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Transferring programs from one pc to another

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#1 jaysnzees


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Posted 20 January 2012 - 11:31 AM

I just got my pc fixed, but while I was using our spare slower computer and downloaded a program that I want to move to my fast, better computer.

Can this be done?

I do not still have the installer or whatever its called when you download something, nor do I remember the registration code that I entered for this.

Any help would be great.
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Posted 20 January 2012 - 04:19 PM

You cannot copy a program from one computer to another as you could in the old DOS days. Programs write entries to the registry and various other things that will not be there for it to work correctly unless the program is reinstalled.

You might contact the manufacturer of the program to obtain your registration code and then reinstall it.
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Posted 20 January 2012 - 04:39 PM

I used to use "Alohabob PC Relocator" do to that to some business customers' PCs.

I'd recommend just reinstalling it off the CD, or re-download the installer from somewhere.

There are product key retrieval utilities out on the net.

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