My trial software used to limit use to 100 uses. The number of times the user had used it was stored in
This worked great because this directory is not browseable, but it is writeable by applications. You could only read/write/delete the file if you knew the exact name of the file eg:
I could store the number of uses in this file and if the user uninstalled the app and re-installed it the app would still remember the number of times they used the app.
Problem is, in 1.6 they seem to have changed the permissions of this file and I cannot write to
any more. Short of accessing the network and transmitting the usage accross the internet to a license server, can anyone think of a way to replicate this?
Is there another directory with the same miraculous properties?