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Old 09-02-2009
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Problem with StarForce Protection Driver And Vista
  

Hello ,
I need help. Whenever I wanted to install a new game, Vista tells me that there is a compatibility problem between him and StarForce protection driver. I found a solution from internet and I tried to apply. But by loading sfdrvup.zip of starforce.com, I can not read it, a window appears with the message "error in compressed folder is invalid." Is there among you a charitable soul who can help me a big thank you to everyone who read my message and who can help me

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Re: Problem with StarForce Protection Driver And Vista

The procedure to do this is like

Here's how:
  • Download the file by saving it in your folder "Download":
    http://www.star-force.com/support/sfdrvup.zip
  • Right-click on sfdrvup.zip -> Extract All
  • Right-click on sfdrvup.exe -> Run as administrator
  • The update will begin.
  • Restart the PC.
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Re: Problem with StarForce Protection Driver And Vista

Thank you for your answer I did everything as you described me as. But if I right-click my file sfdrvup and run as administrator: a window appears that states "No installed protection drivers found to update". If you can help me thank you again for your answer
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Re: Problem with StarForce Protection Driver And Vista

Then try using StarForce Drivers Removal

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When you use a software or game the system protected by copy-edited by the company StarForce, the latest drivers installed to protect the content against copying.

StarForce Drivers Removal is a tool which, as its name suggests, allows to eliminate any trace of the passage of the StarForce protection on your machine in order to avoid any conflict for no apparent reason.

How to remove all StarForce components from your PC:
Sometimes the un-installation utility of the protected application does not uninstall all StarForce drivers. The following procedure will ensure that all StarForce related components are completely removed from your system.
  1. Download the StarForce Removal Tool as a ZIP archive.
  2. Extract and store sfdrvrem.exe anywhere on your hard disk.
  3. Run sfdrvrem.exe.
  4. You restart the PC.

If the protected application requires a StarForce driver, this driver will be re-installed as soon as you launch the application again. For further help, please contact the helpdesk of the application publisher.
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Re: Problem with StarForce Protection Driver And Vista

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Then try using StarForce Drivers Removal




How to remove all StarForce components from your PC:
Sometimes the un-installation utility of the protected application does not uninstall all StarForce drivers. The following procedure will ensure that all StarForce related components are completely removed from your system.
  1. Download the StarForce Removal Tool as a ZIP archive.
  2. Extract and store sfdrvrem.exe anywhere on your hard disk.
  3. Run sfdrvrem.exe.
  4. You restart the PC.

If the protected application requires a StarForce driver, this driver will be re-installed as soon as you launch the application again. For further help, please contact the helpdesk of the application publisher.
ok i will check your method but Why are drivers installed on my PC?
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Re: Problem with StarForce Protection Driver And Vista

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ok i will check your method but Why are drivers installed on my PC?
Some versions of StarForce Copy Protection will install dedicated drivers on your PC. Those drivers are necessary for the StarForce specific CD/DVD checking procedure, only. They do not include any hidden functionality. The drivers are active only at execution of the protected application. StarForce constantly improves their drivers to keep them compatible with the latest versions of Windows operating systems.
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ive been trying to play splinter cell chaos theory for about a week, trying

every method ive read to deal with star force. i used your method to remove

it, but it tells me theres no protection drivers to uninstall. this is bullshit

considering i bought the game.
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Originally Posted by MrChris- View Post
Then try using StarForce Drivers Removal




How to remove all StarForce components from your PC:
Sometimes the un-installation utility of the protected application does not uninstall all StarForce drivers. The following procedure will ensure that all StarForce related components are completely removed from your system.
  1. Download the StarForce Removal Tool as a ZIP archive.
  2. Extract and store sfdrvrem.exe anywhere on your hard disk.
  3. Run sfdrvrem.exe.
  4. You restart the PC.

If the protected application requires a StarForce driver, this driver will be re-installed as soon as you launch the application again. For further help, please contact the helpdesk of the application publisher.
Thank you worked like a charm for me 12-23-11 (vista 32bit gateway GM5664)
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