Download game from net/loading same game from cd

Posted: 09-14-2003, 09:25 PM
My son downloaded a game called RollerCoaster Tycoon from
the internet on to the computer. Just recently he
purchased the same game in CD format from a local store
and tried to install it. It won't install because it the
computer says the downloaded version already exists on
the computer. We have searched everywhere and can't
locate the downloaded version. Can someone please advise.

Larry

Download game from net/loading same game from cd


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Jimmy S.
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Re: Download game from net/loading same game from cd
Posted: 09-14-2003, 09:48 PM
Hi Larry,

Here's how to properly reinstall the full version of RCT:

1. Backup any saved games and/or mods to a safe location.

2. Uninstall the game using Control Panel / Add-Remove programs.
* Manually delete the game folder or saved games if necessary.

3. Clear any references to the game leftover in your registry using:
http://www.webmasterfree.com/regcleaner.html THIS IS THE
most important step, as it's those registry entries that are the problem.

4. Click My Computer / Rightclick the Drive & Choose Properties
/ Run the "Disk Cleanup..." / Next Click the "Tools" Tab and run
the "Error-Checking" and "Defragmentation" utilities.

5. After a reboot close & exit your Antivirus and any other programs
using this method: http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=331796

6. Install the game again from your original CD, do not use a backup.

7. Don't reuse the saved games/mods until you properly test the game.

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Cheers,
Jimmy S.

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"Larry" <Larbark@bellsouth.net> wrote in message news:022401c37b06$c97e3e60$a301280a@phx.gbl...
| My son downloaded a game called RollerCoaster Tycoon from
| the internet on to the computer. Just recently he
| purchased the same game in CD format from a local store
| and tried to install it. It won't install because it the
| computer says the downloaded version already exists on
| the computer. We have searched everywhere and can't
| locate the downloaded version. Can someone please advise.
|
| Larry


 
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