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Getting error code 'unlock code does not match system' after months of playing without incident. Did not install anything new, just one day it stopped opening. Have had the same problem with Bookworm Adventures as well. Tried removing files from registry, worked the last time it did this, but now it doesn't help.

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  • aprizeplum Jul 05, 2010

    Thanks for the suggestions, but it's a PC game from Popcap and they haven't been able to be of any help at all.

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Aprizeplum, having the same problems with all my Popcap games. Was working fine and all of a sudden I'm getting the same error. E-mailed Popcap with no response as of yet.

Posted on Jul 17, 2010

  • bama1870 Jul 17, 2010

    aprizeplum, having the exact same problem with all my popcap games. I had to install a new ethernet card because it went bad and been getting the same error on these games ever since. Have you had any luck resolving?



    These are PC games downloaded from Popcap.



    Thanks

  • HotRocks42 Oct 16, 2010

    Yep.... That's why. I went from wireless to wired and disabled my wireless card. Wouldn't start. re-enabled it (even though I'm not using it) and it started working again.

    Here's a quick way around it.,,,
    http://www.nthelp.com/NT6/change_mac_w2k...

    Go to network adapters, right click on adapter and choose "Properties"
    Click on "Configure"
    Choose "Advanced" tab
    In the list, highlight "Network Address"
    To the right fill in the "Value" bubble and type in the OLD network card MAC Address. You can usually find that on the card itself
    Click okay in all windows.

    You can Check to make sure it changed by doing "ipconfig /all" on command prompt.

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Hi,
If it's a Sony PS3:
Hopefully this will help solve your problem:
1. Press and hold down the power button located at the front of the PS3 console, until you hear a first beep, then eventually a second – before the console shuts down, then let go of the button;
2. Now press and hold the button again until you hear a first beep, then a second beep then eventually a quick double-beep, then let go of the button;
3. The TV screen should now display a six option menu, where you can select what’s required, i.e. `Restart System`, `Restore System` etc. `Reset System` should only be used after other attempts with the other options, as your game saved data may be lost. If you play Modern Warfare 2 online, then this won’t be affected as your data is saved on the Sony Server.
4. During any of the above actions, your best having your handset controller connected to the PS3 via the USB cord, which includes pressing the `P` button when required (located between `Start` and `Select`).
These actions should help solve `freeze` problems and others such as update errors etc – which restrict you starting up or playing your console.
Don’t hesitate to contact Sony UK if required, who are very helpful. Their UK number is: 0844 7360595

Good Luck!

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