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Windows 7: game disc load error

23 Jul 2010   #1

 
 
game disc load error

when i try to load a game it will not load and it is a pc dvd rom i it load a long time ago
but not now any help by the ways the name of the disc is spellforce 2

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23 Jul 2010   #2

 
 

help
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23 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

I would like to remind you that double posting or "bumping" is against forum rules, but now to the issue, is your disk scratched,scuffed, or flaking, most likely issue for a lot of optical media.
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23 Jul 2010   #4

 
 

yes but it is not bad like even i try it in my dads comp is loads in 4 seconds
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23 Jul 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

well it sounds like the cd/dvd drive in your computer is older and most likely more sensitive to some scratches. some drives, if good enough, will read the disk even with some scratches. the fast and quick solution is put the disk in your dads computer and copy it to another cd or to a flash drive
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23 Jul 2010   #6

 
 

the drive is from 2007 and also can i do that it is a game disc
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23 Jul 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

in theory yes as long as you are using it for yourself as a "Backup" which should be legaly alowed.
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23 Jul 2010   #8

 
 

ok good i did that and installed it and now i am installing the extension pack of the game in which the disc is in worse conditon but yet it works fine on my computer why is that
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23 Jul 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

sounds strange, but optical media can seem elusive. skufs or light scratches are actualy easy for a drive to read than one or two larger scratches. this is becouse when you have a larger scratch it penetrates deeper into the plastic of the dvd/cd. and when the laser reads over the sectors with the scratch the light will be reflected/refracted diferently.
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24 Jul 2010   #10

 
 

but i thought sony optiaric are good it is annoying is there any ways to improve it's reading capabilities
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