Half-Life 2 Error

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by indyjones, Nov 20, 2004.

  1. indyjones

    indyjones OSNN.net Adventurer

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    DAMN DAMN DAMN!!!!!!
    Not only does need for speed underground 2 not work,
    neither does half-life2!!!!!
    Sorry rant over, I get the following error when installing (attached) does this me my copy is duff???

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  2. indyjones

    indyjones OSNN.net Adventurer

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    weird its intsalled now, but the error was occuring if I ONLY wanted to install Half-Life2 rather than it and counterstrike!
     
  3. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    have you tried another drive on your computer?
    or maybe installing to a different hard drive
     
  4. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    hey run memtest86 for me... i bet you will pull an error.. just a prediction.
     
  5. suicide_pact

    suicide_pact ---pro a.v. geek

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    That's been a common error. I recieved this from the store I ordered the game:

    Vivendi Universal Games has announced two important updates regarding the product installation for Half-Life 2.

    1. Half-Life 2 CD Installation error when Counter-strike: Source is not selected

    The following has been identified as a known issue with Half-Life 2 Standard Edition (not Collector's or European DVD editions):

    Problem: If during the initial installation process the option to install "Counter-Strike: Source" is NOT selected, an error may occur during installation. The message will be: cabinet file error, fatal disk error, or something similar.

    Solution: Cancel the current installation process and reinstall the game from the beginning, starting with Disk #1. Make certain to select the option to install both Half-Life 2 and Counter-Strike: Source.

    Note: If you prefer not to retain the Counter-Strike: Source program on your system AFTER INSTALLATION, you can
    remove it using the following procedure:
    * After Half-Life 2 has been successfully installed, open up the Steam client.
    * Select the Play Games list
    * RIGHT click on Counter-Strike: Source and select Properties
    * Select "Delete Local Content."

    2. Product Authentication Delay When Installing Half-Life 2

    Some consumers may experience delays in authenticating Half-Life 2 during the installation process. This is due to the high volume of consumers who have purchased Half-Life 2 and are installing the game, which is causing high traffic on the Steam authentication servers. Please keep trying, as this is a temporary delay.


    Hope this helps.
     
  6. indyjones

    indyjones OSNN.net Adventurer

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    Interesting sounds just the thing! although I do have the European DVD edition, :S
     
  7. suicide_pact

    suicide_pact ---pro a.v. geek

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    So, does this work w/ the euro ed. as well?