Re: Copy protected programs on SunPCi card.
From: Michael Byrne (mfbyrne_pa_at_msn.com)
Date: 23 Jun 2004 19:26:20 -0700
"Anders Lang" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> I answered this question the first time you asked it some months ago.
> Get the program "Alcohol 52%" from www.alcohol-soft.com . The program is
> free and what it does is that it creates an image of the cd and a virtual
> cd-drive to load it in. It also copes with any copy protection I've ever
> encountered. You never replied the previous time I posted this solution to
> your problem so I assume that you for some reason missed it.
> Yours Sincerely
> Anders Lang
Kirby thought you meant drink to drink a 1/5th of 104 Proof Vodka.
It didn't solve his Chessmaster copy protection issue, but it did keep
him off r.g.c.c for a few days.
We appreciate it.
> "Dr. David Kirkby" <email@example.com> skrev
> i meddelandet news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > I'm tring to install a bit of software on a SunPCi card. Much against
> > my better judgement, I bought this piece of software which is
> > protected by a product from Macrovision. The basic idea of the
> > protection system is that you need to occassionly insert the original
> > disk in the CD-ROM drive of the computer. (I assume you can't copy the
> > original in a CD burner).
> > The problem I'm having is that the installation program starts to run
> > from the CD-ROM, but then asks me to insert the CD. Clearly the CD is
> > inserterd, otherwise the install program would not run in the first
> > place.
> > Any suggestions? I've tried copying the CD contents to the Sun PCI's
> > disk, then running that the installation from there, with the CD in
> > the drive. That did not work. The CD functions fine with other
> > software, but not this copy protected stuff that is protected by
> > Macrovision's copy protection.
> > The software I'm trying to install is a bit of games software
> > (Chessmaster 9000), which fortunately was cheap, but I'd like to
> > install it on the Sun.
> > Dr. David Kirkby