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Will I get in trouble for it?

I legally own a copy of BF2142, yes, I do. I don't like switching out CDs, so this is where my question is coming from. If I made an .iso of the 2142 DVD and used it to run the game, is there any way that EA could find out about it and yell at me/ban my account/CD key? I'm using all of the emulation options on Daemon tools; RMPS, Laserlock, Securom, Safedisc are all enabled. I know my game runs fine using the image, I just don't want to get EA coming down on my ass for using a mounted image of a disc I own. In case no one believes that I own 2142 Since no one reads, my image works and I only wanted to know if I could get in trouble for using one.

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    I forgot if EA detects for that, but it is absolutely possible for them to find out.
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    Posted by Falcon

    I forgot if EA detects for that, but it is absolutely possible for them to find out.

    How so?
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    My friend uses GameJackel, and I just used a mini-image or a crack before.

    It won't do anything if you get the right one, just steer clear from shady sites.

    http://megagames.com
    http://gamecopyworld.com

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    Posted by Sebhael

    My friend uses GameJackel, and I just used a mini-image or a crack before.

    It won't do anything if you get the right one, just steer clear from shady sites.

    http://megagames.com
    http://gamecopyworld.com


    Like I said..I own a legal copy of 2142, and I have the DVD. I don't want to use the DVD, so I have a mounted image, which works.
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    How about you send the a mail with proof that you have your own copy of the game and ask them...
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    -.-

    Don't you only need one of the discs to run 2142?

    Why would you put all of them onto one if you only use the others for installation.
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    It should be legal if you own the game, I think...

    Bf2142 has only 1 dvd....>.>
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    Posted by Rekon

    -.-

    Don't you only need one of the discs to run 2142?

    Why would you put all of them onto one if you only use the others for installation.

    Yea, it's a DVD...

    But I guess I'm ok then. Thanks
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    The question is, will PB kick you for using a virtual disc or not? Let alone if the game will actually load with the virtual disc being used.
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    I do not see any reason for them to be able to ban you or whatever. I mean you BOUGHT the game and have a valid CD key. The game should load. I mount images all the time. I didn't know that they could detect you using a Vdrive though. Chances of being caught are most likely slim.
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    I cant remember if BF2142 checks if the disc is in a drive before loading. If it does then it wont load off the virtual drive.
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    Well I used a Mini-Image for BF2 because i simply lost my play disc.(Yes, I actually own the game legally I had just lost the play disc, I cried.)

    But that should work.
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    Posted by Ascendancy

    I cant remember if BF2142 checks if the disc is in a drive before loading. If it does then it wont load off the virtual drive.

    It does check for the disc, and I've launched the game using my virtual disc.

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    The question is, will PB kick you for using a virtual disc or not? Let alone if the game will actually load with the virtual disc being used.

    I haven't played on a server using my virtual disc, but I'll have to try that.
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    I'm pretty sure they wouldn't find out under usual circrumstances; It would probably require them to come round your house and physically check, and we can be absolutely certain that isn't going to happen. I wouldn't suggest you worry too much, but just don't go around the game declaring your virtual copy loading drivers and you should be fine.
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    Posted by Enraged

    I'm pretty sure they wouldn't find out under usual circrumstances; It would probably require them to come round your house and physically check, and we can be absolutely certain that isn't going to happen. I wouldn't suggest you worry too much, but just don't go around the game declaring your virtual copy loading drivers and you should be fine.

    Good point. I guess I should be safe then.
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    I read somewhere that you can Legally make ONE copy of your CDs. I'm not sure if copying it on your windows and using it that way counts... but ya.
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    Game doesn't load for em with mounted-image but it works perfectly with the DVD like its supposd to.I try this with every game I own.
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    Posted by CyclOnETY

    Game doesn't load for em with mounted-image but it works perfectly with the DVD like its supposd to.I try this with every game I own.

    Try enabling all of the emulation options with Daemon Tools. That's what I did, and it works for launching the game.
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    Ask on the bf forum.
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    Wow.. lazy ass.

    BUT I have downloaded BF2 from a torrent - mounted it - got keygen - and played online and my account was never touched. so Idk.
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    Posted by Chaos

    Wow.. lazy ass.

    I know :D
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    Posted by KniteWulf

    Posted by CyclOnETY

    Game doesn't load for em with mounted-image but it works perfectly with the DVD like its supposed to.I try this with every game I own.

    Try enabling all of the emulation options with Daemon Tools. That's what I did, and it works for launching the game.

    Still doesn't work.Daemon tool btw,not pro since I see no use in getting it.
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    Check on this site: gcw.
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    Try enabling all of the emulation options with Daemon Tools. That's what I did, and it works for launching the game.

    Still doesn't work.Daemon tool btw,not pro since I see no use in getting it.

    That's weird. Works fine for me.

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    Check on this site: gcw.

    I've already got a working image >.<
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    Well maybe its the iso label?I use the default with Folder2iso.
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    You don't need the image but just the fixed exe for the proper patch.
    Then you put the exe in your game folder.
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    Sorry but I dont like working with game cracks.Only with program cracks.
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    Posted by Chaos

    Wow.. lazy ass.

    BUT I have downloaded BF2 from a torrent - mounted it - got keygen - and played online and my account was never touched. so Idk.

    lol game warez user = banned off site! :)
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    Ugh

    I OWN THE GAME FFS. LOOK AT THE OP!!!
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    Posted by RME

    How about you send the a mail with proof that you have your own copy of the game and ask them...


    Seems like a good idea to me. They should be able to give you the best idea of if it's legal or not.
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    I've done this since release, i own the game and like you prefer to use images

    i've had no trouble with pb or anything, and i dont use a cracked .exe

    i use daemon tools btw
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    Just get a crack if youre tired of inserting the cd. Megagames ftw
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    I think I'm fine with an image.
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