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Installation of Beta 4.5 - no worky!?


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#161 Guest_Guest_*

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 11:30 PM

rohirrims dont charge???????????
and arhcers cant attack buildings?
create units so slow
its my problem or???
i have the beta 4.5
whats the newest version?
plz, somebo help me
i love this mod, its great

#162 Sword_Of_Elisha

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Posted 12 May 2009 - 03:05 AM

Guys I have a quick question, I downloaded the beta 4.5 and everything is in there except the shortcut, shortcut is no where to be seen. Should I just download again?






edit:::::::::::: Nvm I figured it out.




edit again:::::::: Okay that video did not help me, nor do the instructions. I have worked with mods before and this baffles me. There is no exe file in the downloaded version that I have. So I'm pretty sure thats why mine isn't working.


edit 3:::::Nvm got it working.

Edited by Sword_Of_Elisha, 12 May 2009 - 04:35 AM.

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 01:28 PM

Okay I got everything to work guys, but now, about halfway through the game I get a game.dat error. What the heck is wrong?Lmao
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Posted 13 May 2009 - 07:18 PM

Is your version of BFME2 Legal?
Wait... what?

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 11:22 PM

Yes sir, I have never downloaded an illegal copy of a game.
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Posted 14 March 2010 - 07:17 AM

hello i need help. i tried installing this mod but when i tried playing it, it came up with an error message. i know that the mod causes this error as it does not come up with the error before i install the mod. even if i click on the normal game of BFME, it still comes up with the error. i have windows 7 64bit. please help

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 07:39 AM

sorry about double post, i just found out that it's not the mod that causes the error, it's when i install the patch. please help

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Posted 13 January 2012 - 08:55 PM

I will wait for the final and full version of this mod, he should make automatic installation of the mod something like that for dummies like me.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 02:17 AM

So I'm just going to post this here..
At first I had a lot of problems with getting this to work. I had installed this mod a few times before so I didn't really need the installation instructions.
 
I use Windows 7 64-bit and a legit copy of BFME2 Collector's Edition.
 
I first put the SEE folder in:
C:\Users\Jokuc\AppData\Roaming\My Battle for Middle-earth™ II Files\
 
Then I changed the paths of the shortcut:
Target: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Battle for Middle-earth ™ II\lotrbfme2.exe" -mod SEE
Start In: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Battle for Middle-earth ™ II\"
 
But when I tried to launch the game, I got a game.dat error even though I did everything correctly.
I have no idea why this happened, but after a bunch of tries I came up with a solution.
 
Instad of putting the SEE folder in
C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\My Battle for Middle-earth™ II Files\
I simply put it in C:\ so the directory looked like this:
C:\SEE\
 
Then I changed the target path on the shortcut from SEE to "C:\SEE" (when you use a full directory you need to put the path inside " ") so it looked like this:
Target: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Battle for Middle-earth ™ II\lotrbfme2.exe" -mod "C:\SEE"
 
And it worked!
 
 
 

 

 

 


And since so many prople are having trouble with this I created an installation file, an .exe launcher and a Readme (.txt) on how use them.

The setup will automatically install the game on the C:\ drive and the Launcher will launch the mod, obviously. They should work for Windows Vista and 7.

Here is what they look like:

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Here is a download to just the Setup, Launcher and Readme file if you already got the SEE folder. There are two Setups, if the 64-bit one does not work, try the 32-bit one.

Put the SEE folder and the EnglishSplash.png on your desktop before running these. (which you got from the RAR file when you downloaded SEE)

http://www.mediafire...jqrl03lm155shnw

 

I would upload a RAR with the Setup, Launcher, Readme, Splash and SEE folder, which would make everything much easier, but my internet is terribly slow.

 

If anyone is interested, here are the codes for the two files:

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Edited by Jokuc, 09 March 2013 - 04:30 AM.





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