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EA DRM Tools

New EA Game Authorization Management Tools are now available to help users manage Electronic Arts games saddled with SecuROM activation limitations. There are two options, one is to download and run a general tool to scan your computer for EA PC games released after May 2008 to learn how many computer authorizations you have available for each detected game, and the second is to download one of the Game-Specific Authorization Management Tools to remove authorizations to free them up for installation on other machines. Thanks Ant and Slashdot.

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41. Re: EA DRM Tools Apr 1, 2009, 00:11 Mike Hunt
In case anyone's interested at how this works :

I download the Mass Effect de-auth tool. 5.5Mb. It takes about 10 tries before the thing will connect to the server. Eventually does. I now have 5 remaining activations. Which is interesting because I've already used one when I first got the game. Maybe they're reissuing activations from before the de-auth tools were released?

Pretty convoluted but I still prefer this system to not having a loader program to play the game I want.
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