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Offline cdesselles

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Recovery from a hard disk crash
« on: 2014 January 29 07:46:28 »
Last night the hard disk on my laptop decided to crash on me.  Since I will have to replace this hard drive I will obviously need to reinstall all the software that used to reside on it, including Pixinsight.

Luckily I had PI installed on both my laptop and my desktop computers.  Therefore, I still have a copy of my commercial license key.

My question is:  Please describe, step by step, the proper way to reinstall PI on the new hard drive once I get my laptop back from repair.
   
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Re: Recovery from a hard disk crash
« Reply #1 on: 2014 January 29 08:19:36 »
just download PI from the distribution server (you will need the password sent to you when you purchased PI), then copy the license file to the right place of your filesystem depending on what operating system you are using.

http://pixinsight.com/faq/index.html

see section 2.7

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Re: Recovery from a hard disk crash
« Reply #2 on: 2014 February 03 18:55:22 »

Thanks, Pfile. Almost too simple.
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