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Do You Register Products And Software?


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#1 Mr_Freeware

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Posted 06 November 2007 - 09:24 PM

how many people here actually register their new hardware or software programs? i'll admit, i dont. im too lazy. am i missing out on stuff? whats the purpose of registering. why do they want you to register?

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#2 tg1911

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Posted 07 November 2007 - 02:12 AM

If updates come out, they can notify you about it.
If problems with the product are discovered, they can notify you about that, and offer you a resolution to the problem.
If you need more SPAM in your inbox, they can supply it. :thumbsup:
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Posted 07 November 2007 - 10:10 AM

If the product is such as to require updates and I plan to use it for some time AND I trust the source, I generally opt to register, for the reasons TG has given, especially for open source projects.
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Posted 07 November 2007 - 02:57 PM

I register everything and to a second mailbox
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Posted 12 November 2007 - 07:47 PM

If you need more SPAM in your inbox, they can supply it. :flowers:

Yeah... that's exactly what I need :trumpet:

My spamfilters are too efficient
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I registered several games... Nothing about any updates/patches.. Registered my Logitech mouse.. Nothing about any updates, I don't even think they have updates...

Never ever seemed to have any benefit from this...
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Posted 16 November 2007 - 09:08 PM

I occasionaly register my programs but for most of them... I just don't bother.

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Posted 17 November 2007 - 11:44 AM

I don't register stuff very often - but since I buy most of my stuff online it's easy to prove date of purchase for warranty items.
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Posted 17 November 2007 - 02:56 PM

I don't register software, I am too lazy too do that. :thumbsup:
Besides that, I would get emails from them too then, and I sick of getting so many emails!
I register software only sometimes.
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