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I bought a Dirt 3 cd, I have the key, for it, but don't currently have a CD drive in my gaming PC. I tried to launch with an Iso on the on the hard drive but it gave me an error. I tried to put a drive in that has been a bit troublsome in the past, & when I booted up it stunk like burning electronics & wouldnt function at all, so I'm thinking the drive is dead. I was going to order a new drive this week, but am wondering if there is a way to play the game without the cd in the drive.
    
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Yes there is a way, but it's a grey discussion area (at least here on OCN). Let me shoot you a PM right now. smile.gif
    
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Put the key into steam and download the game through it?
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^try this before going into "grey territory" wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Cvalley75;14368310 
I bought a Dirt 3 cd, I have the key, for it, but don't currently have a CD drive in my gaming PC. I tried to launch with an Iso on the on the hard drive but it gave me an error. I tried to put a drive in that has been a bit troublsome in the past, & when I booted up it stunk like burning electronics & wouldnt function at all, so I'm thinking the drive is dead. I was going to order a new drive this week, but am wondering if there is a way to play the game without the cd in the drive.

You need to activate through windows live if you bought a retail key.
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Thats a grey area?
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bigkahuna360;14368729 
Thats a grey area?

I think he's talking about getting a CD ISO off of "the usual places". That would be a grey area.
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I already have a cd, I also burned an Iso from another pc, I just don't have a cd drive, so I'm looking for a way to play the game without having the cd in a tray.
    
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