Welcome to the Football Manager 2012 FAQ - within this thread should be the answers to the majority of questions you may have when running the game, and answers to any errors you may come across.
Using your code to activate via Steam
Installing the game from Disc
Release Date and Activation Time
Activation and Offline Mode
Slow Downloads and Connection to Content Servers
Anti-Virus and Firewall Issues
Programs and Anti-Virus Programs which may cause issues with Steam
Changing Installer Language
Game Crashes on Launch Issues - Most Common Reasons
Game is Currently Unavailable
Verify Game Cache
Unable to find Essential Data
XML Parsing Errors
Editor Issues - Editor running in Green or not starting correctly
Block of colour at the bottom of the screen
The game will not start up for me and I have BitDefender installed
Unable to launch the game when running Spyware Doctor
Am informed my game is Not an Original
Get the Message "Warning: did not find font resource: fonts/helveticaneueots on game launch"
I get a DEP or Data Execution Prevention Message
Creating a desktop shortcut
Disable Steam from running at start-up
Steam or the game is already running
Game Crashes after pre-match Team Talk or when going to a Match
My Save Game can no longer be loaded
Completing a Full Uninstall
How do I delete my Cache files?
How do I delete my Settings files?
How to Delete your Registry Files
How do I find my dxdiag?
How do I delete my Editor Cache files?
Game crashing when running on a machine with Nvidia and Intel dual graphics
This is the official Steam for Mac forum which you may find useful. http://forums.steampowered.com/forum...play.php?f=891
I have a Mac with dual-graphics card system but I am experiencing crashes when trying to run 3D.
Mac - Game Unavailable
Mac - XML Parsing Errors
Mac - Full Uninstall
Mac - Delete your Cache
Mac - How do I post my System Profile?
Mac - How do I post a Crash Report?
Mac - 'Steam needs to be online to update' but I am already online
Region Availability - Germany
Region Availability - North Korea, Hong Kong and China
You've Tried everything and are completely at a loss