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Posted on 2004-10-07
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Hi there,

I am building some software to release to the public, and I would like to force the user to enter a random registration key before beginning installation.

Does anyone know of any free programs that exist and provide this functionality?

Is it easy to build something like this? How would I get started?

thanks
Brad :)
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by:LRHGuy
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I like the OnGuard components, free with source too!

http://sourceforge.net/projects/tponguard/
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OnGuard looks pretty good, does it provide registration key functionality as well?
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If by that you mean, does it generate keys? Yes. I use it to "protect" certain software. I "register" the name, etc, generate an "unlock" key, and..tada...instant protection.
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thanks LRHGuy :)
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