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Ok here goes nothing! I have a very old , but still working copy of thief! I really dig this game , and recently tried to install it and play it on my Sig rig. It will load and run but freeze in training screen, or as soon as game starts

I have tried compatabilty mode, reinstalling and not sure what else to do. I would like to play if possible. I dont think its damaged, just some sort of compatibilty issue i think. ( Any ideas? )
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This game can only be played on a single-core processor. This is why you're having trouble getting it to run. There IS a work around, but I've forgotten where to find information on it; sorry.

P.S. - I LOVE Thief and Thief II.
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If I remember correctly, you have to set the core affinity to 1 (Core 0).
I had to do that on my craPC that had a Pentium 4 with HT.
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Oh really ?/ Wow thats news to me.

Man are there any other games you know like that , and why? Does it have to do with direrct x or something?
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