I’ve got this language learning CD course which is protected by Securom 4.77…001. Since to run the course I need to have the CD in the CD-ROM which makes so much noise I’d like to put the CD image on the hard drive using Alcohol virtual drive. However, when I am dumping the image with my cheap Mitsumi drive (can read subchannel info!) I get a reading error on almost every track and the image is no good for emulation. On the other hand, when I use the Philips CDRW-1208 as a reader (it does NOT read the subchanel info) I get the image OK but the program always asks to insert CD anyway so the Securom emulation does NOT work.
Recently I was able to mount Warcraft III using my Philips reader and it works ok, but this newer Securom is a pain. Do I need a better reader? Why my Mitsumi which reads subchannel does not work??? Alcohol has a Securom emulation option so I think reading subchanel data should not be important???
Thanks for your help!