Regester problem Compairson SDK

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Regester problem Compairson SDK

Postby jimmypooh » Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:28 pm

I'm writing an application using Comparison SDK 8. When the program gets to the part where it uses the redgate tool it asks me to register. I am already regesterd, all of the other stand alone tools work and say they are registerd. When I click on the Register button I get a new window that is blank except for a general window icon. Looks like there is a problem on that screen. Please see images here:

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Thanks for the help
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Postby Brian Donahue » Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:49 pm

Thanks for your post. There are two different scenarios for licence failures like this one. One is during the product build, which is normal, and the other is when you actually run the compiled program.

If the licensing works successfully at build-time, your executable will not throw a nag requester when it is run. To verify your build, you can run it on another computer that doesn't have a licensed copy of SDK, or you can use a tool like Reflector to check for an embedded resource called <myassembly>.exe.licenses.

The problem with the blank "serial number" window is usually caused when the program is not running with Administrator access. It needs this to get some system resources, but this won't be necessary for the compiled program after the licensing is successful. You just need to make sure you follow the instructions for licensing SDK applications (create licenses.licx, etc) and run Visual Studio or whatever IDE your are using as administrator.
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Postby jimmypooh » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:33 pm

I am running as administrator and still can't get it to activate. Please help.
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Postby Brian Donahue » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:59 pm

We will have to work with you directly via email on this one.
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