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How to fix the crash on starting - 1/6/2013 10:55:43 AM   
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Seems like I managed to get it working after 1.5h of messing around.

My system is Win 7, 64 bits

- uninstall DW and expansions
- remove all DW related entries from your registry
- go to control panel, windows features
- turn off IE9, Windows media player & windows media center
- reboot
- go to control panel, windows features
- turn on IE9, Windows media player & windows media center
- reboot
- update .NET if needed
- install the game and all expansions
- update manually, not via the patcher

this solved the startup crash for me, maybe it can be added in the FAQ? Would have saved me about 1.5h
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RE: How to fix the crash on starting - 1/6/2013 12:53:19 PM   
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Installation is really finicky. I was fiddling a bit and managed to overwrite some data I had no backup on. So I uninstalled/reinstalled. Then the game didn't start any more. So I had to uninstall/reinstall again. This time it did start.

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