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  1. #1
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    Game legality question

    Ok, I have BF2 on my computer. I don't want to uninstall it, but my daughter wants to put it on her computer to play when I'm not. We're on the same IP and don't plan on playing against each other -or- at the same time.

    Is this legal? Is there some hardware ID string that gets transmitted to EA?

    Thanks in advance.
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    Re: Game legality question

    I doubt it is legal. Check your EULA.
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    Re: Game legality question

    How about if I uninstall it from my box, then install on hers?

    Will EA think my daughter is a hackin' cheater?
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    Re: Game legality question

    I doubt it but i'm not sure if its legal. I'm not a lawyer.

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    Re: Game legality question

    Isn't it tied to a specific account?

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    Re: Game legality question

    Quote Originally Posted by dna View Post
    Isn't it tied to a specific account?
    It is. Your daughter would have to play under your name and account I believe.
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    Re: Game legality question

    You can install it on your daughters pc, but the two of you will not be able to play at the same time. If you want to play at the same time, she needs her own copy of the game.
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    Re: Game legality question

    I doubt its legal but you'd have to read the eula ( i never bothered just quickly clicked through it) You can set up multiple "soldiers" on the account, i have one for me and my son on my computer. As far as hardware id not it does not (at least as far as i can tell) as i have run mine on several different configurations in the last year and a half. As far as im concerned though you should be able to do it as you have paid for the game, and want to get the most out of your money, only problem would be that you wouldn't be able to play together.




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    Re: Game legality question

    If your not running Vista, you shouldn't have to worry about Bill Gates coming to your house and drop kicking your PC for sharing your software with your own family.

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    Re: Game legality question

    Yes it is legal, and you can install the game on 50 different PC's if you want to. The illegal part is if you hack it so that you and your daughter can play the game without the CD in the drive or make hacked copies of the disk. Have fun.

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