hardware keys?

From: Russ Blakeman <rhblake_at_bbtel.com>
Date: Mon Jul 27 00:30:29 1998

What type machines are they from....on Commodore most dongles were merely a
resistor across a couple pins, we used to use paperclips to accomplish the
same thing. On some older ones you may find some hardware defeats openly
available on the net with a little searching...

Poesie wrote:

> does anyone have any experience using hardware copyright keys? I picked
> up a couple copies of some software from a thrift shop today and some of
> them ask for hardware keys- the most info i can find is something about
> serial card plugs? It didn't have them in the box, and I couldn't track
> down any info on who donated them. am I completely out of luck ? It
> seems to me that I would have to buy a whole copy from the original
> seller of the software, but I doubt they're still in business. any info?
> -Eric

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