StarForce Challenge

Destroy your PC and receive $1000 from StarForce (thanks Andrew) is an offer from the copy-protection maker in an effort to combat what they feel may be unfounded rumors about their software:
There have been a lot of rumors in the Internet concerning DVD/CD writers malfunction after installation and star-up of StarForce protected applications. Some have even mentioned that should such “malfunctioning” drive be placed in any other PC without StarForce protection installed it will fail to work as well.
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After the installation and start-up of StarForce protected product the problem with (CD/DVD read-write malfunction) must exist and be reproduced in any other configuration.
If you can be the first to reproduce this situation in our office, we will be happy to award you with $1000.00 US, cover your trip to Moscow and pay 2 days’ lodging.
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Re: As i have been saying Dec 15, 2005, 01:54
Dec 15, 2005, 01:54
 
Venomhed - you were in the thread a couple of days ago when Nakano pointed this competition out right? Bit of a Starforce evangelist aren't you? Though I agree actually. I'm all for games getting made so if this is what it takes then so be it. I wait about a minute for Space Rangers to verify the DVD then I play the game for about 2 days solid - it's just not that big a deal when you put it in perspective.

If Starforce saves themselves a few hundred man hours finding what the problem is then the prize in this competition is cheap. If nobody enters they can say the dead DVD claims are all pirate FUD. Win win for them.


EDIT: speeling.


This comment was edited on Dec 15, 01:57.
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