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Oct 15 2011, 3:17 am
By: Tempz  

Oct 15 2011, 3:17 am Tempz Post #1



Basically i finally found my old starcraft 1 and brood war discs and found out they are both scratched beyond repair... How do I obtain a new copy of starcraft... If not then what would be my best option; I've listed some suggestions people have made.

-Clean the Cd (worked somewhat but still doesn't work)
-Buy the digital copy
-Buy starcraft 2 collector edition
-Find it in the store (its harder then you think :hurr:)

Post has been edited 2 time(s), last time on Oct 15 2011, 9:59 pm by Tempz.



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Oct 15 2011, 3:19 am DevliN Post #2

OVERWATCH STATUS GO

You don't need to buy it again if you still have the CD key, as far as I know. Create or log into a Battle.net account and just add your key to it. Then you can download it again without having to pay again.



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Oct 15 2011, 1:33 pm NudeRaider Post #3

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Don't they replace broken CDs free of charge?




Oct 15 2011, 3:29 pm Pr0nogo Post #4



Blizzard does nothing free of charge these days.




Oct 15 2011, 3:31 pm Raitaki Post #5



Does any company ever replace broken products free of charge after YOU broke it?



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Oct 15 2011, 3:39 pm FoxWolf1 Post #6



Quote from DevliN
You don't need to buy it again if you still have the CD key, as far as I know. Create or log into a Battle.net account and just add your key to it. Then you can download it again without having to pay again.

This. If you don't know your CD key, there's software out there that can extract it from your current SC install.

If, for some reason, you can't do the above, either download a "portable" version of SC (these typically don't require that you have a CD) or try and get your hands on a disk image for the CD.



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Oct 15 2011, 3:45 pm NudeRaider Post #7

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Quote from Raitaki
Does any company ever replace broken products free of charge after YOU broke it?
Sure it's pretty common among software companies to replace broken discs out of goodwill. You bought a license to use the software and not the data carrier which is only a few ct. I'm just not sure if Blizzard is still that awesome. Can't hurt to ask at least.

EDIT:
Here you go (for WoW at least but I'm sure the terms aren't different for sc)
http://us.blizzard.com/support/article.xml?locale=en_US&articleId=21047
All you have to pay is $10 for shipping and handling.

Post has been edited 1 time(s), last time on Oct 15 2011, 3:50 pm by NudeRaider.




Oct 15 2011, 4:03 pm Dem0n Post #8

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Just go on battle.net and register your cd key under your account (like what devlin said). It's the easiest and most logical thing to do. If you don't have your cd key, then I don't even know why you're trying to "repair" the discs.

FYI, those disc repair things with toothpaste and peanut butter are complete bullshit.



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Oct 15 2011, 9:59 pm Tempz Post #9



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