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Happy Expat

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Newly activated licence key on multi user XP
« on: November 16, 2013, 08:40:18 AM »
WIN XP(SP3) 32 bit - Multi User 4 family members and the Administrator account
Hi there,
Just downloaded my first licence key (for use with LBC). I am trying LBC on my own personal user account and also on the administrator account. I noticed that the activated key was stored in the Program folder and also in the APPDATA folder for the user account in which I first activated the key. As a precaution I cut&pasted the key into a Wordpad file.
When I go into the Administrator account:-
1) Will I be asked to activate another key for that user account in order that the kay is also stored in the appropriate APPDATA folder?
2) If another key activation is requested, should I use the copy or grab a supplementary key.
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Re: Newly activated licence key on multi user XP
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2013, 02:03:43 PM »
Ok first things first -- you can use the same license key from us on multiple accounts and pcs.  So if you have a home pc, laptop pc, etc.  You can use the same license key (or different ones if you prefer).

Ok now regarding where license keys are stored.  On win XP the license key will go in program files directory.  And in all cases to AppData.  On vista and later, it might be that the license key registered for one user account will have to be put in again if logged in as another user.

More importantly is the question about whether the same configuration directory should be shared by multiple accounts on XP.  If you do not want this on XP you will have to edit the configdir.ini file in the program file directory to tell it to use the USERS documents area for saving settings.

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Re: Newly activated licence key on multi user XP
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2013, 02:17:21 AM »
Understood, thanks
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