Re: Installing Lisa Office applications on Profile?

From: Chris Smolinski <csmolinski_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2004 12:43:23 -0500

>Hi Chris,
>> Does anyone on the list remember the technique for installing Lisa
>> Office apps on the HD so you don't need to continue to insert
>> floppies?
>Hope all is going well with you these days.
>I'm not sure what you're referring to here. My understanding is Lisa
>applications were serialized to a specific machine (i.e. the first machine
>you copied the application from floppy to hard drive, the Office System
>wrote the machine's serial number into the application executable on the
>floppy). You could then still use the application on the floppy in other
>machines but you could not copy the application from the floppy to these
>other machines. The serialized floppy application was then called a

Right, I know about the copy protection, I am referring to how to actually copy the application from the floppy to the HD. The Lisa doesn't seem to want to let me. I tried dragging the app icon, that didn't work. It's not a serial number issue, these are freshly made floppies.


Chris Smolinski
Black Cat Systems

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Received on 2004-11-07 09:51:42

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