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    Isn't pirate software supposed to include a serial number?

    I thought it was, maybe it isn't. I bought a copy of Final Cut Express a couple of months back and yesterday had a big clear out and installed it up to the point where I need the serial number, of which there is none on the packet or disc.

    Is this usual or do I need to return to the shop and enquire as to why I have no serial number?

    If not I will have to download one of the internet, they usually don't work but if you get an English version from a Russian torrent you stand a better chance.

    Still, I'm a bit peeved that I paid 100 baht for an unusable copy.

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    Isn't pirate software supposed to include a serial number?
    YES or NO????

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    try having a great big flying guess.

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    Look on the disc there's probably a file called cracked or something similar. You copy that to the same directory as the exe file and run it.

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    If it does have an .exe, upload it to VirusTotal for a good scan before deciding to run it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Begbie View Post
    Look on the disc there's probably a file called cracked or something similar. You copy that to the same directory as the exe file and run it.

    Yep, and next time trying fake warez why not check first the goods whether they have a serial or not?

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    I am assuming it's all in a DMG file, so no extra directory or additional files to be displayed, you will need to use the SHELL to find it

    In Short: You OwnED !!! or ask Quack Quack or slutla
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Gentleman Scamp
    a Russian torrent
    Using Russian warez is a very bad idea.

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    Final Cut Express 4.0
    Volume License
    E-335-PIL-508-OQL-416-UDH-507-QSX-TCA-Z29X

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    Ah, I've just realized something - when I was told the serial number was on the disc I thought it was written on the disc itself in marker pen.

    Fuck me I'm as thick as shit sometimes and deserve a lot of the flack I get.

    I'll have a look at the files next time I load it, if not - thankyou Thetyim.

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    Classic

    don't forget to turn on the computer too before inserting the disc

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    Yes the serial number was clearly on the disc in a separate file, i'll get me coat.


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    Quote Originally Posted by The Gentleman Scamp View Post
    Yes the serial number was clearly on the disc in a separate file, i'll get me coat.

    ASK SCAMPY

    If anyone has any computer hardware or software queries, please feel free to ASK SCAMPY

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    Poop...Pm me...

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    Well at least he had the balls to own up to his mistake.

    I did the exact opposite once.
    Spent ages searching a disk for a serial number and then found it written on the back CD cover.

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