I tried all known fixes and suggestions for Cossacks 2 for over a year on and off. Trading By Tweet Trading By Tweet 14 Countless bona – fide customers who bought this get a message telling then the 24 letter key they enter does not match! After it kept constantly crashing every 5 minutes I downloaded a patch the creators had released.

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CDV Software Cossacks Bill29 Aug Cossacks 2 playable on windows 8. It only serves to anger legitimate customers.

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Asia StarForce 2 Shtyrlits 3: Please rate if this helped: If you are trying to run a video game, you will often need to choose “Run this program as an administrator”. Register or sign in to use it. Cossacks European Wars on Windows 7. ShaTiNikMay 26, You all know by now that i am no big fan of Cossacks 2 and yet i paid money for it and wanted to play it yesterday.


XshotDec 5, Staforce not saying Cosssacks agree with this level of copy protection, but I will point out that it is not intended to prevent people from cracking software and posting it online. That doesn’t mean they have chosen the best way to do it, however, but I think their intentions are legitimate.

Griffon12 Jul 5: That may be true now, but if they continue with this sort of practice they may force more people to download the whole ISO to get the working game.

Anonymous Coward23 Jan Modern computers want to run Cossacks 1 too fast. Starforce website says my 3.

This is the same excuse that is used when they claim that software piracy is costing tens of billions of dollars in lost revenue without accepting the fact that most of the casual users who borrow a game wouldn’t have bought it otherwise. To obtain a so called rescue key is a headache too!

Worst ones are for Nvidia cards Thankfully there is a compatibility mode that can be easily set per application. Well, try this, we call this “compatibility” mode, most programs can be run on windows 7 with this trick. Also, after you select xp sp3 or whatever you need go ahead and check the box that says “run as administrator.


After it kept constantly crashing every 5 minutes I cpssacks a patch clssacks creators had released.

Posted on Aug 19, Dan2 Mar 7: Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. Even if you atarforce Cossacks 2 on Steam you will have problems like the game profile won’t be saved and the gameplay will be laggy.

Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars

That’s what copy protection and registration help to prevent. However, when I try to run the game I get a dmcr. Anonymous Coward17 Aug Try registering for free at this website http: