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#895924 - 06/20/13 08:00 PM Downloading games or ...
kdj Offline
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If you buy a game online, and download it, do you download it to a cd? or just to your desk top? or should you just buy it in the box?
Thanks in advance!

#895931 - 06/20/13 08:18 PM Re: Downloading games or ... [Re: kdj]
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I just download it to my computer.

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#895970 - 06/20/13 11:49 PM Re: Downloading games or ... [Re: kdj]
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I prefer the boxed version of the game.
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#895972 - 06/20/13 11:54 PM Re: Downloading games or ... [Re: kdj]
CountZero Offline
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Just download it. I have found with windows 7 that downloaded games always run better than the cd version, at least for older games...

#896054 - 06/21/13 11:28 AM Re: Downloading games or ... [Re: CountZero]
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Originally Posted By: CountZero
Just download it. I have found with windows 7 that downloaded games always run better than the cd version, at least for older games...

That doesn't go for me. My disk games (older and newer) are behaving well in Win7 happydance
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#896138 - 06/21/13 05:23 PM Re: Downloading games or ... [Re: Mad]
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You really can do either of the three in your question.

If you download to your computer you use space on your hard drive to store the download. Where as if you download to a CD/CDRW or DVDRW disk you save space on your hard drive.

And if you can find the game in a box, get it, it will save you download time.

It's really a question of 6 of one kind, half a dozen of another. It's just personal preference.
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#896173 - 06/21/13 08:25 PM Re: Downloading games or ... [Re: kdj]
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Unless you've got a really really fast Internet connection, you're apt to get a bad burn if you try to download directly to a CD or DVD. It's much better to download all the game files to your hard drive and burn them to CD or DVD later.


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