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I reinstalled Assassins Creed 2 today on steam and it asked me to put in my cd key again, so I did and it says this cd key has already been used. Anyone have this problem and know of a fix? I mean yeah the cd key has been used....by me!! This is the last dime ubisoft gets from me. I played the game for maybe a total of 2 hours.
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post #2 of 10
Call em up I'm sure they will be willing to help
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I hosed my system a couple times dialing it in and reloaded AC2, but didn't get that error.
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Yeah i guess ill have to call them up, wanted to avoid that if possible. Thanks for input.

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post #5 of 10
It might be a deactivation system? Try to access your Ubisoft account and see if you can deactivate your previous installation.

It's a long shot, but it might be your problem.
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Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR;12237494 
It might be a deactivation system? Try to access your Ubisoft account and see if you can deactivate your previous installation.

It's a long shot, but it might be your problem.

Ok thanks ill give that a try.
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post #7 of 10
Wait, do you already have AC2 on steam or something? Because if you do, why does it require the code again?
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Wait, do you already have AC2 on steam or something? Because if you do, why does it require the code again?

Steam is used as a method of purchasing the game, the end product that the user receives is no different than a CD copy of the game and contains the same anti-piracy methods.

I agree with you, for someone owning a legal copy on Steam, it should be much easier for them to install/reinstall the game when necessary, although that could be used as a loophole for crackers, etc.
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post #9 of 10
Just remove the DRM. I'm not allowed to tell you how to do so as per OCN rules, but I think you can figure that one out on your own.
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post #10 of 10
Mate, when you play Assasin's Creed 2, you should have some Ubisoft pop-up which ask you to log-in to play, that saves your gamesaves and keys into their Ubisoft servers..

All you have to do is log into your email account you used for Ubisoft, and you'll be fine, you do not need to re-enter the key again, at least, on the non-steam version.

I re-installed the game last week after almost half a year without playing it, and it did not ask me for a cd-key, I just logged into the Ubisoft pop-up and it got me to the game.
    
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