Software iLok - license safe if HD fails?

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AcrossTheSky
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563 posts since 3 Jul, 2016

Post Sat Oct 30, 2021 11:30 pm

kmonkey wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:22 pm
Verde wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:03 pm
With that said, the whole point of machine activations is to either save money on the dongle or for convenience. I personally don't trust either of them, but if I have to choose, I'll take the dongle over the machine ID. I've read somewhere that even a Windows update can trigger such a machine issue, but I can't remember where I heard that.
True that - to save on dongle and for convenience but at the stake of loosing licenses and begging companies to depose other. Having/buying multiple licenses just "in case" is ridiculous. This whole ilok machine activation and not being able to deactivate it if mobo dies is ridiculous. Other companies implemented that in their security solutions years ago. So their whole nonsense about "we are not being able to do so we are merely a company of monkeys offering other companies bananas" is fallacy.

I agree with you i believe physical key is more secure then computer ID.

I am just shocked how they get a pass on this ridicule moronic service. Talking about machine activation.

Like they added machine activation just to shut up some people. Hey we have cloud solution. But it's crippled in our favor (ZDT). But at the same time they kept ZDT (which should be active for anyone all the time!!!! for free)
Try Acronis true image backup disk.Use
option to include disk signature..
When restoring to a new disk use option to write the disk signature to the new drive.
It should work - maybe if you have a duplicate license to try it on - you can test this method.

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