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I need to restore my BF2 CDs, mainly just disk 1. I tried using Nero, but it gets read errors. I can copy the data using windows explorer, and it works great, but what happens when the copy's don't allow me to actually play the game? I should be getting a disk read error message, or "please insert BF2 Disk 1". What can I use for free?
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If you have the HDD space, I would use Daemon Tools to copy into a virtual drive, eliminating the need for a CD altogether. Or try Alcohol 120%. Iv heard that EA may scan for these programs though when accessing a server. Im not sure that they will though so its worth a shot.

Last time I talked to EA, they told me my license is directly tied to the physical CD (legally) so if it gets damaged, you legally lose your license. Now I think your still able to back up data legally because of the New Millinium Copyright Act so you need to copy the CD as a ISO (most likly will need specific software for this), then burn the ISO image to a CD. I had to google for ISO burning software when I needed to make some back ups awhile back.
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