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Offline markn

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Moving Mach3 license
« on: March 13, 2014, 09:59:10 PM »
Gentlemen,
I have had a licensed copy of Mach3 on my computer for a number of years. I now would like to move the software and license to the PC that I am using for my Bridgeport retrofit. How do I accomplish this?

Thanks
Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2014, 10:15:29 PM »
Just copy the file license.dat to the new machine.

Regards,
Ray L.
Regards,
Ray L.

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Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014, 10:29:53 PM »
It's Mach1Lic.dat
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Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2014, 10:31:03 PM »
Your Mach3 license is called   Mach1Lic.dat  and it is in your original Mach3 folder - just copy and paste / transfer it to your new Mach3 folder and away you go (no need to purchase a new license).
If you wish, you can download the latest version of Mach3 from here http://www.machsupport.com/software/downloads-updates/

(originally contributed by our good friend Tweakie)

Russ
Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2014, 10:32:57 PM »
Quick draw McGerry  :D

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Russ
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Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2014, 10:33:39 PM »
Thanks for the replies. When I copy the mach folder SETUP.EXE will not transfer over.

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Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2014, 10:11:29 AM »
Hi
Has anyone experienced the issue with copying the setup.exe folder.
On my PC the folder appears faded compared to the folders in the Mach3 directory. I have the thumb drive plugged in paste the copy to it and I can see it. But when I transfer to the new PC the setup.exe file is not on the thumb drive..........

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Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2014, 11:36:05 AM »
You shouldn't need any setup.exe file.
Gerry

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Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2014, 12:22:50 PM »
This is a fresh install on the BPort PC .. right ?
Download the version you prefer, save it then run it on your new pc. (from earlier link/FTP site)
Then add your .lic, custom screens, macros, brains, plugins and anything else from the old pc.
I don't think you can just copy the M3 folder to the new pc.

I could be wrong (again) though,
Russ

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Re: Moving Mach3 license
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2014, 06:56:43 AM »
Hi guys.
I successfully downloaded and installed mach to the new PC. Now when I open mach the PC freezes. Any advice?
Thanks