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PRO Trial

A trial of the Pro subscription should be offered. At the very least, there should be an option to download sample pdf's to see if a subscription is worth it.

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How to make a trial version of software?????

How do you make a trial version?? I have a software I made and I want to make it a trial version.......

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Head to Head Contest: You Choose.

I've decided to test an idea for some friendly competition. The rules are simple: two volunteer members will be given a week to create an Instructable based on a common subject. Whoever creates the better Instructable (higher quality, cooler, featured, most voted for, etc) will win a patch similar to the images below. Because this is the first run, and I can't think of a subject, the competing members will have to agree on a subject of their choosing. If there is a flood of volunteers, the community will vote on who they want to see face off. In this trial, I will allow up to four separate pairs to compete. If this doesn't make any sense, well, I just woke up! :PThe stats are as follows:Lithium Rain VS. gmjhowe: Card, any kind of card, and it has to plug into a computer. Deadline: to be determined. Matt1497 VS. watermelonhead : Duct tape hoodie. Deadline: 10th of August. _x_VS._x_ :subject. _x_VS._x_ :subject.

Topic by Spl1nt3rC3ll    |  last reply


Halo Trial MODS

This topic is sharing halo trial mods you have found. I have almost every mod and if you want one i will get it to you asap. please leave your email so i can get it you.

Topic by Bert99  


Casey Anthony Trial

Instructables was just mentioned during testimony by a computer forensics guy. It seems someone on her computer was visiting Instructables looking for information on Chloroform.

Topic by gdhenson    |  last reply


Is there any "Trial" Pro Membership codes?

Hello,  I just stumbled across this site when I was looking for a DIY project off Pinterest and I was wondering if there are any trial offers? There is a PDF I'd like to download for a pallet playhouse for my daughter for this spring and it's so adorable! I wouldn't even mind to pay for one month if that were possible?! I'm just not sure if I would use this site a lot yet to pay for 1-2 years worth. But if I can do a trial it may persuade me otherwise! I would very much appreciate anyone's help this is for my first baby girl who is almost two now and I'm ready to make her spring and summer so much fun but on a budget with this cute pallet play house Thanks!!!! 

Topic by GiovannaA8    |  last reply


"Unemployed Mom's Tip on Teeth Whitening" - TOTAL SCAM !

  The ad for supposed free trial offer of the two teeth whitening products by the so-called unemployed mom is a total scam & rip-off !  Not only will you be charged unauthorized from them but, also by other companies who are given your financial information. I am working with my bank right now after closing my account to get money back if possible.  Do not trust any of those lying criminals! Steve

Topic by oedius    |  last reply


CLOSED - FREEBIES! Giving away FOUR 3-month Pro Memberships!

I'll be old and gray before I'm able to use all the wonderful PRO Membership time I have in the bank. Paying it forward. Four 3-month PRO Memberships up for grabs. Please allow those who do not currently have memberships to take advantage of this offer. Enjoy! Leave a comment, and if you are not currently subscribed, I'll send a link to you for a free trial membership. If, once you are a member, you create a published Instructable in the next three months, I'll give you another 3-month membership. First four only, please. :-)

Topic by WUVIE    |  last reply


Halo PC modding: trial and error

Ive been trying to make ghost variants (like the r-warthog and normal warthog) and have repeatedly failed. any tips?

Topic by davison112    |  last reply


Looking for a "trial" pro membership code

I am new to the site and was looking to see if anyone might be gracious enough to send along a pro membership code for a trial basis (was thinking a month or two).  I just had my first son back in July and I am really interested in improving my skills in a few areas (wood-working, electrical, and tech related to raspberry pi).  Looking to build a few cool projects for my boy and have the skills to pass along to him when the timing is right.  The pro features (downloading some of the project PDFs, specifically) look like they would be really helpful in getting my feet off the ground and I just have a pretty limited budget (as one might imagine with a new born). Just thought I would throw out a line and see if anyone is willing.  By the way - this site has some of the most amazing designs and DIY projects I have ever seen, hoping to stick around and contribute here when I can! Thanks!

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how do i fix my halo trial? PLEASE HELP Answered

First of all i played on my computer which is windows 7 by the way and it crashed for some reason. now i have to play on a different computer and i really want it back on my computer and if any of you know me i am Beast145 and i know tons of mods if u want any. i can download halo trial and when i get into it it says: a problem occurred initializing DirectDraw. Hardware acceleration may be disabled. Please run DxDIAG. if anyone can help me please respond because i really need it back. IN EXCHANGE FOR FIXING MY HALO TRIAL I WILL GIVE YOU PELICAN MOD OR OTHER REQUESTED MOD. PLEASE LEAVE YOUR EMAIL SO I CAN SEND IT TO YOU.                                                                                                    THANKS,                                                                                                                                                                                                           Beast145

Question by Bert99    |  last reply


Deleting Registry

How do you delete things in your computer's registry so you can redownload trials?

Topic by MisterHankie    |  last reply


do you.....

Do you play the halo online free trial? if so, tell me your screen name so i can play against you.

Topic by nerfer192  


Hacking a program

Is there a way to remove the trial period from a program, say its gonna expire in 30 days, delete that piece of memory so it forgets and you have it forever? (photo courtesty of whatsisface)

Topic by Danny    |  last reply


How to delete keywords from an instructable?

I've discovered by trial and error that keywords are supposed to be comma-separated. I've ended up with some sentences for keywords. How can I delete them?

Topic by Dr Rob    |  last reply


CS4 Photoshop: Help with cursor

I downloaded the trial of PS CS4, and It's great! But for some reason, no matter what I do, the mouse stays at the hand tool. It just won't change. Any help here?

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i need a media encoder...? Answered

It needs to be able to encode midi files to mp3 and ogg vorbis and would be extremely nice if it supported batches of files instead of 1 by 1 by 1...and it needs to be freeware....no stupid trials

Question by fwjs28    |  last reply


Does anybody know of an antivirus for windows server 2000? Answered

I need this for a computer that is running windows server 2000 as a terminal server. It would be preferable if this antivirus was free or atleast had a free trial. Thanks for any ideas.

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How to clone yourself in GIMP?

I've seen all the instructables on how to clone yourself in photoshop so I downloaded a trial version of it but... is there any way i can do this in GIMP? Like a history brush in GIMP? Thanks, joespicnictables

Question by joespicnictables    |  last reply


Stop Motion Pro + Transformers

Here's a short video I made to test the difference between two different stop motion techniques and software.You can download the special trial version of Stop Motion Pro here. Here's another vid that I just made.

Topic by Mepain    |  last reply


how to crack my bitdefender antivirus to full version?

I have a trial bitdefender antivirus which ends after 30 days i want to make it a fullversion without buying(very costly) what should i do?

Question by chaitu9701    |  last reply


Contest at work need help please!!!!

I'm trying to win a contest at work you get 4 weeks free Online movie rentals for a free trial the more free rentals I give away the better pass this around to your friends and family www.blockbuster.com/bbfamily enter code 1647ta

Topic by gdeath79    |  last reply


Rock Band Logo Font (W.I.P.) (Need Help)

Heres what i have so far. i spent 4+ hrs in MS Paint only. i need a font making program. anyone know a good one (preferably free or trial).

Topic by REA    |  last reply


Where'd my captcha go?

I received a PM earlier from owen-mon regarding the image bugs. When I pressed send, I noticed my captcha was gone. Is this a bug? Or is this part of the "Pro trial"? I like it, but Im just wondering. If staff can clarify, thx. -DJ

Topic by DJ Radio    |  last reply


W.I.P Battle Rifle

Incase if you don't know what W.I.P Means it means Work In Process yes i will soon release a Battle Rifle to replace the Assault Rifle (its not a 3 round burst it only shoots 3 ammo at once kinda like a shotgun) it is pretty cool exept that you can see that little hole in the number area UPDATE well im sorry to say that i've been so busy that i dont think il be able to release it, but if you still want to use it then first, download Halo Trial and after you install it, go to the Halo Filefront place (in google search: Halo Files) then in the search bar type in: Halo 2 Mod for Halo Trial (NOTE: there will be 2 so click on 1 of them and if you see red letters and a link to a new version then click it)

Topic by SonicX 22    |  last reply


Piloted solar plane unveiled

Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard has unveiled a prototype of the solar-powered plane he hopes eventually to fly around the world.The vehicle, spanning 61m but weighing just 1,500kg, will undergo trials to prove it can fly through the night. The width of a jet airliner, but the weight of a family car, it is possibly the lightest plane (weight-for-size) ever to fly.When trials have finished - including a transatlantic flight planned for 2012 - the single-seat plane (designated "HB-SIA") should be able to circumnavigate the globe non-stop. Unfortunately, the pilot won't - at 20-25 knots, the flight should take three weeks, too long for a human to go without sleep. Instead, the flight is planned in five-day "hops", each ending with a change in pilot.Solar Impulse websiteBBC Story with video

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply


Video Programs

I've been looking for a good program for making videos, and was wondering what other people have used. I tried the trial version of Vegas,but can't buy it because of the price. Anything over $100 is too much, ~$50 is better. Ulead has been suggested to me. It has to handle mpeg-2 video from a Sony Handycam, too.

Topic by John Smith    |  last reply


How much does an Instructables Pro account cost after your 3 month trial runs out?

Also are there any alternative methods of payment besides PayPal? I know some people have been sending checks directly to Instructables. I just want to know if those are my only options.

Question by UbuntuNinja    |  last reply


It's safe to wear light-up sweatshirts in Boston again - or is it?

Star Simpson, everybody's favorite LED-bedecked MIT student, got pre-trial probation today after Suffolk County prosecutors acknowledged they didn't have enough evidence to actually charge her with a felony.(but read on ...)http://www.universalhub.com/node/14827

Topic by OldProfessorBear    |  last reply


Pro Membership Committment

I am very confused by the membership options and can find no real explanation of what I would be committing to.  Is it possible to sign up for one month only?  I am interested in a trial basis membership but do not want to be committed to a year long membership until I can feel the site out a bit. Thank you. Kristina

Topic by kstearley    |  last reply


mp3 to midi

I have been looking very hard around the web and have not yet found a free (or a trial version) mp3 converter that can make it midi or (mid) type music file. Also some step by step instructions on how to do it would be nice. UPDATE I don't want to put it on my ipod I need it for my phone and it handles only midis.:( Thanks in advance:)

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Is there a good and free CNC software program available?

I'm currently using FreeMill and the related free CAD software.  http://www.cncportal.com/thankyoufree.htm  I'm not complaining, but technology changes and I'm wondering if there is anything FREE (not trial versions) that might be better.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     If anyone posts links to pay versions that cost more than $150 I'm going to delete their posts because it is blatant SPAM.

Question by RickBeers  


Does anyone know how to use Sony Vegas 8.0

I'm so confused! I downloaded a Sony Vegas trial, trying to get a more advanced editing tool. It opened and I'm using it, but all these big words are confusing me. I'm pretty sure Sony Vegas can deliver my desired effects but I don't know how to use it! Can someone help me?

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i found a loop hole

I found a loop hole in the 5th amendment i think they made a movie about this. okay how the story goes is a wife gets framed for her husbands murder but when she gets out of jail she sees that hes still alive so therefore legally she can kill him because of double jepherdy the fifth amendment she cant be on trial for the murder twice isnt that messed up?

Topic by ich bin ein pyro    |  last reply


Need an idea for a motor!

I live on the texas coast in mostly swamp and tourists. In my trials and trades I have came across a 82 450 honda engine. I have several ideas but need more input. So far a paddlewheel boat has the lead. Also have several other lawnmower engines and weedeater motors. The mower beds and bodys really catch the rust here and seem to melt in front of your eyes. hope for some ideas on screaming death machines.

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Exploding Glass Tears-- forgot the name, but it's called "(some Austrian city) tears." ? Answered

You get a super-strong tear-shaped glass object that's incredibly strong-- stood up to repeated hammer blows on the bulb end. But when the "tail" is snapped, it bursts into powder. There's a wikipedia entry, but I need the name to find it again. I'd like to try it, but I need better info to avoid long trial/error sessions with hot glass.

Question by Sawgrass man    |  last reply


Why Im posting this forum

Ok, im in computer class at the moment. Normally, I would be playing halo now, but some jerk uninstalled halo on all but one of the computers (that one computer has halo full), and I cant reinstall it because Microsoft has taken down the trial download, and the filters are blocking alternative download pages. So im browsing Instructables in Google Chrome now, and i was so bored, I thought I would post this forum. Lulz :-P

Topic by DJ Radio    |  last reply


Need information : I want to make an LED powered LAMP from one of my computers USB ports.

What should I know about this project before I start? I don't want to fry my computer. I am looking to run between 5 and 50 LEDS (I know it is a big stretch between those figures). This is my first trial with USB power so any input is appreciated! ThanksAFF

Question by AFF    |  last reply


Kite-powered ship sets sail.

German container ship MS Beluga SkySails has set sail for Venezuela from Germany, towed in part by 160 square metres of parafoil.The kite is flown at an altitude of around 200m (depending on exact wind conditions), and is expected to save nearly $1600 in fuel costs every day.The kite is computer-controlled, flying in a constant figure-eight to maintain traction.If this trial is successful, kites of up to 5000m2 are planned for future trips.BBC StorySkySails site

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Abraham Lincoln Assassination vs John F. Kennedy Assassination

I am going to go straight to the point - Abraham Lincoln was elected to congress in 1846John F. Kennedy was elected to congress in 1946Lincoln was elected president in 1860Kennedy was elected president in 1960Lincoln was shot on a FridayKennedy was shot on a FridayLincoln's Assassain had a 3 word 15 letter name (John Wilkes Booth)Kennedy's Assassain had a 3 word 15 letter name (Lee Harvey Oswald)Booth ran from a theater and was caught in a warehouseOswald ran from a warehouse and was caught in a theaterBooth was assassinated before his trialOslwald was assassinated before his trialLincoln was shot in the head from behindKennedy was shot in the head from behindLincoln was shot in a theater named FordKennedy was shot in a car made by FordLincoln's wife was present when he was shotKennedy's wife was present when he was shotLincoln was succeeded by a Vice President JohnsonKennedy was succeeded by a Vice President JonhsonI got all this info from a book. But I noticed something... Lincoln's last name has 7 lettersKennedy's last name has 7 letters SUPER WEIRD =

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Pro membership switching back to regular membership (old account)? Answered

My recent Instructable (Shameless Plug) was featured, and apparently now they give out free 3 month Pro Memberships. Pretty spiffy. However, I've got an old account (meaning I can view all steps on one page, PDF stuff, and etc.) and was wondering if I accept this 3 month "trial", and then switch decide to switch back to basic membership. Will my benefits of having an older account disappear?

Question by LegoBrickMaster7    |  last reply


A Screen capture software that can export to Quicktime (.mov) !?

I'm looking for a Screen recording software that can export to Quicktime (.mov). I tried capturing what I want in avi format and then converting it, but the quality suffered too much. I want a screen capture that records directly to MOV. I had the Camtasia trial, so I guess I can't download it again... I also have Camstudio, but it can only export to avi or swf. Help??

Topic by Keith-Kid    |  last reply


How to drill holes in thin steel? Answered

To save me going through the trial and error stage (I can only eat so many Altoids), what is the best way to drill a matrix of neat 5mm holes in the lid of an Altoids tin? Centres will be 12.5mm (1/2") so reasonable gap between. How do you clamp and support the tin without bending it? What drill speed do you use? Centre-punch first? Drill pilot holes? Drill from the inside or outside? I have a bench drill and usual workshop stuff available.

Question by AndyGadget    |  last reply


Numark dj to go, issues?

Im having issues mapping the device in virtual dj. It was fine until my trial of virtual dj pro ran out. I acquired a new version of the program and now im having issues with certain buttons not mapping properly. Many buttons are only controlling the left deck including the gain. The pitch slider isnt mapping and im unsure how to map the lights. it used to recognise the device by name but now its just "simple midi device" any help would be great, im very new the dj world. 

Question by zigzagchris    |  last reply


How to make voltage rise sharply from 0v to 5V ?

Hello, So i am designing a circuit board using microhard pDDL2450. So after a few trial and contact help from them, I figured out the reason the board didnt work.  The input voltage after pass through a voltage regulator doesnt rise fast enough, hence the chip wont turn on. So the next logical step would be designing an independent add-on circuit that can make the voltage rise faster.  Any idea on how to do that ? 

Topic by ChuongV1    |  last reply


Dazzling White

Everyone should beware of the teeth whitening ads on Instructables.  One of the advertisers, Dazzling White, is a fraudulent company which, once they have your Credit card number, will continue charging your credit card forever.  If you complain, they say they will send you an email to opt out but you will never get the email.  They will charge your card in advance of sending you their product so you will get billed 2 or 3 times before you ever get anything. Their offer is a "trial" sample for which they will bill you something like $8.  If you read the small print, which no one ever does, it says you have to cancel within 10 days of receiving your trial else they will charge you the full $80+ dollars, will enroll you in their "program" and start billing you $80+ every month. I had to get my credit card company involved in order to get them to cease and desist.  No amount of pleading with them on the phone will work.  They claim to abide by their "terms and conditions". I've been on the Internet a long time and this is the first time I've ever succumbed to fraudulent activity of this magnitude.  I'm out $160 that I will never get back. Instructables!!!  You need to get these crooks off your site.  It's giving you a bad name. If you search the Internet, you will see hundreds of complaints about these crooks. Spread the word!

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Pulse Generator, part suggestions?

Hey, I want to make an external pulse generator, mainly so I can power a simple coilgun. I know I have to have a bunch of capacitors hooked up in parallel, but what value would be ideal? And what kind of transformer do I need? Say I use a 9v battery, how would I calculate the ouptut voltage? I know trial and error would work best for me, but I don't have any transformers lying around so I need advice on which one to get. Thanks.

Topic by Jackhole    |  last reply


Is it sensible to work out how long it takes to heat your hot water tank? To set your timer.

I'm thinking, how long should it take from cold, to user temperature. I rarely run out of hot water, but the wife set it to come on at 4.30pm and go off at 7.30pm, the boiler clicking on and off throughout this period. If the boiler clicks off, does that mean its hot enough, or does the system build up the temperature in stages? I don't want to waste energy with trial and error, if someone can guide me roughly. Kind regards Mike

Question by mikee55    |  last reply


Hacker to be extradited to America

A Briton accused of hacking into top secret military computers has lost a Law Lords appeal against being extradited to stand trial in the US.Glasgow-born Gary McKinnon could face life in jail if convicted of accessing 97 US military and Nasa computers.He has admitted breaking into the computers from his London home but said he was seeking information on UFOs. Link to BBC website.According to McKinnon (in the video included in the article), he used a simple password hack ("blank password scanning") to look for UFO-related technology. In response, the US are using (abusing?) anti-terrorism laws to extradite McKinnon for trial.If found guilty, McKinnon could face life in jail. American officials involved in this case have stated that they want to see him "fry".Controversy abounds in this case:Britain has no choice regarding the extradition, because they have signed a treaty with America regarding the extradition of terrorist suspects. America, however, has yet to sign the treaty they are exploiting in this case.If an American citizen committed the same offenses against UK military computers, the US would prevent the extradition of their citizen anyway, because they are protected by the constitution.The case is being prosecuted retrospectively - when McKinnin hacked the military computers, there was no treaty, and his actions were not considered an offense.The US is (allegedly) using the same anti-terrorism treaty (the one they haven't signed) to force the extradition of around 200 UK citizens, mostly for non-terrorist offenses (such as financial crimes).

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Glueing Rubber

I'm trying to make a long inflatable rubber tube buy cutting a bike inner tube and then resealing the ends. I'm doing a bit of a trial run with all the suitable materials I have knocking about but I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions. I need it so I can inflate the tube with little or no leakage (not to any great pressure) and I would like it to remain at least semi flexible so that means I cant just pack the last 2 inches with hot glue. Any suggestions? I plan to try poly-cement, epoxy, hot glue, super glue and melting the ends together but I'm sure someone has had some experience at this.

Topic by pyper    |  last reply