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Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up

We chatted briefly with Pete Hines today to get a follow-up to yesterday's story about Fallout 3 DRM, but there's a more complete statement on the Bethesda Blog:

For Fallout 3ís copy protection on PC, we use the same security model as we did for Oblivion - a simple disc check. We only use SecuRomís disc check functionality for copy protection. We do NOT limit the number of installs. We do NOT use online authentication or any other SecuROM functionality except for a disc check when you install the game and when you launch the game. We do not install any other programs and we donít have anything that runs in the background while youíre playing the game.

If you experience issues installing the game, try running setup.exe directly off the disc. That will resolve most compatibility issues.

Get the latest information from our tech support forums, including this specific thread related to SecuROM.

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20. Re: Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up Oct 31, 2008, 12:39 4D-Boxing
 
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Is it possible that Windows Vista audio stack does not support hardware acceleration because of issues on Windows XP that required turning it off etc...

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