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Uninstalling mRCv4 to reinstall on another drive

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I need to uninstall RCv4 to re-install it on another drive (I didn't mean to install it on this one in the first place!).

But how do I remove it properly?

There is no Uninstall option and it doesn't show in Windows "Uninstall or Change a program" listing.

Can anyone advise me?

 

Thanks

Nigel

P.S. I realise I will have to ask for a new key when I re-install.

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Nigel,

 

Just move the whole RC structure to your preferred location. No need to uninstall and reinstall. No entries are written to the Registry.

 

You may need a new key afterwards. Just contact JD and request one quoting your name and email address used to buy it.


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It worked! I have the new key and I'm up and running again!

Thanks for your advice and reassurance.

 

Nigel

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You needed a new key? I'm surprised. I thought the program would be clever enough to recognise the mobo, ram and cpu were the same making a new key unnecessary. Anyway, glad you're sorted.

 

Be aware that if UAC is changed (i.e. switched off) it will also require a new key.


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RC4 is drive format sensitive. If a drive is reformatted or it is a newly formatted drive a new key is needed.

 

There are volume numbers generated each time a format occurs. I happen to have a system utility that displays all of the software parameters regarding drives.

 

Most likely there may be other checks.

 

FWIW as a backup I do a raw clone of my drives. This is an exact sector by sector copy. In this instance on a drive swap RC does not require a new key. The utility lets me clone to a larger drive and then expand the drive partitions and I'm still OK.

 

A backup utility that compresses the drive image for a restore may not preserve the volume number (not label) and sector ordering may be different so a new key would probably be required.


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Ron,

 

That feels completely over the top. I appreciate anti-piracy procedures are necessary but it seems overkill.


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Actually, Ray, jd is pretty generous with reissuing keys automatically before he sends out a query.

 

This pc checking system is independent of the Internet unlike some products that contact a vendor's server each time you run a session.

 

Unfortunately experience has shown that anti-piracy methods are necessary. If you recall he sent out some humorous requests for keys outside the auto limit to the beta team. One user was up to a key refresh of twelve times or so.


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Ron, I'm not knocking John's attitude to key requests. Just the extent to which they become necessary. In my own case I simply switched off UAC and that triggered a new key requirement. No hardware changes whatsoever. That seems OTT.


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