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Civilisation III in Windows Vista

Installing Sid Meier’s Civilization 3 (external link) under Steam will still not load correctly when using Vista, in order to get it to function correctly you will need to import the following keys into the registry, both of these fixes assume you have used the default installation path for Steam:

Download links:

Civilisation 3 Registry Fix - Windows Vista 32 bit (846 downloads) Civilisation 3 Registry Fix - Windows Vista 64 bit (839 downloads)

Vista 32 bit

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames\Civ3PTW]
"Install_Path"="C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\steamapps\\common\\sid meier's civilization iii complete\\Civ3PTW"
"Gold_Version"=dword:00000001
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames\Conquests]
"Install_Path"="C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\steamapps\\common\\sid meier's civilization iii complete\\Conquests"
"Complete_Version"=dword:00000001
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames Interactive]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III]
"Install_Path"="C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\steamapps\\common\\sid meier's civilization iii complete\\"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III - Play the World v1.27F]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III - Play the World v1.27F\1.27F]
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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III v1.29f]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III v1.29f\1.29f]
@=""

Vista 64 bit

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames\Civ3PTW]
"Install_Path"="C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\SteamApps\\common\\sid meier's civilization iii complete\\Civ3PTW"
"Gold_Version"=dword:00000001
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames\Conquests]
"Install_Path"="C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\SteamApps\\common\\sid meier's civilization iii complete\\Conquests"
"Complete_Version"=dword:00000001
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames Interactive]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III]
"Install_Path"="C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Steam\\SteamApps\\common\\sid meier's civilization iii complete\\"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III - Play the World v1.27F]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III - Play the World v1.27F\1.27F]
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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III v1.29f]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III v1.29f\1.29f]
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