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|OS:||Windows 95||Windows 7|
|Disc:||WII:BNE CD||WII:BNE CD|
|Hard Drive:||800 MB||800 MB|
Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition No-CD Loader allows you to play Warcraft II without the CD.
Simply install Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition No-CD Loader, insert your Warcraft II CD, and run the No-CD Loader. The Loader will prompt you to select the right drive and then begin copying over the necessary file to your Warcraft II folder. Note that the file copied over is over 500 MB, so you'll need some hard drive space. When the copy is complete, the game will start automatically.
Once this initial step has been run, you can simply run Warcraft II No-CD to play Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition without a CD. A new shortcut will be added to your Desktop and your Start Menu's Warcraft II BNE folder for your convenience.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users won't have to worry about visual corruption: Warcraft II No-CD v1.0.4+ automatically kills Windows Explorer for you before the game starts, and then restarts it when you close Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition.
Users with UPnP capable routers will get the added bonus of automatic TCP/UDP Port 6112-6119 forwarding, to fix latency issues while hosting games over Battle.net.