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Hm, I know i've read about a similar problem some time ago, but I can't remember and I don't find the topic right now. Might even have been on PV.
Did you run the vanilla version (no patches/mods whatsoever, except the official 1.2 patch) or Wesps patches only? What happened? If you have trouble here, try XP or Vista compatibility mode.
The CE installer doesn't look for a registry key, but only prompts the standard directory for the cd version on Win XP. So in order to install a d2d verison on Win7 right, you have to select the installation path manually.
Have you installed both, the full mod and the patch?
If these general suggestions don't help, I need a bit of further information:
What clan/gender did you create, or did it happen for different characters?
Do you get VTMB CE 1.4.02 on the top left corner of the character creation window?, which background do you have there?
Where did you download the mod?
Did you install CE on a clean copy of the game? (an older CE version or a Wesp patch v. 6.5 to 7.0 probably won't cause trouble, but any other mod will cause unpredictable effects!)
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