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Yes, old game. Want to play it to refresh my memory for recently ordered Halo 2.

I install, it completes the install, the program warns me that I have 0MB RAM available (in reality, I have just over 6GB free), I continue anyway, and it refuses to launch. Patch does nothing. Reinstall does nothing.

Ideas?
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I love your RAMz...

Sorry for the off-topic, but 8GB is just plain awesome.

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probably because you are using vista? did you ever run it before in vista?
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I have not run it in Vista before, let alone Vista 64. It ran on XP machines, but I do not suspect that Vista is the culprit.
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probably because you are using vista? did you ever run it before in vista?
That could be, have you tried running it in compatibility mode?
    
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right click, properties, compatibility, run as Win XP and see if it runs (edit: ^ beat me to it )
also try the age-old trick for Vista: Run as administrator.
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post #7 of 14
I haven't touched CE in a while, but PC runs fine on my sig righ that has Vista64.
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post #8 of 14
I'm pretty sure the game works under vista. I don't know if it will work with x64 though. I know some other games (vampire masquerade bloodlines) just will not run under x64. Maybe try googling halo vista x64 and see what you come up with?
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I thought it didn't work on Vista?
    
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try running it under compatiblity mode - perhaps windows super fetch is making the program think that there is no ram free when its really just filled w/ super fetch data...
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