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Oh lord, while I don't agree with it its not a deal breaker for me. Happened to Crysis WH in Steam to me a while back. It took 3 minutes on EA.com for someone through live help to double my installs and they said they will up it again should they ever need to. rolleyes.gif

Yes its dumb but at least its easily circumvented.
    
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Originally Posted by nagle3092;12129723 
^This right here.

This right here? Like I said you can reinstall from a steam folder, or re-download the game it means nothing to the EA activation servers.
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post #13 of 95
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Originally Posted by nagle3092;12129723 
^This right here.

You do know if you do that, say after a reformat, the first time you fire up a game it goes through the "install" process and counts against you as an install right?yessir.gif
    
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post #14 of 95
No biggie. Five installs is plenty plus you can always de-authorize if needed.
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A 5 install limit on your steam account? That's ridiculous! mad.gif
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post #16 of 95
What if you clone your hard drive to a new one, will it use a 2nd license on that new hard drive?

Also, when you uninstall does it deauthorize or is there a command you have to run? o_O I have all my games on Steam and I assumed it did all the authorizing/deauthorizing for me.
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Originally Posted by MakubeX;12129756 
No biggie. Five installs is plenty plus you can always de-authorize if needed.

But for those who don't realize there's a limit, when you format your drive and reinstall everything a few times, you're up a creek without a paddle.
    
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Originally Posted by MakubeX;12129756 
No biggie. Five installs is plenty plus you can always de-authorize if needed.

You shouldn't have to be forced to de-authorize anything. Especially if you buy off steam.
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Originally Posted by Epona;12129775 
But for those who don't realize there's a limit, when you format your drive and reinstall everything a few times, you're up a creek without a paddle.

No you are not.rolleyes.gif EA.com, go to support and speak with a live representative. Tell them to up your limit, give them your serial key and its badda big badda boom....done.wink.gif
    
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Originally Posted by ryanrenolds08;12129828 
No you are not.rolleyes.gif EA.com, go to support and speak with a live representative. Tell them to up your limit, give them your serial key and its badda big badda boom....done.wink.gif

So you mean that is EASIER than getting your copy cracked? rolleyes.gif
    
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