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10-13-2003, 02:18 PM
I TRIED TO INSTALL MAXPAYNE 1 FROM MY CD BUT WHEN I CLICKED ON INSTALL MAXPAYNE FROM ITS USER INTERCAFE IT SHOWED CREATED BY INSTALL SHEILD AND THEN STOPPED.......SAME THING HAPPENED WHEN I TRIED TO INSTALL AT MY FRIENDS PLACE
BUT WHEN MY OTHER FRIEND INSTALLED IT IT WORKED
WHAT CAN BE THE PROBLEM
CAN ANYONE HELP
10-16-2003, 08:18 PM
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Try not to type in all caps because it's considered shouting.
Sounds like your system may have more problems than you think. Can you give further details on your PC? The specs and OS version will help the most. And how often you defrag your hard drive and update your drivers.
10-17-2003, 04:12 PM
hisorry for caps
well i am using Xp professional
specs = 40 gb, 256ram , matrox gforce millenium, p4 motherboard and processor
i have not yet defragmented my disk yet....its more then 1 yr
well the game does not work on my other friends pc.....
can u tell me whats the probs :(
10-18-2003, 03:30 AM
Not much help but have a look at the Readme file on the CD (normally Readme.txt) on it will be an install guide and a troubleshooting section with a section on known issues, it often listens issues with certain hardware where you need to update a driver or compatability issues, especially useful when they have a url to a site that will be more up to date than the CD-ROM.
10-18-2003, 03:17 PM
Sounds like InstallShield problems.
10-19-2003, 04:58 PM
matrox gforce milleniumI'm afraid that's not an actual video card. Matrox is not the company that makes GeForce's, but they did make the old Milleniums. NVidia makes GeForce's. Can you be more specific about your video card? Is it at least an AGP card? How much RAM is on it?
One thing that fixes most PC game-related problems is to update your drivers. Chipset drivers, sound drivers, and video drivers are the most crucial for PC games.
10-20-2003, 03:25 AM
Well when i install setup it shows demoshield installation.....and then stops....
well i have Matrox Millenium G550 with dual monitor capability
Integrated 360 Mhz
Memory size 32 mb
10-20-2003, 03:37 AM
i visited the link u gave...but i wanna know deleting that kernel file....wont create any problem na....:confused: and wont it coz for formating.....
thanks the link is really worth...but the file cannot be downloaded...
10-20-2003, 06:42 PM
Originally posted by deadly
i wanna know deleting that kernel file....wont create any problem
It will cause no problems. Just download the file and it will replace the ikernel.exe file.
Here is a link for easier instructions. How Do I Install ikernel? (http://consumer.installshield.com/kb.asp?id=Q108312)
If you cannot download the file, you got more problems than you realize. :p
10-22-2003, 04:04 PM
What exactly does ikernel.exe do :confused:
10-22-2003, 04:05 PM
hey john i could download the file now and also installed it....will try installing the game again and see if it gets installed....will let u know then....
10-22-2003, 04:43 PM
i updaed the ikernel.exe by downloading that file...and i again tried to install the game same thing happens :(
what to do
or is setup corupted
coz i checked the file size frm a friend its same...
10-22-2003, 05:48 PM
Did you highlighted the engine directory and delete it?
Just installing over it does not help.
10-23-2003, 09:37 AM
ya i deleted it and then installed.....
now what to do:(
10-23-2003, 10:04 AM
Originally posted by deadly
showed created by install shield and then stopped
Well... If the above statement is true, I would have thought it was the InstallShield problem.
As a last resort, I would suggest reading InstallShield (http://consumer.installshield.com/default.asp) and see what you can find.
Other than that, you will need to be more precise on details with the problem.
Another thing you can try is to shut down all programs. This includes programs in the systray (near the clock). Maybe you had something running that your friend didn't.
11-04-2003, 12:00 PM
hi sorry for late reply, i was out of town... well i tried what u said but its not working....i think the setup has become corrupted....coz i have same copy of setup in 3 cds and all are not working anywhere....well when i got setup i dint install the game that time and was playing by getting installed version from a friend of mine...well i got new setup...
thanks for all tries
then to i will try again and report soon
11-04-2003, 11:31 PM
When you say you had 3 CDs, do you mean copies of an original disk? If so, you were probably running into copy protection from the original CD to prevent exactly what you were trying to do....
11-06-2003, 01:10 PM
Yep. What Budfred said.
Max Payne is copy protected and that is where your problem resides.
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