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Civ 4 Won't Launch Windows 10
The retail version of Civ 4 uses an unsupported DRM and as such won't work on Win 10 because of that. HOWEVER you can contact 2K Support and request a Steam key, as the Steam version doesn't use said DRM. 15 people found this reply helpful. Minimum: Windows 2000/XP, 1.2GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent, 256MB RAM, 64 MB Video Card w/ Hardware T&L (GeForce 2/Radeon 7500 or better) DirectX7 compatible sound card, 1.7GB of free hard drive space, DirectX9.0c (included) Recommended: Windows 2000/XP, 1.8GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent/better, 512. Having trouble with the splash screen bug in Civilization 4? This might fix it. According to some viewers this also works for Windows 10 too. Civ 4 is one of.
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No-CD & No-DVD Patch troubleshooting: The most common problem getting a No-CD/No-DVD patch to work is ensuring that the No-CD/No-DVD patch matches you're game version, because the games exe is changed when a patch update is applied previous versions won't work.
Civ 4 Windows 10 Fix Windows
If its an older game you are playing and you are running Windows 7 or Windows 8 it may not work, if you right click the .exe file and choose Properties and then Compatibility you can change this to run in Windows 98/ Windows 2000 etc. You can find more information on the Beginners Help page here