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I have been trying to install Prince Of Persia The Two Thrones in my PC, but its not installing. I had used win-zip instead of MS Installer. After extracting all the files when I open the main file it shows the basic needs of the game. I found that my PC have all the basic needs but still its not running, its is only showing the basic needs while I open the main file. What is the problem, and how can I fix it? Any Idea that where the main problem is?

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Winzip? Why are you unzipping files instead of installing off of the disc? –  Frank Oct 13 '12 at 17:46
    
I have complete files and I don't need MSI, thus I had directly copy pasted POP files –  Alpha Oct 13 '12 at 17:47
    
The installation is more than just the files; there are registry keys and prerequisites that come along with the game itself. That would be why it's not working. –  Frank Oct 13 '12 at 17:48
    
but its neither asking for any key, –  Alpha Oct 13 '12 at 17:54
    
It's not asking for a key because that's part of the installation process. Copying files doesn't catch everything, and when you try to run a game you've copied from another computer, most often it won't run because it's looking for stuff that you missed. –  Frank Oct 13 '12 at 18:00
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You didn't use the installer, so essential setup steps haven't been done. It's not enough to have the files in the right place – the installer has to perform final configuration of your system and those files so that the game will function.

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Okay, I think that installer is essential for the game's installation :-/ –  Alpha Oct 14 '12 at 6:52
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