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#1 wesker2009

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Posted 21 June 2009 - 05:12 PM

Ok, everytime I try to run the autorun to install the game it comes up with this, any suggestions:

C:\Users\MattJ\Pictures

Not sure if that picture showed up, but anyway all the options on the autorun install menu are greyed out, with each box containing the words
'Missing String!!!', my only option is to quit or go to the website.]

Any ideas would be most helpful

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Matt J

#2 MehMan

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Posted 21 June 2009 - 05:31 PM

Where'd you get the game from?
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#3 simonfitba

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 10:47 AM

I get this too. Can't launch game "arma needs to close" and it says "missing string" when I try to uninstall.

#4 moosenoodles

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 11:52 AM

you normaly get errors with missing option choices, or no text or missing string text due to bad language files. Could be a mix of that and something else.

#5 simonfitba

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:55 PM

I get this too. Can't launch game "arma needs to close" and it says "missing string" when I try to uninstall.


Patch to 1.02 fixed it.

#6 N3M0

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 05:36 PM

I too get the error message "!!!MISSING STRING" when trying to install this game.

Does anyone know how to correct this problem?

#7 FlipKing25

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 03:15 AM

I too just got that message. Kinda pissed... Help me BI, dammit...
Please and thank you.

#8 Ploddit

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 11:10 AM

Same story here:

DVD on Vista 32, when i switch on my PC Missing string pops up.

#9 Alex72

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 08:26 PM

You patched to 1.05?
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#10 Suckiearma player

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 02:35 AM

Ok im tryin to uninstall the arma2 OA. I have no icons for it and when i eject the cd then reinsert it i click uninstall on the prompt. It then loads for a second and then a message thing pops up and says "Missing String". WHAT DO I DO!?!?!?!?!:confused: i need to reinstall it because it dosent work for me.

#11 vohk

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 06:39 AM

Go to 'Control Panel', find 'Programs and Features' (Win7) or 'Add or Remove Programs', find Arma2:OA, uninstall.

#12 @ST

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 11:15 AM

If that doesn´t work either you can always uninstall manually;
just make sure you clean up your HD and registry thoroughly afterwards.
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