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I installed the game and i already had games for windows live because i play Halo 2. I went to run the game for the first time and gfwl says it has to verify the release date so i click continue and it says gfwl has encountered a coruppted file please reinstall the game. I have done this twice and uninstalled gfwl and installed that again also. I just bought this at game stop today and it's brand new.

I "googled" this and it seems alot of people have the same problem. I just dont know what to do at this point im in tears.

Any help?
Edited by amdcpu4life - 8/12/11 at 6:30pm
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I'm sorry your having this problem, i own DR2 but never encountered this issue.

Have you looked at this site yet? http://segmentnext.com/2010/09/29/de...gfwl-fix-fixe/
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Have you tried creating a new GFWL account?
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I'm sorry your having this problem, i own DR2 but never encountered this issue.

Have you looked at this site yet? http://segmentnext.com/2010/09/29/de...gfwl-fix-fixe/
I have and nothing helped.

+ rep for trying though.

Another account, tried that too.
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Ok, it was confirmed to me by a GFWL staff member that the issues everyone is facing is wide spread and are being worked on. In the meantime, here is another fix that actually worked for me.

Go into msconfig and under the general tab select "selective start up" but uncheck eveything but Load System services.

Under the services tab, check the box that says "hide all microsoft service" and after that hit the button that say disable all. After that, fid steam client in the list of services and check its box.

Restart

Once you've restarted, create a new user profile with administrative permissions then restart the computer.

Log in as the new user and start up steam and attempt to load the game. This should get you past the GFWL authentication.

Make sure that your sound settings are set to 16 hz 41300 (CD quality) if you get a black screen and restart. After that the game should load.

Now, I am still working on getting to the to work in my other profile, but as of now i can play the game on the new profile, sign into windows live and have yet to have crashes.

Note:Be sure to eneable all your services upon completion.
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Have you tried to disable you windows firewall? Try that and shut down your anti-virus.

Just suggestions im reading
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I have, and the msconfig thing isnt for me because its not on my steam list. It's a hard copy DVD of the game, has nothing to do with steam. So the Steam fid thing that needs to be checked doesnt show up for me.
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Have you tried..
-uninstall both the game and the program
-run a registry cleaner
-restart and install them again
also try running the game and the program as administrators
*right click the DR2.exe
properties
compatibility
run as admin
Edited by Tyharo - 8/14/11 at 5:13pm
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