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Old 5th October 2011, 04:11 PM   #1
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Here is the official Alice: Madness Returns readme file.

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Alice: Madness Returns™
Readme File - March 2011
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Welcome!

http://www.ea.com/alice

Contents:
- System Requirements
- Digital Retail Installation
- Installation Instructions
- Uninstallation Instructions
- Optimizing Performance
- Known Issues
- Support & Troubleshooting


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System Requirements
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OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista with SP2, Windows XP with SP3
CPU: Intel Core2 Duo (or equivalent) running at 1.60GHz or greater
AMD Athlon X2 (or equivalent) running at 1.60GHz or greater
RAM: 2048MB or greater
Video Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 7600 256MB or ATI Radeon X1650 256MB or greater
Hard Drive: 10 GB
Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible
An Internet Connection is required for software activation.

(Please note that NVIDIA GeForce 8400, 9400, 210; ATI Radeon HD 2400, HD 3200, HD 4300 as well as integrated versions of supported chipsets are below minimum system requirements.)

NOTES: For best results, make sure the latest drivers for both your video and audio cards are installed.

Laptop or mobile versions of the above supported video cards have not had extensive testing and may have driver or other performance issues. As such, they are not officially supported in Alice: Madness Returns.


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Digital Retail Installation
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Please contact the digital retailer through whom you purchased this game for instructions on how to install the game or how to download and reinstall another copy of the game.

Note: If you’d like additional information about your game as well as tips and patches please visit www.ea.com or www.eastore.com.

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Installation Instructions
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IMPORTANT: Be sure to have the latest drivers for both your video and sound card installed.

Avoid running any other programs in the background, as this may conflict with the game or hinder its performance. If you encounter any problems during installation, try shutting down or disabling these programs.

To install Alice: Madness Returns:
1. The Windows AutoPlay feature should launch Setup from the disc. If the disc does not automatically launch when inserted into the drive, you may have the AutoPlay feature disabled. If this occurs, browse to the location of the Alice: Madness Returns DVD-ROM using Windows Explorer and double-click the "EASetup.exe" application in the root.
2. Follow the instructions that appear.

If you are having difficulties with the CD Key provided with Alice: Madness Returns or require any other type of technical support, please refer to the "Support & Troubleshooting" section, below.


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Uninstallation Instructions
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To uninstall Alice: Madness Returns from Windows 7 or Windows Vista:

1. Access the Alice: Madness Returns Uninstaller from the Control Panel's "Programs and Features" applet
2. Run the Alice: Madness Returns Uninstaller
3. Follow the on-screen instructions

To uninstall Alice: Madness Returns from Windows XP:

1. Access the Alice: Madness Returns Uninstaller from the Control Panel's "Add/Remove Programs" applet
2. Run the Alice: Madness Returns Uninstaller
3. Follow the on-screen instructions

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Optimizing Performance
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We recommend you close all running programs before launching Alice: Madness Returns.

Graphics Performance
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Always make sure you have the latest video drivers from your video card manufacturer.

If you experience performance issues while playing the game, try changing the following settings one by one until performance improves. These settings can be found under the video section of the in-game Options menu:

- Anti-Aliasing: Disable anti-aliasing. It can be very demanding, especially on levels with higher detail.
- Resolution: Lower the resolution.
- Post Process: Disable to improve performance.
- Dynamic Shadows: Disable to improve performance.
- PHYSX: Lower this setting to improve performance.
- 3D Stereo: Only enable if using an NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ capable Video Card, NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Active Shutter Glasses, and a compatible 120Hz LCD Display.

If you experience long loading times or hitches during gameplay, we recommend you defragment your hard drive. You can find information on how to defragment your hard drive by searching for "disk defragmenter" in the Windows Help and Support center.

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Known Issues
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Saitek P990 Controllers do not function correctly in American McGee's: Alice.

Framerate issues may be experienced while playing American McGee's: Alice using NVidia 9800GX2 Cards in SLI mode on Windows XP. Disable SLI for improved performance.

Users with AMD Crossfire configurations or X2 series Radeon cards may experience issues changing the resolution multiple times or attempting to Alt-Tab out of the game.

The following sounds devices may experience issues when attempting to output in 5.1: Hercules Gamesurround Muse XL, Hercules Game Theater XP, M-Audio Revolution 7.1, M-Audio Sonica Theater, Audiotrack Maya EX7, or Turtle Beach Audio Advantage SRM

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Support & Troubleshooting
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U.S. & Canada
http://support.ea.com/

United Kingdom:
http://support.electronicarts.co.uk/

Australia:
http://www.electronicarts.com.au/en-au/support/

Europe:
http://eusupport.ea.com/
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