Wondering if anyone has any ideas on this...
Running Win2k SP1
Plextor 161040A (IDE)
had the same issue with a LG 8080B (8x4x32x)
NO game protected with Safedisc 2 will run on my system without a NoCD patch. I'm not talking about copies, either. The original, bought-and-paid-for, brand new out of the box game CD's refuse to run. I can install the game, but when it comes time to run it, usually the logo will pop up for the game, and it crashes back to the desktop. Why would this be? I borrowed a friend's external HP 8230E that runs Safedisc2 games on his Win98 system, but the same problem on mine.
This happened with: Diablo II, Undying, Quake III, and Black & White
Does this have anything to do with Aspi layers? Any help would be greatly appreciated. It's frustrating to buy a new game, and have to crack it before I can even use it.