Hi, Dov. Dov Isaacs wrote: > If you in fact go over the two activation limit due to > equipment failure, call the phone number that appears on > your screen to talk with the Adobe Activation Center. > They are very understanding about such situations and > unless you abuse the privilege (such as having a hardware > failure every week), they will add an activation to your > copy via the activation server.
Good enough! I figured as much ... :) So, I did not worry about it ... the laptop failure happened over 9 or 10 months ago, and my new laptop has been fine. I did not even bother to call Adobe about it when I got that message. Thanks for the reassurance though! > Most of the big complainers were > in fact users who previously tried to install one copy > of a program on a whole fleet of computers. It never fails me to amaze me that people think that what they are doing is legal (and not a violation of the license terms that they agreed to) and also dumb enough to think that they would not be caught. Sad ... Z >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Syed Zaeem Hosain [mailto:Syed.Hosain at aeris.net] >> Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2007 3:35 PM >> To: Dov Isaacs >> Cc: Bodvar Bjorgvinsson; Sarah O'Keefe; framers at frameusers.com >> Subject: Re: first impressions of FrameMaker 8 >> >> Hi, Dov, et. al. >> >> Dov Isaacs wrote: >>> The activation mechanism supports two activations such >>> that you can use the software per the EULA. Note that if >>> you need to move from a system to another (i.e., a third >>> system), there is a function to DE-activate on a system >>> which adds one back to your available activation count. >>> That system does work pretty well. >> I believe that Acrobat 8 has something similar. I discovered >> that by accident ... my laptop died and I could not have gone >> through the process of DE-activation. When I loaded it onto a >> new replacement system, I got a screen message that it was being >> activated a second time (or some such info, as I recall badly >> now). >> >> Since this license is only one machine anyway (I bought a second >> copy of Acrobat 8 for my home system), I did not worry about it >> at the time. I hope that this issue does not get in my way if >> this laptop (or OS load) croaks and I have to reload the OS in >> any way.