Re: OT. Gear VERY OT


Subject: Re: OT. Gear VERY OT
From: jan.larsson (jlarsson@quartet.se)
Date: Sat Jan 01 2005 - 16:49:26 EST


As I said I'm not spending any more resources on that company and have
written off the cost of Barbabatch as a loss.

There is no way I would trust using anything from Audioease in a studio
ever again.

2005-01-01 kl. 22.00 skrev Louis Dufort:

> You should bring that up in the Altiverb Forum. I now that some
> audioease
> people are on it. Noramlly, software forum don't like people who
> rants but
> your case is worth to tell!
>
> Altiverbers@yahoogroups.com
>
> From my own experienced I did have a second authorization without any
> problem but that was 1 year ago. I remember that I did this directly
> on the
> phone...
>
> The bad part of this type of problem is that legit software becomes
> more and
> more a pain to manage where "K" version are very tempting because they
> just
> work without any fuss.
>
> The worse are the Propellerheads software where they ask you randomly
> to
> insert the key disk! Once it happen to me while in tour...
>
> I must admit that I do pay for all my softwares (yes truly!) but I do
> have K
> version in backup!
>
> Good luck!
>
> Louis
>
>
>
>>
>> I'd like to warn anyone using software from Audioease.
>>
>> I bought Barbabatch from them (their site) in august and replaced my
>> computer with a G5 in december.
>>
>> This caused that hardware-activation-code copyprotected software to
>> stop working, And despite 4 weeks of faxes, emails and entering
>> information on the authorization webpage explaining the situation and
>> requesting a new code they have not even bothered to answer any of
>> them. Yet I enclosed all the original purchase information (copies of
>> receipts etc.).
>>
>> While I considrered taking the next flight to Utrecht (not so far from
>> stockholm) to go knock on their door I decided to just write off those
>> USD400 as a loss and removed the software. Perhaps I should check that
>> they did not leave any viruses or trojans behind ...
>>
>> In my opinion Audioease is a very shoddy operation. You have been
>> warned!!!
>>
>



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