All good things must end and now It's time to bring the GRAW2 online campaign to an end.
We kept this game going well after it's use by date - when gamespy shutdown - and I'd like to thank all the community members that contributed to the Gamerecon project, if not for you we couldn't have payed for the services necessary to keep the game online.
The gamerecon.net website will remain for the next 12 months along with it's teamspeak server and GRAW2 downloads but the launcher will be removed.
If you are installing GR(2001) from a disc set it won't work because starting with Win7 it can't deal with the DRM on the disc set.
It is a Microsoft issue with Win7 and onward.
-You can try leaving one of the disc in the CD drive but I doubt it will work.
-Rename dghelp.dll in the main GR directory to dghelp_original.dll. This did allow GR to launch with one of my Steam versions but was not necessary on my second computer using the Steam version.
-Buy the Steam versions of GR, DS and IT. It is fully patched and the DRM has been taken out. I have used it on Win 7 and Win 10 computers.
-One other option which worked for me on Win 7 and 10 but mention of it is strictly frowned on at gr.net.
Maybe someone else has a better idea.
it’s been a while since I played the original Ghost Recon. My PC stopped playing the game years ago, and I moved on!
No I didn’t...
I just bought a refurbished Dell GX780 with Intel Core 2 Quad (2.40GHz), 8GB DDR3 RAM, 500GB Hard Drive and Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64Bit).
Apart from writing and editing photographs, another reason why I bought this dated machine is because Windows 10 won’t allow me to play some of my old games, like Deus Ex (2000), Ghost Recon (2001), and Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix (2002).
Although I successfully loaded Ghost Recon (2001), when I hit the icon to play, I was warned: “Access Denied : Please log in with administrator privileges and try again!”
I’ve resolved that issue, I think, but the game still refuses to launch.
All suggestions appreciated