edgeS0ft have reviewed the results of the cracking attempts in the previous thread and are quite happy that there is progress in deterring crackers’ attempts at pirating the software.
edgyReggie has also noticed that people have been able to share registration information amongst each other to unlock the full program so as a response to this, he has removed the use of the licensing file entirely. Meanwhile,
DownerDanny has been looking further into different ways he could protect easily recognisable and potentially information-sensitive information.
Author Assigned Level: Wannabe
Community Assigned Level:
- Your goal is to achieve the “full” version of the software, i.e. removing all nags that you see and unlocking all features of the program.
- Your second goal is to ensure that your unlocked program works on different machines.
- Your third (optional) goal is to generate a working name-serial pair if possible.
- Bonus points to the most elegant solutions (minimal byte patching).
Rules of Engagement
Not really a rule but it would be a better learning experience if you disable all anti-anti plugins. I’m not forcing this onto you but I’d recommend leaving them until later.
DEFINITE SPOILERS IN HERE! Don't reveal unless you're really stuck!
Preview (look and design may not be accurate):