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Old 02-06-04, 06:05 AM   #2
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If you make the backup yourself from your own copy, and use it for yourself, why not?

I also agree with many of your points of how protection disadvantages the buyers.. I have found with afew CD's i've bought lately i can only play them on my computer via a player which is installed from the disk. This player has hardly any options and i have to try and set an equalizer through my nforce 2 sound CP.. it doesnt end up sounding quite as good as winamp and the bass is really unclean. but what i can't stand is for some unknown reason, this player uses 100% of my CPU power when open.. wtf? i can't stand it. I bought the CD, why must i be disadvantaged because of pirates? I can play it in winamp, and rip it if i wish.. but there are sharp rips in the sound every 10secs or so.. not noticable as long as the songs volume is loud, but i'd rather listen to it like this in winamp that use the player and nforce Eq with dirty un-constant bass.

A bit off the topic of games ;p but something i have been annoyed at lately none-the-less.
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