Windows 7 Tomb Raider Anniversary on win 7 64bit

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  1. Tosh

    Tosh New Member

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    Hi guys,
    I just found out that Tomb Raider Anniversary is a remake of the original Tomb Raider lol , which got me interested in playing it.
    Anyway I downloaded the demo but I can't get it to run - the game crashes after the copyright screen with the standard message "Tomb raider anniversary demo has stopped working".
    I am running windows 7 64bit on a dell laptop
    core2duo 2,6 ghz
    4gb ram
    nvidia 8600m gt
    I think the problem is either win7 or the video card. I do have the newest nvidia drivers. I also tried all compatibility modes. Any ideas? Anyone running "anniversary" or win7?
     
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    Found the solution on this website. Hope it will be of use to someone :)
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    ยป Demo Game crashes after the Copyright page.
    Disable Data Execution Prevention (DEP). This is a Microsoft security program that may stop TRA from running. To disable this option press :
    Start Menu > Control Panel > System > Advanced Tab > Performance Settings > Data Execution Prevention Tab.
    Select the second radio button and press Add... navigate to the install folder and select TRA.EXE and press Open and then Apply. Your system may require rebooting.
     

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