Subject Re: dBase 2019 install from CD
From Ken Mayer <>
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:31:23 -0800
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 1/27/2023 2:04 PM, Eric Logan wrote:
> On 1/27/2023 10:31 AM, Ken Mayer wrote:
>> On 1/27/2023 10:18 AM, Eric Logan wrote:
>>> Hello;
>>> I bought and received the dBase 2019 CD. With the CD is a slip of
>>> paper with an invoice number and a note including this text:
>>> "Thank you for your order of dBase 2019 Installation CD/DVD. This
>>> DOES NOT include the software license for dBase 2019. Place the CD in
>>> your player and wait for it to start."
>>> (This seems to me to be pretty sparse information.)
>>> Can someone explain to me how the license is acquired and activated?
>> Contact: dBase Customer Service --
>> You should have, with your order, gotten an email, but maybe not. I
>> didn't know CDs were still being shipped. Most people just download it
>> fro the dBase, LLC website.
>> Ken
> Yes, I have the document with the activation license ID and password. I
> downloaded the installer. (I also bought the CD.) Most of my data and
> progs reside on a server but my workstation is getting old. I feel safer.
> I have a question; if I have the BDE and ODBC already configured from a
> previous version, and I install v2019, will dBase link to the BDE and
> ODBC? It seems to me that they do. Of course there are setting in dBase
> that must be re-set.
> Thanks for advice.

If you have the BDE aliases set up then you may not need to do anything
for dBASE to recognize them ...


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