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Run Time Error 429

by jlippincott / April 26, 2007 4:29 AM PDT

I havn't played Puresim Baseball for several months and when I went to
play it today I get the following message: Run Time Eroor 429 You don not have an appropriate license to use this function. What does this mean????

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Was this a demo?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 26, 2007 5:27 AM PDT
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by jlippincott / April 26, 2007 5:49 AM PDT
In reply to: Was this a demo?

No it wasn't a game demo. It was the really full game that I purchased. I already posted messages at the forum you suggested but they take a long time to answer, if at all.

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Other options?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 26, 2007 5:36 PM PDT
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It's difficult, because if the error contains a message about licensing, then this must be a specific error about your permission to use it. And that means only the game developers can help you.

However, there are things you can try.

1] Check your DirectX.

If the game uses DirectX you can check for errors in DirectX on your machine by going to Start > Run, type in "dxdiag.exe", (without the quotes), and click OK. The DirectX utility will appear and this will allow you to test whether any components are not working.

2] If that doesn't work, you could try uninstalling the game and then re-installing. But with that you will probably have to reboot the computer after the uninstall, manually remove any folder and file remnants, then run a competent registry cleaner to make sure the registry doesn't still hold any entries for the game. Then reboot again, re-run the registry cleaner, reboot, and only then try to re-install the game.

But I consider that a last resort, because so often these games place files and registry entries hidden away on a computer to check for licensing issues, to avoid just such attempts to circumvent built in restrictions.

Good luck.


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Problem Fixed
by jlippincott / April 27, 2007 5:52 AM PDT
In reply to: Other options?

I was told not to uninstall the program and to just reinstall the game and patches. The problem is now fixed and I didn't lose the league that I created either!!!!

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(NT) Glad you got it sorted.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 27, 2007 7:31 PM PDT
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