just finished my 7 hours download, installation went smoothly until I tried to start the game and got this:
I've restarted my system.
my specs are:
Intel Q9450 Quad
4 gig Ram
Windows xp 32
all drivers up to date (was playing arma1 while downloading arma2)
no other known system issues, HD has 100 gig free space, directx is up to date.