Question about ASUS DRW-1612BL LightScribe 16X Double Layer DVD+/-RW Drive (Black), Retail Burner
I just bought Empire: Total War and now I can't install it. My DVD-drive won't read the DVD. I tried the DVD with my laptop and it reads fine. However it reads my other dvds just fine.
I have the same problem. Some DVD drives seem to have a problem with the protection on the Empire disc (and other games). Might have to do with this Securom/Windows thing.
But here is my solution
1. Install Steam
2. Make Steam install the game from the disc, using its local EXE.
"C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -install E:
See also this article
Starting Steam.exe from your HDD rather than the setup.exe from the DVD bypasses this disc protection issue.
Alternatively, you can enter the CD-KEY in Steam and download the game from the Net.
Either way, Steam saved the day although everyone was complaining about using it for Empire
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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