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

Dan dan at dbdigitalweb.com
Tue Nov 26 15:46:50 EST 2019

Hi Frank,
Like mentioned Dash Board is now free, but Silverware's stuff DOES use Newton ID if I'm not mistaken.  I would contact them, I am guessing but I bet he would provide a new key if he can find the purchase in his database.


On 11/26/2019 12:22 PM, NewtonTalk 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
> -- Newton software and hardware at http://www.pda-soft.de

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