Will upgrading to Snow Leopard require re-authorisation?

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slirak
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Will upgrading to Snow Leopard require re-authorisation?

Post by slirak » Sun Aug 30, 2009 11:06 am

Of Live and possibly of other stuff like IK Multimedia plugs?

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Re: Will upgrading to Snow Leopard require re-authorisation?

Post by Tarekith » Sun Aug 30, 2009 2:04 pm

IF you do a clean install (as you should), most definitely.
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Re: Will upgrading to Snow Leopard require re-authorisation?

Post by vicz » Sun Aug 30, 2009 2:51 pm

No. Why would you do a clean install? Waste of time and effort.

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Re: Will upgrading to Snow Leopard require re-authorisation?

Post by fragmentated » Sun Aug 30, 2009 3:09 pm

Live did require re-authorization with a clean install.

I was able to use my existing authorizations for both my IK plugs and my Toontrack plugs though.

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Re: Will upgrading to Snow Leopard require re-authorisation?

Post by purplesnet » Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:07 pm

Your machine ID will stay the same, so if you do a clean install just make a backup of your unlock.cfg
and copy it back into place after installation. This way you don't need to re-authorize.

Then again since the ID does not change, re-authorizing will not use up your authorization count...

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Re: Will upgrading to Snow Leopard require re-authorisation?

Post by slirak » Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:33 pm

purplesnet wrote:Your machine ID will stay the same, so if you do a clean install just make a backup of your unlock.cfg
and copy it back into place after installation. This way you don't need to re-authorize.

Then again since the ID does not change, re-authorizing will not use up your authorization count...
The main reason I asked was actually the IK plugs. I've got 14 of'em (jumped the T-racks singles bandwagon) so it's a bit tedious having to re-authorise them all.

I'll upgrade to Snow Leopard eventually of course. I was just thinking about how much work it would be to clone my Mac, then upgrade and try it just for fun.

Ah, well, it's a bit too late for that tonight anyway. Maybe next weekend.

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