How does a shareware program spy after deletion?

  BibleGuru 14:22 03 Dec 03
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I recently downloaded a games shareware application that expired after 30 plays. When it stopped working I deleted the download file, and it's relevant cookies and spylog in my Temp Internet folder.
The next time I redownloaded the shareware it somehow knew that I had used it before...how is this done? and can it be averted?

  Pesala 14:33 03 Dec 03

'Cracks' or copyright infringement - we do not permit the posting of information that will enable other people to use pirated software or to evade the copyright laws.

  Jester2K II 14:39 03 Dec 03

Basically hidden settings will prevent abuse of the shareware scheme. Shareware IS NOT free. You can have limited uses before you pay OR delete it.

As Pesala said no-one will help you get around this.

  Jester2K II 14:40 03 Dec 03

The best way to "get round it" is to pay for it.

  Forum Editor 18:43 03 Dec 03

I'm afraid.

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