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trial software

by etsp / March 11, 2004 1:28 AM PST

trial software
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I installed a trial software, then uninstalled it and removed all files (from registry and program file)that I could find associated with this program. Now I want to install this program again, but every time I try to do it I get a message that refer to my previous installation. I dont know where I can find this reference and delete it. I am using window XP

thanks!
ES

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Re:trial software. It's how it works.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 11, 2004 1:40 AM PST
In reply to: trial software

If the company just allowed you to trial such and reset the time and use it again, no sale would result.

If it's that good, why not buy it?

bob

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Re:trial software
by etsp / March 11, 2004 1:51 AM PST
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I want to buy this software, but I want to try it first. I never tried it first time and my 15 days trial have expired...

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Re:Re:trial software, this is what you do now.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 11, 2004 2:14 AM PST
In reply to: Re:trial software

Try it on a new machine or call in and ask for an extension.

ANY other avenue is much like piracy...

Bob

PS. Name names. Maybe we know of same function software?

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Re:Re:trial software
by Papa Echo / March 12, 2004 5:02 PM PST
In reply to: Re:trial software

Obviously, you did not remove everything, and anything you removed is "still there". Have you thought of moving the clock back ? It may work, but the program may be able to detect this ploy. Try also installing it with a different user account ?

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Re:Re:Re:trial software
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 12, 2004 9:00 PM PST
In reply to: Re:Re:trial software

This is "by design." If one could easily remove the key or file, then many software with such trial periods would never be sold.

Bob

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