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HELP! MASS EFFECT SAFERUN.exe error

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Just purchased my copy of mass effect for pc and during installation I received this error message..

error opening file for writing:
C:\\Program files\\mass effect\\saferun.exe

I know a good number of ppl who own this game have had the same issue. I'm running vista-32 SP1. If anyone resolved this issue please this is a yelp for help
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update to thread: Ive tried running it:

) with admin rights= no luck
) in safe mode= No luck
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Try to uninstall any virtual disk programs and see if it will work. That worked for some people.
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got off the phone with tech support and as usual they're idiots. No luck with them. he said he'd look into it which means he's an idiot and so are bioware morons to release a game that has more issues than sports illustrated
Edited by BerserkTurk - 6/12/08 at 11:08am
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