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Re: Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby Ururam Tururam » Apr 13 2006, 6:36

maybe StarForce will be replaced with something worse like... DEATHFORCE!
Luckily there isn't any such copy-protection as "DeathForce" yet.
But there are some copyprotecting backdoors made by Sony.

Boycott Sony then?
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Re: Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby HodgePodge » Apr 13 2006, 7:09

But there are some copyprotecting backdoors made by Sony.

Boycott Sony then?
Didn't Sony voluntarily remove their RootKit copy-protection after a lawsuit was filed against them?

People who buy products from any company shouldn't have to be afarid of damaging effects. That goes for software, hardware, food, medicine, etc.
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Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby Orfinn » Apr 13 2006, 10:04

So a burden is liften of my shoulders too, still I will keep a eye on which new software protection they will use, please UBI use a cd/dvd key protection its so much more user friendly than vile programs like SF!



Anyway Im looking so much forward to enjoy this game now and the game is coming very soon, a little more than a month to wait!!!



Oh! And good to see you so happy again HP :p
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Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby FantoMaxJM » Apr 13 2006, 10:24

"maybe StarForce will be replaced with something worse like... DEATHFORCE!"



:D ...or even worse, DEATHSTAR! ;)
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Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby umfridus » Apr 13 2006, 11:34

"Angelspit, sorry to rant, but why do you always misspell 'mentioned'? :)"



He's probably influenced by the French spelling of the word, "mentionner" and its conjugations.

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Postby [T]osHiro » Apr 13 2006, 12:52

Don't get too happy, this could be another April Fool joke..

Who knows, they might say "it still April..." :disagree:
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Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby Angelspit » Apr 13 2006, 13:00

I need a text editor with a spell checker. Any suggestion? :)
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Re: Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby [T]osHiro » Apr 13 2006, 13:04

I need a text editor with a spell checker. Any suggestion? :)
You could try a program that has a convenient build-in spell check and text editor called Microsoft Word.
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Postby xerobull » Apr 13 2006, 13:09

Good move by Ubisoft. I am more and more impressed by their public relations every day. Another Credibility point for you, Ubisoft!

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Postby SirGalrim » Apr 13 2006, 19:45

:roll: Am I the only one who thinks this is bad?...
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Re: Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby HodgePodge » Apr 13 2006, 19:47

:roll: Am I the only one who thinks this is bad?...
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Re: Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby Continuity » Apr 14 2006, 1:42

:roll: Am I the only one who thinks this is bad?...
Most likely, yes. Even the most die-hard piracy-prevention fans would prefer a security system that didn't damage users' computers.

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Postby trailMix » Apr 14 2006, 3:12

Congrats to all you people afraid that SF was going to take over your computers. Now, when will we se an explanation of this decision, and more important, what will they use instead?
I too am curious as to why they dropped starforce. May be it's the rumor that's going around that starforce damages hardware? If there's enough commotion around net on starforce issue, it would make sense for Ubi to drop it, since it would hurt the sales.

Nice thing about the internet is that it gives the little guys a real voice.

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Re: Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby trailMix » Apr 14 2006, 3:35

I need a text editor with a spell checker. Any suggestion? :)
You could try a program that has a convenient build-in spell check and text editor called Microsoft Word.
Word isn't a text editor; it's a word processor with half-ass type setting feature.

If you need to spell checker incorporated into browser, try ieSpell www.iespell.com/[url]for explorer, and spellBound spellbound.sourceforge.net/ for Firefox. If you need a full featured word processor, try open office http://www.openoffice.org. Since I don't use IE, I don't know how good ieSpell is.

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Re: Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby Gaidal Cain » Apr 14 2006, 8:53

:roll: Am I the only one who thinks this is bad?...
Most likely, yes. Even the most die-hard piracy-prevention fans would prefer a security system that didn't damage users' computers.
Or one which didn't alienate a lot of possible buyers and future fellow community-members...
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Ubisoft to Drop Starforce

Postby SirGalrim » Apr 14 2006, 16:24

"Most likely, yes. Even the most die-hard piracy-prevention fans would prefer a security system that didn't damage users' computers."

Oh sure. UbiSoft getting afraid of losing buyers is gonna make me belive that lie. ;)

Well. I don't care that much anyhow. It's probably the least important thing about H5. :)
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