Similarly, vice-a-versa, Company of Heroes: The basic intention of making these expansion packs standalone is to promote sales by not having the buyer rely on the base pack but can simply continue playing the forward missions in the absence of base pack. Therefore, not to mention, the standalone expansion packs of this game series will already contain this effect whether or not one tries to avoid patch upgrade to them. Now, while leaving one optical drive intact in this case DVD optical drive , you can now load the retail copy of DVD in the respective tray and play the game without any frustrating message display of "Could not verify media". Opposing Fronts expansion pack so that one can enjoy playing with all four factions having assimilated them from one game into another. However, in Company of Heroes: Therefore, this solution applies in this case as well.
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The next question arises regarding how to incorporate of original Company of Heroes with Company of Heroes:
The section on how to upgrade the game with manual patching is discussed in this article earlier. Now you can sequentially upgrade the game with rest of the official patches available. Take a note about the retail version of these games when they were first released from this series.
Tales of Valor there is no such requirement for the base pack to be installed in order to play all the four factions in multiplayer mode but of course you still will be devoid of playing the original missions of base pack here too if you don't have original CoH. Now sequentially patch the expansion pack to v 2.
In any case, this problem can be avoided not with any hit-and-trial method but simply following the sequence of game installation of this series. Your comments and further queries will be appreciated. Therefore, this solution applies in this case as well.