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January 17, 2010 5:14:33 PM

Did ne1 experienced as i had
a sony combo drive used to copy a game then played for 1 hour w/o using the disk drive then after closing the game i tried to open another file from the disc then bang bang happend and the tray just opened with the pieces.
After that i did unscrew the drive breaking the warranty seal to clean the ***.
Why did that happen?

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January 17, 2010 10:19:49 PM

"bang bang happened"

[:mousemonkey:5]

it broke because you didn't use proper english
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January 17, 2010 10:29:27 PM

mosfet429546 said:
Did ne1 experienced as i had
a sony combo drive used to copy a game then played for 1 hour w/o using the disk drive then after closing the game i tried to open another file from the disc then bang bang happend and the tray just opened with the pieces.
After that i did unscrew the drive breaking the warranty seal to clean the ***.
Why did that happen?

Because you copied a game the anti-pirate gods hath struck down your ODD, now you have to buy ten copies of the game you copied and give them all away to orphans.
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January 18, 2010 5:17:13 AM

Proper eng ?
My system jst ignored me due to the "english" i used good joke.
Ok i think i shud do that buy and give but what will they(orfn) do with dos disc they cant even use it as a plate as it has a "hole" in the center :-@
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January 18, 2010 6:54:43 AM

yup. I've had that happen.

afterwards my dad took all the pieces and put tomb-raider 4 back together!!!

I was installing the game.

anyways I agree with mousemonkey, go buy 10 copies of the game!
January 18, 2010 7:37:16 AM

Lets use pen drives and iso's to make our home green
January 18, 2010 4:08:15 PM

yeah you do that and then learn some english

hey my CPU went fry fry inside
January 18, 2010 6:29:01 PM

Dunno. Probably a poor quality CD or DVD that shattered as the drive span up.
January 18, 2010 6:38:41 PM

IF you have an old cd / dvd it can happen, or a overused one

i remember diablo II discs going like that, because ppl didn't install the full game and the music was constantly loaded from disc, and things just died

i always rip cd/dvds, legit or not to hdd with isos to prevent this exact occurrence. but hey I have 4000 GB (4 TB) JBOD configuration storage setup, so I can archive any dvd / cd I come across
January 19, 2010 6:00:13 AM

Yeah thats a good idea big hdd
January 19, 2010 2:12:15 PM

it's the only way to go imo, and the thing is likely to grow when the 1 tb drives go to the 60 dollar CAD segment :p 
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January 19, 2010 2:20:00 PM

theholylancer said:

i always rip cd/dvds, legit or not to hdd with isos to prevent this exact occurrence. but hey I have 4000 GB (4 TB) JBOD configuration storage setup, so I can archive any dvd / cd I come across


I've always done the same - since the mid 80's - when it actually made a difference in game performance back when games used the Disk during gameplay instead of just as a security feature to ensure it was an original - since HDD performance has always been faster than CD\DVD player having the .iso on a HDD made the disk access much faster - plus the added benefit of not letting your original discs get scratched and become unuseable since they are tucked away in their jewel cases and placed in a drawer. And have not seen any reason to change that since then (other than the good old game manufacturers and their attempts to keep you from being able to do it -though there have always been methods around those and probably always will be !) - For awhile before DVD's became the norm it also made it alot easier on those games that had 4 or 5 CD's that you had to keep swapping in game !
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