I have 2 dongles - What can I do with them?

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  1. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    Curious as to what I can do with these things? They are each a USB dongle/key meant for an Ikon printer Fiery Command Workstation program. They are not in use and I am curious what can be done with them as far as reprogramming, etc.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. DouggieJ

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    I would look into the resale value, they might be worth some cash if that program is expensive.
     
  3. TheWeasel

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    Dongles you say? Not much use for them unless they're something like HASP keys where you could write a program to work with the one you have using HASP's SDK. Other then that, the dongle itself can't be reprogrammed.

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  4. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    They are green and look exactly like the little blue ones you posted. They also say HASP
     
  5. TheWeasel

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    You can write your own software programs that would require the dongles to run but that's about it. Should also note that they claim to offer Linux support but it doesn't work. They keep saying they're working on making changes so they actually protect Linux programs but it's been a year now and we haven't seen any progress.

    http://www.aladdin.com/hasp/default.aspx
     
  6. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    That kind of cool though. haha

    Could I do something like protect my computer from logging into an account without one?
     
  7. TheWeasel

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    Checkout Rohos Logon Key. I've been meaning to see if it works with dongles. It allows you to use a USB drive to lock and unlock your machine.

    http://www.rohos.com/products/rohos-logon-key-for-mac/

    Edit: Seems they don't support HASP right now but I did message them to see if it's something they may support in the future. It'd be nice.
     
  8. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    How much are these worth if I try to sell? They have a key on them for Ikon Fiery Command Workstations
     

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