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The Asian Dynasties Error 1158
12/30/2009 at 10:18 p.m. (5 years, 8 months ago)

This error is related to incompatibilities between the CD media and certain brands of CD readers.

My Pioneer DVR-216D with the latest 1.09 firmware seems to be one of them. My old NEC DVD burner doesn't like it either. However, an old external I/O Magic CD burner works fine! You might also try copying the files to portable media like a flash drive on a computer with a CD reader that works and then installing it on the target computer via flash drive. Not sure if that will work.

My best guess is that MS/Big Huge Games got a great deal on this media. It has trouble reading files at the edge of the track on ...

Tags: Games, AOE, TAD