hmmm, i have downloaded the sp demo from here and it won't install. Even though i tell it not to install directx8 it asks for a file that's not in the zip - it asks me to point it to the location of the file (still thinking that it's on the cd).. anyone else have this problem??
The only cause I can think of for that problem is when you unzipped the file without preserving the directory structure.
In the folder you unzipped it, you should have 10 files (Setup.exe, 2 .cab files, Readme.txt, etc.) and a 'redist' folder. That in turn should have a 'DirectX8' folder which should have 10 empty files for the DirectX stuff. It doesn't work if the files are missing, then you'll get the CD prompt, but with the structure intact and the empty files present, it should work.
Let me know if you still can't get it installed and I'll try to help.
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