Running UT2004 on Windows 10

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SysX
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Re: Running UT2004 on Windows 10

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I wanna stress out, looking at the above post, never use v-sync if you don't want to have input lag.
It's the one option that I turn off by default on any game.
WOooHOoo!! »\o\°\O/°/o/«
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Running UT2004 on Windows 10

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So.. perhaps you guys can help me to get UT2004 running on Win10

If I want to start UT2004.exe it states "An admin has blocked the execution of this app" (red windows message)
I have admin rights on my account of course and my first suspect is the smart screen filter

Any idea of what is going on? Thanks in advance!
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Running UT2004 on Windows 10

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Hi Narko! Great to see you again!

I wonder if it has to do with your installation path. Wormbo mentioned something like that to me when I had problems. Did you by any chance install your game under Program Files?
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Running UT2004 on Windows 10

Post by N4rkoT1k »

Hey Ema! :)

Thanks for the reply. I have looked into it and was able to solve it by doing the following (perhaps this might help other users too):

1) Activate hidden admin account on Windows 10
2) Switch to this admin account and install the game directly on C: partition (NOT IN PROGRAM FILES!!) as well as latest patch (e.g. by installing the ut2004 megapack)

This solved it and I am now able to play by using my default account (not the hidden admin account).
Works like a charm and I have also played some rounds on CEONSS a couple of days ago.

I am so bad after not playing for so long and got pwned by pretty much everyone :lol:

Cu soon again on the server perhaps ;)
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