Sim City 4 Deluxe playable without CD?

I am a new member, and this is my first post. So if this is against any forum rules, please let me know.

I’ve had SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition for quite a while now and I love the game. However, I really dislike plugging in the CD every time I want to play it. I’m wondering if there exists a way to work around the “CD Check”, so to speak.


There are a few legal ways to do what you want.

  1. Make an image of the play disc and mount it in a virtual drive.
  2. Use GameJackal (See This Thread )
  3. Make a Mini image and mount it into a virtual drive (See This Thread )

Thank you for the tips, Portmac!!!

how do they edit the exe file so it doesn’t check for the cd?

they don’t edit the game’s .exe, it’s just about emulating the CD. this way, the program “thinks” that the original game CD is inserted, even if it is not. one way is the classical virtual drive.
for more details, just use the “Search” button :iagree: and read something - everything you need to know can easily be found here in CDFreaks…

Hi all

You mention making a disk image of the Sim City 4 play disk. The disk is copy protected. How do we create this image?



^ Use alcohol 120% (or blindwrite 6 or CloneCD) to make the image.

Or the free version of Alcohol 52% :slight_smile: