Curt, you mistake your own niche for something wider. Two options are hard drives and network cards. Wuollet a few dozen free copies of the software, and everyone should then be happy all round. Best regards - LynnL, www. You have companies being run by accountants, and even worse the stock market. I would think widespread pirating of their software would demonstrably improve the market for their hardware. We are customer 4 and 5 above.
The oddball maintenance man with a 'stolen' , 'borrowed' or 'copied' license is not causing a massive loss of revenue. If the company you work for will not give you the tools to do your job, don't do it, and if you have to walk a half mile to use the tool, charge for the time, or if you are hourly who cares, not your problem, your problem is to do the best you can with the tools you have. You will need to use FactoryTalk Activation. As some websites and applications will require character specifications to strengthen your password security, this application lets you select some of the usual requirements. Look on your computer; you might already have it as it is a fairly common package.
I guess I don't quite understand the borrow function. This would also connect the schematic representation to the physical location e. Curt, you mistake your own niche for something wider. See another thread about this. In this regard, it is great that the program supports an extensive list comprising more than 8,000 products. Are there serious contenders out there? Unfortunately the world isn't that simple.
Are there serious contenders out there? You can also save all your product keys to file or print. This is what prevents you from simply copying the activation file and why file system repair utilities can destroy the file. It sounds like Microsofts way of doing it. And the burden of all that license management and support for all the related problems has to be fairly high as well. Yes, we have seen how plants, even successful ones, are looking at every penny these days.
Is your company one of these? Earlier in this discussion, I had been framing a reply along these lines, but never sent it. Browse A:, then C:, then any other logical disks visible on each local computer, and find where each activation resides today. The dongle option is much cleaner, as long as you don't lose the dongle. Just because it isn't broken out from the associated hardware doesn't mean you're not paying for it. Rockwell master disk with windows 7. Generally, that would be on the logical hard disk upon which you have installed the product. When you have sorted your problem ie got your keys back put them back on your floppys and use a software called teledisk, i believe you can download it free, to make.
Moreover, you continue to believe that companies making hundreds of millions of dollars in this market are wrong, and you are right. If I've got this right, it seems like Rockwell leaving themselves wide open to duplicating an activation up to 3 times a year. Since the customer is required to make an up front investment in either case, the seller can reduce the risk of that investment by assuming some of the investment cost and recouping it on items with repeat sales potential. That is more of what I was looking for. I later found the dongle in the drivers side door pocket of my pickup :o Like 6 months later.
I was mainly trying to get a good understanding of how it works. As far as piracy, I know of no one who operates a business and doesn't use a legit license. I installed rslogix 500 on a computer that originally had rslogix 5. Everyone who has the latest and greatest raise their hand!. I ended up placing the activation on a virtual server on my local network. Thanks, There are two different mechanisms for activation of Rockwell Software products. I can't make a recommendation at this time.
I could if I wanted to , make 100 copies of any of the masters I have. I didn't worry too much about testing this - as long as you have your original Master diskette Rockwell gives you the option of playing dumb gee, the hard-drive crashed. I would guess they are doing this as a way of getting people to try their low end products. Alternatively, if you suffer a loss of your key while in transit, Rockwell will provide you with an entry code to restore the key. Meanwhile the machine is down and we are loosing production and I have been working for 15 hours straight at lunch time. Regards cww I haven't been following this thread too closely, but if you need Autocad capability for a fraction of the cost try Intellicad.
I can't, because I threw out all my zip drives and disks after they caught the 'click of death'. . Anyway, as my little brain know. In other words, you wouldn't be entering this information twice. Like I saw mentioned somewhere else. I can see both advantages and disadvantages for me as a user.
I say 'sadly' because your idea would have solved a commercial problem I was trying to handle with one of my sales reps when I saw your post. Is there an easier way? I think that I can use Factory Talk Activation Manager and Rehost my activation. Activate and Manage Your Software. Power Generation Power generation equipment control. The common thinking among other manufacturers is that if it has an associated cost, it must have an offsetting revenue. I can almost see it for pure software plays like autocad, but tied to the hardware, it would make for interesting analysis if they are actually accomplishing anything more than annoying the very folks who want to use their hardware.