Go Back   OC3D Forums > [OC3D] General Forums > OC3D News
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 24-01-16, 03:49 PM
WYP's Avatar
WYP WYP is offline
News Guru
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Posts: 12,036
Far Cry: Primal and Rise of the Tomb Raider will use Denuvo Anti-Tamper Tech

Far Cry: Primal and Rise of the Tomb Raider will make use of Denuvo's Anti-Tamper Technology to help curb piracy.



Read more on Far Cry Primal and Rise of the Tomb Raider using Denuvo's DRM tech.

__________________
One of these days I'll change my name to Mark Bench
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 24-01-16, 04:13 PM
Dicehunter's Avatar
Dicehunter Dicehunter is offline
OC3D Elite
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Ye Olde England
Posts: 12,638
Send a message via Skype™ to Dicehunter
I'd like the devs to explain why their DRM software stays on your system even after the game has been removed.
__________________
=AMD Ryzen 1800X @ 4GHz 8C/16T = Asus Crosshair VI Hero AM4 X370=
=Corsair Vengeance RGB @ 3400MHz 2x8GB = Corsair Crystal 570X Red=
=Nvidia Titan Xp SW Galactic Empire C.E @ 2050/6200 = Corsair H150i Pro=
=Acer Predator X34P 34" Ultrawide 3440x1440P G-Sync 120Hz IPS 4Ms=
=Steam - Dicehunter = Origin - Dicehunter = Uplay - DicehunterUPLAY=

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 24-01-16, 04:19 PM
ImprovizoR's Avatar
ImprovizoR ImprovizoR is offline
Advanced Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 274
Explanation wouldn't change a thing. I'm OK with them using Denuvo. But I am not OK with any software remaining on my machine if I choose to uninstall it. That's not negotiable and I don't care about any explanation they come up with. This is a red flag for me. I see that behavior as malware.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 24-01-16, 04:40 PM
NeverBackDown NeverBackDown is offline
AMD Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Middle-Earth
Posts: 14,551
Good thing I wasn't planning on getting either game. Now I for sure won't. I don't care how meaningless the file that remains is, If I uninstall the game it should just go.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 24-01-16, 05:57 PM
Wraith's Avatar
Wraith Wraith is offline
Bettyswollocks
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: On the Moon.
Posts: 7,916
You can just manually remove associated files later, it's does generally state this when you uninstall a program "Some files where not removed but can be manually removed"

I'm guessing many on here never went through the early AOL days where to remove it entirely you needed to format your drive
__________________
“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” ~ Albert Einstein
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 24-01-16, 06:05 PM
NeverBackDown NeverBackDown is offline
AMD Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Middle-Earth
Posts: 14,551
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wraith View Post
You can just manually remove associated files later, it's does generally state this when you uninstall a program "Some files where not removed but can be manually removed"

I'm guessing many on here never went through the early AOL days where to remove it entirely you needed to format your drive
That's not the point, many people aren't good with computers, even casual gamers and I can bet that many of those people won't know how to remove the files that were left behind. If you uninstall this DRM software everything should be removed during the process
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 24-01-16, 06:56 PM
CRITICALThinker's Avatar
CRITICALThinker CRITICALThinker is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 64
So now I have to make a routine sweep of my programs and files after I uninstall a game? Come on, is piracy really that big of an issue? It is alredy bad enough that I have punkbuster on my system in three places for a game that I got as a temporary BETA, but this is getting excessive
__________________
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|- [email protected](Summer), 4.4(Winter) -||- Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo -||- Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 -||- 16GB Kingston HyperX Fury 1866MHz DDR3 -||- EVGA GQ650 -||- MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 6GB -||- Zalman Z9 Plus -||- Samsung 850 EVO 240GB -||- 2TB Mechanical Storage -|
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 24-01-16, 07:35 PM
ImprovizoR's Avatar
ImprovizoR ImprovizoR is offline
Advanced Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 274
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wraith View Post
You can just manually remove associated files later, it's does generally state this when you uninstall a program "Some files where not removed but can be manually removed"
If that's the case they should write that down as well so we can be sure. But they didn't do that, so it's fair to assume that it's a funky piece of software that refuses to be removed manually.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 24-01-16, 10:31 PM
Letrico Letrico is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 1
No problem at all. I'm not even doing anything suspicious or does my PC even slowdown by the leftover few kb files.

Nothing to hide, nothing to fear.

Not to mention usually the left over files are user related configuration that they will reuse if you reinstall the program. Probably a unique identifier for statistic purpose to figure out how many new users over time using it, how many removed completely etc etc.

Don't be too paranoid guys, no one wants to spy on your fetishes.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 24-01-16, 10:59 PM
Dicehunter's Avatar
Dicehunter Dicehunter is offline
OC3D Elite
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Ye Olde England
Posts: 12,638
Send a message via Skype™ to Dicehunter
Quote:
Originally Posted by Letrico View Post
No problem at all. I'm not even doing anything suspicious or does my PC even slowdown by the leftover few kb files.

Nothing to hide, nothing to fear.

Not to mention usually the left over files are user related configuration that they will reuse if you reinstall the program. Probably a unique identifier for statistic purpose to figure out how many new users over time using it, how many removed completely etc etc.

Don't be too paranoid guys, no one wants to spy on your fetishes.
That's the thing, They haven't said what the files left behind are or do.

For all we know they could infact be using system resources.

Can I send you a keylogger and backdoor program please ? You have nothing to hide and don't mind your privacy being violated so this will be ok right ?
__________________
=AMD Ryzen 1800X @ 4GHz 8C/16T = Asus Crosshair VI Hero AM4 X370=
=Corsair Vengeance RGB @ 3400MHz 2x8GB = Corsair Crystal 570X Red=
=Nvidia Titan Xp SW Galactic Empire C.E @ 2050/6200 = Corsair H150i Pro=
=Acer Predator X34P 34" Ultrawide 3440x1440P G-Sync 120Hz IPS 4Ms=
=Steam - Dicehunter = Origin - Dicehunter = Uplay - DicehunterUPLAY=

Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump










All times are GMT. The time now is 07:50 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.