Company of heroes validating problem
Step 2: Now, install any of the expansion packs either Co H: OF or Co H: To V.
A warning message will display before installation that a previous version copy of Company of Heroes exists and it will delete in the process of installing the expansion pack; however, be ready with the CD key of original Co H if you want the missions of original version too. However, in custom settings of game installation you can better remove the check mark for launching the game automatically after installation finishes.
Step 2: If you're using more than one optical drives in any case then you got to disable one of those drives; let's say you have a CD drive separate than a DVD drive then you may want to disable the CD optical drive in the following manner leaving the DVD optical drive intact. Go to "My Computer" and Right-click on the said CD optical drive and select "Properties". Click the "Hardware" tab on the opened dialog box and again highlight the appropriate name of optical drive (in this case, CD optical drive) and then click on "Properties" tab at the bottom of this dialog box. A relative dialog box for this optical drive will open and you got to click on "Change Settings" tab at the bottom of this very dialog box. A replicate of this dialog box will reappear but this time simply click the "Driver" tab and under this section seek for "Disable" (Disables the selected device..) and click on this and then hit "OK" at the bottom of this box and accept the changes. Now, while leaving one optical drive intact (in this case DVD optical drive), you can now load the retail copy of DVD in the respective tray and play the game without any frustrating message display of "Could not verify media". For these owners, there's no other way for them than relying on no-CD/DVD exe image fix in order to run the game smoothly and with no hassle.
NOTE: Using retail DVD copy for playing the game of this series, you ought to repeat all the steps mentioned above in order to play this game without any problem if you roll back to the settings for making the disabled optical drive active again Segment-II: This segment aids the owners of the legitimate retail copy of CD/DVD who might have lost or misplaced their copy and are left with game image in formats like . Step 1: After having installed the game from this series on your hard drive, you need to upgrade the respective game with manual patching system until the point of no-CD/DVD exe image fix version you're available with.
NOTE: Only one expansion pack can be incorporated with the base pack (original Co H).
p=r) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ NOTE: Each game from this series are perfectly compatible with Windows 7 (x64) yet before proceeding further it is advisable to have a look at the minimum system requirement (as specified above) of the respective game from the series to be installed on your system.
In this article I'm going to discuss some of the major and common issues pertaining to installation/running of one of the most renown RTS (Real-Time Strategy) WWII-based game series - Company of Heroes (often abbreviated as Co H).
The game was released by Relic Entertainment in collaboration with THQ in 2006 and later its standalone expansion pack "Opposing Fronts" was released in 2007 (abbreviated as Co H: OF) followed by second standalone expansion pack "Tales of Valor" in 2009 (abbreviated as Co H: To V).
In either case, it won't get sorted out no matter how many times you'll enter all the correct details because for Retail Version option the publishers' servers are down or simply spoken are completely "dead" since ages and for Steam server because of the conflict between previous retail-owned copies of CD/DVD and Direct2Drive options offered by Steam which in no way bridges the gap to the satisfaction of publisher. Therefore, follow the appropriate segment that best suits to you in terms of what source you have available to install and run the game.
: So, to get out of this labyrinth, one may want to follow the resolution divided into two segments of which the first specifies for those who own the retail copy of CD/DVD and for others who have lost/misplaced the retail CD/DVD and have only access to game image in formats like . Step 1: Before loading the retail copy of CD/DVD on your optical drive tray, make sure you DO NOT have any virtual drive emulator (such as, Daemon Tools, Alcohol, etc.) installed and if you have any then you GOT TO UNINSTALL this emulator from your hard drive.
This means if you've initially successfully passed the CD key verification system you'll be put on another test where the usable media verification system will check whether you have loaded a legitimate retail copy of CD/DVD or not.