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dan at dbdigitalweb.com
Sat Sep 15 19:21:52 EDT 2012
On 9/15/2012 7:12 PM, Frank Gruendel wrote:
>> And I agree $50 is too much for something I have to purchase several times
> for each device.
>> If I bought a copy for each newton I have, I would be paying over $300.
> Not necessarily. Not if you want to use the software on a second Newton
> because the first one gave up the ghost.
> The Newton's hardware ID is stored in a chip on the mainboard. I haven't
> done this yet, but I don't think it would be all that difficult to remove
> this chip from a dead Newton's mainboard and solder it on a working
> mainboard. That way ALL your registered software would continue working
> without any additional expenses.
Well not possible for me (well personally as I lack such skills), but
very interesting and at least gives us some hope for the software that
are locked to the newton ID.
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