[LINK] Win 2K, Office 2K to ship with new antipiracy devices
Fri, 18 Feb 2000 22:41:52 +1100 (EST)
Am I missing something, or is this a unique identification; and just what
is the "signature" of the hardware of the machine?
LANNet Computing Associates <http://www.lannet.com.au>
On Fri, 18 Feb 2000, Bob Bain wrote:
> "Once a user has provided the required information, the computer creates
> a 16-character installation ID, which is used to identify a unique
> installation. The installation ID does not contain or encode any
> personal information. Rather, it contains a signature of the hardware of
> the machine on which the user has installed Office 2000. "