This game was released for very Windows 9x operating systems and many errors show up while trying to run it on Windows XP and above. This FAQ explains how to install and run Resident Evil 2 PC on a modern Windows operating system.
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|START OF FILE... Resident Evil 2 PC-Version FAQ version 1.1 by Acantophis3rD on 10/08/2014 ---------------| Table of Content: - About this FAQ - Facts about the PC-Version - Playing the Game - Official Patch v.1.4 Notes - Install the Game - Apply Patch - Corrupt Savegame Fix - File Open Error Fix - German Uncut Patch - Special Thanks - Legal Disclaimer ---------------| About this FAQ: This game was released for very old Windows operating systems and many errors show up while trying to run it on Windows systems above Win9x. This FAQ explains how to install and run Resident Evil 2 PC on a modern Windows operating system. ---------------| Facts about the PC-Version: - It includes a Extreme Battle Mode with Ada Wong and Chris Redfield as playable characters. You need at least to complete the Hard Mode once. - The PC port features an extra menu and automatically adds new content to it when the player encounters things while playing through the scenarios. This makes the PC port the most advanced one ever releases of this game. - The Extra Menu on the CD-ROM for Leon features: . A Gallery with Rough Sketches. . A Movie Viewer to watch all animated cut scenes. - The Extra Menu on the CD-ROM for Claire features: . A Gallery with Illustrations. . A Movie Viewer to watch all animated cut scenes. . A Model Viewer to watch all character and monster models. ---------------| Playing the Game: - The game itself does not need to be installed on your hard disk drive and runs perfectly from the cd-roms. - The corrupt savegame problem can be solved by using a fat32 formatted USB flash drive as the save game directory. - Select the Voodoo Banshee (The greatest graphics card from the 90s!) with 320x240 16bitColour Fullscreen or else you will see the game running in a tiny picture in the middle of a black screen. This also allows you to capture footage with the screen recorder FRAPS. - If you still have problems to run the game, then switch through the graphic drivers inside the driver selection screen until it works for you. ---------------| Official Patch v.1.4 Notes: - You only need to install the game if you want to apply this patch. - The Patch 1.4 adds a new graphics driver to the driver selection screen. - The Patch 1.4 automatically unlocks the extreme battle mode together with Ada and Chris as playable characters. No need to complete the hard mode first. - The Patch 1.4 does not fix the corrupt savegame problem. ---------------| Install the game: - Insert disk 1 for Leon and install the game. - Insert disk 2 for Claire and install the game again. ---------------| Apply patch: - Copy files from the .zip into the installation folder. - Run leonu.bat for playing leon 1.4. - Run clairu.bat for playing claire 1.4. - Never run the game from the autostart menu. - Always start the game with these two executables to play with the update. ---------------| Corrupt Savegame Fix: - Savegames cant be written on a ntfs formatted hard disc, but not loaded. - To solve the corrupt savegame problem use a fat32 formatted USB flash drive as the savegame folder. ---------------| File Open Error Fix: - Inside the installation folder rename: common/datp -> common/datu Pl0/rdp -> Pl0/rdu Pl1/rdp -> Pl1/rdu ---------------| German Uncut Patch: - I own the US PC version, but I am still searching for the german blood patch to change the blood color from green to red. Send me an e-mail at email@example.com if you still own it. ---------------| Special Thanks @raycarter71 for the solution to the corrupt savegame problem ---------------| Legal Disclaimer: This may be not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal, private use. It may not be placed on any web site or otherwise distributed publicly without advanced written permission except for - www.GameFAQs.com - www.acantophis.net.tc - www.resident-evil-zone.de Use of this guide on any other website or as part of any public display is strictly prohibited, and a violation of copyright. I allow you to make a printed copy for yourself and one of your friends. Send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to use this guide or parts of it on your website. ...END OF FILE|