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So recently I got a new laptop for school and work. It's not powerful enough to play big stuff, but it should run Diablo 2 just fine. I purchased the box set with the DLC a few years ago and played it on my old computer. I just installed the installer from Blizzards site (was easier than trying to find my old box, but I can if I need to.)
It's asking for a key, I'm not totally sure what to do since I already bought the game and used the key on my old computer. How do I do this, haha? Am I not able to download it and play on my new comp without buying another key again? Because that would really suck.
I don't game on PC really ever and not familiar with a lot of it, so if this is a stupid question, I ask that you would have patience and hopefully answer it anywho.
If you bought the laptop from a store, it should be powerful enough to play most modern games. Unless you got some extremely cheap one that only has a chipset, but even then it should be able to run games like Titan Quest perfectly fine.
The only thing I can think of would be to run it in compatibility mode.
Run it in compatibility mode for windows xp/vista. Then have it run as administrator. You can set it to auto do both by right clicking the .exe itself inside program files(x86)\Diablo II\Diabloii.exe or something to that extent. I am at my work computer so don't have the exact file name.
It should work fine for any windows 7/10 computer you can buy. It is all about setting the software to run in the right mode.