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Sniper Elite V2


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Issues and Fixes


Secondary Installers

If you're encountering issues with launching Sniper Elite V2, make sure everything installed smoothly.

Aside from verifying your game cache and checking your connection with Steam, you may also need to manually run secondary installers required by this game.

Exit Steam entirely.

Browse to your Sniper Elite V2 installation folder (Usually C:\Program files\Steam\Steamapps\common\sniper elite v2\)

Run the following installers:

  • ...\Steamapps\common\sniper elite v2\redist\DirectX\DXSETUP.exe
  • ...\Steamapps\common\sniper elite v2\redist\DllCheck\Dllcheck.exe
  • ...\Steamapps\common\sniper elite v2\redist\VC\vcredist_x86.exe

Reboot your computer and test any issues again. If the issue persists, contact Sniper Elite V2 support.


Accessing Downloadable Content (DLC)

Downloadable content will not be listed as a separate entry in your Steam games list. When purchased, this content will be automatically downloaded and incorporated into the game.

Additional content for Sniper Elite V2, including the "Kill Hitler" mission, can be found under "Single Player" in the main menu.

From here click on the "Challenge" menu.

You will then need to change the game mode option at the top of the screen to "DLC".

You can then cycle through your DLC and make a selection by clicking on the left or right indicators below.


OS Specific Troubleshooting

If the above does not resolve the issue and you are running Windows 7 or Windows Vista, please complete the instructions in our Windows 7 and Vista Troubleshooting FAQ.

If you are running in Windows XP, take the following steps:

  1. Exit Steam.
  2. Go to the Start menu, select Run, type regedit and click OK.
  3. Navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VALVE
  4. Right click and select Permissions
  5. Check the Allow boxes for Admin and System for both Full control and Read.

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