|Have you tried any of the above?|
How long has the game been installed? If it was recently, perform a System Restore to a date before it was installed. If it has been a while but the game worked until recently, try a System Restore to a date when it worked correctly.
After it restarts, run Malwarebytes (free version), delete all it finds and post (copy/paste in reply) the log back here for review. This will possibly tell us if the issue was due to malware.
If restored to a date before it was installed, reinstall the game if you want to use it again.
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