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kaydee
04-06-2010, 11:15 AM
After updating my RF:G, it won't launch. I've tracked down the cause of this, and it came down to something reactor.dll file.
Which, I believe that this file is installed when raptr program is installed.

I've searched raptr, and later I found out that it's an IM for games, and it also enables devs. to add logon for twitter and whatnot.

This program sends YOUR game preferrence, information to their server (raptr) and used for god-knows-for-what.

Other forums, a detection utility classfies this program (or this dll) to be a DRM file.

Now, I don't want this SW on my PC at all, not to mention that I don't use IM. I paid full cash for this game (actually, I pre-purchased) and was enjoying until this "latest" patch came out.

I reqeust you; volition devs. as an old fan since descent freespace, to enable the game to run without the reactor.dll file. It didn't even come with the patch file...

I've tried to find a way to overcome this, and tried to find and download the reactor.dll file, but nowhere I could download.

Come on!

kaydee
04-06-2010, 11:24 AM
FYI: This is the reactor.dll file information. This file is also included in Demigod game, and made by stardock. windows skin company... Making DRM system...

Title: Demigod
Version: v1.0
Developer: Gas Powered Games
Publisher: Atari
Language: Multi
MediaType: DVD

Scanning -> D:\Demigod\Demigod.exe
File Type : 32-Bit Exe (Subsystem : Win GUI / 2), Size : 13305088 (0CB0500h) Byte(s)
-> File Appears to be Digitally Signed @ Offset 0CAF000h, size : 01500h / 05376 byte(s)
[File Heuristics] -> Flag : 00000000000000001000000000000100 (0x00008004)
[!] Impulse DRM detected !
[CompilerDetect] -> Visual C/C++
- Scan Took : 0.687 Second(s)

Scanning -> D:\Demigod\ImpulseReactor.dll
File Type : 32-Bit Dll (Subsystem : Win GUI / 2), Size : 1245440 (0130100h) Byte(s)
-> File Appears to be Digitally Signed @ Offset 012F000h, size : 01100h / 04352 byte(s)
[File Heuristics] -> Flag : 00000000000000001000000000000100 (0x00008004)
[!] Impulse DRM Core Module v1. 0. 0. 36
[CompilerDetect] -> Visual C/C++
- Scan Took : 0.953 Second(s)

Scanning -> D:\Demigod\ReactorActivate.exe
File Type : 32-Bit Exe (Subsystem : Win GUI / 2), Size : 419056 (0664F0h) Byte(s)
-> File Appears to be Digitally Signed @ Offset 065400h, size : 010F0h / 04336 byte(s)
[File Heuristics] -> Flag : 00000000000001001100000000000100 (0x0004C004)
[!] Stardock Product Activation Module v1. 2. 0. 0 !
[CompilerDetect] -> Visual C/C++
- Scan Took : 0.953 Second(s)

turkeyfiles
04-06-2010, 11:39 AM
kaydee,

http://community.redfaction.com/forums/topic/7899?page=13#comment-67062