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I have Arma 2 operation arrowhead. I have installed it before and it has worked. I just got a new hard drive and made it my primary so I had to reinstall windows 7. Any ways now when i try to patch the game i get this message
"arma 2 is not installed on your computer or installation is corrupted"

I did do a search but only came up with one form that did not really answer any thing.


I have reinstalled and restarted multiple times but nothing.
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I don't have much experience with Arma but did you download the patch or used the game updater(assuming it has one)? Can you try downloading the patch if you've been using the updater? If you already downloaded the patch, can you try getting it from another site? Hopefully one of these help, GL smile.gif
    
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Arma 2 and operation arrowhead are two SEPARATE games. Make sure you are downloading the correct patch for the correct game.
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp;11976605 
Arma 2 and operation arrowhead are two SEPARATE games. Make sure you are downloading the correct patch for the correct game.

No its Arma 2 Operation arrowhead
http://www.arma2.com/arma-2-oa_en.html
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Which is a separate, standalone game. Completely separate from Arma 2.
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As said make sure its the Op Arrowhead Patch and you have the OA game installed.. OA is a standalone version not just an add-on.

I've not had any problems since using steam and the updater, but I used to have problems with the huge patch downloads and getting PBo corruption errors during the install of the patches.. Turned out a bad memory stick in my PC was giving me bad downloads on those huge files..

I would browse this section over at the BIS forums.

http://forums.bistudio.com/forumdisplay.php?f=83
    
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