Re: [NTLK] Wiping Names Soup

From: Greg Hankins <>
Date: Mon Jan 21 2008 - 12:23:07 EST

At this point I have no registered software on my machine. So I guess
it would not affect me at all?
Is the owner and worksite info stored in the Names soup?


Greg Hankins
Happy Hank's Honey House
Mt. Gilead, NC

On Jan 21, 2008, at 12:08 PM, Dan wrote:

> On 1/21/2008 3:42 AM, Jon Glass wrote:
>> On Jan 21, 2008 7:21 AM, Dan
>>> Sure, go into extras, tap the diamond at the top of the screen and
>>> select storage. Then tap names, and delete. It will clear then
>>> whole
>>> thing.
>> BUT DON"T DO THAT!!! Unless you want to wipe all your user info! If
>> you do this, you will have to reenter registration codes, etc--a real
>> pain in the neck!
>> In the end, I decided the best thing to do was to just keep deleting
>> with the select-all feature. It deletes--a bunch at a time. So, it
>> may
>> take a few minutes, but you won't wipe out your owner info this
>> way...
>> On my Newt with over 800 names, it took maybe 4 or 5 tries to get
>> them
>> all gone, but they went...
> Hmm true guess I should have mentioned that. It never bothered me
> though as I kept a note with all my codes and only took a minute to
> enter the ones affected (not that I had to delete the soup often,
> but I
> have for on a few occasions for testing reasons). Keep in mind not
> all
> of such packages use the names soup for code storage. Perhaps that is
> another reason it didn't bother me as most of my packages used the
> system soup. I think many packages (if not most) started using the
> system soup for this very reason as it was too easy for the normal
> user
> to delete their registration data.
> -Dan
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