That is true Aoe2 have Safedisc2 protection...
CloneCD can copy that cd like a beating child...
The rading can take several minutes or hours, I have Toshiba 6602b that driver jumps error very fast!
Just use both subchannel readings checked and in burning options you can check don't repair subchannel data but some burners can't do that! but copy works without checking that!
I don't think that you have problems anymore but if you have mail to me!
I copied this game with these settings!