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Trying to install C&C 3 tiberium wars disk error

After initializing the install I am getting error which says invald disk G:/ what do I do?

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  • jjziello Dec 19, 2008

    I have A which is a floppy drive; C: local disk; D: recovery; E: dvd drive; F: dvd-rw; H: compact flash; i: memory stick; J: multimedia; K: Smart media



    There is no G: drive listed in my computer also I don't understand what you mean by unmount can you explain how to unmount a drive

    Thanks for your time



    John

  • jjziello Dec 19, 2008

    Yes

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It's also possible that there is one drive with several partitions.

What are you using to install the game? Do you have a disk image that is being mounted in a piece of software, or do you have a physical divd/cd which you are putting in a dvd/cd drive?

It sounds as if you are mounting a rip of the install disk which is copyright protected, which results in an error since it cannot validate the disk. Please use a hardcopy of the game to fix this, as either your software is not emulating the copyright protection properly or the disk rip was not a full sector rip and thus it will be impossible to install from as the copyright protection will continue to invalidate the disk.

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Are you using an iso mounting program like alcohoal or iso buster, or Nero Iso, it sounds like you are having a problem with failing to unmount some virtual drives, otherwis it wouldn't be up to G, how many drives are in the case. click on my computer and tell me what drives you see that you don't physically have. Unmount the ones you arent using and it should default back to :D, or E, if you have 2 dvd drives

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  • George Bill
    George Bill Dec 19, 2008

    How many dvd drives do u have, I am thinking 1 or 2 yes?

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    George Bill Dec 19, 2008

    yes John, if you look at your hardware, the real computer drives, you have a c, d, and maybe an e, if you have two dvd drives, one may be a dvdrw, the one that writes the dvd's, a memory stick shows up as a drive, but it's portable. What happens is you want to play the game disk in your dvd drive which is probablly D or E, the drives that are showing up F and G, aren't real drives, they are either memory card readers, or virtual drives. when a program uses a virtual drive, it does it so that it is really a software shadow drive, so you can sat play a game and you don't need to keep the disk in, it mounts a copy of the disk on a virtual drive. Now this could be completly backwards if you really do have 4 real drives, aside from your hard drive, because that is or should be the C drive. . So that is why it's getting confused. Either you can point it to the :G drive which is where its looking or unmount the other drives by first of all finding out which program is using the virtual drives. It is probablly a program that says .ISO, Look thru windows explorer and see what is on you computer

  • Parteek Mar 15, 2013

    i downloaded the game from ressurected and first time when i tried to install it installed.then my brother accidently uninstalled it now i am trying to install but when i go to the disk and click on setup it says the application was unable to install correctly(0xc0000142)

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