Flatout 2 protection drivers crashes windows 8

  AJDux 29 Oct 13
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Hey guys. Ok so I have a little knowledge but im no techy. Installed Flatout 2 on my laptop, AMD A8, 6GB ram running win 8. The game installs and at the end it asks to install protection drivers and then restart. Trouble is, when I restart windows 8 wont boot, the laptop trys auto repair which doesnt work, I have to do a total reboot. This happened twice exactly the same each time. I tried the same copy of the game on my desktop (running XP) and it was fine. So tried another copy of the game in my laptop, all ok, until I try to patch it (idea was to play game at LAN party so needs same patch) and then again it asks to install protection drivers.

Any ideas? I really dont understand what these protection drivers even are?

Thanks

  mart7 31 Oct 13

Ive had the same problems with "starforce protection drivers",trashed my system few years back,cant remember which game

I think its a drm protection as in doesnt allow the disc to be copied,but even genuine copies were crashing systems

May not be compatible with win8? Flatout is an old game

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