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HI

Anyone know if there is anything I can do about GFWL saying some of my games have been activated too many times

So did I just rent the games

The games are,
Batman AA
GTA4
Dirt2

thanks
AC
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That sucks. Try contacting them, allegedly they will give you more activations when this happens. Let us know how it turns out and good luck.
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post #3 of 17
Yeah either call them, or also check if the activations reset every month. I know on steam they will say you have so many activations per a time period and then they reset
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That sucks. Try contacting them, allegedly they will give you more activations when this happens. Let us know how it turns out and good luck.
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Yeah either call them, or also check if the activations reset every month. I know on steam they will say you have so many activations per a time period and then they reset
Thanks lads, I'll call them
We're talking £100+ of games
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I think Batman AA has a license revoking tool (at least my steam version does) but I'm not sure exactly what it does. Maybe it will refund you an activation when you uninstall?
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You'll have to call Game for Windows support and go through the annoying process of getting new GFWL Keys.

It took about four days to get a new key for Fallout 3, during which I had to do a lot of basic troubleshooting over the phone, take pictures of my game discs with the original GFWL key and my Windows Live ID hand-written on a piece of paper all visible.

I doubt they'd even let you do multiple games at once considering how complicated they make the process. Good luck.
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Remove GFWL. It's that simple.
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You'll have to call Game for Windows support and go through the annoying process of getting new GFWL Keys.

It took about four days to get a new key for Fallout 3, during which I had to do a lot of basic troubleshooting over the phone, take pictures of my game discs with the original GFWL key and my Windows Live ID hand-written on a piece of paper all visible.

I doubt they'd even let you do multiple games at once considering how complicated they make the process. Good luck.
Then I'll make three calls, all in a row
And I'll have all the photos or scans ready! As I said, it's £100+ in games

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This is why I have never and will never buy a game with limited installs. It is ridiculous BS that no gamer should ever consider ok.
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GFWL is so bad.
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