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I installed SC2 after it first came out, and everything ran great. I installed my SSD a couple months ago and have yet to try to install it. Yesterday I went to install it because I am getting tired of steam. But now it wont install.

I put the disc in and it spins up, and I can see it in my computer. I go to install it and it asks for permission. After I say yes, my mouse shows that it is loading for 3 seconds, then stops. I never even get a load screen or any other screen. Only thing that pops up is the windows screen asking for permission.

I tried running as admin, restarting, and googling the problem but no answers so far. You all helped me my last couple times, I was hoping for some more help.

Thanks for any suggestions.

EDIT: I dont wanna DL a virtual copy because my internet sucks bad with a 7.5 Gb cap for 30days.
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oh, I downloaded the virtual copy to another drive and installed it from another drive to my SSD and it worked fine. Can you get a friend to download it, or from a school or campus they have big pipelines put it on a 8 GB usb or even split it into 2 DVD"s
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I can go to my sisters house to DL it. Thats where I go for large DLs. But their computer just fried because my nephews broke the front usb ports then tried to put them back on. Now it doesnt even try to boot.

I can take my rig over there if needed, but I would rather not. It wouldnt be the first time though.

Thanks for the answer.
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Copy the contents on the DVD onto the drive(or another one) and install from there. Try that yet?
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so youve already installed it onto a HDD? ermmm move it over...
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so youve already installed it onto a HDD? ermmm move it over...
I have long since reformatted that 1 tb drive, which is now almost full. So I cannot do that.

I copied it to the desktop and it does the same exact thing, then copied to the HDD, same. I then made a shortcut, which did the same thing...nothing.

I may have to dry to DL it tomorrow at my sisters. This sucks.
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post #7 of 9
Try and get the iso off the DVD and then install with the iso?
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I had thIs problem before. I fixed it by copying the entire contents of the disk onto another hdd and then installing it from there. But, unfortunately that Dora not work for you. Sorry, but I guess you could always lug your rig to your sister's house. GL.
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Try and get the iso off the DVD and then install with the iso?
I have not tried this. What program do you use to get the ISO?? I figure its protected since it is a game. This sounds like a good idea.
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