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AmigaMike
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Registered: ‎11-03-2012
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Activating pre-owned Autocad LT

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11-03-2012 10:09 PM

Hi,

 

I'm sure this is a problem and question that has come up a number of time in the past, but I like to know if there is a solution to the problem.

 

Recently I bought a number of boxes of 2006, 2007 and 2008 Autocad LT with varying licenses from single seat to 5 seat. I have now discovered that the person I bought them from at the auction can not tell me who previously owned the software and therefore I can not request them to transfer the licenses to me.

 

My question is, if I re-sell the software, can I or the new buyer go about freeing the old licenses so that they can activate the software?

 

Or I have just spent 100s on software that is of zero use to any one?

 

Any insight and solutions to this would be a of great help and free me from this headache.

 

Regards,

 

Mike.

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DarrenP
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Registered: ‎09-13-2007
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Re: Activating pre-owned Autocad LT

11-04-2012 01:37 PM in reply to: AmigaMike

what you did was illegal in autodesk eyes

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AmigaMike
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Re: Activating pre-owned Autocad LT

11-04-2012 03:42 PM in reply to: DarrenP

I appear to be learning this from previous posts.

 

Even though it would appear that the laws in the EU state I can resell software, Autodesk doesn't agree.

 

Comes down to making more money so guess I'm screwed.

 

Least now I know to stay well clear of anything by Autodesk.

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