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The registration key used to install this game cannot be validated. Bought with Spore:Creepy and Cute on STEAM

by tomahawk640
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The registration key used to install this game cannot be validated. Bought with Spore:Creepy and Cute on STEAM

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I bought this game with the Creepy and Cute expansions a little while ago on steam.  Only just tried playing it today.  Had to make a few adjustsments in regedit to get it to start, but now I get to the title screen and get this error when I try to register. "The registration key used to install this game cannot be validated".  I was never prompted for any keys.  Can I just not register it since I got it from STEAM?

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Re: The registration key used to install this game cannot be validated. Bought with Spore:Creepy and Cute on STEAM

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CLICK on the link for Help

 

https://help.ea.com/article/account-creation-or-login-issues

 

 

 

 

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Message 2 of 20 (23,863 Views)

Re: The registration key used to install this game cannot be validated. Bought with Spore:Creepy and Cute on STEAM

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I saw that page before I posted the question.  Unfortunately my case doesn't apply to it.  As I said, I have just installed the game using STEAM.  I have never played/installed/registered/whatever this game before.  So no previous accounts for it exist.  It did not prompt me for a key nor was I provided with one.

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Re: The registration key used to install this game cannot be validated. Bought with Spore:Creepy an

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Have you been able to fix this issue yet?

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I am having the exact same issue. Bought Spore & Spore Creepy and Cute Parts on Steam but can't register.

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me 2, need fix

Message 6 of 20 (22,205 Views)

Re: The registration key used to install this game cannot be validated. Bought with Spore:Creepy an

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Same issue here, please respond EA.

Message 7 of 20 (22,196 Views)

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You are not phromted any you have to right click the game in your library.

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Right click on spore in the library and click on CD Key, thats the key, but I don't see where to register it.

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I contacted EA through their chat service and they fixed everything. I would do the same.

 

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