problem can occur on some Windows XP systems when
service pack 2 is installed.
you experience the above problem while installing
Darwinia, or if you experience any other problems
installing the game, there is a simple fix which will
solve your problem.
have provided an identical copy of the game on the
game CD which is not packaged up in an installer of
any kind. This version can be found in the gamefiles
directory on the game CD. Simply copy the files from
that directory onto your harddisk (eg in the folder
c:\games\darwinia) and run darwinia.exe to play the
Microsoft has some additional information about this
Another page with useful information on fixing this
problem can be found here.