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User Info: clownygrin

7 months ago#1

So recently I got a new laptop for school and work. It's not powerful enough to play big stuff, but it should run Diablo 2 just fine. I purchased the box set with the DLC a few years ago and played it on my old computer. I just installed the installer from Blizzards site (was easier than trying to find my old box, but I can if I need to.)

It's asking for a key, I'm not totally sure what to do since I already bought the game and used the key on my old computer. How do I do this, haha? Am I not able to download it and play on my new comp without buying another key again? Because that would really suck.

I don't game on PC really ever and not familiar with a lot of it, so if this is a stupid question, I ask that you would have patience and hopefully answer it anywho.

Thank you!

User Info: clownygrin

7 months ago#2
So actually...I figured that out and have the game registered and installed...but now I've encountered a bigger problem.

When ever I click the game to try and play, I get a little window that pops up saying "Error." And that's doesn't say anything else, just Error.

I tried running as administrator and in compatibility mode and nothing is working.

User Info: funkyfritter

7 months ago#3
Try running the video test. At the end it will give you two options, the other one might work for you.
And with that...pow! I'm gone!

User Info: STG Deathbot

STG Deathbot
7 months ago#4
If you bought the laptop from a store, it should be powerful enough to play most modern games. Unless you got some extremely cheap one that only has a chipset, but even then it should be able to run games like Titan Quest perfectly fine.

The only thing I can think of would be to run it in compatibility mode.
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User Info: Zeratultheking

7 months ago#5
Run it in compatibility mode for windows xp/vista. Then have it run as administrator. You can set it to auto do both by right clicking the .exe itself inside program files(x86)\Diablo II\Diabloii.exe or something to that extent. I am at my work computer so don't have the exact file name.

It should work fine for any windows 7/10 computer you can buy. It is all about setting the software to run in the right mode.

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