Alex R.G
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Purchased Game but it freezes my computer

Fri Nov 28, 2014 5:14 am

After, I download and install the game the agesettings thing pops up and input the serial key emailed to me. However, every single time I have done so my computer freezes. I am running Windows 7 64-bit. Please help !

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Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:14 pm

Try and disable your virus checker before installing AACW, enter your serial and then enable you virus checker again, your virus program might be causing the freeze...

Alex R.G
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Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:43 pm

That did nothing, I even reinstalled it with the Avast off but the same thing happened

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Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:35 am

That's when you validate the key with AGESettings, right? If this is the case, then you might try to input the key directly into a file so that AGESettings does not trigger. You have to open the game main folder (might be C:\Program Files\Ageod American Civil War) then the folder Settings. There you'll see a file named general.opt, this is a text file, open it with notepad.

At the end of the file, there is an entry like
serial =

add your key after the equal sign, save and close. Restart the game.

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Fri Dec 05, 2014 3:47 am

I had something very similar happen lastnight when I installed AACW on my Win7 machine. The game and the AGEsettings didn't work right until I applied the 1.17a patch.

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