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Heroes VI Fixes

Heroes VI Fixes

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The fixes for Heroes VI
The fixes for Heroes VI

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Published by: Haik on Feb 11, 2013
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After an extensive beta testing and demo, Might & Magic Heroes VI has finally been released, and it is sad tosee few DRM related issues popping up post-release.Ubisoft has already released an emergency day 1 patch to address some of these issues and they are workinghard to coördinate with the community to address the remaining issues.So, expect another patches in the coming days if things don’t get fixed. Meanwhile,you can refer to our troubleshooting guide for quick-workarounds to get you started with Might & Magic Heroes VI.
1# Installing and Playing For The First Time
You need to activate the game online to play the game. If you don’t have an internet connection, your case restswith Ubisoft Support. Contact them! You can play offline as long as you want after you have verified your gamecopy for one time – by activating it online.That would obviously require internet connection and you will need Ubisoft Account to activate the gameonline. After you have verified your game, you can use that account to play it on any machine you like as longas you are logged into your account.
2# Connection Failed Passed-in Key Does Not Activate The Expected Privileges
If you received multiple keys for the game when you bought it from Ubishop – Extra Bonus Content Keys. Youmay want to wait a bit as Ubisoft resolves the issue. That is, if you are receivingthe wrong key error messages.Try contacting Ubisoft, it the situation is not fixed in a day.
3# Heroes VI Crash To Desktop, Can’t Launch The Game
If you are trying to run the game on Laptop or your graphic card is not supported by the game or if you areexperiencing random crashes with Might & Magic Heroes VI, delete the settings file the game generates when itruns for the first time.If you can’t find the settings file in Heroes VI, try this – go to Settings of Ubisoft Game Launcher and selectradio button that says ‘Enable Save Game Syncing’. Now delete these files:
Windows 7
C:/Users/user/AppData/Local/Ubisoft Game Launcher/savegame_storage/alphanumericcode/numbered folder/
Windows XP
C:/Documents and Settings/user/Local Settings/Application Data/Ubisoft GameLauncher/savegame_storage/alphanumeric code/numbered folder/
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After deleting these folders, relaunch the game. If the above workaround doesn’t work – Try the workaround below:Go to Documents/Might & Magic Heroes VI/(username)/ Open the folder ‘ProfileData’ with a notepad – makesure Word Wrap is on.Find this line:<gfx_Fullscreen2>Fullscreen</gfx_Fullscreen2>and change it to this:<gfx_Fullscreen2 >Windowed</gfx_Fullscreen2>You may want to lower your resolution – To change your resolution, find this line of code:<gfx_Resolution >1600×900</gfx_Resolution>and change it to this:<gfx_Resolution >1360×768</gfx_Resolution>
4# How To Bypass The Intro – BlackScreen Fix
Search Skipopening in the Profile Data file, and change it to:<SkipOpening>true</SkipOpening>
5# Problems Downloading Heroes VI From Ubishop
Some of you might be having troubles downloading Heroes VI. If you bought the game from Ubishop and gotmultiple bonus keys. Try this:Go to the Ubistore. Make sure you are logged in.Go to your account and on the right there is a place for your order number and password.Enter your order number and password.It will take you to the bonus/extras page with a download link to the game.Click the download link and there you go!
6# Can’t Install The Game “Existing Installed Instances Detected”
Uninstall any earlier versions of the game – Demo and Beta. Once you have removed the earlier versions of thegame, restart and do a fresh install.
7# Can’t Launch Ubisoft Launcher – Heroes VI Connection Issues
If you can’t launch the game with Ubisoft Game Launcher and every attempt results in an error like – ‘Aninternet connection is required to play this game. Failed to connect to the Ubisoftmaster servers’.There are few things you can try at your end to resolve this. First is to add the Ubisoft Game Launcher to your firewall exception list and Antivirus. Or disable your antivirus, since it may be conflicting with the software.Finally, if you are connecting through a proxy, you can do this:Open “settings.ini” and add the following snippet at the end:[ProxySettings]ProxyHost=proxyhostname:proxyportOverrideProxySettings=1 Now change the “proxyhostname” and “proxyport” to the ones you are using and save the file. In case you don’tknow which proxy host and port you are using for connecting to the internet, you can find it by:Open internet explorer>tools>internet options> click on the “connections tab” and then click on “LAN settings”.You will find proxyname and all the port information in this window.
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