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I swore off this game ages ago due to not being able to install the Enhanced Edition patch. It was asking me for a serial number, which my retail box copy did not have. I emailed CDProjekt a bunch of times and they never gave a response even. So I just said "screw you" to the devs and haven't even tried playing "The Witcher" since that, until today. I mentioned this scenario in another thread, and was told that a serial was not required to install the EE patch. So I figured, why not, I'll give it one more go. And here's what I get, a prompt asking me for a serial number, and a link to CDProjekt support, which doesn't respond anyway. This is a pic of the EE patch install screen -



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How are you guys installing without a serial number? I can install the basic version without it, just not the EE patch. Am I missing something here?
     
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Did you register the game? As the only thing that crosses my mind is you used that key to bind it to the account. You should have the serial number inside the sleeve on the original game. Or in Europe i seen this also, found it in the bottom right hand corner below the bar code and above the ‘Made in Europe’ text.
Edited by KILLER_K - 1/4/11 at 6:03pm
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They gave me a serial number.
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I can't even remember anymore... I had the game installed and already finished... installed the patch... started the game, got to the menu and quit... never played it with the patch... but I do remember it was trouble free... good luck getting it to work!
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I remember it didnt need a serial...

Dared i say torrent it?
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Originally Posted by KILLER_K View Post
Did you register the game? As the only thing that crosses my mind is you used that key to bind it to the account. You should have the serial number inside the sleeve on the original game. Or in Europe i seen this also, found it in the bottom right hand corner below the bar code and above the ‘Made in Europe’ text.
No key, and it's an issue with many copies of the game, lacking the serial number. I found that after hours of google when I originally had the issue.

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They gave me a serial number.
They gave most people a serial number. I took pics of my box, the manual, e-mailed them many times, and got no response. I had registered the game, but it didn't ask me for a serial number, and now the EE patch is asking for it. Oh well, I wasted hours with this crap originally, and I am sure as hell not going to go through it all again only to end up here, again. So I am back to "screw you CDProjeckt", and kind of pissed at whoever was telling me "user error" before when I mentioned this previously. IMO CDprojekt doesn't just owe me a key now, I don't want it, they owe me hours of my life I will never get back, along with my $50. I know I'll obviously never get either, but they'll also never see another dime from me.

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I remember it didnt need a serial...

Dared i say torrent it?
I probably could, and not feel guilty, but I don't use torrents and would have to download an app, then download the Witcher, and I'm just done spending time with this. Thanks all for trying though. It's too bad because this was seeming like a sweet game from what I had played of the original version.
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