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Fallout: New Vegas Will not install from CD

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This is not my issue, it's a friend of mine's

He doesn't use steam and is running the Asus g73jh with the 5870.

"Installed it from the disc, when it brings up the launcher it also brings up a detecting hardware settings that wants to configure the graphic settings, atfer I hit "okay" it tells me my settings have been set to Ultra high, then I press okay again and it starts the whole process over again. It keeps looping.."

Any help would be appreciated =) thanks guys
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Using Steam launch options to install retail games from disc

1) Log in to Steam and click on Library.
2) Right-click on the game, select Delete local content, and confirm.
3) Insert the first disc into your computer.
4) Close Steam (Steam > Exit).
5) Press Windows Key + R to open Run
6) In the Run window type:

"C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -install E:

Replace E: with the CD/DVD drive you are installing from if is not correct.
Replace C:\Program Files\Steam if your Steam installation is not in the default location.
Press OK. Steam will launch and ask you to sign in if you do not have your password saved. Your installation should continue from the disc.

Source: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=5357-FSQM-0382

I installed New Vegas using this.
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he doesnt use steam however, which would be the problem there. Thanks for the response tho!
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What OS is he running?

Uninstall it and then try installing in safe mode.
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Originally Posted by dogsofwar909;11822014 
he doesnt use steam however, which would be the problem there. Thanks for the response tho!

if he doesn't use Steam how does he expect to run the game? Fallout New Vegas uses Steamworks and requires the game to be activated via a Steam account

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