Arma: Cold War Assault

Arma: Cold War Assault

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How use Hot Patch 1.99 to1.96 (Downgading Patch)
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This patch make possible play old version Operation Flashpoint: Resistance (v1.96) on new version Arma: Cold War Assault (v1.99). Both versions are fully consistent with the original licensed versions of the game.
Preparing game to install Hot Patch 1.99 to 1.96
1.Install Arma: Cold War Assault

2.Start game, set and save settings

3.If game successfully started - exit game and go to next part this guide.
Install Hot Patch 1.99 to 1.96
1.Download and start Hot Patch 1.99 to 1.96[]

2.ATTENTIVELY check location of your game.

3.Choose components. It is recommended to change nothing, however
you can remove "☑ Server". Also, you can choose other language package.
! Since v96 this patch contained experemental "modified by [4RTech] OFP Clan" FlashpointResistance.exe with working game server browser. Uses it executable at your own risk.

4.It is recommended create shortcut on desktop! Game will be started without Steam service - start version 1.96 is carried out ONLY from a shortcut on desktop.

5. Click "Next >" button and move to next step this guide Hot Patch 1.99 to 1.96
First start Hot Patch 1.99 to 1.96
1.Start Flashpoint Resistance on desktop shortcut or start FlashpointResistance.exe from folder where installed steam version Arma: Cold War Assault.
example (Your_Steam_location\SteamApps\common\ARMA Cold War Assault)

2.The first start will open the program of settings of game.
In "Product" list it is necessary to choose "Operation Flashpoint: Resistance", as shown in picture:

and click "Start".

3.Settings complete! Enjoy game!
Reinstall Hot Patch 1.99 to 1.96
1.If you need to reinstall game or Hot Patch - ALWAYS uninstall Hot Patch via HPRemover.exe (v95), which is in the Your_Steam_location\SteamApps\common\ARMA Cold War Assault

2.If you see this error:

you must perform following steps:
2.1.Start REGEDIT.EXE (C:\Windows\regedit.exe)
2.2.Delete strikeout folder: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Codemasters\Operation Flashpoint
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Codemasters\Operation Flashpoint (If exists).
2.3.Start Arma: CWA Preferences and game. If game was successfully started - exit game and try to establish Hot Patch again.
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Magister Jun 13, 2017 @ 6:57am 
Сервера работают?
_XeTeX_  [author] Mar 11, 2017 @ 4:51am 
New version v97!
_XeTeX_  [author] Mar 8, 2017 @ 8:36am 

_XeTeX_  [author] Feb 18, 2017 @ 10:03pm 
2 fyjle -> поможет, сервера 1.96 еще работают.

P.S Patch and this manual updated!
abidasGayButt Nov 15, 2016 @ 5:30am 
А сейчас этот патч поможет мне поиграть в мультиплеер?
[LNG] King Leonidas May 5, 2016 @ 12:56am 
foxy there is another guide which makes able to play it on 99
marcelinox1 May 6, 2015 @ 4:25pm 
_XeTeX_  [author] May 3, 2015 @ 12:42am 
2 marcelinox1 -> link update
marcelinox1 May 2, 2015 @ 10:38am 
the link is down ?
centrifuge Mar 30, 2015 @ 5:11am 
oh, ok thanks