"Licensed Number of Users Exceeded" Error with Windows 95
Several customers have experienced the following problem with Windows 95 when using a network adapter manufactured by Invisible Software.
The computer has a network adapter manufactured by Invisible Software. (In other words, the computer is running Adapter Dependent software.) But when Windows 95 starts, there is an error message from TransBIOS saying "3080: Licensed number of users exceeded".
The problem occurs if Adapter Independent software was previously installed on the computer.
When you install Adapter Independent Invisible LAN software, the software's serial number is stored in the Windows registry. If you later switch to Adapter Dependent software, the old serial number remains in the registry. This prevents TransBIOS from seeing the serial number that is built-in to the network adapter, causing the error.
To solve this problem, you must remove the old Adapter Independent serial number from the registry. To do this, take the following steps:
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This document was prepared on 12/22/97, and was believed to be accurate as of that date. Procedures, specifications, and compatibility may change without notice, and therefore this document may be out-of-date and/or inapplicable to current product versions. Invisible Software provides this document "AS IS" and without warranty of any kind. Under no circumstances shall this document be construed as creating or expanding any warranty of product performance.
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