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Medieval 2: Total War has a launcher that has always been of questionable utility, but now is a complete annoyance since the update site is offline, and it pops up a dialog box to tell me this. How can I disable the launcher and go straight to the game? I'm using the game from Steam if it makes a difference.

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have you seen this: forums.totalwar.org/vb/… –  Colin D Dec 28 '12 at 16:31
    
@ColinD Looked at it but didn't see anything that helped. It looks like great information though, thanks! –  C. Ross Dec 31 '12 at 21:06

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Go to the Medieval 2 directory and you should see Launcher.exe and Medieval2.exe. If you open the second the game should start bypassing the launcher -just create a shortcut to desktop of that file for next games-.

If you are running it under Steam, just backup the original Launcher.exe file and rename Medieval2.exe to Launcher.exe, which is the file name Steam will launch.

Source: I did it in the past.

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