It wont install?

  1. Once I put the disc in it will go to install/play menu and I press install, it will go about 2 minutes installing time and then it has a blue screen. Why won't it work?{i have windows 98

    User Info: bradyboy32

    bradyboy32 - 7 years ago

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  1. You have to install the oringinal first to install brood war

    User Info: Slowmojo99

    Slowmojo99 - 6 years ago 1 0

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  1. As in the dreaded blue screen of death?

    First off, turn OFF automatic restarts after the BSOD
    watchingthenet.com/disable-automatic-restarts-with-blue-screen-of-death.html

    Next you want to copy down the code in the top left and check what the error message is
    geekstogo.com/forum/Windows-XP-Blue-Screen-Death-STOP-Codes-t43519.html

    Another thing you could try before that is installing starcraft in safe mode, but that doesn't really solve the root of your problems

    Also, with such an old computer it's probably time to consider upgrading (or at least backing up your files)

    User Info: 666Dead

    666Dead - 7 years ago 0 1
  2. Try registering the game on Blizzard Accounts and then downloading and installing that version of the game.

    User Info: LordOfDabu

    LordOfDabu - 7 years ago 1 1
  3. I would recommend doing what LordOfDabu said. Go to battle.net and make an account. Register your game by using your cd-key. Download the installer of StarCraft. Use the CD-Key you get in the starcraft page where you download the game IF you now want the game to be valid cd-keyed. You could use a random cd-key too if you want to skip battle.net play (which is rubbish anyway nowadays). You will get BroodWar too as its basic addon now for SC.

    User Info: MeSaber1

    MeSaber1 - 6 years ago 0 0

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