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That's complete, utter bull.


Get them to give you an activation quick, and be sure to yell at someone of higher rank through the phone. Don't yell at the poor tech support.
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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.
This. I had to use certain ways that we are not allowed to discuss on this forum to get FSX to run, because Microsoft limited the amount of installations. Why? It's pretty obvious when the game is getting pirated with unlimited installs, there will be a ton of activations from all over. DRM has never worked in the way it was intended to, and it just frustrates legit customers.
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Originally Posted by Volvo View Post
That's complete, utter bull.


Get them to give you an activation quick, and be sure to yell at someone of higher rank through the phone. Don't yell at the poor tech support.
Yeah, it's bull, to put it mild
But I'll try to get the bod on the phone, on-side
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The process is so incredibly horrible, its rediculous.

They require:
Photo of your game discs
Photo of your GFWL ID (handwritten)
Photo of your email address (handwritten)
Photo of your game CD Key
Photo of your reciept or proof of purchase
Your left testicle

Because I didn't happen to save my receipt for GTA IV from 4 freaking YEARS AGO, they wouldn't give me any support at all. And then I said fine....I'll apply a crack in the meantime while you guys figure things out (already showed them the rest of the proof), they denied me a new key because I said I was going to crack a game that I paid $70 freaking dollars for.

I will never EVER buy another game that requires GFWL again. Too much hassle to get a key, just because their stupid program locked it out. And yes, I bought the game...4 years ago, release day, at Best Buy, for $70.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
Remove GFWL. It's that simple.
And this helps because?

OT: Unfortunately everything I can think of has already been suggested. Good luck with getting your activations back.
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Originally Posted by GekzOverlord View Post
And this helps because?
GFWL is denying him access to the game. Installing a third party GFWL delete removes that obstruction, granting him access to the game he paid good money for. It's also much easier to do than go through the hoopla with customer support.
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Just now got off the phone to GFWL.
They couldn't do anything!
Wrong GFWL department (was x-box)
All they could do was give me a link to the http://forums.gamesforwindows.com/
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