How to use Groove Agent 2 on W7 64

Hi !

Because of the LCC installer that launches prior to the plugin installer itself and because it is not compatible with W7 64, installing Groove Agent 2 on this OS is not possible. You’ll get this error message http://www.cubase.net/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=131655&sid=4c63e41e0d79bec5b58745613346ead0

The solution is to install it on a machine using windows XP and then to copy the installation files on the new machine. You don’t even have to install the banks : just copy the content folder (from the install CD) somewhere on your machine and locate it on first start of the application. But, I tried this and it did not work, the plugin did not show in Cubase (v6).

I then tried to launch the standalone version, out of curiosity. I got an error message telling me “msvcr71.dll” was missing on my machine.

If this happens to you : download the file from the internet (google it) and then put it in “C:\Windows\sysWOW64”.

After that, you’ll be able to use Groove Agent v2 on a machine using W7 64 bits and it works perfectly in Cubase (tested in C5 and C6 32 bit).

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Hi Jerome,
I am a licensed user of Groove Agent 1 and GA 2. When I attempted to install GA 2 on my wife’s XP computer I was told to install GA 1 first (I was attempting to install from the “upgrade” disk. When I attempted to install GA 1, the computer told me to install from the original CD! Since I was doing that - I’m stuck.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Chuck Wilkins

Interesting … i wonder if it works on 64 bit systems using Cubase 64bit too, like Virtual Guitarist 2 does using Jbridge on my system … -F

I had the same issue with GA1 asking for the original CD.
I ended up ripping out my bluray player and installing an old cd drive. Then it installed.

To get GA2 to then install.
I uninstalled the current licencer
Installed GA2
Rebooted
Installed the latest licenser

GA2 now seems to work ok as a stand alone. I’ve managed to get it to work in Cubase 8
though it isn’t recognised if I open old songs.

I got an error message telling me “msvcr71.dll” was missing on my machine.

. Had the same problem in about a month ago. To solve it it took some time, however, I did it. And my decision was about use fix dll tool like this one: http://fix4dll.com/d3dx9_42_dll .It helped me a lot. Good Luck

I had no such issues as yours but I faced the DLL issue as ‘msvcr71.dll is missing’. I googled it and download the file from this link: https://dlldownloads.com/msvcr71-dll/ and put it in the game directory and then the issue was gone. Hope this helps you to some extent.

Nice information and thank you for sharing it.
Thanks!

Thanks for sharing with us this informative content… I am really thankful with the information you have provided. Solved my issue :+1:

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