Easily accomplish both simple and complex software copy protection scenarios with PC Guard family products. Here are some examples...

1 REMOTE

Application will ask for different activation code on each computer.

Once valid activation code is provided application will work without any restrictions for unlimited period of time on activated computer.

See also: license removal, license transfer, license extension.


2 REMOTE + SERIAL NUMBERS

Application will ask for both serial number and activation code on each computer. Different activation code is required for each computer.

Once valid activation code and serial number are provided application will work without any restrictions for unlimited period of time on activated computer.

See also: license removal, license transfer, license extension.


3 REMOTE + DEMO

Application can be run for a limited period of time on any computer.

Once demo period expires application will ask for activation code. Activation code can be provided both during demo mode and after demo mode expires. Different activation code is required for each computer.

Once valid activation code is provided application will work without any restrictions for unlimited period of time on activated computer.

See also: license removal, license transfer, license extension, demo extension.


4 REMOTE + DEMO + SERIAL NUMBERS

Application can be run for a limited period of time on any computer.

Once demo period expires application will ask for valid serial number and activation code. Activation code and serial number can be provided both during demo mode and after demo mode expires. Different activation code is required for each computer.

Once valid activation code and serial number is provided application will work without any restrictions for unlimited period of time on activated computer.

See also: license removal, license transfer, license extension, demo extension.


5 REMOTE + DEMO + SERIAL NUMBERS + SN IS REQUIRED FOR DEMO MODE

Application will ask for serial number and can not be run until valid serial number is provided.

Once valid serial number is provided application will work for a limited period of time (demo mode).

Once demo period expires application will ask for activation code. Activation code can be provided both during demo mode and after demo mode expires. Different activation code is required for each computer.

Once valid activation code is provided application will work without any restrictions for unlimited period of time on activated computer.

See also: license removal, license transfer, license extension, demo extension.


6 REMOTE + LIMITED LICENSE

Application will ask for different activation code on each computer.

Once valid activation code is provided application will work for a limited period of time on activated computer. Once license expires, new and different activation code will be required.

See also: license removal, license transfer, permanent license.


7 REMOTE + LIMITED LICENSE + SERIAL NUMBERS

Application will ask for both serial number and activation code on each computer. Different activation code is required for each computer.

Once valid activation code and serial number are provided application will work for a limited period of time on activated computer. Once license expires, new and different activation code will be required.

See also: license removal, license transfer, permanent license.


8 REMOTE + LIMITED LICENSE + DEMO

Application can be run for a limited period of time on any computer.

Once demo period expires application will ask for activation code. Activation code can be provided both during demo mode and after demo mode expires. Different activation code is required for each computer.

Once valid activation code is provided application will work for a limited period of time on activated computer. Once license expires, new and different activation code will be required.

See also: license removal, license transfer, permanent license, demo extension.


9 REMOTE + LIMITED LICENSE + DEMO + SERIAL NUMBERS

Application can be run for a limited period of time on any computer.

Once demo period expires application will ask for valid serial number and activation code. Activation code and serial number can be provided both during demo mode and after demo mode expires. Different activation code is required for each computer.

Once valid activation code and serial number is provided application will work for a limited period of time on activated computer. Once license expires, new and different activation code will be required.

See also: license removal, license transfer, permanent license, demo extension.


10 REMOTE + LIMITED LICENSE + DEMO + SERIAL NUMBERS + SN IS REQUIRED FOR DEMO MODE

Application will ask for serial number and can not be run until valid serial number is provided. Once valid serial number is provided application will work for a limited period of time (demo mode).

Once demo period expires application will ask for valid activation code. Activation code can be provided both during demo mode and after demo mode expires. Different activation code is required for each computer.

Once valid activation code is provided application will work for a limited period of time on activated computer. Once license expires, new and different activation code will be required.

See also: license removal, license transfer, permanent license, demo extension.


11 REMOTE + LIMIT NUMBER OF APPLICATION INSTANCES

This combination is intended for applications running on terminal servers. Use this combination to lock application to terminal server and control number of concurrent users accessing protected application. Any of above examples can be combined with this example (demo mode, serial numbers...)

See also: license removal, license transfer, license extension.


12 PLAIN

Application will work on any computer without any restrictions.


13 PLAIN + SERIAL NUMBERS

Application will ask for serial number. Once valid serial number is provided application will run without any restrictions.


14 PLAIN + DEMO

Application will work a limited period of time. Appropriate error message is displayed after demo mode expires.


15 PLAIN + DEMO + SERIAL NUMBERS

Application will work a limited period of time. As soon as valid serial number is provided application will work without any restrictions. Serial can be provide both during demo mode and after demo expires.


16 PLAIN + DEMO + SERIAL NUMBERS + SN IS REQUIRED FOR DEMO MODE

Application will ask for serial number and can not be run until valid serial number is provided. Once valid serial number is provided application will work for a limited period of time. Appropriate error message is displayed after demo mode expires.


17 USB

Protection application is locked to single USB drive (flash/HD) and will work on any computer as long as required USB drive is connected to it.


18 USB + SERIAL NUMBERS

Protection application is locked to single USB drive (flash/HD) and will work on any computer as long as required USB drive is connected to it.

Application will also ask for serial number. Once valid serial number is provided application will run without any restrictions as long as required USB driver is attached to computer.


19 USB + DEMO

Protection application is locked to single USB drive (flash/HD) and will work on any computer as long as required USB drive is connected to it.

Application will also work only for a limited period of time. Appropriate error message is displayed after demo mode expires.


20 USB + DEMO + SERIAL NUMBERS

Protection application is locked to single USB drive (flash/HD) and will work on any computer as long as required USB drive is connected to it.

Application will also work for a limited period of time. As soon as valid serial number is provided application will work without any restrictions. Serial number can be provided both during demo mode and after demo expires.


21 USB + DEMO + SERIAL NUMBERS + SN IS REQUIRED FOR DEMO MODE

Protection application is locked to single USB drive (flash/HD) and will work on any computer as long as required USB drive is connected to it.

Application will ask for serial number and can not be run until valid serial number is provided. Once valid serial number is provided application will work for a limited period of time. Appropriate error message is displayed after demo mode expires.


22 NETWORK

Concurrent number of users is controlled in over Windows network.


23 NETWORK + IP FILTERING

Concurrent number of users is controlled over Windows network. Only users with specific IP segment(s) can access protected application.


ADDITIONAL FEATURES:

 

DEMO EXTENSION: Evaluation period can be easily extended via special activation code.
LICENSE REMOVAL: Activated license can be securely removed.
LICENSE TRANSFER: Activated license can be securely transferred to another computer.
LICENSE EXTENSION: Activated license can be securely update with new license limitations, custom features and custom counters.
PERMANENT LICENSE: Limited license can be easily converted to permanent license via special activation code.