How to run a trial software forever
Today i will show you two ways to hack software and run a trial software forever.
Most of us are familiar with many softwares that run only for a specified period of time in the trial mode.Once the trial period is expired these softwares stop functioning and demand for a purchase.But there are ways to run the softwares and make them function beyond the trial period.
When these softwares are installed for the first time, they make an entry into the Windows Registry with the details such as Installed Date and Time, installed path etc.After installation every time you run the software, it compares the current system date and time with the installed date and time.So, with this it can make out whether the trial period is expired or not.
RunAsDate is a small utility that allows you to run a program in the date and time that you specify. This utility doesn’t change the current system date, but it only injects the date/time that you specify into the desired application. RunAsDate intercepts the kernel API calls that returns the current date and time (GetSystemTime, GetLocalTime, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime), and replaces the current date/time with the date/time that you specify.It works with Windows 2000, XP, 2003 and Vista.
You have to follow these tips carefully to successfully hack a software and make it run in it’s trial mode forever.
1. Note down the date and time, when you install the software for the first time.
2. Once the trial period expires, you must always run the software using RunAsDate.
3. After the trial period is expired, do not run the software(program) directly.If you run the software directly even once, this hack may no longer work.
4. It is better and safe to inject the date of the last day in the trial period.
For example, if the trial period expires on jan 30 2009, always inject the date as jan 29 2009 in the RunAsDate
Problems with this hack
Although this hack works on most of the softwares but still there are some software on which this hack wont work
1.This will not work for antivirus since the antivirus needs to be run in the background all the time.RunAsDate cannot be used with any antivirus.
2.This will not work for softwares that require autorun on startup. But works on most of the softwares…
3.you cannot run a software that has a limited number of execution with this hack.
4.You cannot run a keylogger with this hack
As i told you above the above hack wont work on antivirus,autorun startup,keyloggers etc
I have an altenate method for these softwares
" CrackLock" is a program that allows us to indefinitely extend the probationary period of Shareware programs that have a time limit. It works by making the program believe that the date remains constant. Simple and effective.
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