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it says on the box unlimited installs *** is wrong?

thanks
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Maybe that key is being used or active by another computer.
It has happened to me before. I bought a game (retail from Best Buy) and the key said already in use. Some people get really lucky and make up keys and they might just happen to make up yours.
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this is right off rockstargames website
Q. How many times can I install and uninstall GTA IV using the retail disc I purchased?

A. As many times as you would like.

so i don't get it

i only have installed it on my PC i don't even let my brother use my game or look at the case how do i fix it without the use of a c****
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thats what you get for buying gta4, bro.
    
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Originally Posted by flashbulb View Post
thats what you get for buying gta4, bro.
so there's no hope?
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so there's no hope?
Call/e-mail them
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i would email support if i were you. just joking in that comment.
    
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this is right off rockstargames website
Q. How many times can I install and uninstall GTA IV using the retail disc I purchased?

A. As many times as you would like.

so i don't get it

i only have installed it on my PC i don't even let my brother use my game or look at the case how do i fix it without the use of a c****
i'm afraid the only legal thing to do is ask rockstar to give you another key if your pc is the only one it is installed at.
 
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post #9 of 10
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i'm afraid the only legal thing to do is ask rockstar to give you another key if your pc is the only one it is installed at, or you can use a crack if you want to go illegal route.
i emailed them, just waiting for a reply probably get one tomorrow in the meantime i will play offline
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post #10 of 10
Ughh I'm getting the same thing... the thing is I have been using gta4 since 2011 and it decided to give me that error now? I do not think re-installations of windows or hardware change matter though because I do that often (if so it would have given me that error long time ago) frown.gif

It's not like I care too much for online but still not cool...

I have the steam version.
Edited by windowszp - 2/26/13 at 1:51pm
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