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Serial code for Sims 3 base game won't work

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Serial code for Sims 3 base game won't work

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I recently found a bunch of manual-less Sims 3 disks. I decided to install them all and make an account so i can download CC. I used some serial codes i found online, and they seemed to work fine when installing; But they're apparently invalid according to the game registration site. Can i please have some help here? 

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@Aabacuss  Activation codes can only be used once. Then that code is locked to the account in use at that time. When you buy this (and other games) you do not own the software. The discs are generic and contain old DRM that is not supported by Windows and OS X. What you are buying is a license to use the software under the TOS. This license is activated by using the activation code which you have to pay for.

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Re: Serial code for Sims 3 base game won't work

@Aabacuss  Activation codes can only be used once. Then that code is locked to the account in use at that time. When you buy this (and other games) you do not own the software. The discs are generic and contain old DRM that is not supported by Windows and OS X. What you are buying is a license to use the software under the TOS. This license is activated by using the activation code which you have to pay for.

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