Copymaker by Microtech
This ad ran in April 1984 in RUN magazine. I could not find a copy of this software anyplace. If you have this program please let me know, so I can post some screenshots of it.
Unveiling the Pirate Part 3
This is part #3 in this article from The Transactor in 1984.
The Legal Issue:
Copyrights and how they apply to you
Legal Avenues to Take
DOWNLOAD the PDF here: Unveiling-Part3
Unveiling the Pirate Part 2
This is part #2 in this article from The Transactor in 1984.
This article is about the new and improved ways to add confusion and pain to the lives of pirates everywhere.
DOWNLOAD this PDF here: Unveiling-Part2
Auto check for Protection: CHRGET
USR Function Jump
Hardware Interrupt Vector
Break Interrupt Vector
NMI Interrupt Vector
Test STOP Vector
Many many more
Unveiling the Pirate Part 1
This was a three part article from ‘The Transactor’ in 1984
This is a very interesting article about copy protection.
It lists the five methods commonly used to protect software as:
l – Diskette protection
2 – Dongle Protection
3 – ROM Protection
4 – Program In ROM Pack
5 – No Protection
DOWNLOAD the four page PDF here: Unveiling-Part1
Claims: The worlds fastest copier! It takes only 21 seconds to duplicate an original diskette, one keystroke provides the user with a complete backup. It works every time!
Here is the software and build notes of this kit: 21 second backup Plus
CLONE MACHINE by Micro-W
This is the 1571 version as shown on the bottom of the front cover.
From the Back Cover:
Take Control of your 1751 drive with this indispensable tool. The GCR Clone Machine is now the latest state of the art Back-Up software.
Here is the MANUAL: Clone1571 manual
The D64 is here: 1571 Clone