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Crossover 8
Ryan Hobbs
Ryan Hobbs
Posted 2009-11-30 19:53
How do i update to crossover games 8?
Artist Formally Known as Dot
Artist Formally Known as Dot Advocate
Posted 2009-11-30 19:58

Login to your codeweaver's account, go to My Account => My Downloads
If you are entitled to download version 8.0, it should be visible for you to download

It is 'good practice' to archive any existing bottles first, before attempting the
upgrade (just incase anything goes wrong)....

Ryan Hobbs
Ryan Hobbs
Posted 2009-11-30 20:14
Thanks man! After this do i need to reinstall steam or anything?
Artist Formally Known as Dot
Artist Formally Known as Dot Advocate
Posted 2009-11-30 20:42
Hi again,

Typically, you can download the newest/latest crossover package offering, and when you
launch the crossover installer, it will detect the pre-existing crossover installation,
and 'upgrade' what's there to the latest version. Typically speaking, this all works
just fine...but anything could go wrong during this process...ie; simplest of possibilities
is you have a power blackout during the upgrade procedure...so for these and many other
reasons, it's always advisable to archive the bottles you already have installed "just in
case something goes wrong" -- at least then, you *can* fallback to where you were before
without any dramas. Very untypically, is the chance a newer version of crossover actually
'breaks' an already existing bottle -- if it does this, many times the effective remedy,
is to do a clean install of the new crossover version, and then 'restore' your previously
archived bottles back into the newer fresh crossover installation -- if you do not take
the time to archive your existing bottles before upgrading, you do *not* have these kinds
of 'recovery contingencies' to fall back on....

Having said all this, I find most all of the time, that crossover packages update/upgrade
themselves without any incident - I still routinely archive all my bottles before doing so
however, as it is indeed 'good practice' when doing any computer/software/data operations
of this type....

Hope this helps....


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