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LAN problems...
« on: August 21, 2005, 04:42:11 PM »
Okay, I've semi-recently bought a game, Battle for Middle Earth, and I want to play it on a Local Area Network which is set up and working.  The problem is I only have one copy of the game, and the game can only be run with one of the disks.  I know that the game can be configured to run without the disk because a local gaming center has it on their computers, and they do not need the disk to open and play.  They have the game completely put onto their system.  

I, unfortunately, do not know how to do this if it is not an option during the installation process, which it wasn't.  I tried copying the disk's files to the PC, also, and tricking the PC into thinking the disk was in, but that didn't work either (I suspect because it has a burn lock or something).  I can't burn it and just play with two disks in two different computers (the burn lock again).  Does anybody know how to do this, or at least have some ideas?  I've pretty much exhausted my will to think about it.
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Re: LAN problems...
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2005, 05:23:06 PM »
Use a CD crack. http://www.gamecopyworld.com is the best source. However, you'll almost certainly come up against CDKey issues.

LAN centres use special networks, get lots of copies and can tell the pc to look in any of 20 cd drives across the network for the CD.
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Re: LAN problems...
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2005, 05:44:24 PM »
Thanks a lot, Ent.  I'm sure I can come up with a CD gen somewhere online.
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Re: LAN problems...
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2005, 11:35:19 AM »
also if this is a large Gaming place you saw it in they might be running an image of the game off a server.  This would allow the game to be played by anyone who had access to the server without the need to install it or have the cd.
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