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Protecting software with Dinkey Dongles

Posted on 2001-07-19
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Hi

I want to make a VB DLL which will interogate parallel port and tell wheather that particular Dongle is installed. I am planning to set up a DONGLE production unit and need software support.

Any one having any source code or 3rd party links in VB or VC?

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mattyk earned 150 total points
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Your best bet would probably bet pick up a copy of the book Parallel Port Complete which details working VB.


http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0965081915/002-2792134-8930462

the website for the book is also quite good:
http://www.lvr.com/parport.htm


Some other good links:

http://www.aaroncake.net/electronics/vblpt.htm
http://vv.carleton.ca/~neil/lpt/
http://www.rbullock.freeserve.co.uk/parallel_port_control.htm

-matty
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by:CJ_S
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The following is the dinkey dongle's manual:
http://www.locksmithshop.com/dinkey.PDF

some samples can be found at:
http://www.locksmithshop.com

Regards,
CJ
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by:diptiman
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Hi

I am going to visit all these sites today and will get back to you later.

Bye
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by:diptiman
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Hi

The LOCKSMITH.com is good. But does not have a free version or any sort of source code or any sort of manual for detecting the DINKEY's DONGLE.

Please send in sites or source coding matching my demand

Bye.
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