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About Compatibility


Because of Windows Vista growing popularity and because of rumors around the new OS and StarForce compatibility, StarForce is publishing a detailed explanation.

StarForce announced full 64bit OS support back in June 2005 and then one year later we announced a new version of FrontLine with improved compatibility.

StarForce started 2007 with announcement of full compatibility with Windows Vista when StarForce FrontLine passed “Certified For Windows Vista” tests.

What does that mean?

That means no updates are required for the latest versions. StarForce FrontLine versions 4.00.013 and higher run under Windows Vista or 64bit OS automatically.

If you have a game with StarForce version below 3.04.062 you will need a special patch from the game’s publisher to run it under Vista.

If you have a game with SF FrontLine version below 3.05.000 you will need a special patch from the publisher to run it under 64bit OS. Versions later than 3.05 need StarForce driver update.

The same is true for StarForce FrontLine version 3.04.062. You can turn on support of Windows Vista by updating protection drivers from our web site.

All SF versions starting 4.x fully support Windows Vista 32/64 and run under the new OS automatically without updates.
However, StarForce Developers' Team recommends regular drivers update using StarForce Driver Update Utility.

You can find our more about StarForce Driver here.

If you have any questions regarding your copies of StarForce protected products please contact support@star-force.com

About StarForce Technologies

StarForce Technologies (www.star-force.com) is a leading vendor of information protection, copy protection and code obfuscation solutions for software, electronic content and audio/video files. Since 2000, StarForce has been successfully developing and implementing its state-of-the-art security solutions, providing copyright and intellectual property protection worldwide. Two of these solutions were transformed into StarForce cloud services: sfcontent.com protects e-Documents against illegal copying and distribution and sfletter.com secures emails.

StarForce is a reliable and responsible Technological Partner for enterprises potentially incurring losses due to cyber-gangs, hackers, software piracy, unauthorized data access and information leaks. StarForce’s customers are Russian Railways, Corel, 1C, Mail.ru, Aeroflot, SUN InBev Russia, AMD Labs, ATC International, MediaHouse, Russobit M, New Disc, Buka, Snowball, 2Play, GFI, CENEGA, Akella, etc.

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