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Remember activation keys for virtual machine OSes Apps
I always misplace activation codes for operating systems I'm using/testing in VirtualBox. As a workaround, I've started keeping the codes in the filenames themselves. For instance, after downloading the free Windows 7 RC1 to test in VirtualBox, I pasted the long activation key as the filename of the ISO disc image, and just added Win 7 RC1 at the end.

A simple tip, but one that's saved me from having to add such details to a separate permanent storage solution.
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Remember activation keys for virtual machine OSes
Authored by: corndoggyrob on May 19, '09 12:35:06PM

I like to save keys for apps, by right clicking on the file. Get info, and save them in the spotlight comments.



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Remember activation keys for virtual machine OSes
Authored by: stephenr on May 22, '09 09:05:27AM

I just use the "Secure Note" functionality in Keychain to store any serial numbers.

It's free, simple, and gets synced to all my macs via MobileMe Sync.



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