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Hey guys, I have a problem with my GTA IV and my Processor.

When i want to run the game, there is an error called 8016 and is sas:

Intel has resolved an issue related to games failing to launch with game error code 8016 on systems with "Skylake" CPUs:

  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Intel® Xeon® Processors E3-1200 v5
  • Intel® Xeon® Processors1500M v5

Please contact your system provider or motherboard manufacturer to ensure that you have the proper BIOS update installed.

For further support please contact Intel at


I can give more details here: SecuROM

When i start run the game:



Grand theft Auto IV X |

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A required security module can not be activated. |


This program can not be started (8016). |

For more detailed information, please refer to |

(the Link) |


Comes this up.

When i click on the Link:

I hope someone can help me.

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Community Manager

The message indicates you need to contact your computer manufacturer or motherboard maker to obtain the latest BIOS update.


Have you tried contacting the board maker?



I will need some information about your system configuration. Please run the following utility and attach the results. Intel® System Support Utility



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Community Manager

If you have a moment to get the system report, I would appreciate it. This will let us know about your system configuration.



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