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There are NO activation limits. Let's try reading this again...

"GAME CAN BE PLAYED ON UP TO FIVE COMPUTERS AT THE SAME TIME; USERS CAN MANAGE WHICH COMPUTERS ARE AUTHORIZED OR DE-AUTHORIZED TO PLAY GAME."

The game can be installed on up 5 computers at the same time. If by some chance you have 6 computers and want to install it on your 6th one you must delete it from one of your others. There is no activation limit or limit to how many times you can install this game on any computer. You just can't have it installed on 5 different computers at the same time.
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post #72 of 95
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It's kind of a complex factor, but generally, when more and more developers turn to console games, it becomes harder to find support for your game, as publishers find PC gaming to be a less and less profitable enterprise. Plus, the more piracy developers are contending with, the more they may decide to go to console development themselves.
If you think this "barren wasteland of PC gaming" theory is a distant fairy tale, you may wish to take a look at the mac. This article sort of covers what some would say were the last dying gasps of mac gaming (thankfully on its way back up somewhat since then)


To put it bluntly (though a little inaccurately), when you pirate a game, you're making PC gaming less and less profitable for people - no matter your final intentions with that pirated product. When PC gaming isn't profitable, no matter how much the developer makes games for fun, they just can't survive there.
I agree with you 100%

People don't realize that the next step from heavy DRM from a publisher is simply not making games for the PC anymore.
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post #73 of 95
If a game company ever told me my legitimate product had run out of installs I would promptly crack it and take them to court.
    
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post #74 of 95
i had same prob with farcry 2,i contacted ubi and they reset the installs once i had proved it was legit
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post #75 of 95
I bought gta iv and did a reinstall of windows without knowing that I had to de-authorize my cd -key -_-
    
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post #76 of 95
Quote:
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There are NO activation limits. Let's try reading this again...

"GAME CAN BE PLAYED ON UP TO FIVE COMPUTERS AT THE SAME TIME; USERS CAN MANAGE WHICH COMPUTERS ARE AUTHORIZED OR DE-AUTHORIZED TO PLAY GAME."

The game can be installed on up 5 computers at the same time. If by some chance you have 6 computers and want to install it on your 6th one you must delete it from one of your others. There is no activation limit or limit to how many times you can install this game on any computer. You just can't have it installed on 5 different computers at the same time.
can I have the link to the website where you manage the installs?

Please tell me you do not mean that you have to uninstall the game from a machine to get back an install. In some cases that is not possible, so what then?
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post #77 of 95
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They cracked AC2 in a day.

A day.
Really? They actually took a long time to do that and haxw2 is still not out
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They cracked AC2 in a day.

A day.
no i was actually keeping up with it , and it took em around 3 weeks
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post #79 of 95
1 day 1 week 1 month dosen't matter it's gonna get cracked by some guy wanting to give people their right to play a game .

As my favorite singer of all time say '' you just wait and seeeeee '' .

the person who finds who sing this gets a cookie and a hug at the same time .
    
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post #80 of 95
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There are NO activation limits. Let's try reading this again...

"GAME CAN BE PLAYED ON UP TO FIVE COMPUTERS AT THE SAME TIME; USERS CAN MANAGE WHICH COMPUTERS ARE AUTHORIZED OR DE-AUTHORIZED TO PLAY GAME."

The game can be installed on up 5 computers at the same time. If by some chance you have 6 computers and want to install it on your 6th one you must delete it from one of your others. There is no activation limit or limit to how many times you can install this game on any computer. You just can't have it installed on 5 different computers at the same time.
Yes but STEAM CANNOT OPERATE ON 5 MACHINES AT THE SAME TIME AND STILL BE LOGGED IN.

WHEN YOU BUY THIS GAME YOU GET 3 DIFFERENT DRM'S AT THE SAME TIME.

You also cannot manage your installs on a website, what you don't understand is that you need to download a program to your computer while you still have it installed. If you uninstall without deactivating, reformat, upgrade or do anything that removes the game install you loose that install.
Edited by james_ant - 1/28/11 at 11:35am
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