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Microsoft released an update back in September 2015, the update in question stops a certain program called secdrv.sys (DRM related software) from running which was used in our legacy Gamespy editions of Total War.

Microsoft have supplied a workaround solution as referenced below;

MS15-097: Description of the security update for the graphics component in Windows: September 8, 2015
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/3086255

As an alternative solution; Rome 1 and Medieval 2 customers can redeem their GameSpy code through STEAM to aqquire a STEAM version of their game (not affected by this Microsoft update);

Activating a Product on Steam
https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=5414-TFBN-1352

 

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