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Wings Over Europe September 2008 Update

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Wings Over Europe / Sep 2008

Readme File




Table of Contents



1. Update Notes

2. Troubleshooting

3. Contacting Customer Support



1. Update Notes



This Update contains all the fixes from previous patches, and it can

be applied to any version of the game. Earlier patches do not need

to be applied.


This Update also raises the mimimum system requirement for the game to

the following:


OS: Windows 2000/XP

Processor: 1.0 GHz

Memory: 1.0 GB RAM

Hard Drive: 1.2 GB free space

Video Card: 128 MB DirectX 9.0c


After installing this Update, the game may require newer version of

DirectX to run correctly. Please visit the Microsoft website at




to download and install the latest version of DirectX.


We highly recommend you install this update over a clean install of

the game - uninstall the game first, manually delete the folder to

remove any mods not uninstalled, reinstall the game from original CD,

then apply the Update.


Many previous mods are not fully compatible with this Update. If

you find any mods not working correctly, please check with mod-makers

to provide you with updated version of their mods.


List of changes in this Update include:


Sep 2008



* Updated Nations list and additional insignia decals are included.


* Using the zoom controls on in-flight map will no longer zoom the

view after exiting the map.


* Air-to-ground gunsight is only depressed when unguided bombs

are selected.


* Shadow option is changed to adjust distance as well as the types of

object casting shadow. Low: No shadows are cast. Medium: Aircraft

cast shadow only in external view and only at close range. High: Aircraft

and some ground objects cast shadow. Unlimited: All objects cast shadow

at furthest distance.


* Rear view (Shift+F5 by default) and Engine On/off toggle (Ctrl+I)

are added.


* Better support for dual-analog sticks on gamepads are added.


* Version numbering system has been changed to show month and year

in less ambiguous format.


* View limits are adjusted correctly for widescreen and Matrox

surround gaming display.


* Shadows can now be cast using more detailed geometry model.


* Airfields in Single Mission and Campaign play now include randomly

placed parked aircraft.


* B-52D 3d model has been re-scaled to a more correct size.


* Flight model and AI have been further tweaked.


* And numerous other minor fixes and changes to enhance the overall

gameplay experience.



2. Troubleshooting



Troubleshooting Tips


Before installing the game, please try the following:


- Close all other applications.

- Verify that your system meets the minimum system requirements.


If you are experiencing difficulties in getting the game to run,

please try the following solutions:


- Obtain the latest drivers for your video and sound card.


- Obtain the latest version of Direct X from:




- Install the latest update for your game from:




- Run scandisk and defragment your drive.



3. Contacting Customer Support



To obtain further technical assistance regarding this product, please

send an e-mail to:




Please be sure to include the following information in your e-mail:


· Processor type and speed

· Operating System version

· Memory (RAM)

· DirectX Version

· Video Card type

· Error messages encountered and where/when you saw them.


Or visit our forums at




and leave us a message.


For all other comments or suggestions, you can contact us by sending

an e-mail to:





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