[NTLK] Which, if any, of this software ties the license to the Newton ID?

Craig Goodwin cmgoodwin1 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 13:27:48 EST 2019

Hey Frank,

I don’t know about the other software but the key generator for dashboard is now free, link to the download page below.


Hope that helps a little


> On Nov 26, 2019, at 11:24 AM, NewtonTalk <newtontalk at pda-soft.de> wrote:
> Hi folks, 
> I've recently tried to resurrect Christian's Lady Newt, but so far without
> success. So I'm thinking of simply replacing the main logic board in order
> to revive her.
> Christian mostly needs the following software:
>    1.    Dash Board by Five Speed Software 
>    2.    MoreInfo, At-A-Glance, and Quiet by Silverware 
>    3.    Unlimited Folders by Silverware 
>    4.    Unlimited To-Dos by Silverware 
>    5.    AffiliatePlus by Silverware 
>    6.    FlightRecorder by Silverware
> If I were to simply replace the main logic board, it might happen that some
> of this software can't be installed or registered because some developers
> tied the registration to the Newton's ID back then, which is unique for
> every board. I guess I could transplant the chip where the Newton ID lives
> in, but I'd rather not do this unless it's really necessary. 
> Does anybody know off the top of his head know if software mentioned in the
> list above uses the Newton ID for registering? I admit I could find that out
> on my own by trying to install it on one of my spare Newtons, but I'm
> currently drowning in my tax declaration. Would be easier and faster (well,
> at least for me...) if one of you could chime in and let me know if this
> transplant will be necessary.
> Thanks a lot, as usual
> Frank
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