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256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows registry
When you start or uninstall Microsoft Rise of Nations, you receive one or more of the following error messages:
Error message 1
Translated_string.xml not loaded, file missing?
Error message 2
Error before translatable code.
Error message 3
Unable to find or could not read language specific source dll.
This behavior occurs if the Rise of Nations program that is installed on your computer is corrupted.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps.
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
Delete the Rise of Nations registry subkeys from the registry. To do this, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then right-click the following registry subkey: