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Delphi - Change physical hdd serial

hello friends, i am need chage the hdd physical serial, not volume serial, i am need the hdd physical serial change in delphi or if no solution in another language or any program make this. thanks
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kidd12
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CodedKCommented:
You can do it with a soldering gun and a replacement chip!

This info is hard coded in the device and probably not modifiable, hence it's one of the numbers Microsoft uses to connect your license key to your machine.  However, I imagine you could write a proxy device driver that could imitate a Hard Drive, similar to way they have these virtual CD roms except yours would just act as a pass through to the real driver and intercept whatever call it is to read the serial number.

So Delphi is out of the question if you need to write a driver.

Hope this helps.
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epasquierCommented:
hum, no not possible as CodedK said. But why would you need that, except to defeat such protection mechanism that rely on it ?

I know that's not what you want, but just for the ones that will look for it and end up here, or don't see the difference with what you ask - here is the HDD volume changer :
http://www.xboxharddrive.com/freeware.html
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Geert GruwezOracle dbaCommented:
old harddisk is d:

another option
> attach new harddisk named e:
> copy past all from d: to e:
> detach d:
> attach new as d:

serial num changed; voila !
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