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regestering a program with VB, ways to fool hackers

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I currently send out my software with the users details imbedded into the program.  What I want is for someone to run my program the first time and they are asked for a registration number and username - if they enter a valid name and code then they can run the program.  This has to be saved - probably in the registry. This won't stop piracy but I want a simple method of creating a name and a random key generator which anyone could use and for it to be saved....any ideas?
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MTroutwine earned 150 total points
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Here is a good place to go, it will have all of the code you need to do what you are looking for:
http://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/

Once at the site do a search on 'Registration'.  You get several good and some not so good registration code generators.  I have used one from this site and it works great!
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doh! should have though of that. Thanx anyway - got some good code that I'm nowing modifying.
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