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Activ on CD


 
rlemire Activ E-Book Users;

I've had a couple of questions about distributing a several password protected Activ eBooks on CD.

The simplest solution that I could come up with was to password protect each eBook with the same Activ E-Book "aep" file and password list.

A "CD" customer would need to open a "Master" file and activate the password system. Once the password was activated, then the customer should be able to open any eBook file on the CD without entering another password (they should all require the same password).

Can anyone think of a better solution?

Does anyone know if you can run password protected Activ eBooks on a CD without copying them to the hard drive?

Is there an easy way to make sure a series of eBooks all require the same password?

Ron


Posted on: 6:35 pm on March 17, 2007
Storyman Hi rlemire,

Maybe I misunderstand the question about a series of ebooks sharing the same password, but wouldn't simply copying the password list solve the problem?


Posted on: 3:02 am on March 18, 2007
rlemire Storyman;

Not really. If you create two different eBook projects or change the ESBN number then, for example; one eBook might ask for password ID#357 and the other might ask for password ID#684. They could both use the same password list but require different passwords. This is what you would normally do to sell more than one eBook to the same customer. You wouldn't want them both using the same password ID# or password. If that makes sense.

Only if you make sure to use the same "aep" file (not change the ESBN  number) and use the same password list, would they both require the same password ID number i.e. ID#357 and password. There doesn't seem to be any way to specify a particular ESBN number so you must pay attention to what you are doing.

Ultimately, in this case, we want every eBook to require the same password ID# and password so that, once you open one eBook, you can open any other eBook automatically.

Ron


Posted on: 4:14 am on March 18, 2007

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