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Hacking a program Answered

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)

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schorhr

11 years ago

Hello, it would be illegal to post how. Plus it is rather ironic that you post a picture with "curtesty of" while wanting to violate someone else's copyright.

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Dannyschorhr

Reply 11 years ago

now i never said i was going to use it on a program, maybe i wanted to know how so i could defend people from doing it to my program.

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schorhrDanny

Reply 11 years ago

If for someone elses program: For most things are free alternatives available these days. To secure a software: Impossible. If everything fails, people will just distribute a whole copy of the executable or such instead of keys. The only method that seems to be crack proof is to distribute software with a hardware key that has a unique number (and even then it is possible to hack the program).

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ll.13schorhr

Reply 11 years ago

VALVe's way of doing things is really awesome.

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ll.13

11 years ago

Ack, just get a keygen or serial# I dunno, but I think the "you have used this for 30 days" is in the registry... though where I don't know. (start>run>regedit.exe)

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Baron All.13

Reply 11 years ago

Key-Gens are like a pain lol.... You have to get a good one and not a bogus one.

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Sandisk1duoBaron A

Reply 11 years ago

if the keygen came with the torrent, then it will work (download the trial and keygen files all together, and they should work) if you have Vista, make sure you run everything in admin, or a bunch of things won't work!

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coolzll.13

Reply 11 years ago

if you dont know, then you put your computer at risk

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ll.13coolz

Reply 11 years ago

Uhm, no?

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Lithium Rain

11 years ago

*hint* mess with the dates *hint*

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KentsOkay

11 years ago

Yah I know what you mean, I wanna play LOTR Online for free for a week, hacking it to extend the life would be awesome...

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NachoMahma

11 years ago

. Uninstall the app, run a good registry/system cleaner (eg, CCleaner), re-install the app.