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I'm not sure if this appropriate to discuss on this forum but I'm sure ill find out really quick. Preferably from a very lenient moderator.

I had purchased a cdkey from a friend who bought a 4 pack of GTA IV via steam (i think). I had previously downloaded the game from sources "unknown" and then entered the key. My buddy had me install a couple of mods which i did as he told me. Unfortunately i was unawares of the proper way mods should be installed (ie creating file backups for when you want to get rid of them).

So now i am stuck with mods and can't find the original game files for the Cars and cannot join regular servers b/c they don't allow MODS.

Also because I am using a version of the game from sources "unknown", i believe this may be affecting my frame rate in someway, although i have no proof and there's no reason why other then my cpu.

I am hope to see if theres a way to recover my cdkey, and find a way to install the original version of the game. or the file for the vehicles (don't remember if that the only modded file though).

please help almighty GURU's
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post #2 of 14
\\program files (x86)\\Rockstar Games\\Grand Theft Auto IV\\
Run Revoke License
Read the comments.
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post #3 of 14
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wont that take away my key?
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post #4 of 14
it makes the CD-key re-enterable(not a word,lolol) again.
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post #5 of 14
"4 pack of GTA IV via steam (i think)"

If you buy a 4 pack via steam you never even see the CD-Keys for any of your games, must be something else
post #6 of 14
Dont play multi-player?
post #7 of 14
I have all backups because i do moddin if u want em, or just revoke liscence.
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post #8 of 14
Your CPU is the reason your framerate is poor; Phenom Is are kinda not good... Especially with CPU hungry games like GTA IV.
 
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post #9 of 14
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I don't have my key customers in didn't write it down, and I'd bet money my friend doesn't have it either. I'll ask her tomorrow though. I'll om you tomorrow smob, thanks guys
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post #10 of 14
Your horrible framerate, as it was already said in your other threads, is because of your horrible slow processor. Period. You need at LEAST a 3.6GHz Phenom II or equivalent quad core to run it decently.

And if your friend bought a 4 pack on Steam, there's no possible WAY for you to see the CD key without activating it via Steam. And if you activated it via Steam, it would work fine if you just uninstalled and reinstalled. I'm smelling something fishy here.
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