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27-Oct-2003, 02:29 PM #1
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Hi People,

I am purchasing new software that requires them to generate a license key using my LAN ID for each of the two computers it will be installed on.

The problem is I have no idea what they a LAN ID is. They explain it is a set of numbers that usually comes out when you install the first CD?

Well, that did not explain much to me. I have searched the internet and still not found what these LAN ID number are.

Any idea's?? ... please help

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27-Oct-2003, 03:28 PM #2
The only thing that springs to mind is the MAC address of NIC. It's the only thing that would be suitable for generating a license key. It would help a lot if you specified more details, and exactly what they say about the "LAN ID". My guess is somewhere they'll actually tell you what it is, probably the MAC address.
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27-Oct-2003, 04:35 PM #3
Does it give you a unique ID after you installed the software? Kinda like the way M$ has a unique ID after you install Windoze.
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27-Oct-2003, 04:50 PM #4
Thanks Guys
You were right ... I contacted the Support Center of the software again ... and they said the LAN ID number will appear once I goto install the software.

At that time, I am to call them with the LAN ID number the software kicks out at installation time. They will then supply me with the Key Code.

I Wish companies would not send there Tech Service Support Centers oversea's. Might be a little easier to communicate with more clarity.

Thanks for everything
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