If you are encountering issues with running games on Windows 7, and in the Task Manager, after attempting to run the game, you can find Rundll32 process maxing out the CPU usage, please try following these steps:
Press WinKey+R, and in the Run window type:
In registry editor navigate to:
Once in there change the value of server address in the Games chain to:
Alternatively, you might want to try to download archive from attachment to this article. Unpack it and run gameux-localhost.reg.
Thanks to Pouyou-pouyou for pointing that on our forums.