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You should be able to find a copy of (freeware) DVDdecryptor around somewhere, it should be able to dump a CD / DVD image for you.
Despite above advice, The latest version of Daemon Tools works fine, and only the newest of new titles is able to blacklist the current version of DT. At any rate, new versions of DT come out approx every two months to address issues with games that "detect" it's use.