When you try to start an application that uses StartForce protection on Windows 8.1, you receive the following error message:
Internal error (error code: 0xE2003053)Notes
- This compatibility issue occurs when the application implement StarForce protection that is released before February 2014.
- The application runs correctly on Windows 8.
- Focus Home Interactive (Game of Thrones, Pro Cycling Manager)
- Le Robert
- Micro Application
- Editions Retz
- SoftLine Internet Trade softline
- Eagle Dynamics
To resolve the issue, install update 2930157. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2930157 Compatibility update is available for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2: March 2014