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#140281 - 12/11/11 01:20 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Can I install on desktop & laptop at same itme?
earl kirby Offline
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I can only use one computer at a time. When I'm traveling it would be nice ot have biab on my laptop. Can I do this without breaking the user agreement. If so can I update my usb drive from 2011.5 to the 2012 version and do I get support on both computers or only one?
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#140282 - 12/11/11 02:27 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Can I install on desktop & laptop at same itme? [Re: earl kirby]
Keebo Offline
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Was hoping the same thing but the user agreement clearly states it can only be used on one computer.
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#140283 - 12/11/11 07:36 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Can I install on desktop & laptop at same itme? [Re: Keebo]
MusicStudent Offline
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Registered: 12/08/02
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Well I am not a lawyer but I think you can load it on as many machines as you like as long as you are the only user, therefore it will only be "used" on one machine at a time. Maybe I should be a lwyer.

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#140284 - 12/11/11 09:21 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Can I install on desktop & laptop at same itme? [Re: MusicStudent]
filkertom Offline
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I go with jazzmammal on this one. I have BIAB on both my desktop and my laptop, but I'm the only person who uses them, and I pretty much never use them at the same time.
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