PC ID Number

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Baldor_Cone, Feb 19, 2002.

  1. Baldor_Cone

    Baldor_Cone Guest

    I have some Building Automation Software that uses PCID number in its registration. I have recently formatted and my PCID number has changed. Can I change it back so I can reuse my registration.
  2. Are you talking about the computer name that is given by the software of the operating system when you installed it or the name of a hard drive or what?????

    Another thing, if this is software from a cd rom you're trying to install then it wont matter what the pc identification number is because there is no way your cd reader could write to the cdrom to tell it what the original number was. If this software is on a floppy then go to the manufatures web site and request another copy of it or a way around this.
  3. Baldor_Cone

    Baldor_Cone Guest

    The Program comes up with the PC's ID number... not sure where it get's it, my guess is the OS, because if I uninstall and reinstall the software, it remains the same, but if I format C: and reinstall the OS the PC ID # changes...

    I agree with you, it has nothing to do with the software cd, and it's not a name persay it's a number here's an example... 1745744762

    Hope this helps.
  4. Does the software (the cad program or “the building automation software”) you’re trying to install require a dongle (something that stops your software from running unless it’s installed; sometimes a device attached to a parallel port, sometimes a pre-required floppy)?
  5. Baldor_Cone

    Baldor_Cone Guest

    No, no external devices... it will run without being registered but will shut down after 8 hrs and will not allow you to apply service packs (or patches)