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A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be executed (5024).

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A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be executed (5024).

★★★★★ Newbie

Hello,

 

When I launch Dead Space, I get an error that says "A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be executed (5024)."

 

How can I fix this?

 

System: Windows 7 64-bit

 

Thanks.

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Re: A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be executed (5024).

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Yes I was running Proccess Explorer. Shutting it down allowed the game to run.

 

Thank you for your help.

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Re: A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be executed (5024).

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Are you using Process Explorer?

 

Try a clean boot before starting the game: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

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Re: A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be executed (5024).

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Yes I was running Proccess Explorer. Shutting it down allowed the game to run.

 

Thank you for your help.

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You are welcome, thanks for coming back confirming the fix.

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Re: A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be execu

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Hello,

Tried installing to replay,

keep getting the same error,

A required security module cannot be activated.This program cannot be executed (8016).

 Tried clean restart,

Installed off disk and tried downloading,

same issues.

 

i5 6600 3.3Ghz

16 GB RAM

R9390 GPU

Win 10 64 bit

 

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Re: A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be execu

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@V0rticity

 

There are a couple of things worth checking out regarding that error:

 

http://answers.ea.com/t5/Origin/This-program-cannot-be-executed-8016/m-p/5408680#M208224

 

http://answers.ea.com/t5/C-C-The-Ultimate-Collection/a-required-security-module-cannot-be-activated-...

 

Let us know if either of these steps helps you, thanks.

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Re: A required security module cannot be activated. This program cannot be execu

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Just updated the BIO's and game is running.

Thank You Standard smile

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@V0rticity

 

Great, thanks for letting us know.

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A required security module cannot be activated.
This program cannot be executed (13000).

 

I am receiving this error whenever i try to run Dirt 3

My PC's SPECS:

processor: intel core 2 duo E6550 @ 2.33 GHz

Ram: 2 GB

system type: 32-bit operating system, x64-bit based processor

 

please help!

Thanks

 

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