Hello. I’m new here. I’ve peeked around a bit for information on making a backup copy of my kids’ Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 software CD. I did find some information, but I’m not real clear on how to use it. I’m hoping someone can simplify the process for me after I provide some background information and history.
Now, the background and history: I tried copying the CD using Adaptec CD Copier V.4.05(409). Yes, I know it’s an old program, but I’ve had good success with it. The CD drive used was a Plextor CD+R PX-W1210S. Again, this is an older drive, but I’ve had good success with it. Finally, the computer is running Win 98SE. The CD copied with no apparent problems, but when I tried to run the program from the copy, nothing happens. I tried to reinstall the software from the copy and it reinstalled, but still wouldn’t run. I’m guessing that this is the copy-protection at work, but I don’t know.
I do have an option for copying: I have a Win XP machine with an Emprex DVD Dual 16X Double Layer DVD/CD Writer. My guess is that this machine and burner would work better since they are technologically newer.
If anyone can give me some guidance about where to begin and the steps to take, I would really appreciate it. I am computer literate (but copy-protection illiterate), so it shouldn’t be too difficult for me to understand the process. TIA…