Connie Terwilliger – ISDN Voice Talent

February 1, 2010

Someone Else’s Dongle?

Filed under: Technology — Tags: , , — connieterwilliger @ 5:08 pm

So the iLok folks tell me that someone else owns my dongle. How that could happen is a complete mystery. The iLok was in a sealed package.

They have sent that person a note asking to transfer ownership to me, but if I don’t hear something in a day or two, I will take it back to Guitar Center and get a new one (at least what I HOPE is a new one).

All of this puts the actual downloading of Source Connect on the back burner.



  1. […] reach the official “owner” (well, perhaps we should call that the unofficial owner) of the iLok I bought at Guitar Center last week. After waiting a couple of days I decided to just return that one and get […]

    Pingback by iLok Unlocked and Source Connect Installed « Connie Terwilliger – ISDN Voice Talent — February 7, 2010 @ 8:37 am

  2. “Sealed” isn’t quite what it’s supposed to be. Some years ago I bought a factory-sealed (apparently) disk drive at Fry’s. When I hooked it up, I found the drive had software and course-work of some local college graduate student. The upside was that Photoshop was on the drive, which I hadn’t used before. I tried it, liked it, and bought the current version for myself.

    The downside was that the drive failed sooner than most. I suspect that the drive had been returned for a replacement, the techs had superficially tested the drive and found no malfunction, so rewrapped it as new — just as one (at least) big local record store used to rewrap returned vinyl records as factory-sealed.

    Comment by Robert W. Franson — March 2, 2010 @ 5:26 pm

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