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My dvd drive on my laptop is busted, and this wouldn't be so bad if i wasn't in Iraq. Its impossible to find a USB drive out here. So I'm wondering if anyone knows if its possible to install a game using someone elses computer and an external hard drive, or possibly how to rip a game so i can use a crack or something. To be clear I own the games I am trying to install. I just have no way to install them and no way to fix the drive. Thanks in advance.

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On Another Computer, Save The CD/DVD Contents To ...

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...a folder.. Once all the data is in the folder, then transfer the folder to a USB flash drive, or share the files over a network, and transfer the folder to your desktop. Once there, open the folder, then double click on the "setup.exe" file that resides in the folder. It should then install correctly.

Hope this helps.


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Another option

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Another option for games that may not work correctly, OR to help avoid the need for a cracked executable, is to use another system with a working drive and make a disc image of the install discs. Then transfer them over somehow, and use a program like MagicDisc or Daemon Tools to mount the disc image as if it were actually a CD/DVD. Most of the time this is good enough to fool the game's media checks that the disc is in the drive. The downside is that it will take up a lot of hard drive space.

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Hey guys, thanks for the suggestions I will try them and see if they work.

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