Homeworld 2 continues the epic struggle of the Hiigarans and their leader Karan S'jet. Many thought their hardships would end when they returned to Hiigara, yet fate has not been so kind to the Exiles. Now the Hiigarans face a new and bitter enemy, a renegade clan from the eastern fringes of the galaxy, who wield the power of the ancients. Homeworld 2 chronicles the valiant journey of the Mothership and its crew into the oldest regions of the galaxy to confront their new foe and discover the truth behind their exile.

Game won't run!!!! Need help getting HW2 to run on new Laptop

Posted by kelanth on Aug 14th, 2013
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Anyone know how to get game to run on windows 8 HP Laptop ?
Laptop Sytem Spec:
AMD E-300 APU
RAEDON HD
1.3 GHZ
4 GB RAM
64 bit x64 operating system

Installs okay but when I click nothing happens. Indicator spins then stops. When I go to Task Manager game doesn't show as runnig. no error msg's or anything.

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sunkenin
sunkenin Aug 15 2013 says:

try to apply a German crack from gamecopyworld

Gamecopyworld.com

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Nathanius
Nathanius Aug 15 2013 says:

1- Install the game
2- Update to 1.1
3- Open a command prompt (Windows key > type "cmd" > run as admin)
4- Copy/paste the following line of text (you can right click to access the paste option)

bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOff

5- If "Operation Completed Sucessfully" appears then restart your computer
6- When your computer comes back on right click on your Homeworld 2 shortcut and set it to ''Run as Administrator''
7- Press Allow and ENJOY!!!

P.S. You will need to allow the game to run as administrator every time you play

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kelanth Author
kelanth Aug 18 2013 replied:

all I get is:

"The boot configuration data store could not be opened.
Access is denied"

Can't figure out what I'm doing wrong

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Nihinus
Nihinus Sep 7 2014 replied:

As Nathanius wrote above. Just remember to run CMD as admin!

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Tyrol
Tyrol Feb 27 2015 replied:

I did everything you said, and yet it did not work, all that happens after I start it as admin is that it thinks for a minute, and then it closes. When I input the "bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOff" line, it says "operation completed successfully".

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kobejk
kobejk Jul 25 2015 replied:

does this work with any mod?

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Raygoza
Raygoza Aug 15 2013 says:

Please tell us if it did work.

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z741
z741 Aug 17 2013 says:

it has worked for me on win xp, vista, 7, and 8 with no problems. the User Action Control allows you to do things as an admin automatically if you set it right. its under control panel.

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kelanth Author
kelanth Sep 3 2013 replied:

how did yopu set it I can't get it to work???????!!!!!

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kelanth Author
kelanth Aug 18 2013 says:

Thanx gonna try later today will let u know hope it works

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kelanth Author
kelanth Aug 20 2013 says:

Can't get it to work!!!!

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kelanth Author
kelanth Aug 31 2013 says:

This is what I get when I try w/ run as admin

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200]
(c) 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOff
An error has occurred setting the element data.
The value is protected by Secure Boot policy and cannot be modified or deleted.

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Tyrol
Tyrol Feb 27 2015 replied:

You need to shift click the restart button, and when the menu comes up, go Boot options, then press F10. Find the boot options sub tab in there (third tab), and turn Secure boot to false. Then do as Nathanius said. It might work for you, but I still cannot get it to work.

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ordernoise
ordernoise Oct 14 2013 says:

Download the german no-cd crack, worked for me.

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DaRk_DeLtA
DaRk_DeLtA Mar 9 2014 says:

Hey im having the same problems, can anyone help??????
followed everything step by step but still no go. Please help

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ltnut
ltnut Jan 17 2015 says:

I can't get this work An error has occurred setting the element data.

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Tyrol
Tyrol Feb 27 2015 says:

I used cmd admin and it still wont go, same problem as others got

An error has occurred setting the element data.
The value is protected by Secure Boot policy and cannot be modified or changed

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