CD/DVD checks have nothing to do with secuROM, it will still run if you have one. It will still install if you have one. It will still have administrative access to your computer and piss about with other software you have installed... Even if you've uninstalled spore by now (and you probably have, let's face it, it's a crap game) secuROM will still be on your system. I paid for spore, and I hated the game, but aside from that I hate the idea of companies installing things you don't want. It's annoying. Like those epson printer drivers that used to install an entire army of little programs that run in the background/in your taskbar telling you crap you don't need/want to know about your printer. Jesus did that annoy me.