well idc if i use steams version ok. i emailed steam and they replied with this:
This issue might be caused by corruption in your extracted game files. Please note: The following process will erase any custom mods and saved games you may have. It is strongly recommended that you copy your game files to another location to back them up before proceeding. To force the download of new game files:
- Exit Steam then go into SteamApps\[account name]\ and delete the folder for this game.
- Restart Steam and follow the link below to validate your cache files:
Title: Verifying Game Cache Files (GCF)
[is that link ok
] - Try launching the game Let us know if you encounter any difficulty with this process, or if you have any further questions.
trying game cache now
~Link Approved by NextGen1