How to I install HAC2?
Open up your Halo's install directory and copy and paste the "loader.dll" file into the controls folder.
How to I install an optic pack?
Open up your "Documents/My Games/Halo (or Halo CE)/hac" and create a folder named "packs". Then copy and paste the whole zip file (Ex: haloreach.zip) of the pack you downloaded into that folder.
The game crashes after trying to use custom chat or Optic.
Your operating system likely needs to be updated. Download the most up-to-date version of DirectX9 from here.
You receive an error warning about missing DLL followed by “Unable to load HAC! Error 126″.
Your operating system likely needs to be updated. Download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Runtime from here
as well as the most up-to-date version of DirectX9 from here.
You receive an error that states, “Unable to load HAC! Error 126″..
Your anti-virus software is likely preventing HAC from loading. Add loader.dll to your white list or temporarily disable your anti-virus protection before you load Halo. If required, please consult the manual for your anti-virus software for the specifics on how to do this.
After minimising Halo and returning, the screen may go black for a brief period and the game crashes shortly after.
You can enable hac2's custom_chat and see if the resolves the issue.