-08-2005, 05:02 AM   #1
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First of all i would like to say hi to everyone as i am new to the forum.

Ok the problem;
I have a game, san andreas to be precise, and its DVD format. So i put the game into my dvd drive and go into my computer and double click the icon. Then i get an error message saying "E:\ is not a valid win32 application". So then i tryed to explore the dvd, which i did. I found the install and setup files but my pc doesnt recognise them as a installshield file. Whenever i click on these files i get the same message, but with the fle name after the "E:\".
The game works fine on my other pc and it has no trouble reading it.
I have been told by a friend to set up a network so i can find the folder and co[py it, however, when i click "share this folder on the network" on the harddrive, i cannot see it on the network.
Can someone please help me as i have spent 3 days trying to fix this and now im getting ready to quit
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Old 08-08-2005, 03:16 PM   #2
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is it a copy if it is then that particular cd rom may not recognise the insallation file. if it comes up with (not a valid win32) then it usualy means all the files it needs to install are not there.but obviously you know they are,thats why it works on your other pc
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so what you are saying is that i need to pick up a cheapo DVD rom drive?
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it may be worth making another copy of the game and trying it with a different disc it may just do the trick , thats if it is a copy.before spending any money
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yeah i would if i could. I got it off my m8s dad and they r in portugal now (they just moved) I think im going to w8 till the warrenty runs out on my other pc and take the dvd drive out use it and replace it

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