games won't work

  blodwick 10:10 13 Jan 2004
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My friend has two games, old max payne & splinter cell. After going through the install proceedure and everything being hunky dory he gets this message when trying to play both games;"PLEASE INSERT CORRECT CD ROM AND RESTART APPLICATION".Does anyone know what is going on here?He has reinstalled & uninstalled& re.....Any advice gratefully received..Thanks..

Has he tried any patches for the games?

They are the proper CD's? Just if he has tried to back up his CD's the games dont like it.

  long legs 17:01 21 Mar 2005

have a similar problem when trying to run the sims deluxe edition which has two expansion packs on starts to play then quits and returns to home page.have you resloved this problem? and if so could you let me know how?thanks

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