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Old 20-12-2006, 12:37
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Dark Crusade - Play all races without installing DoW and WA

If you want to play multiplayer with all races, but donīt want to waste 4GB of HDD space, copy the content of the code section below into a .bat file. Edit the key markers at the top with your valid CD-keys including dashes. Double klick the file, play, have fun.

@echo off

rem -------------------------------------------------------
set W40KKEY="<put DoW key here>"
set WXPKEY="<put WA key here>"

rem -- export Dark Crusade install key --------------------
regedit.exe /e ~dcexp~ "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\THQ\Dawn of War - Dark Crusade"

rem -- extract InstallLocation ----------------------------
rem -- uses 'type' to get rid of Unicode characters -------
for /f "tokens=1,2 delims==" %%i in ('type ~dcexp~') do (
    if %%i=="InstallLocation" (
        set INSTALLLOC="%%~j\\"
del ~dcexp~

rem -- write Dawn of War + Winter Assault keys ------------
echo Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00                   > ~dcimp~
echo.                                                      >> ~dcimp~
echo [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\THQ\Dawn Of War]         >> ~dcimp~
echo "CDKEY"=%W40KKEY%                                     >> ~dcimp~
echo "CDKEY_WXP"=%WXPKEY%                                  >> ~dcimp~
echo "InstallLocation"=%INSTALLLOC%                        >> ~dcimp~
echo.                                                      >> ~dcimp~
echo [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\THQ\Dawn of War - Dark Crusade] >> ~dcimp~
echo "W40KCDKEY"=%W40KKEY%                                 >> ~dcimp~
echo "WXPCDKEY"=%WXPKEY%                                   >> ~dcimp~

regedit.exe /s ~dcimp~
del ~dcimp~
set W40KKEY=

rem -- copy exe files -------------------------------------
copy /b /y %INSTALLLOC%\DarkCrusade.exe %INSTALLLOC%\W40k.exe   1> NUL
copy /b /y %INSTALLLOC%\DarkCrusade.exe %INSTALLLOC%\W40kWA.exe 1> NUL
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