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nyboy42

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I have a lot of pc games (CD and DVD) that i would like to make backup copies just in case anything happens to them. Anyone know of any software that would permit backup copies?
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Your reasoning is understandable. I have lost many games over the years myself. Unfortunatly we can't help you bypass and copyright protections. Some games will just allow you to make copies but then won't play using the copied disk.
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There are programs that will let you burn protected stuff... but I guess that don't roll like that in these forums.


Anyway, you could always get the actual program files (of the games) on your computer and burn them onto a DVD or copy and paste into a portable HDD.
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You should be able to copy/install them onto an external HDD, just make sure all files stay on the external or else you could have problems running them.
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Alot of games need a "play" disk to play the game. So even if you copy all files to another storage device they will not play without the "play" disk. You can contact the manufacturer and get a back up "play" disk and copy the rest of the files to another storage device. It would reduce any potential loss of the original install disks.
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