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This problems regards the actual installation of the game. (For the PC)
Everything runs smoothly on the first disc, and the installation starts fine. But when it gets to the point where the message says "Please insert the next disc (Disc 2)," that's where I have problems. I take out Disc 1 and put in Disc 2, and I can hear it spinning and begining to run. However, nothing happens. The "Please insert Disc 2" message doens't go away, even if I click "Retry."
So basically, nothing happens after I put in disc 2. It acts as if I haven't even put in the disc. I've tried launching the disc from the "My Computer" menu, as well as starting over with Disc 1 again.
I'm sure you all know how frustrating it is when you can't get a game working. Any advice??
I just tried putting Disc 1 back in my first drive and 2 in the second, but it doesn't seem to be doing anything... Although I'm not a hundred percent sure my second drive even works, so that may still be the problem.
I had this EXACT same problem! However I may have found a solution for you. It worked for me anyway. Try installing the game and when it asks for disc 2, put the disc in the tray, but click the retry button with the tray open, it will automatically close the tray and start reading the disc resuming the installation. For some reason it wasn't working putting the disc in and then clicking retry. So try what I did, hope it works for you too!
I don't have ME2, but I've got the exact same problem with disc 4 of my CD copy of KOTORII. The first 3 discs install fine, but when I put in the 4th, it doesn't recognize it. I tried the CD drive on my other computer, still nothing. Then I tried the DVD drive. Something. Do you suppose that retry trick (if available) would work with my problem?
When man invented fire, he didn’t say, 'hey, let’s cook', he said, 'great, now we can see naked bottoms in the dark.' - Steve, from 'Coupling'
It's worth a shot, although unfortunately (I just tried it) it didn't fix my problem- The drive didn't automatically close. I do think it's a technique worth using for anyone with similar problems, though.