Fortunately I purchased a used, legal version of 3D Studio Max release 3.
Unfortunately the CD was 'cracked' (physically, that is!)
Fortunately there was also the factory back-up disc.
Fortunately it installed OK and works fine.
Unfortunately the back-up has neither the help file, the tutorials and some other goodies. I'd particularly like to get a Help file.
Unfortunately, contrary to expectations, Kinetix hasn't been of any help to this point.
Fortunately I have the EXPERTS to call on for help.
PS OK, OK I know it's supposed to be 'fortunately/unforotunately' all the way throuhg but I'm just not that linear! :)