I use Real Arcade, but since I upgraded to IE7, Real Arcade fails

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by lookat, May 22, 2007.

  1. lookat

    lookat Guest

    I do not know if it's an issue with Real or with Microsoft.
    That is why I have posted on both sites.
    The issue is using Windows XP running Windows Internet Explorer 7 Real
    Arcade will not update it's game catalog and it presents the following error

    RealArcade is checking for The latest Game News. Downloading the latest
    catalog of games.

    RealArcade was unable to intsall Game News because a digital signature could
    not be verified. This is possibly caused by an issue with cipher strength in
    Microsoft Internet Explorer. Please refer to Microsoft knowledge base
    article Q261328 for more information at
    lookat, May 22, 2007
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  2. Hi

    Looks like you recieved an answer in your post to in the Real Arcade forum:

    "Just run the RealArcade setup program again and this is solved. Only a
    handful receives this behavior."

    Did you try that advice?

    Good luck,

    Donald Anadell
    Donald Anadell, May 22, 2007
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  3. lookat

    lookat Guest

    I clicked yes and the program overridded the original program and once again
    I was enabled to run the program and update the catalog of games.

    Thanks for your assist.
    lookat :)
    lookat, May 24, 2007
  4. Your welcome, glad you were able to resolve the issue.

    Good luck,

    Donald Andell
    Donald Anadell, May 24, 2007
  5. lookat

    Keils Guest

    I have the exact same problem, I have reinsatlled and uninstalled a thousand
    times, but to no avail. I don't quite understand how you have solved the
    problem, so would you be so kind as to tell me exactly what to do. I am
    running brand new Vista with Norton security? Look forward to hearing from
    you or anyone. Keils xx
    Keils, Jun 22, 2007
  6. I also have had this problem. I have had to buy a laptop and desktop
    recently, and had no choice but to buy computers with Vista Home Premium and
    IE7 loaded. I was able to install RealArcade on the laptop, but have
    experienced issues with the way it runs. For the desktop, I have now tried
    redownloading and installing RealArcade many times, and get the same error
    you are seeing. It seems very odd that two systems running the same software
    would not work the same, and since the advice in the link listed is only for
    XP, I don't have any way to fix this. I did notice that the files listed at
    the link are not in my windows/system file.

    I am not sure that this is an IE7 issue, because I had installed IE7 on my
    old desktop with XP (albeit, I installed IE7 after RealArcade), and had no
    problems at all. Perhaps Vista has yet another glitch. I must say I am none
    too pleased that Microsoft has eliminated the older platforms before Vista
    and IE7 were widely supported. It is times like these that make me consider
    becoming a Mac user!
    Rebecca Blue Eyes, Aug 3, 2007
  7. lookat

    lookat Guest

    This is the latest post by lookat:
    Yesterday I wanted to play an old game, Granny In Paradise, and was also on
    line, while RealArcade looked for an update for it's game catalog.
    I got a bit impatient because after about 3 minutes nothing was happening.
    After I hit Control, Alt, Delete and stopped the program in it's tracks the
    same error message came up saying that the program was waiting for me to do
    Well, that's preposterous.
    I have tried to contact RealNetworks to find out if they can email me the
    specific issue solution or I will be forced to go with wild games or
    Shockwave games to get my games on line.
    I will miss the simplicity of RealArcade but until I hear from these fellows
    at Real I am still as much in the dark as I was before.
    Funny though, I was able to eliminate the problem for a while by
    overinstalling RealArcade over itself. Norton Internet Security has my
    program enabled and for that matter, the only thing I notice about Internet
    Explorer 7 is the phishing filter makes the page take much longer to load
    than not using that filter.
    Maybe I should try to go ahead and wait thirty minutes for the RealArcade
    Gaming news catalog to load> Hee hee.
    lookat, Sep 23, 2007
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