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Old 08-09-2006, 09:56 PM   #1
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Default 6 CD's > 1 DVD?

i have lots of games that uses 3 or more installation cd's. can i put these on a dvd and use that instead?
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well you would have to figure out how to copy all of the hidden files... because i have tried to make backups of games and not all files copied, some type of copy protection...
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Old 08-10-2006, 12:51 AM   #3
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I don't know if you can really do that. I just have to ask, though, what would be the purpose? You only use those other discs for installing. I don't even use discs for my games (except for ones with StarForce); I get either Fixed EXE files or image files to make the game think I have the disc in. Much more convenient.
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Starforce... blah. I never buy games with such horrible copy protection. It's one thing for a company to protect their work, it's another to do it at the expense of the customers hardware.. that protection can damage your cd rom drives after a while.

On an on topic note, I believe you can copy all the installation files from the 6 UT04 install CDs and put them on one dvd and not have issues.. just put them each in their own folders on the dvd I believe.
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Old 08-10-2006, 08:01 AM   #5
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Default Re: 6 CD's > 1 DVD?

I have UT2004 on a DVD, so yeah it can be done.
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i got ut2k4 on a dvd to...editors choice edition i think, but its supposed to be like that.
but for other things i don't know...
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Starforce can really damage your drives? I did not know that! How would it damage them?!
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smash it with a hammer.
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...lance&n=468642
http://digg.com/gaming_news/Ubisoft_..._on_Starforce_
http://forums.3dgamers.com/showthread.php?t=8055
http://www.glop.org/starforce/

Take a little time and read through some of that stuff. I'll NEVER buy a starforce game, i'm so glad ubisoft dropped it, they are my heros.
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Absolutely ridiculous! Permanent damage?! Talk about a flood of lawsuits!
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